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35 min ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

Skylar Diggins named WNBA's Most Improved Player

Former South Bend Washington and Notre Dame star Skylar Diggins is the WNBA's Most Improved Player of the Year.

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Related Topix: Courtney Paris, Sports, More Sports, Tulsa Shock

4 hrs ago | USA Today

The newest WNBA assistant coach is an inspiring 11-year-old named Mia

The Phoenix Mercury named 11-year-old Mia McPoland an honorary assistant coach for the team's playoff run in an effort to bring awareness to bone marrow donation, the team announced this week.

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6 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Electrical problem causes residential fire in Northeast Portland, man taken to hospital

The man, who was working on the home's heating and ventilation system, suffered a medical problem, said Lt.

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11 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Fever's Marissa Coleman is Peyton Manning's biggest fanFever's...

Fever's Marissa Coleman is Peyton Manning's biggest fan Despite having no ties to the former Colts' QB, Coleman loves 'him to death' Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1phbb66 The Fever's Marissa Coleman puts up a shot agains the Minnesota Lynx at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Aug. 5, 2014.

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

15 hrs ago | Double G Sports

Knicks Announce Preseason Schedule

This week the NBA released the New York Knicks preseason schedule for the upcoming 2014-15 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Philadelphia 76ers, Michael Carter-Williams, More Sports, New York Liberty

19 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

Former Laney standout advances to second round of WNBA playoffs

The Sky, who finished fourth in the Eastern Conference, upset the top-seeded Atlanta Dream in the first round, winning the series 2-1, and will face the Indiana Fever in the Conference Finals.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Swish Appeal

Dream vs. Sky final score: Atlanta's fourth quarter shot selection contributes to loss.

The Chicago Sky shot 57.9% in the fourth quarter led by 17 from Elena Delle Donne while the Atlanta Dream shot just 33.3% in the fourth quarter with questionable shots from Angel McCoughtry.

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Related Topix: Angel Mccoughtry, Chicago Sky, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream

The Washington Post

Delle Donne's late jumper rallies Sky past Dream

Elena Delle Donne scored 17 of her 34 points in the fourth quarter, including the winning jumper with 8.4 seconds left, as the Chicago Sky rallied from 20 points down to beat the Atlanta Dream 81-80 on Tuesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.

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Related Topix: Sylvia Fowles, Tamera Young, Sports, More Sports, Chicago Sky

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

CBS Sports Network to launch all-women sports show

In this April 15, 2008, file photo, television personality Lesley Visser accepts the outstanding journalist award during The Billie Awards presented by the Women's Sports Foundation, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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

Peachtree Hoops

2014 WNBA Playoffs: Dream, Sky clash in decisive Game 3 at Philips Arena

The Atlanta Dream return home to Philips Arena Tuesday night and look to close out the Chicago Sky in a do or die Game 3. The season is on the line for both the Atlanta Dream and the Chicago Sky when they meet Tuesday night in a decisive Game 3 at Philips Arena.

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Related Topix: Angel Mccoughtry, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream, Chicago Sky, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball

Swish Appeal

Why the L.A. Sparks lost to the Phoenix Mercury in the 2014 WNBA Playoffs

We've discussed the problems with the L.A. Sparks over and over here, but with their 2014 season ending with a first round sweep and blowout loss at home it's painfully obvious that they need to make changes this offseason.

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Related Topix: Candace Parker, Candice Dupree, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

Forbes.com

Shooting Tips from N.B.A. All-Star Stephen Curry

Unable to get a job after graduating with a journalism degree in 2011 and defeated by the surging unemployment rate, I fled to Europe and ran with the bulls in Pamplona.

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Lindsay Whalen's steady play at point guard leads Minnesota Lynx back to Western Conference Finals

The Minnesota Lynx's sweep of the San Antonio Stars showcased the breadth of point guard Lindsay Whalen's skill as a scorer, passer, and leader.

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Related Topix: Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen, Seimone Augustus, Danielle Adams, Jayne Appel, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Newly engaged Brittney Griner takes control of her life

Newly engaged Brittney Griner takes control of her life Brittney Griner is happy.

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Related Topix: Glory Johnson, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Tulsa Shock

Seattle Times

Storm 2014 Exit Interviews: Angel Robinson left an impression

Series Note: The Storm did not advance to the postseason for the first time since 2003.

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

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USA Basketball names women's national team training camp roster and releases scrimmage dates

USA Basketball has named 27 players to its training camp roster for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for women in Turkey.

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The Indianapolis Star

Fever's Catchings, January get Team USA nods

Indiana Fever standouts Tamika Catchings and Briann January are among 27 athletes invited to the USA Basketball training camp in preparation for the Fever's Catchings, January invited to Team USA camp Indiana Fever standouts Tamika Catchings and Briann January are among 27 athletes invited to the USA Basketball training camp in preparation for the ... (more)

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Star Tribune

Whalen showed 'leadership on full display' in Lynx series clincher

Lindsay Whalen showed off her total game in two Lynx playoff victories over Becky Hammon and San Antonio.

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

Chicago Sun-Times

Dream's Angel McCoughtry keeps Sky from closing out series

AUGUST 24: Angel McCoughtry #35 of the Atlanta Dream drives to the basket against Elena Delle Donne #11 of the Chicago Sky in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 WNBA Playoffs on August 24, 2014 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Angel Mccoughtry, Tiffany Hayes, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Griner helps Mercury beat Sparks to sweep series

Brittney Griner scored a career playoff-high 21 points, including a breakaway two-handed dunk, and the Phoenix Mercury cruised to a 93-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Sunday night to complete a sweep in their Western Conference semifinals series.

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Related Topix: Candace Parker, Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi, Penny Taylor, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Los Angeles Sparks

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