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Longtime WNBA director Renee Brown stepping down
Renee Brown has been at the WNBA since its inception. Twenty years after joining the league, the WNBA's chief of basketball operations and player relations is stepping down this month.
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WNBA withdraws fines for player protests
NEW YORK — The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for teams that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games. WNBA President Lisa Borders...
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WNBA president talks about fining players over warmup shirts
NEW YORK — WNBA President Lisa Borders applauds the league’s players for taking an active stance on social issues, she just wishes they would keep it off the court. Borders spent the past two...
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WNBA fines 3 teams, players for shirts in wake of shootings
NEW YORK — Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players. The WNBA has fined the New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and Indiana Fever and their players for wearing black warm up shirts in the...
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Adam Silver confident in WNBA, plans to be more involved
Adam Silver has been heavily involved with the WNBA since the start.
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WNBA president Laurel J. Richie stepping down
WNBA President Laurel J. Richie is stepping down after more than four years on the job.
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Lynx capture 3rd title in 5 years with 69-52 win in Game 5
With a sweltering defense and a yearning to celebrate in front of their loyal fans, the Minnesota Lynx turned a tense WNBA Finals into a runaway.
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WNBA Finals between Lynx and Fever go to decisive Game 5
It's only fitting these WNBA Finals are going the distance.
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Moore hits winner to lift Lynx over Fever 80-77
Maya Moore made a 3-pointer at the buzzer from the top of the key to give the Minnesota Lynx an 80-77 victory over the Indiana Fever on Friday night in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals.
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Fowles, Lynx pull out tense Game 2 to even WNBA Finals 1-1
Sylvia Fowles and the Minnesota Lynx walked off the court after Game 2 of the WNBA Finals standing tall, responding with an aggression and desperation that was sorely needed after losing homecourt advantage...
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Gritty Fever top Lynx 75-69 in Game 1 of WNBA Finals
Briann January had 19 points and six assists and the Indiana Fever stole home-court advantage in the WNBA Finals with a 75-69 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in Game 1 on Sunday.
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Fever Knock Off Liberty in Game 3, Will Meet Lynx in Finals
Tamika Catchings scored 14 points to lead Indiana to a 66-51 victory over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night in the decisive Game 3, advancing the Fever to the WNBA Finals.
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USA Basketball suspends Griner for start of training camp
Brittney Griner will be missing the start of USA Basketball’s European training camp this week after she was suspended by the organization. The penalty stems from Griner’s domestic violence...
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WNBA: Last-second foul on Mercury shouldn’t have been called
NEW YORK — A last-second foul that sent Maya Moore to the line for the winning free throw in the Western Conference finals should never have been called, the WNBA said Monday. With the score tied in...
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Maya Moore carries Lynx to WNBA Finals
Maya Moore stole an inbounds pass with 2 seconds left, was fouled by Noelle Quinn and made a free throw to give Minnesota a 72-71 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday, sending the Lynx to the WNBA...
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Fever rally for 70-64 win vs Liberty in Game 2
Tamika Catchings scored 16 of her 25 points in the second half to rally the Indiana Fever to a 70-64 win over the New York Liberty in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday.
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Brittney Griner, Tamika Catchings on WNBA All-Defensive Team
Phoenix center Brittney Griner and Indiana forward Tamika Catchings highlight the WNBA All-Defensive Team.
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Moore’s 19 points lead Lynx past Mercury 67-60
Maya Moore scored 19 points and Rebekkah Brunson had a franchise playoff-record 19 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 67-60 victory over the Phoenix Mercury in the opener of the Western Conference...
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Seattle wins WNBA lottery for UConn’s Breanna Stewart
The Seattle Storm won the WNBA draft lottery for the second consecutive year Thursday night and with it the right to pick UConn star Breanna Stewart.
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New York routs Indiana 84-67 in conference final opener
Tina Charles had 18 points, nine assists and seven rebounds to lead the New York Liberty to an 84-67 victory over the Indiana Fever on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
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Charles, Liberty beat Mystics 79-74 to reach East finals
Tina Charles scored 22 points and Sugar Rodgers added 20 to help the top-seeded New York Liberty beat the Washington Mystics 79-74 on Tuesday night and advance to the Eastern Conference finals for the first...
