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  • WNBA veteran Becky Hammon retiring after season

    Becky Hammon knew the timing was right. After a thrilling victory by the San Antonio Stars on Tuesday night, the veteran guard told her teammates that she was going to retire at the end of the season. The 37-year-old Hammon is a six-time All-Star who ranks seventh in WNBA history in total points…

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  • Dominant 4th quarter leads Mystics past Sun 89-75

    The Washington Mystics may have needed a reminder on how to find their own arena. They didn't need to remember how to defeat coach Mike Thibault's former team. All-Star Ivory Latta scored 23 points and Monique Currie had 17 as the Mystics beat the skidding Connecticut Sun 89-75 on Wednesday…

    The Associated Press
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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.…

    The Associated Press
  • Mercury-Sparks Preview

    The Phoenix Mercury know better than to pat themselves on the back for a winning streak that ultimately won't mean anything without success in the postseason. Phoenix hits the road looking to extend its impressive run to 14 and beat the Los Angeles Sparks for the third time this season Thursday…

    The Associated Press
  • Wednesday Sports In Brief

    PLA D'ADET, France (AP) -- Poland's Rafal Majka led a late breakaway on the last of four tough climbs in the Pyrenees to win the 17th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday, as Vincenzo Nibali took another step toward overall victory.

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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…

    The Associated Press
  • 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…

    The Associated Press
  • Liberty-Storm Preview

    Now that the New York Liberty's lengthy road skid is in the past, they can focus on remaining in playoff position in the Eastern Conference. The visiting Liberty look to record a fourth consecutive victory over the Seattle Storm, who will try to avoid a season-high fourth straight defeat overall…

    The Associated Press
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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…

    The Associated Press
  • 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…

    The Associated Press