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  • 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. Kayla McBride scored 23 points and San Antonio overcame career-highs by Sims and Diggins to beat Tulsa 95-93 on Tuesday night.…

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  • 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. Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday…

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  • Moore has 48 points in the Lynx's 112-108 2OT win

    Maya Moore put on one of the best scoring displays in the history of the WNBA and it was barely enough to lift Minnesota. Moore scored 48 points, the second most ever in the league, to help the Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 112-108 in double-overtime. The 48 points are just short of the record 51…

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  • Fowles helps Sky edge Fever 60-57

    Sylvia Fowles knew she had to step up for her struggling team. Fowles responded with 21 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots to lead the Chicago Sky to a 60-57 victory over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night. The Sky (9-14) snapped a six-game losing streak. Epiphanny Prince added 13 points…

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  • Sun-Mystics Preview

    The Washington Mystics and Connecticut Sun are battling for playoff spots in the crowded Eastern Conference. While things are looking up for the Mystics, the Sun are headed in the opposite direction. Washington tries to continue its success against visiting Connecticut in the first of three…

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  • Mercury-Storm Preview

    Sue Bird knows what it is like to be on a team that's rolling like the Phoenix Mercury. Bird's Seattle Storm have been blown out three times this year by the Mercury, who seek to clinch a playoff berth and stretch their franchise-record win streak to 13 games. Seattle (9-15) is two games behind Los…

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  • Penny Toler new Los Angeles Sparks head coach

    Penny Toler didn't like the inconsistency the Los Angeles Sparks had shown this season. So the team's general manager and executive vice president decided to make a coaching change and let Carol Ross go over the weekend. ''It's a difficult situation for any coach to come into, so I'll go to the…

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  • Shock-Stars Preview

    Skylar Diggins is the star of the Tulsa Shock, but for them to dig out of last place in the Western Conference will likely ride on the shoulders of the inside duo of Courtney Paris and Glory Johnson. Paris and Johnson had a huge effort last week against the San Antonio Stars and will try to…

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  • Liberty-Sparks Preview

    Penny Toler didn't like the inconsistency the Los Angeles Sparks had shown this season. ''It's a difficult situation for any coach to come into, so I'll go to the bench and I'll coach the team.'' She joins a rare club of WNBA coaches who have no previous coaching experience before getting a head…

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  • Dream-Lynx Preview

    The Atlanta Dream may want to think about getting Shoni Schimmel more involved after watching her steal the show at the All-Star game. It will be up to assistant Karleen Thompson to do so after coach Michael Cooper revealed he has early stage tongue cancer.

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  • 5 things to know about the rest of the WNBA season

    With a little under a month left in the WNBA regular season, the scramble for the playoffs is underway. While Phoenix and Atlanta are solidly sitting atop the two conferences, only 2 1/2 games separates second through sixth place in the East. Most teams have about a dozen games left. ''One game at…

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  • Fever-Sky Preview

    The Eastern Conference pulled out a thrilling win at the All-Star game thanks to Tamika Catchings' clutch play. She also stepped up against the slumping Chicago Sky last week. Catchings and the visiting Indiana Fever try to hand the Sky a seventh consecutive loss as these teams meet in the second…

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