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2 hrs ago | Swish Appeal

Tennessee Lady Vols center Mercedes Russell to have surgery on other foot

After announcing that Tennessee center Mercedes Russell would redshirt the 2014-15 season, Swish Appeal has learned that she'll be having an additional surgery to correct long-standing orthopedic problems.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, Tennessee Lady Volunteers Women's Basketball, University of Tennessee NCAA, More Sports

6 hrs ago | Swish Appeal

Mercury vs. Sparks series preview: Key statistics, predictions, schedule, TV times

With home court advantage throughout the 2014 WNBA Playoffs, the #1 Phoenix Mercury enter the postseason as the favorite to win it all.

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Related Topix: Kristi Toliver, Candace Parker, Jantel Lavender, Diana Taurasi, Penny Taylor, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Swish Appeal

Dream vs. Sky series preview: Chicago aiming for first-ever playoff win against Atlanta

With the Chicago Sky hardly being healthy this season, they're as unpredictable as the Atlanta Dream have normally been.

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Related Topix: Sylvia Fowles, Epiphanny Prince, Courtney Vandersloot, Sports, More Sports, Chicago Sky, Atlanta Dream

Peachtree Hoops

2014 WNBA Playoffs: Atlanta's quest for championship begins Friday against Chicago

The Atlanta Dream open the WNBA's second season Friday night when they face the Chicago Sky in Game 1 of a best-of-three series.

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Related Topix: Angel Mccoughtry, Sylvia Fowles, Courtney Vandersloot, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream, Chicago Sky, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball

Swish Appeal

The Daily Swish: The WNBA Playoffs are full of highlights and Griner...

A lot of news today. The latest came out early this morning where Brittney Griner was named the 2014 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year , which James also mentioned in his post on the All-Defensive first and second teams .

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Related Topix: Margo Dydek, Sports, More Sports

The Republic

Mercury's Brondello, Griner earn WNBA awards

Phoenix's Sandy Brondello is the WNBA's coach of the year for guiding the Mercury to a league-record 29 wins this season, and Mercury center Brittney Griner is the defensive player of the year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Mercury, More Sports

Swish Appeal

Lynx vs. Stars Round 1, Game 1 final score: Minnesota breathes a sigh of relief after 88-84 win

As expected, the Minnesota Lynx won Game 1 of their first round series against the San Antonio Stars.

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Related Topix: Becky Hammon, Maya Moore, Danielle Robinson, Lindsay Whalen, Seimone Augustus, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx

WHIO

Catchings leads Fever past Mystics 78-73 in Game 1

Catchings scored 14 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter, including several clutch baskets down the stretch, to lead the Fever to a 78-73 win over the Washington Mystics on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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Related Topix: Monique Currie, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Swish Appeal

2014 WNBA Draft lottery results: Seattle Storm win the top pick.

The Seattle Storm have won the 2015 WNBA Draft tonight, as announced on ESPN2 during halftime of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals series between the Indiana Fever and Washington Mystics.

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Related Topix: Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird, Tanisha Wright, Sports, More Sports, Seattle Storm

The Washington Post

Seattle wins No. 1 pick in WNBA lottery

The Tulsa Shock was awarded the second pick Thursday night, with Connecticut picking third and fourth.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tulsa Shock, Tina Charles, Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird

Black Enterprise

Minnesota's Maya Moore Wins Wnba MVP Award

According to ESPN , Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx has won the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award.

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

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

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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Related Topix: Portland Fire, Sports, More Sports

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

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

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

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

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