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2 hrs ago | KARE-TV Minneapolis

Moore named player of week for 2nd straight weekMoore named player of ...

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the WNBA's Western Conference Player of the Week for the second consecutive week.

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6 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Penny Toler new Los Angeles Sparks head coach

So the team's general manager and executive vice president decided to make a coaching change and let Carol Ross go over the weekend.

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10 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Gail Goestenkors quits WNBA job, enters hoops hall

In this Aug. 31, 2002, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks' Lisa Leslie celebrates after the Sparks beat the New York Liberty 69-66 in Game 2 to win the WNBA Finals championship in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Lisa Leslie (2008 Beijing Olympics), Lisa Leslie, Sports, More Sports, Los Angeles Sparks, Olympics

14 hrs ago | The News Tribune

This Week in the WNBA

The 2014 All-Star Game magnified the transition the WNBA is currently going through, as the younger talent continued to outshine the more familiar names.

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Related Topix: Angel Mccoughtry, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream, Maya Moore, Diana Taurasi

21 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

Griner dunks again as Mercury beat Mystics 90-78

With a spark from Brittney Griner, in the form of her second dunk of the year, the Phoenix Mercury continued on its roll.

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Related Topix: Monique Currie, Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Washington Mystics

Yesterday | WLBT-TV Jackson

Rookie Schimmel owns WNBA's top-selling jersey

Los Angeles Sparks' Candace Parker, left, and Connecticut Sun's Chiney Ogwumike right, reach for a loose ball during the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn.

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Related Topix: Candace Parker, Sports, More Sports, Los Angeles Sparks, Diana Taurasi

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Slumping LA Sparks fire Carol Ross as coach

Carol Ross has been fired as coach of the slumping Los Angeles Sparks, and will be replaced by general manager Penny Toler for the rest of the season.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Catchings foundation gives away 500 backpacks filled with school supplies

You don't always see kids celebrating the start of school, but hundreds of children were very excited Sunday to get the tools they need to learn.

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Related Topix: Tamika Catchings, Sports, More Sports, Indiana Fever

Sat Jul 19, 2014

USA Today

Schimmel scores All-Star record 29 to lift East by West in OT

Shoni Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime.

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Related Topix: Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports

The Oregonian

Brad Smith, former Oregon City girls hoops coach, to be inducted into women's basketball...

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.

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KTVK Phoenix

Streaking Mercury host WNBA All-Star Game

The desert is a perfect place for this year's WNBA All-Star Game. It's where the most dominating basketball in the league has been played this season.

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Related Topix: Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx

Swish Appeal

2014 WNBA All-Star Game preview: TV schedule, rosters, and random facts

Note: Erika de Souza is starting in place of the Chicago Sky's Elena Delle Donne who is out due to Lyme Disease.

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The Oregonian

Derelict sailboat sinks on the Willamette River under Hawthorne Bridge

Portland Fire and Rescue checked out a sunken and derelict sailboat Thursday night and Friday morning on the east bank of the Willamette River underneath the Hawthorne Bridge.

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Examiner.com

Katie Douglas back in WNBA All-Star Game after back surgery

Douglas played only four games last season due to injury and the year before had to watch as her Indiana Fever teammates upset Minnesota in the Finals without her.

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Related Topix: Katie Douglas, Briann January, Tamika Catchings, Sports, More Sports, Indiana Fever

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Herald

Sky's Breland basks in all-star aura

LSU's Sylvia Fowles, left, reaches for the ball against North Carolina's Jessica Breland in NCAA women's basketball tournament action.

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Bradenton.com

Diggins an All-Star on, off the court

Drake has made his admiration for the Tulsa Shock guard's basketball skills - and good looks - clear via social media, and she chose to play along.

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Related Topix: Becky Hammon, Sports, More Sports, Tulsa Shock

Marin Independent Journal

Stanford graduates Chiney and Nneka Ogwumike meet again as WNBA all stars.

Nneka Ogwumike could afford to play the charitable big sister last weekend when her Los Angeles Sparks demolished Chiney Ogwumike's Connecticut Sun 90-64 in basketball's version of Family Feud.

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IHigh

Catchings, Fever Heat Up in 4th for Big Victory

In eight games this season, Indiana has surrendered double-digit leads. In six of those games, the Fever went on to defeats.

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Related Topix: Erlana Larkins, Briann January, Sylvia Fowles, Sports, More Sports, Chicago Sky

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Latest Michigan sports

The University of Michigan regents have rejected the athletic department's proposal to light up the football field this fall with the help of fireworks displays.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, University of Michigan NCAA, Michigan Wolverines Women's Basketball, Tamika Catchings, Briann January, More Sports, Indiana Fever

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Bradenton.com

Ruffin-Pratt scores career-high 18 in Mystics win

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored a career-high 18 points and Monique Currie added 16 as Washington beat the Los Angeles Sparks 79-75 on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Monique Currie, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, Candace Parker, Kristi Toliver, Jantel Lavender, Los Angeles Sparks

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