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August 31, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Poll: Will you watch the NWSL championship match or WNBA playoffs?

In a first, two professional women’s leagues will go head-to-head for national television viewership in key playoff matchups Sunday afternoon. Seattle Reign FC will face FC Kansas City at noon on ESPN2 for its first championship in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). It’s the second year of the league, whose predecessors had More

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August 27, 2014 at 11:00 AM

VIDEO: Elena Delle Donne, Courtney Vandersloot advance to conference Finals

You knew it was going to happen. Elena Delle Donne is too incredible of a talent to not wash over a game like a tidal wave in attempt to lead her Chicago to a win. But, as Atlanta coach Michael Cooper said afterward, she could do her damage — which she did Tuesday —…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, TV Alert, Video | Topics: Briann January, Courtney Vandersloot, Elena Delle Donne

August 26, 2014 at 11:39 AM

WNBA star Swin Cash part of historic all-female sports show

USA Basketball released its official training-camp roster on Monday and a big name was curiously not included, three-time WNBA champion Swin Cash. But Cash said she retired from the national team after the London Olympics, winning her second gold medal. And on Tuesday, Cash was part of a bigger press release. CBS officially announced…

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August 20, 2014 at 10:17 AM

WNBA attendance up 1 percent and increased viewership

From the WNBA: RECORD-SETTING GAME ACTION DRIVES WNBA TO VIEWERSHIP, ATTENDANCE AND DIGITAL GAINS NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 – With record-setting game action on the court this season, including the Phoenix Mercury setting the record for most regular-season wins in league history, Maya Moore’s 30-plus points in a record 12 games, and eye catching rookie…

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Comments | More in WNBA, WNBA Draft | Topics: Maya Moore, Shoni Schimmel

August 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM

TV Alert: National broadcast for WNBA playoffs opening round

Here’s the TV schedule for the WNBA playoffs. The Storm did not advance and will be in the draft lottery for the first time since the 2004 draft. Where Seattle will pick in April will be decided on Thursday during halftime of Washington’s matchup against Indiana at 4pm (PT) on ESPN2.     National                                                    Local  …

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August 18, 2014 at 6:29 AM

VIDEO: Seattle ends season with a loss to Phoenix at KeyArena

Seattle was rushed into the offseason earlier than imaged. Phoenix won, 78-65, at KeyArena in Sunday’s regular-season finale, clinching the WNBA-record for most wins in a season (29) and shooting percentage (48.4). The Mercury hosts Los Angeles on Friday in the opening-round of the playoffs. The Storm (12-22) will hold exit interviews on Monday. Many…

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Comments | More in Storm, WNBA Draft | Topics: Diana Taurasi

August 13, 2014 at 8:04 AM

VIDEO: Los Angeles clinched WNBA playoff berth, Tulsa is out

Kristi Toliver saved a drama-filled Los Angeles season by nailing five three-pointers to help the Sparks clinch a playoff berth on Tuesday. LA won at Minnesota, 71-63, to seal the spot and effectively eliminate Tulsa (12-20). “We’re a playoff team and we wanted to do our own work,” said Toliver, who tied a career-high in scoring…

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August 10, 2014 at 10:22 PM

VIDEO: Sue Bird outplays Skylar Diggins to help Seattle beat Tulsa

Cue the Bee Gees cause the Storm (12-20) is staying alive in the playoff hunt. All-star point guard Sue Bird shined, finishing with 22 points, making 4 of 6 three-pointers, to help Seattle win, 74-68, against Tulsa on Sunday. Seattle guard Tanisha Wright made the late defensive stops against Shock all-star PG Skylar Diggins to seal…

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Comments | More in Storm, Video | Topics: Shekinna Stricklen, Sue Bird, Tanisha Wright

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