World Cup 2014 coverage:
  • Sparks-Sun Preview

    Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike's memories of the one time they played basketball against each other at Stanford don't exactly match up. They can agree on this: it was during practice when Chiney was a freshman and Nneka a junior. ''It was a little competitive,'' recalled Nneka, laughing during a phone…

    The Associated Press
  • Parker and Ogwumike lead Sparks over Liberty 68-54

    Candace Parker and her Sparks teammates didn't have to worry about a late-game collapse Friday night, when a strong fourth quarter led to a 68-54 victory over the New York Liberty. ''We let them back in the game late in the third, but played great defense in the fourth.'' Los Angeles held a…

    The Associated Press
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  • Stars-Mercury Preview

    While their latest victory wasn't pretty, the WNBA-leading Phoenix Mercury continue to take care of business. Looking to avenge its only home defeat, Phoenix tries to extend its franchise-best winning streak to 10 on Sunday when it hosts the San Antonio Stars. After cruising to a 78-58 win over…

    The Associated Press
  • Mystics hand Shock sixth straight home loss

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- The Washington Mystics used balanced scoring, good shooting and solid rebounding to get another road win.

    The Associated Press52 mins ago
  • Storm-Lynx Preview

    While Maya Moore continues to lead the way for the Minnesota Lynx, Lindsay Whalen is posting impressive numbers of her own. Neither has played up to par against the Seattle Storm, though. After finishing just shy of a triple-double, Whalen tries to lead the Lynx to a 12th consecutive home win over…

    The Associated Press
  • Swin Cash happy to be in New York

    Swin Cash had a lot of success with Bill Laimbeer when they were in Detroit. Now that she has reunited with her former coach in New York, the veteran forward hopes to bring some of that success to the Liberty. The Liberty acquired Cash from Atlanta on Wednesday in a trade for Delisha Milton-Jones.…

    The Associated Press
  • Mystics-Shock Preview

    Coming off another narrow defeat, the last-place Tulsa Shock are trying to stay upbeat. The Washington Mystics endured a disappointing slide of their own before finding a way to get it done last time out. Tulsa looks to avoid a fourth consecutive loss as it hosts Washington on Saturday night. After…

    The Associated Press
  • Taurasi has 19 points, Mercury top Sky 72-66

    The Phoenix Mercury scored a season-low and shot a season-worst 37.3 percent. The Mercury overcame an off shooting night and 17 turnovers to beat struggling Chicago Sky 72-66 on Friday night and extend their franchise-record winning streak to nine games. ''Sometimes you have to win ugly,'' coach…

    The Associated Press
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