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  • Indiana moves within one win of WNBA title

    INDIANAPOLIS – Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve drew national attention with her screaming, jacket-tossing meltdown in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals. The Indiana Fever silenced her in Game 3. Shavonte …


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    Indiana coach Lin Dunn wasn’t amused by Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve’s meltdown on Wednesday night. Ignited by Reeve’s technical foul and thrown jacket, Minnesota turned up the intensity in the …


  • Augustus has hot hand as Lynx tie series

    MINNEAPOLIS – These WNBA Finals are not for the feeble. Seimone Augustus and the Minnesota Lynx toughened up after a rare loss and a soft performance at home in the …


  • Indiana aims for 2-0 lead in WNBA Finals

    MINNEAPOLIS – Midway through the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the WNBA Finals, Minnesota power forward Rebekkah Brunson rose in the lane toward the basket with her team trying …


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    For most of the Minnesota Lynx’s existence, getting to the playoffs was challenge enough. Now they’re going for their second straight championship. The Lynx play the Indiana Fever in Game …


  • Indiana downs Sun despite Douglas injury

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Indiana lost a star early in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. The Fever never lost their confidence. Tamika Catchings scored 22 points and grabbed 13 …


  • Fever even WNBA series in final second

    WNBA: Shavonte Zellous’ jumper with 0.5 seconds remaining lifted the Indiana Fever over the Connecticut Sun 78-76 in Game 2 of the WNBA Eastern Conference Finals on Monday night in …


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    A year ago, onlookers called for Storm guard Katie Smith’s retirement. The 14-year WNBA veteran shot 27.7 percent from the field in the team’s opening 14 games. She finished the …


  • Storm drop WNBA playoff opener

    MINNEAPOLIS – Lindsay Whalen scored 20 points, Seimone Augustus had 19 and the defending champion Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 78-70 in the opener of a WNBA Western Conference …


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    A year ago, the Minnesota Lynx opened the WNBA playoffs in an unfamiliar position after setting the franchise record for wins and making the team’s first postseason appearance since 2004. …


  • Ducks soar over LSU into No. 2 spot

    College football: Oregon has slipped past LSU to No. 2 in The Associated Press Top 25 behind Alabama after the Ducks rolled to a victory and the Tigers struggled to …


  • Storm win, postseason on horizon

    PHOENIX – Sue Bird had 13 points, five rebounds and four assists to help the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 71-57 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both …


  • Jackson surpasses 6,000 career points in Storm win

    SEATTLE – Lauren Jackson set a career mark and motivated her team. Then she took a seat.


  • Storm end four-game skid by toppling Sky

    SEATTLE – The KeyArena atmosphere engulfed Tina Thompson with cheers, scoreboard acknowledgments and congratulatory signs. She was emotionless.


  • Storm stumble to fourth consecutive loss

    SEATTLE – Renee Montgomery made two free throws with 14.4 seconds left to help the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Seattle Storm 60-58 on Sunday night. Montgomery drew a foul …


  • Stars storm past Storm 90-66

    SAN ANTONIO – Becky Hammon scored 25 points and the San Antonio Silver Stars beat the Seattle Storm 90-66 in a WNBA game on Friday night. Sophia Young added 19 …


  • Holdsclaw shares insight into depression

    Former Tennessee and WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw wants people suffering from depression to realize they’re not alone. Holdsclaw (pictured right) returned to her alma mater Wednesday to discuss her fight …


  • Dream pull away from Storm

    ATLANTA – Just like they did the past two seasons, the Atlanta Dream are playing their best basketball at just the right time. Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points, Erika DeSouza …


  • Contador wins second career Spanish Vuelta

    Cycling: Alberto Contador won his second Spanish Vuelta title on Sunday in Madrid, capturing a fifth triumph at cycling’s major races just over a month after his doping ban ended. …


  • Storm blast past Shock, close in on playoff spot

    TULSA, Okla. – Camille Little had a season-high 28 points and nine rebounds to lead the Seattle Storm to an 89-66 victory over the last-place Tulsa Shock on Saturday night. …


  • Lauren Jackson scores 23 in Storm’s easy WNBA victory over Shock

    SEATTLE – Lauren Jackson scored a season-high 23 points to lead the Seattle Storm past the Tulsa Shock 101-74 in WNBA play on Thursday night. Jackson scored 13 points in …


  • Oosthuizen makes charge past McIlroy

    Golf: Louis Oosthuizen ran off a flawless string of seven straight birdies Sunday to race by Rory McIlroy and take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Deutsche …


  • Storm pummel Liberty

    SEATTLE – Sue Bird had 18 points and 10 assists, Lauren Jackson scored 16 points and the Seattle Storm snapped a three-game losing streak with an 84-66 victory over the …


  • Briscoe holds off Power to win at Sonoma

    Auto racing: Ryan Briscoe got past teammate Will Power out of a pit stop Sunday and held off the two-time defending Sonoma champion for his seventh career IndyCar victory, capping …


  • Storm lose to Los Angeles without Bird

    SEATTLE – With Storm point guard Sue Bird at home recovering from stomach flu, her teammates put on a show at KeyArena. But grinding defense and near perfect offense in …


  • Bird leaves early, but Storm beat Mercury

    SEATTLE – Sue Bird of the Storm battled Australia, France and jet lag, but she had a tough time dealing with a growing bout of stomach flu Thursday. Seattle began …


  • Photo op leads to CT scan

    A feel-good story and a photo opportunity left Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton with a broken nose. Stanton practiced Monday with the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury and ran drills with their practice …


  • Support of WNBA Storm among Seattle arena issues

    SEATTLE – With the King County Council potentially taking a vote next Monday on a proposed new arena in Seattle, sticking points and possible concessions on traffic and the city’s …


  • Storm’s Jackson to carry Australian flag in opening ceremony

    Seattle Storm basketball star Lauren Jackson will carry the Australian flag at the opening ceremony of the Olympics. Australia’s delegation leader Nick Green called Jackson, 31, a perfect choice. “Jackson …


  • Storm stroll to win in final game before Olympics break

    PHOENIX – Katie Smith scored 14 of her game-high 19 points in the first quarter and the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 83-64 on Friday night. Camille Little added …

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