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News on WNBA Women's Basketball continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

54 min ago | The Indianapolis Star

Lin Dunn(isms): Feisty, not always G-rated but with a sweet,...

Her players love her. But they want people to know one important fact about this pioneer of women's basketball Lin Dunn : Feisty, not always G-rated but with a sweet, Southern drawl Her players love her.

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Related Topix: Karima Christmas, Tamika Catchings, Sports, More Sports, Indiana Fever, Sydney Carter, Chicago Sky, Swimming

5 hrs ago | Lake Oswego Review

Highrise fire extinguished in downtown Portland

More than 60 firefighters rushed to extinguish a fire on the roof of the 15-story Yeon Building in downtown Portland overnight.

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6 hrs ago | Swish Appeal

2014 WNBA Playoffs preview: Chicago Sky are the wild card

After a season filled with injuries and health problems, the Chicago Sky are finally healthy at exactly the right time.

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Related Topix: Sylvia Fowles, Epiphanny Prince, Sports, More Sports, Chicago Sky

10 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

5 Things to know about the WNBA playoffs

CHAMPIONSHIP FAVORITE: The Phoenix Mercury secured home-court advantage throughout the playoffs by winning a WNBA-record 29 games this season.

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Related Topix: Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Sylvia Fowles, Courtney Vandersloot, Candace Parker

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

5 Things to know about the WNBA playoffs

CHAMPIONSHIP FAVORITE: The Phoenix Mercury secured home-court advantage throughout the playoffs by winning a WNBA-record 29 games this season.

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Related Topix: Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Sylvia Fowles, Courtney Vandersloot

11 hrs ago | Penn State Athetlics

Two Former Lady Lions Begin WNBA Playoffs

Former Penn State Lady Lions Maggie Lucas and Nikki Greene open up action in the WNBA Playoffs with first round action this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, Pennsylvania State University NCAA, Penn State Lady Lions Women's Basketball, More Sports, Indiana Fever, Soccer Players, Alex, Washington Mystics, Phoenix Mercury

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Erie Times News

McBride ready for first WNBA playoff game

McBride will lead San Antonio against the defending champion Minnesota Lynx today at 9 p.m. in Minneapolis in the opener of a best-of-three Western Conference semifinal series.

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Related Topix: Maya Moore, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx, Becky Hammon

Swish Appeal

2014 WNBA Playoffs preview: Atlanta Dream in an unfamiliar position at the top

Despite familiar struggles, the Atlanta Dream enter the 2014 WNBA Playoffs in an unfamiliar position as the top seed in the Eastern Conference.

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Related Topix: Angel Mccoughtry, Tiffany Hayes, Aneika Henry, Sancho Lyttle, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream

Press-Telegram

Penny Toler works overtime as Los Angeles Sparks GM and coach

Los Angeles Sparks general manager Penny Toler took over as head coach when Carol Ross was fired July 20. Penny Toler is wearing a Sparks polo shirt, sweats and some bling in the form of a Michael Kors lock-and-key necklace for a recent practice.

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Related Topix: Candace Parker, Lisa Leslie, Sports, More Sports, Los Angeles Sparks

Swish Appeal

2014 WNBA Playoff Preview: The Indiana Fever look to finish the Lin Dunn Era in style

The Indiana Fever made its tenth straight playoff appearance, which includes two Finals appearances, and the 2012 WNBA championship.

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Related Topix: Erlana Larkins, Briann January, Tamika Catchings, Karima Christmas, Shavonte Zellous, Sports, More Sports, Indiana Fever

The Arizona Republic

Al McCoy to call Mercury's playoff opener

The Suns are still looking for their first playoff game since 2010 but the Voice of the Suns is back in the basketball postseason.

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Related Topix: Diana Taurasi, Penny Taylor, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Kristi Toliver, Jantel Lavender

The Day

Sun will look to grow from their mistakes as they move forward into 2015 season

Alyssa Thomas of the Connecticut Sun drives to the basket against Tamera Young of the Chicago Sky in a WNBA game Aug. 5 at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Related Topix: Allison Hightower, Tamera Young, Sports, More Sports, Connecticut Sun, Chicago Sky, Soccer Players, Alex

Swish Appeal

's 2014 WNBA awards: Newcomer and Comeback Player of the Year awards

Both L.A. Sparks post Sandrine Gruda and Phoenix Mercury wing Penny Taylor are among the WNBA's "comeback players".

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Related Topix: Lynetta Kizer, Penny Taylor, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Becky Hammon, Sophia Young

Tue Aug 19, 2014

TwinCities

Lynx: 11-year veteran Rebekkah Brunson still going strong

Minnesota's Rebekkah Brunson reacts after drawing a foul by the Atlanta Dream during Game Three of the 2013 WNBA Finals at Philips Arena on October 10, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Rebekkah Brunson, Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream

Yahoo!

Opals enjoy clean sweep of Belarus

Australia's women have completed a clean sweep of their two-game basketball series with Belarus with 76-60 victory in Minsk.

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Related Topix: Sports, Liz Cambage, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, More Sports, New York Liberty

Double G Sports

Liberty Sends Appreciation With Win In Season Finale

The New York Liberty closed out the 2014 WNBA campaign with a win on Fan Appreciation Day over the Indiana Fever 73-61 at Madison Square Garden.

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Related Topix: Essence Carson, Cappie Pondexter, Alex Montgomery, Plenette Pierson, Sports, More Sports, New York Liberty, Erlana Larkins

CBS Local

Twins Buy 500 Playoff Tickets For Lynx Fans

Minnesota Lynx fans have a chance to get some free playoff tickets for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Thursday night at Target Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins

Swish Appeal

The Daily Swish: The WNBA regular season is complete

Liberty beats the Mystics 73-61 - Pathetic performance by Washington here in the first half.

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Related Topix: Maya Moore, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx, Tulsa Shock, Tanisha Wright, Seattle Storm

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Swish Appeal

2014 WNBA Awards: Recognizing the top candidates for each award

Courtney Paris led the WNBA in rebounding this season and deserves strong consideration for the Most Improved Player award.

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Related Topix: Diana Taurasi, Penny Taylor, Shay Murphy, Samantha Prahalis, Sports, More Sports

Portland Tribune

Firefighters battle apartment, house blaze

According to Portland Fire & Rescue, at 12:23 p.m. on Aug. 18, firefighters from Station 30 in Gateway were called to an apartment fire at 12508 N.E. Glisan.

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