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Balanced Lynx top Parker, Sparks to advance to West finals
Maya Moore had 20 points and eight rebounds to help the balanced Minnesota Lynx advance to the Western Conference finals with a 91-80 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 3 of the conference...
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Fever beat Sky 100-89, advance to Eastern Conference finals
Tamika Catchings scored 27 points and Shenise Johnson added 22 to help the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 100-89 in the decisive game of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night.
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Liberty force third game with 86-68 win over Mystics
Tina Charles scored 17 of her 22 points in the third quarter to help the New York Liberty beat the Washington Mystics 86-68 on Sunday and even their best-of-three Eastern Conference semifinals series at one...
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Parker lifts Sparks to 81-71 win over Lynx, forces Game 3
Candace Parker scored 25 points to lead the Sparks to an 81-71 win against the top-seeded Minnesota Lynx in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Sunday.
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Catchings helps Fever beat Sky to force Game 3 in East semis
Tamika Catchings scored 22 points to help the Indiana Fever hold off the Chicago Sky 89-82 Saturday night and force a deciding Game 3 in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
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Mercury advance with 91-67 win over Shock
Brittney Griner had 23 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks, DeWanna Bonner added 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the defending champion Phoenix Mercury beat the Tulsa Shock 91-67 Saturday night to advance to...
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Latta, Meesseman help Mystics outlast Liberty 86-83 in 2OT
Ivory Latta scored 15 points and Emma Meesseman added 13 to help the Washington Mystics beat the top-seeded New York Liberty 86-83 in double-overtime Friday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference...
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Moore scores career playoff-high 33 to lead lynx past Sparks
When Maya Moore is at the top of her game, she is simply unstoppable.
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Griner has 18 points, 11 blocks as Mercury beat Shock 88-55
Brittney Griner had 18 points and a WNBA playoff-record 11 blocks to lead the Phoenix Mercury to an 88-55 win over the Tulsa Shock on Thursday night in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals.
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Quigley scores 20 as Sky beat Fever 77-72 in playoff opener
Allie Quigley scored 20 points to help the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 77-72 Thursday night in the opener of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
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Laimbeer wins WNBA coach of the year for second time
Bill Laimbeer was quick to deflect his success this season as the WNBA coach of the year to his staff and players.
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Phoenix’s Brittney Griner WNBA defensive player of year
Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has won the WNBA defensive player of the year award for the second straight season.
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Elena Delle Donne wins WNBA MVP
Elena Delle Donne has to make more room in her ever-growing trophy case. The Chicago Sky Star was announced as the WNBA most valuable player Wednesday for the first time in her young career. “Sounds...
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Pope, Madonna, Avengers force WNBA playoff scheduling issues
NEW YORK — The Pope, Madonna and the Avengers are forcing the WNBA to get creative with its playoff scheduling. The New York Liberty, the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, will open at home on...
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Moore scores 20, Lynx clinch West’s top playoff spot
Maya Moore had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 73-67 on Tuesday night to secure the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs for the fourth...
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Liberty secure top overall playoff seed for 1st time
Epiphanny Prince had 25 points, seven rebounds and five assists, and the New York Liberty beat the Connecticut Sun 74-64 on Wednesday night to secure the top overall seed in the WNBA playoffs for the first...
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Shock clinch third seed in West
The Tulsa Shock beat the San Antonio Stars 74-64 on Tuesday night to clinch the Western Conference's third seed.
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Parker, Sparks beat Shock, 92-73, clinch playoff spot
Candace Parker scored 33 points to help the Sparks clinch the final playoff spot in the West on Sunday.
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East is coming down to the wire in WNBA
There's one week left in the regular season and the only thing decided in the East is that New York is the top seed.
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Fever thriving behind rookie coach Stephanie White
White has surprised many by turning what was expected to be a rebuilding team into a playoff-bound team.
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