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  1. Brittney Griner opts out of U.S. women's basketball training campRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Brittney Griner opts out of U.S. women's basketball training camp Brittney Griner opted out of the U.S. women's national basketball team training camp that began Monday. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1GVD0qM LAS VEGAS - Brittney Griner opted out of the U.S. women's national basketball team training camp that began Monday.

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  2. Griner opts out of US women's basketball training campRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    The 6-foot-8 star of the Phoenix Mercury was arrested April 22 on suspicion of assault after a fight with her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson. Griner, who was expected to be one of the 27 players at the camp, let USA Basketball know of her choice over the weekend.

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  3. Griner skips Team USA women's training campRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ESPN

    Sylvia Fowles wants a trade -- possibly to Minnesota -- but the Chicago center and the Sky have been in a stalemate. Will it mean a third Olympian will sit out at least part of the WNBA season? Andy Landers has retired.

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  4. Women's National Team Gathers For Mini-CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | USA Basketball

    ... USA Basketball is on the verge of a changing of the guard(s). Players like Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird , Cappie Pondexter and Seimone Augustus have been key pieces to the various rosters that have won gold in the last three Olympic Games and three of ...

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  5. Griner to attend national team training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | ESPN

    Brittney Griner, arrested on suspicion of assault on April 22, is one of 27 players invited to the U.S. women's national team training camp in Las Vegas beginning Monday. Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner has entered into a diversion agreement after being arrested on suspicion of assault following a fight last week with her fiancee.

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  6. 27 Players Expected To Attend USA Women's National Team Training CampRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | WNBA

    Featuring 14 athletes who have captured a combined 16 Olympic and 18 FIBA World Championship gold medals and a total of 27 of the nation's top women's basketball players, the USA Basketball Women's National Team will tip-off training for the 2016 Olympic Games with a mini-camp May 4-6 at UNLV's Mendenhall Center in Las Vegas. Included in the list of athletes are three who will participate in their first USA National Team training camp, including Jennifer Hamson , Jewell Loyd and Tiffany Mitchell , who were invited to attend the camp by the USA Basketball Women's National Team Player Selection Committee.

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  7. Griner to attend US women's basketball training campRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | USA Today

    Brittney Griner is one of 27 players invited to the U.S. women's national team training camp in Las Vegas beginning on Monday. Griner, who was arrested April 22 on suspicion of assault following a fight with her fiancee fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, helped the U.S. win a gold medal at the world championship last fall.

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  8. Shock guards Diggins, Sims To Attend USA National Team CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Shock guards Diggins, Sims To Attend USA National Team Camp - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com Featuring 14 athletes who have captured a combined 16 Olympic and 18 FIBA World Championship gold medals and a total of 27 of the nation's top women's basketball players, the USA Basketball Women's National Team will tip-off training for the 2016 Olympic Games with a mini-camp May 4-6 at UNLV's Mendenhall Center in Las Vegas. Included in the list of athletes are three who will participate in their first USA National Team training camp, including Jennifer Hamson , Jewell Loyd and Tiffany Mitchell , who were invited to attend the camp by the USA Basketball Women's National Team Player Selection Committee.

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  9. Dandenong Rangers opt for new coach, tell Mark Wright his time is upRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Age

    ... and recruiting a host of talented players to the club headed by Taylor and another WNBA superstar Cappie Pondexter who took the Rangers to the verge of the preliminary final before Taylor was felled by an ankle injury in the elimination semi-final. ...

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  10. Dandenong Rangers hope to retain WNBA stars Penny Taylor, Cappie PondexterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Dandenong Rangers coach Mark Wright believes his club could still bring back WNBA superstars Penny Taylor and Cappie Pondexter next season. The Rangers were eliminated from the WNBL finals by Sydney University Flames 89-80 on Saturday in the minor semi-final with Taylor suffering a serious ankle injury.

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  11. Dandenong Rangers star Penny Taylor focuses on WNBL semi-finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... 51 per cent from the field. While many credit the talent and leadership of Taylor and WNBA import Cappie Pondexter for turning the Rangers into a title threat despite playing without a recognised centre, Taylor said her side's "team first" attitude ...

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  12. Liberty, Sky Exchange Cappie Pondexter, Epiphanny Prince in TradeRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | WNBA

    February 16, 2015 -- New York Liberty Senior Vice President of Business and Basketball Operations Kristin Bernert announced today that the team has acquired two-time WNBA All-Star guard Epiphanny Prince in a trade with the Chicago Sky, in exchange for guard Cappie Pondexter. 'We are thrilled to have Epiphanny join the Liberty and to bring another hometown product back to New York City,' said Bernert.

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  13. Australian Opals star Rebecca Allen signs with WNBA club New York LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Age

    The 22-year-old Melbourne Boomers star was revealed as WNBA club New York Liberty's newest signing with the small forward offered a guaranteed deal for the upcoming season where she will be mentored by WNBA and Team USA veteran Swin Cash while also playing an immediate on-court role. Allen, nicknamed "Spider" due to her long limbs and defensive prowess, admitted on Tuesday she was stunned a WNBA move had materialised so quickly considering she was little known outside of the WNBL before being promoted to the Australian Opals squad by coach Brendan Joyce last year.

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  14. Ms. Gaters' girls: Coach drives for wins, on court and offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Deseret News

    Gwen Howard, an assistant girls basketball coach at John Marshall Preparatory High School, looks at yearbook photos of former players on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in Chicago. Howard was on some of Dorothy Gaters' first teams at the high school.

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  15. Ms. Gaters' girls: Coach drives for wins, on court and offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WWTC-AM Eagan

    The coach leans forward, her hands pressed on a table in a band room off the gymnasium, where a basketball game is about to start. She is silent for a minute or two.

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  16. Harlem Globetrotters help honor state's winningest girls coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Thursday brought another in a career full of surprises for Dorothy Gaters, the winningest girls high school basketball coach in Illinois. There was the surprise that she became a coach at all - having never played the sport and having grown up in an era before Title IX and girls sports at John Marshall Metropolitan High School.

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  17. 'Of course we're the sacrificial lamb'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The Age

    Australian basketballer Lauren Jackson has called televised women's sport a "sacrificial lamb" after the ABC culled its WNBL and W League coverage as part of forced budget cuts. The ABC will end its 35-year broadcast of WNBL matches at the end of this season and key women's basketball figures believe it could rob the league of sponsors and star players.

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  18. Lauren Jackson calls women's sport sacrificial lamb of federal government and ABC cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Border Mail

    ALBURY basketball star Lauren Jackson has called televised women's sport a "sacrificial lamb" after the ABC culled its WNBL and W League coverage as part of forced budget cuts. ALBURY basketball star Lauren Jackson has called televised women's sport a "sacrificial lamb" after the ABC culled its WNBL and W League coverage as part of forced budget cuts.

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  19. Fire not getting shortsighted on TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Townsville Bulletin

    TOWNSVILLE coach Chris Lucas says the Fire will need to guard Australian women's basketball superstar Penny Taylor as a team, but pouring all their focus onto the Opals captain would be detrimental. Dandenong announced the signing of the Taylor last week in one of the biggest signing coups of the season and it will see her return to the Australian competition for the first time since 2002.

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  20. American superstar headed to MelbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Age

    The Rangers are expected to announce on Thursday that they have signed five-time WNBA all-star and Beijing Olympic gold medallist Cappie Pondexter to fill an import position for the new WNBL season. The 31-year-old American guard was named in the top-15 players in WNBA history and is renowned as one of the most prolific scorers in women's basketball with a WNBA career average of 18.5 points per game.

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