Women's basketball

Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve talks with Danielle Robinson during the first half of a WNBA basketball game against the Indiana Fever, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
July 11, 2018 - 3:38 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 20 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Maya Moore added 19 points to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 87-65 on Wednesday. Danielle Robinson made her first 3-pointer to end a 0-for-39 drought in her seven-year WNBA career. She finished with...
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New York Liberty players mob guard Shavonte Zellous, center, after she hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to defeat the Connecticut Sun 79-76 in a WNBA basketball game. Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 2:50 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Shavonte Zellous banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the New York Liberty past the Connecticut Sun 79-76 on Wednesday. Tina Charles led New York with 19 points and 11 rebounds, Epiphanny Prince scored 15 and Zellous finished with 14. Brittany Boyd found Prince for a...
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July 11, 2018 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Angel McCoughtry scored 24 points and Jessica Breland added a season-high 23 points and 10 rebounds to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Washington Mystics 106-89 on Wednesday. Renee Montgomery and Tiffany Hayes scored 21 points apiece, finishing a combined 9 of 13 from 3-point...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file photo, Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi (3) hits a shot over Minnesota Lynx's Seimone Augustus (33) and Sylvia Fowles during the first half of a WNBA basketball game, in Minneapolis. Several players have etched their names in the WNBA record books. Rebekkah Brunson became the league’s all-time leading rebounder while Diana Taurasi broke the mark for most field goals made in her career.(David Joles/Star Tribune via AP, File)
July 10, 2018 - 1:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Several players have etched their names in the WNBA record books. Rebekkah Brunson is now the league's all-time leading rebounder while Diana Taurasi broke the mark for most field goals mad. Brunson broke Tamika Catchings' record with 12 boards last Thursday against Los Angeles. The...
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Minnesota Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson (32) celebrates with center Sylvia Fowles (34) after Fowles was fouled by Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker (3) during a layup creating an and-one opportunity during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 10:23 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rebekkah Brunson grabbed 12 boards while becoming the leading rebounder in WNBA history, helping the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 83-72 on Thursday. Brunson began the night in third place with 3,306 rebounds. She passed Lisa Leslie (3,307) early on and overtook...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi reacts to a call in their favor against the Seattle Storm in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, in Seattle. The WNBA season is nearing its midway point and it’s probably no surprise that Phoenix, Los Angeles and Seattle are at the top of the standings. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
July 03, 2018 - 12:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Parity is rampant in the WNBA this season as the league reaches the midway point. Only three losses separate the top eight teams. Phoenix, Los Angeles and Seattle are at the top of the standings. Minnesota got off to a rough start, but lately has turned things around with seven...
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CORRECTS TO RECORD OF 10-4, NOT 10-3 - FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, Seattle Storm head coach Dan Hughes reacts as his team scores against the Connecticut Sun late in the second half of a WNBA basketball game, in Seattle. Everything seems to be going right for coach Dan Hughes and the Seattle Storm so far. The team has the second best record in the league at 10-4 in the veteran coach’s first season in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
June 26, 2018 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Everything seems to be going right for new coach Dan Hughes and the Seattle Storm. Seattle is off to its best start since 2010 when the Storm were also 10-4. The Storm have benefited from a favorable schedule with nine of their first 15 games at home — the most of any team in the...
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File-In this March 31, 2017, file photo, official Rachelle Jones, left, talks with another official during a practice session for the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Dallas. The veteran women’s basketball official died June 18, 2018, in a hospital after battling cancer off and on for the past seven years. The 51-year-old Jones had been one of the top referees for the past few years and was rewarded with her first Final Four in 2017. Jones served as an alternate official in Dallas and handled off-court duties, such as assisting with instant replay reviews. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
June 24, 2018 - 3:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran women's college basketball official Rachelle Jones has died after a seven-year fight with cancer. Jones died June 18 in a hospital in the New York area. The 51-year-old had been one of the top referees for the past few years and was rewarded with her first Final Four in 2017...
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FILE - This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows the Twenty-First Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building in New York. The potential for another media megadeal are sending shares of Comcast, Twenty-First Century Fox and Disney into motion before the opening bell. After a judge cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, many now expect Comcast to top Disney’s pending $52.4 billion stock offer for the entertainment assets of Twenty-First Century Fox, possibly as early as Wednesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 14, 2018 - 7:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing content. X-Men and other movies from Fox's studios would help beef up Disney's upcoming streaming...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2005, file photo, Seattle Storm coach Anne Donovan, right, smiles as she is handed the game ball by team official Karen Bryant following the Storm's victory over the Minnesota Lyn in Seattle. The victory gave Donovan her 100th career WNBA victory as a coach, the first woman to reach that plateau. Donovan died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
June 14, 2018 - 2:22 am
To many in the world of women's basketball, Anne Donovan was a giant. And not just because she stood 6-foot-8. She won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach in her storied career. The 56-year-old Hall of Famer died Wednesday of heart...
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