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20 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Mercury cruise past Sparks for 16th straight win

The win gave Phoenix the second-longest win streak in league history, passing Houston's 15-game streak in 1998 and moving two games shy of the WNBA mark of 18 straight by Los Angeles in 2001.

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Related Topix: Candace Parker, Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Phoenix Mercury

22 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

WNBA Capsules

Nneka Ogwumike scored 22 and Candace Parker added 19 to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Seattle Storm 77-69 on Saturday and give general manager Penny Toler her first win as a coach.

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Related Topix: Candace Parker, Camille Little, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Seattle Storm, Shavonte Zellous, Danielle Robinson

Tuesday | Swish Appeal

The Daily Swish: Ivory Latta and Maya Moore win player of the week honors

The Los Angeles Sparks defeated the Indiana Fever, 77-73. The win got the Sparks into a tie for third place against the San Antonio Stars in the Western Conference.

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Related Topix: Candace Parker, Sports, Summer Olympic, Maya Moore, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Washington Mystics

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

Ogwumike helps Sparks edge Fever 77-73

Nneka Ogwumike scored 21 points and Alana Beard added 17 to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Indiana Fever 77-73 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Kristi Toliver, Alana Beard, Karima Christmas, Briann January, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Indiana Fever

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

WNBA Capsules

Ogwumike scored 10 in the final quarter as the Sparks moved three games ahead of the Storm for the fourth and final Western Conference playoff berth.

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Related Topix: Candace Parker, Camille Little, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Seattle Storm, Shavonte Zellous, Danielle Robinson

Newsday

Veteran Swin Cash brings maturity, leadership to Liberty

Liberty's Swin Cash drives against Los Angeles Sparks' Nneka Ogwumike during the second quarter of a WNBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden on Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: DeLisha Milton-Jones, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Atlanta Dream

HeraldNet

Storm Update: Seattle faces L.A.

In a 34-game regular season, it's hard to pinpoint one game as being a must-win.

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Related Topix: Candace Parker, Jantel Lavender, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Mercury win 14th straight; Bonner scores 22

Mercury win 14th straight as DeWanna Bonner scores 22 DeWanna Bonner leads the Mercury to their 14th straight victory on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Dewanna Bonner, Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi, Candace Parker, Jantel Lavender, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball

Wed Jul 23, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Stars' Hammon to retire at end of season

San Antonio Stars' Becky Hammon looks for room between Phoenix Mercury's Candice Dupree and DeWanna Bonner during their WNBA game Saturday June 7, 2014 at the AT&T Center.

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WNBA

Liberty Head West

AT STAKE: The Liberty embark on a West Coast road trip in which they will play three games in four days.

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Related Topix: Cappie Pondexter, Alex Montgomery, Candace Parker, Jantel Lavender, Alana Beard, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball

Daily Journal

Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

Diana Taurasi isn't focused on winning streaks. She's just trying to get the Phoenix Mercury to keep improving.

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Related Topix: Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Phoenix Mercury, Seattle Storm

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

McBride and Stars edge Shock 95-93

The San Antonio Stars couldn't stop Odyssey Sims or Skylar Diggins, but it was acceptable because they knew the Tulsa Shock had no answer for Danielle Robinson in the lane.

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Related Topix: Danielle Adams, Becky Hammon, Danielle Robinson, Glory Johnson, Sports, More Sports, Tulsa Shock, WNBA Women's Basketball

The Washington Post

5 things to know about the rest of the WNBA season

While Phoenix and Atlanta are solidly sitting atop the two conferences, only 2 1/2 games separates second through sixth place in the East.

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Related Topix: Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Candace Parker, DeLisha Milton-Jones, Angel Mccoughtry, Rebekkah Brunson

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The State

Penny Toler new Los Angeles Sparks head coach

So the team's general manager and executive vice president decided to make a coaching change and let Carol Ross go over the weekend.

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MySanAntonio.com

Gail Goestenkors quits WNBA job, enters hoops hall

In this Aug. 31, 2002, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks' Lisa Leslie celebrates after the Sparks beat the New York Liberty 69-66 in Game 2 to win the WNBA Finals championship in Los Angeles.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Rookie Schimmel owns WNBA's top-selling jersey

Los Angeles Sparks' Candace Parker, left, and Connecticut Sun's Chiney Ogwumike right, reach for a loose ball during the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

USA Today

Slumping LA Sparks fire Carol Ross as coach

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Chiney Ogwumike gets even with sister

Rookie Chiney Ogwumike scored eight points as the East beat the West 125-124 on Saturday in the first WNBA All-Star game to go to overtime.

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The Oregonian

Brad Smith, former Oregon City girls hoops coach, to be inducted into women's basketball...

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Stanford graduates Chiney and Nneka Ogwumike meet again as WNBA all stars.

Nneka Ogwumike could afford to play the charitable big sister last weekend when her Los Angeles Sparks demolished Chiney Ogwumike's Connecticut Sun 90-64 in basketball's version of Family Feud.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Tina Charles, Candace Parker, Connecticut Sun

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