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2 hrs ago | Swish Appeal

Lynx vs. Dream video: Maya Moore scores a career-high 48 points in 2OT win

The Minnesota Lynx defeated the Atlanta Dream, 112-108 in double overtime at home Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABC News

Mercury Win 13th Straight, Clinch Playoff Berth

Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.

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The Indianapolis Star

Indiana Fever fall to Chicago Sky 60-57Indiana Fever fall to Chicago...

Indiana Fever fall to Chicago Sky 60-57 Fever make just 9-of-20 free throws Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1mC4Yeg Indiana Fever forward Erlana Larkins with a pass against the Chicago Sky inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Indianapolis.

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The Washington Post

McBride and Stars edge Shock 95-93

Kayla McBride scored 23 points and the San Antonio Stars overcame career-highs by Odyssey Sims and Skylar Diggins to beat the Tulsa Shock 95-93 on Tuesday night.

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Peachtree Hoops

2014 WNBA: Dream emerge from break to take on defending champs

The Atlanta Dream return from the All-Star Break Tuesday night as they face the defending WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx in a rematch of last season's Finals.

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Related Topix: Angel Mccoughtry, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream, Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus, Rebekkah Brunson, Minnesota Lynx

The Washington Post

In the WNBA playoff hunt

With a roster that includes seven players who are rookies or in their second year, the Washington Mystics predictably endured plenty of uneven play during the first half of the season.

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Swish Appeal

Trades to improve the WNBA's struggling teams at the trade deadline

In a year where the talent has continued its uptick, the All-Star break arrived with nine of the 12 WNBA squads under the .500 mark.

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NorthJersey.com

NBA notes: Cancer surgery for ex-Laker star

Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper, a guard on the Lakers in the 1980s, is taking a leave from the WNBA team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Players, Nick Young, Dallas Mavericks, Chicago Bulls, More Sports, Atlanta Dream

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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