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Category: TV Alert
September 18, 2014 at 3:24 PM

WNBA playoffs most-viewed postseason since 2007, according to ESPN

Not only did Phoenix reset the record books during its championship season, it drew a few more television viewers along the way. Here are some highlights of the Mercury’s Game 3 win in the WNBA Finals. Below is a release from ESPN about the increased viewership. From ESPN: ESPN’s Double Digit Audience Increases Generate Most-Viewed WNBA Playoffs…

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September 14, 2014 at 7:07 PM

Storm star Sue Bird makes roster cut, headlines USA vs Canada on ESPN2

From USA Basketball: USA Basketball Women’s National Team Roster Set For Exhibition Versus Canada Sue Bird has gone from rookie to veteran leader since 2002 and is on the verge of being named to a record fourth USA Basketball World Championship Team.   TRUMBULL, Connecticut (Sept. 14, 2014) – The roster for the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Overseas Hoops, TV Alert, WNBA | Topics: Courtney Vandersloot, Sue Bird, UConn

September 7, 2014 at 11:26 AM

All-Star Courtney Vandersloot makes WNBA Finals debut at 12:30 p.m. on ABC

Former Zags PG Courtney Vandersloot will lead Chicago in a best-of-five WNBA Finals series against Phoenix. Game 1 tips Sunday at 12:30pm PT on ABC. Vandersloot, who also starred at Kentwood HS, is in her fourth WNBA season. She worked her way back from a left knee sprain suffered in June to help lead the…

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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 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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July 25, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Former Lincoln High star Alex Montgomery helps New York win

Former Lincoln High star Alex Montgomery returned to her native area as a starter for New York against Seattle on Thursday at KeyArena. Montgomery, a fourth-year wing, played off the bench her first three seasons in the WNBA. Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer always liked her game, however, showing patience in honing Montgomery as a…

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July 16, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Storm guard Sue Bird headed to eighth WNBA All-Star game

Thanks to a nod Wednesday from WNBA president Laurel Richie, Storm PG Sue Bird will travel to the desert to participate in the league’s All-Star game. Bird, a 13-year veteran, was Richie’s injury replacement selection for Minnesota G Seimone Augustus (knee). “I wasn’t expecting it,” Bird said via phone Wednesday evening. She needs to be…

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June 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Storm submits five players for the WNBA All-Star ballot; voting opens Tuesday

WNBA All-Star voting opens Tuesday at 11am PDT and concludes July 2. Fans have to vote for a traditional “starting five,” the Storm submitting Sue Bird, Tanisha Wright, Camille Little, Crystal Langhorne and Shekinna Stricklen as part of the official 60-player ballot representing the 12 WNBA teams. The WNBA will announce the All-Star starters on…

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Comments | More in Storm, TV Alert, WNBA | Topics: Camille Little, Crystal Langhorne, Shekinna Stricklen

June 2, 2014 at 7:08 AM

TV Alert: WNBA stars vs. men from “The Bachelorette”

Confession: I watch “The Bachelorette.” I know, but as a married woman I feel I have the right to make fun of single people desperately looking for love via reality TV. Who doesn’t love a good meltdown? That’s not yours or your kid’s, of course. Dude cracking a few weeks ago about the whole thing being…

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Comments | More in TV Alert, Twitter, WNBA | Topics: Elena Delle Donne, Stanford, Tamika Catchings

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