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UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018

Sue Bird’s big 4th quarter leads Seattle Storm past Phoenix Mercury 94-84

Sue Bird scored 14 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Storm advanced to the WNBA finals for the third time in franchise history rallying for …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018

Washington Mystics earn 1st trip to WNBA Finals, beating Atlanta Dream 86-81

The Washington Mystics overcame a quiet night from Elena Delle Donne to earn a trip to the WNBA Finals for the first time in franchise history, holding off the Atlanta …


Seattle Storm forced to fifth game by Brittney Griner, Mercury

Brittney Griner scored with 14.1 seconds to play then prevented Breanna Stewart from getting a shot off before the buzzer as the Phoenix Mercury rallied from a 17-point deficit to …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018

Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart push Seattle Storm past Phoenix Mercury 91-87 in overtime

Sue Bird scored 19 points, including the go-ahead basket with 1:03 left in overtime and two clinching free throws with 2.1 seconds left, to help the Seattle Storm recover from …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018

WNBA capsules: Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd power Seattle Storm victory over Mercury in series opener

League MVP Breanna Stewart scored 19 of her 28 points in the first half, Jewell Loyd added 23 – including Seattle’s final seven points – and the Storm held on …


WNBA Playoff Capsules: Sparks, Lynx both advance to Finals

Candace Parker’s driving layup with 2.9 seconds to play gave the Los Angeles Sparks an 89-87 win and three-game sweep of the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA semifinals Sunday.


WNBA Playoff Capsules: Sylvia Fowles, Maya Moore lift Lynx over Mystics, 93-83

Newly crowned MVP Sylvia Fowles scored 25 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 93-83 victory over the Washington Mystics in Game 2 of the WNBA semifinals Thursday night.


WNBA capsules: Kristi Toliver’s playoff-record 9 3s lifts Mystics to 82-68 win over Liberty

Kristi Toliver scored 32 points, hitting a WNBA playoff-record nine 3-pointers, to lead the Washington Mystics to an 82-68 victory over the New York Liberty on Sunday.


In Brief: Vandersloot keeps Chicago alive in WNBA playoffs

Courtney Vandersloot scored 17 points and the Chicago Sky held off visiting Los Angeles 70-66 on Sunday to force Game 4 in the best-of-5 WNBA semifinals.


WNBA finals on line

The season-long rivalry between the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury comes down to one final game. The teams meet tonight ( 7 p.m., NBA-TV) with the winner earning a berth …


Sky win OT thriller, force third game

WNBA: Sylvia Fowles scored 27 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 86-84 in two overtimes to even the best-of-3 Eastern Conference finals Monday. Former Gonzaga standout Courtney …


Lynx star speaks out against MN marriage amendment

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seimone Augustus has always preferred to stay out of the public eye even as her basketball career has taken her to the heights of an Olympic gold …


Bird guides Storm past Lynx to even series

SEATTLE – Sue Bird scored 22 points, including two 3-pointers in the second overtime, and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 86-79 on Sunday night to force a deciding …


Vick’s hand bruised, but not broken

Football: Michael Vick’s injured right hand is bruised, not broken as originally thought. Eagles coach Andy Reid said a CT scan Monday showed the star quarterback bruised his hand in …


In brief: Lynx dispatch Mercury, head to WNBA finals

WNBA: Taj McWilliams-Franklin had 21 points, six rebounds and seven assists to lead the Minnesota Lynx past the Phoenix Mercury 103-86 Sunday in Phoenix to advance to the WNBA finals …


Dupree ends Storm season with putback

WNBA: Candice Dupree’s putback with 1.9 seconds remaining lifted Phoenix to a 77-75 victory over the Seattle Storm in Game 3 on Monday night, sending the Mercury to the Western …