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Diana Taurasi scores 26 points, Mercury beat Sparks 70-66
PHOENIX -- Diana Taurasi scored 26 points and made two free throws with 8 seconds left to ice the Phoenix Mercury's 70-66 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night. The Mercury (12-14) had their largest lead at 64-55 on Brittney Griner's basket with 6:33 left and Los Angeles went
US Women Look to Keep Olympic Basketball Dominance Going
For 20 years, no one has been able to beat the U.S. women's basketball team at the Olympics
US Routs Japan 110-64, Advances to Women's Basketball Semis
The U.S. women's basketball team showed off its speed, size and depth in a 110-64 victory over Japan and advanced to the semifinals with another convincing win
U.S. women's basketball on pace to break the points record set by 1996 team
The booing started late in the second quarter, once the crowd grew tired of watching the Chinese team get relentlessly pounded. At the beginning of the game, the fans, most of whom were Brazilian, gamely rooted for both sides -- but when Brittney Griner scored an easy layup, boosting the U.S.
WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne reveals she is gay and engaged
RIO de JANEIRO -- In an upcoming interview with Vogue magazine, reigning WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne publicly reveals she is gay and is engaged to her longtime partner. "It was just one of those articles where they came into my home, spent a couple days with me and [fiancee] Amanda [Clifton] is a
Welcome to the brilliance of the WNBA
"Yeah, watch me score!" Celi shouts as we walk out into the late afternoon sunshine on 7th Avenue. The sidewalk at Madison Square Garden (now an imaginary court for my daughters and their friend Alexia) is full-tilt. Five-year-old Celi whips a fast-paced, crossover dribble with an invisible ball.
U.S. women's basketball team visits 'Good Morning America'
The U.S. women's basketball team took ABC's " Good Morning America " by storm on Friday. The team, along with Coach Geno Auriemma, made an appearance in New York City before departing for Bridgeport, Connecticut, where it will play the third of its four pre-Olympic exhibition games. Luckily, we
Storm's Breanna Stewart signs to play for Shanghai during offseason
Seattle Storm star Breanna Stewart has signed to play for Shanghai of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association, the team told China media outlet Xinhua on Wednesday. Stewart, who led UConn to four straight national titles and was the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft, is averaging 15.2 points and
Sports world expresses shock, disbelief at Orlando mass shooting
The deadly nightclub rampage in Florida that killed at least 50 people sent shock waves around the world Sunday, with many prominent athletes among those taking to Twitter and elsewhere to share their feelings about the massacre. "It's another hit for us as Americans and what we have to deal with
Kenneth Starr stepping down as Baylor chancellor
Kenneth Starr is resigning as chancellor at Baylor in the wake of a huge shakeup at the university, but he will continue to teach in the law school, Starr told ESPN's Joe Schad on Wednesday. Starr said in an interview with Outside the Lines that he was resigning effective immediately "as a matter