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47 min ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

UFC Lightweight "Smooth" Benson Henderson Discusses Upcoming Tulsa Fight

Former UFC Lightweight Champion "Smooth" Benson Henderson will fight in Tulsa next month against Rafael Dos Anjos at the B.O.K. Center.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Benson Henderson, Rafael dos Anjos, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Ivory Latta, Sports, More Sports, Tulsa Shock

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Mystics hand Shock sixth straight home loss

Kara Lawson had 14 points as the Mystics got their second straight road victory.

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Related Topix: Monique Currie, Glory Johnson, Ivory Latta, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, Tulsa Shock

The Washington Post

Mystics hand Shock sixth straight home loss

Emma Meesseman and Ivory Latta scored 15 points each to lead the Washington Mystics to a 91-74 victory over the Tulsa Shock on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Monique Currie, Courtney Paris, Glory Johnson, Ivory Latta, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, Tulsa Shock

Peachtree Hoops

Dream look for third straight win against healthy Fever

The Atlanta Dream look for a split in their season series with the Indiana Fever who are now at full strength thanks to the return of Tamika Catchings.

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Related Topix: Tamika Catchings, Angel Mccoughtry, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream, Indiana Fever, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball

Rock Hill Herald

Ogwumike sisters to meet on court for first time

In this July 3, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks' Nneka Ogwumike shoots as Seattle Storm's Crystal Langhorne defends during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Los Angeles Sparks, Seattle Storm, Courtney Paris

ChicagoSports.com

Sky stumble in 72-66 loss to Mercury

For the second time this season, Sky center Sylvia Fowles gave the Phoenix Mercury frontcourt more than it could handle.

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Related Topix: Sylvia Fowles, Tamera Young, Courtney Vandersloot, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury

Swish Appeal

The 2013 "Big Three" Draft Picks all voted as starters

Sophomore players Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne, and Skylar Diggins were all voted in as starters for the 2014 WNBA All-Star Game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Mercury, More Sports

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Swish Appeal

When will we see star-studded free agency periods for the WNBA?

With the men's basketball world revolved around NBA superstar LeBron James' decision to sign his next contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, we ask a quick question on when we could see the same in the W. On Friday, NBA superstar free agent forward LeBron James announced on Sports Illustrated that he would be signing a contract with the Cleveland ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, LeBron James, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, More Sports

Merced Sun-Star

Parker and Ogwumike lead Sparks over Liberty 68-54

Candace Parker had 14 points for the Sparks , who are in the midst of a four-game road trip.

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Related Topix: Cappie Pondexter, Candace Parker, DeLisha Milton-Jones, Jantel Lavender, Alana Beard, Sports, More Sports, Los Angeles Sparks

Bellingham Herald

Stricklen scores 19, Storm roll by Stars 88-67

Crystal Langhorne added 16 points, Sue Bird 14 and Camille Little 10 for Seattle , which won its second straight game in San Antonio .

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Related Topix: Camille Little, Sue Bird, Shekinna Stricklen, Sports, More Sports, Seattle Storm

Rock Hill Herald

Parker and Ogwumike lead Sparks over Liberty 68-54

Candace Parker and her Sparks teammates didn't have to worry about a late-game collapse Friday night, when a strong fourth quarter led to a 68-54 victory over the New York Liberty.

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Related Topix: Candace Parker, Cappie Pondexter, DeLisha Milton-Jones, Alana Beard, Sports, More Sports, New York Liberty

Downtown Phoenix Journal

Wire | Phoenix Mercury Host All-Star Fan Fest at CityScape

STAR FAN FEST AT CITYSCAPE IN DOWNTOWN PHOENIX ON FRIDAY, JULY 18 Fan Fest to include a surfing wave, giveaways and much more As host of the Boost Mobile WNBA All-Star 2014 game , the Phoenix Mercury invites Valley residents and visitors to attend All-Star Fan Fest on Friday, July 18 at CityScape in downtown Phoenix, from 4 - 9 p.m. The event is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Surfing, Outdoor Recreation

BroadwayWorld.com

Drake to Host 22nd Annual ESPYS, 7/16

Presenters at The 2014 ESPYS include Jessica Alba, Jeff Bridges, Cameron Diaz, Victor Cruz, Kevin Durant, Colin Kaepernick, Dan Marino, Floyd Mayweather, Danica Patrick, Cal Ripken, Jr., Maria Sharapova, Kiefer Sutherland and others.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Jamie Anderson, Snowboard, Action Sport, Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks

The Indianapolis Star

This guy draws NBA players to Indy during summer

Meet the man who lures NBA talent to Indy every summer Carlos Knox. The former IUPUI star operates one of the country's top pro-ams Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1lXQ0Pf Knox finished his college career at the best player in IUPUI history, and later recruited the program's only NBA draft pick, George Hill.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Indiana Fever, Tamika Catchings, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Purdue Boilermakers NCAA Basketball, Purdue University NCAA, D.J Byrd, Bobby Riddell, JaJuan Johnson

The Oregonian

Portland Fire crews pull two victims from SE Portland apartment fire

Portland Fire & Rescue crews are battling an apartment fire in Southeast Portland early Friday morning and have pulled out two people.

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USA Today

Fever coach Lin Dunn retiring but won't stop fighting

It's really quite simple: When you write the history of women's basketball in this country, you can't do it without prominently mentioning Indiana Fever coach Lin Dunn, who at season's end will Fever coach Lin Dunn retiring but won't stop fighting INDIANAPOLIS - It's really quite simple: When you write the history of women's basketball in this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Indiana Fever

Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBS Local

Moore, Whalen Lead Lynx To 91-85 Win Over Shock

Maya Moore scored 33 points and Lindsay Whalen fell a rebound short of a triple double to help the Minnesota Lynx maintain their road dominance against the Tulsa Shock with a 91-85 victory Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen, Courtney Paris, Glory Johnson, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx, Tulsa Shock

Journalgazette.net

Catchingsa 21 points lead Fever past Sun 72-68

INDIANAPOLIS All-Star Tamika Catchings led Indiana with 21 points and Briann January added 13 to lift the Fever past the Connecticut Sun 72-68 on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Renee Montgomery, Katie Douglas, Shavonte Zellous, Briann January, Tamika Catchings, Sports, More Sports, Connecticut Sun

CBS Local

Michael Cooper Joins Jason & Randy

Former LA Lakers and current Atlanta Dream head coach Michael Cooper joins the show to discuss the first half success of the Dream and why the Dream have been so successful.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Angel Mccoughtry, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, More Sports, Atlanta Dream

Downtown Phoenix Journal

A Conversation with Jason Rowley

As an independent chronicler of all things downtown, DPJ takes a comprehensive approach to covering the urban living movement in Phoenix and, with this Conversation series , spotlighting the people who make it move.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball

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