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1 hr ago | The Arizona Republic

Al McCoy to call Mercury's playoff opener

The Suns are still looking for their first playoff game since 2010 but the Voice of the Suns is back in the basketball postseason.


Related Topix: Diana Taurasi, Penny Taylor, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Kristi Toliver, Jantel Lavender

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5 hrs ago | The Day

Sun will look to grow from their mistakes as they move forward into 2015 season

Alyssa Thomas of the Connecticut Sun drives to the basket against Tamera Young of the Chicago Sky in a WNBA game Aug. 5 at Mohegan Sun Arena.


Related Topix: Allison Hightower, Tamera Young, Sports, More Sports, Connecticut Sun, Chicago Sky, Soccer Players, Alex

9 hrs ago | Swish Appeal

's 2014 WNBA awards: Newcomer and Comeback Player of the Year awards

Both L.A. Sparks post Sandrine Gruda and Phoenix Mercury wing Penny Taylor are among the WNBA's "comeback players".


Related Topix: Lynetta Kizer, Penny Taylor, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Becky Hammon, Sophia Young

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Lynx: 11-year veteran Rebekkah Brunson still going strong

Minnesota's Rebekkah Brunson reacts after drawing a foul by the Atlanta Dream during Game Three of the 2013 WNBA Finals at Philips Arena on October 10, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia.


Related Topix: Rebekkah Brunson, Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream


Opals enjoy clean sweep of Belarus

Australia's women have completed a clean sweep of their two-game basketball series with Belarus with 76-60 victory in Minsk.


Related Topix: Sports, Liz Cambage, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, More Sports, New York Liberty

Double G Sports

Liberty Sends Appreciation With Win In Season Finale

The New York Liberty closed out the 2014 WNBA campaign with a win on Fan Appreciation Day over the Indiana Fever 73-61 at Madison Square Garden.


Related Topix: Essence Carson, Cappie Pondexter, Alex Montgomery, Plenette Pierson, Sports, More Sports, New York Liberty, Erlana Larkins

CBS Local

Twins Buy 500 Playoff Tickets For Lynx Fans

Minnesota Lynx fans have a chance to get some free playoff tickets for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Thursday night at Target Center.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins

Swish Appeal

The Daily Swish: The WNBA regular season is complete

Liberty beats the Mystics 73-61 - Pathetic performance by Washington here in the first half.


Related Topix: Maya Moore, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx, Tulsa Shock, Tanisha Wright, Seattle Storm

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Swish Appeal

2014 WNBA Awards: Recognizing the top candidates for each award

Courtney Paris led the WNBA in rebounding this season and deserves strong consideration for the Most Improved Player award.


Related Topix: Diana Taurasi, Penny Taylor, Shay Murphy, Samantha Prahalis, Sports, More Sports

Portland Tribune

Firefighters battle apartment, house blaze

According to Portland Fire & Rescue, at 12:23 p.m. on Aug. 18, firefighters from Station 30 in Gateway were called to an apartment fire at 12508 N.E. Glisan.


Related Topix: Portland Fire, Sports, More Sports

Bride's Magazine

WNBA Stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson Are Engaged

Today in heartwarming news : WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are engaged! Griner, who plays for WNBA's Phoenix Mercury, popped the oh-so-important question this past weekend, and, thankfully for us, recorded it all on her Instagram .


Related Topix: Glory Johnson, Sports, More Sports, Tulsa Shock

WTOL-TV Toledo

Beat LA! Mercury will face Los Angeles to open 2014 WNBA Playoffs

BEAT LA! MERCURY WILL FACE LOS ANGELES TO OPEN 2014 WNBA PLAYOFFS Tickets for Friday's Game 1 at US Airways Center are on sale now; Hall of Fame Announcer Al McCoy to provide play-by-play for the Mercury's playoff opener PHOENIX Get ready, X-Factor, it is time to BEAT LA! The two-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury will face the Los Angeles Sparks ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Los Angeles Sparks, NBA Basketball, Phoenix Suns

Bullets Forever

Washington Mystics to face Indiana Fever in the 2014 WNBA Playoffs

Washington came up empty handed against Indy during the NBA Playoffs. Let's see if the WNBA gives us some better luck.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball

Washington Times

5 memorable moments from the WNBA season

From the draft-day shocker that saw former league MVP Tina Charles land with the New York Liberty to the Phoenix Mercury's record-setting 29 victories, the league had many remarkable moments in its 18th season.


Related Topix: Tina Charles, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Los Angeles Sparks, Connecticut Sun, Maya Moore

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Liberty beat Fever 73-61 in season finale

Tina Charles and the New York Liberty ended a disappointing season with a victory, just barely missing the playoffs for the second straight season.


Related Topix: Cappie Pondexter, Plenette Pierson, Erlana Larkins, Briann January, Tamika Catchings, Sports, More Sports, New York Liberty

The Washington Post

Adams scores 18 points, Stars beat Sky 84-72

Danielle Adams led a balanced offense with 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Stars beat the Chicago Sky 84-72 in the regular-season finale for both teams Sunday.


Related Topix: Sylvia Fowles, Epiphanny Prince, Danielle Adams, Becky Hammon, Sports, More Sports, Chicago Sky

The Baltimore Sun

Rochester, Denver to meet in Major League Lacrosse final

After trailing or being tied for most of the game, the host Rochester Rattlers came back with five unanswered goals in the final seven minutes to beat the Ohio Machine , 15-11, in the Major League Lacrosse semifinals Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Plenette Pierson, New York Liberty

Peachtree Hoops

Dream close out regular season in Connecticut against Sun

The Atlanta Dream look to tie a franchise record for wins as they wrap up the regular season schedule in Connecticut against the Sun.


Related Topix: Angel Mccoughtry, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream, Connecticut Sun, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball

Mercury's second unit closes out Sparks, chance for win record in finale Sunday

The No. 1 overall seed in the WNBA Playoffs already wrapped up, the Phoenix Mercury defeated the Los Angeles Sparks , who were playing to avoid Phoenix in the first round, 76-69, Saturday in its home finale.


Related Topix: Candace Parker, Farhiya Abdi, Kristi Toliver, Jantel Lavender, Candice Dupree, Sports, More Sports, Los Angeles Sparks

Swish Appeal

Mystics vs. Liberty final score: New York embarrasses D.C. on the road, 73-61

It's Fan Appreciation Night in Verizon Center, and the regular season finale. The Washington Mystics were happy to be in the playoffs, and had a chance to clinch at least the #3 seed in the East.


Related Topix: Plenette Pierson, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, New York Liberty