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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Tallest women to ever play in the WNBA

The following is a list of the tallest women to ever play in the WNBA . An interesting list, and somewhat sad because the tallest player in WNBA history has already passed away.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Utah Starzz, Becky Hammon, Katie Mattera, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Maria Stepanova (2008 Beijing Olympics)

6 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

4 escape Portland mobile home fire

Portland Fire and Rescue says two men and two women safely escaped from a burning home about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Rainbow Villa Mobile Home Park.

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6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Frank Vogel donates 500 Indiana Fever tickets to area fans

Indiana Pacer head coach Frank Vogel bought 500 tickets to Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Indiana Fever and Chicago Sky.

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12 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

Wilmington's Tamera Young saves season for the WNBA Chicago Sky; plus UNCW socccer wins

With the win the Eastern Conference Finals series is tied 1-1 and will be decided at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Wednesday, September 3. Epiphanny Prince handed out five assists in the first quarter to help the Sky establish momentum early.

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Related Topix: Sylvia Fowles, Tamera Young, Epiphanny Prince, Courtney Vandersloot, Sports, More Sports, Chicago Sky, Erlana Larkins

16 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Patricia Babcock McGraw Another big comeback keeps Sky going

The youngest team in the WNBA, the Chicago Sky, also is by far the least experienced of the league's remaining four teams in playoff games.

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Related Topix: Sylvia Fowles, Tamera Young, Courtney Vandersloot, Sports, More Sports, Chicago Sky, Shavonte Zellous, Tamika Catchings

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Miami Herald

Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury

Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury In a statement Tuesday, Basketball Australia said Jackson needs another eight to 12 weeks of rehabilitation on her knee following surgery in May. While expected to make a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Lauren Jackson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, More Sports, Seattle Storm

St. Cloud Times

Finals...

WNBA: Finals berth on the line with Lynx and Mercury The Lynx and Mercury play the deciding game of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/09/01/western-conference-wnba-finals-preview-game/14943465/ Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen pushes up to the basket against ... (more)

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Related Topix: Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen, Seimone Augustus, Dewanna Bonner, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx, Phoenix Mercury

Swish Appeal

UConn women's basketball team gets recognized at football home opener

So, I checked on Twitter and saw that CSN Washington's Ben Standig replied to one of Washington Mystics center Stefanie Dolson's tweets about her doing Stefanie Dolson things: At the time, I didn't think too much about her tweet.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Tulsa Shock's Odyssey Sims on all-rookie team

Tulsa Shock's Odyssey Sims finished second in voting for the 2014 WNBA Rookie of the Year Award.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Sky still trying to figure out Fever

The Sky have overcome a lot to reach their first Eastern Conference finals. But to get to the WNBA Finals, they'll have to rally past an Indiana Fever team that has dominated the all-time series.

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Related Topix: Courtney Vandersloot, Tamika Catchings, Sports, More Sports, Indiana Fever

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana Fever rookie Maggie Lucas isn't easing off throttle...

Indiana Fever rookie Maggie Lucas isn't easing off throttle now 'Machine Gun Maggie' angers coach when she passes on open shot Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1u4unUu It was mere minutes after the Indiana Fever had beaten the Chicago Sky 77-70 to open the best-of-three Eastern Conference finals Saturday night.

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Canis Hoopus

Game 2 Preview/Thread: Minnesota Lynx vs. Phoenix Mercury

On the brink of elimination, the Lynx hope to push the series to a deciding Game 3 back in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Maya Moore, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx, Phoenix Mercury, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball

Sat Aug 30, 2014

USA Today

LLWS star Mo'Ne Davis headed to WNBA conf. finals

LLWS star Mo'Ne Davis headed to WNBA conf. finals Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tYE3zB The 13-year-old star pitcher from Philadelphia became the 18th girl to play in the Little League World Series and the first to win a game on the mound.

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Swish Appeal

The Daily Swish: Phoenix is one game closer to the Finals

Tyler Killian of azcentral sports reports that Diana Taurasi said after the Mercury's Game 1 win that it "was probably the best stretch we've had on both sides of the ball this year."

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WISH-TV Indianapolis

Indiana faces Chicago, with Delle Donne back

Indiana coach Lin Dunn's impending retirement isn't adding extra motivation for the Fever to win the Eastern Conference finals.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Moore held in check, Lynx lose to Mercury 85-71

Brittney Griner had 23 points and 11 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury held off a late rally to beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-71 on Friday Moore held in check, Lynx lose to Mercury 85-71 PHOENIX - Brittney Griner had 23 points and 11 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury held off a late rally to beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-71 on Friday Check out this story ... (more)

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Related Topix: Diana Taurasi, Dewanna Bonner, Penny Taylor, Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury

Swish Appeal

Mercury vs. Lynx, Game 1 final score: Griner scores 23, leads Phoenix to an 85-71 victory

FINAL: Mercury 85, Lynx 71. Phoenix has a 1-0 series lead, needs one more victory to advance to the @WNBA Finals.

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Swish Appeal

Mercury vs. Lynx, Game 1 recap and stats: Phoenix's defense in third...

We examine some of the key stats that helped the Phoenix Mercury take Game 1 in their Western Conference Finals series against the Minnesota Lynx.

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OregonLive.com

Crews put out small fire in SW Portland home

A Southwest Portland man and his dog safely escaped their home Friday morning after a fire broke out in the kitchen while he was cooking, Portland Fire & Rescue reported.

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Portland Tribune

Homeowner hospitalized with smoke inhalation

According to Portland Fire & Rescue, at 8:49 a.m. on Aug. 29, firefighters were dispatched to a house fire at 2529 S.W. Plum Ct. When they arrived, they found the homeowner and his dog outside the house.

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