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October 6, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Blog on hiatus…(VIDEO)

Well, that was an interesting WNBA season and FIBA World Championship. I’m on vacation and will shut the blog down until Oct. 27 when the basketball world transitions into the NCAA season. The Pac-12 has a lot of big-time matchups scheduled for the nonconference season, so we’ll start with looking at those and checking in on…

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September 26, 2014 at 3:12 PM

TV Alert: Many ways to watch the FIBA World Championship featuring Sue Bird

OK, so maybe it won’t be the Sue Bird spotlight live from Turkey, but the Storm all-star PG is making a historic trip to the FIBA World Championship for Women, which runs from Saturday through Oct. 5 in Ankara and Istanbul. Bird, 33, has competed for USA Basketball’s national team since 2002. In that span…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Overseas Hoops, TV Alert, Video | Topics: Brittney Griner, Leilani Mitchell, Sue Bird

September 26, 2014 at 9:58 AM

Storm 2014 Exit Interviews: All-Star Crystal Langhorne filled a void in the paint

Series Note: The Storm did not advance to the postseason for the first time since 2003. The team held its exit interviews in August. This series will feature conversations from the 12-player roster. PG Sue Bird’s conversation was a feature used in the newspaper. In a new move, the WNBA held the draft lottery…

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Comments | More in Storm, Video | Topics: Crystal Langhorne, Lauren Jackson, Skylar Diggins

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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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 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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Comments | More in Video | Topics: Maya Moore

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

August 7, 2014 at 10:55 PM

VIDEO: Seattle Storm beats Atlanta, spoils Shoni Schimmel’s homecoming

Seattle (11-20) played one of its best games of the season on Thursday at KeyArena to stay alive in the postseason hunt. My game story about the 88-68 win against Atlanta is mostly about rookie Shoni Schimmel’s return to the Northwest. Here’s highlights and some good stats that didn’t fit:   GAME HIGHLIGHTS The 29-point Storm…

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Comments | More in Storm, Video | Topics: Camille Little, Crystal Langhorne, Temeka Johnson

July 23, 2014 at 4:15 PM

Jayda Evans’ power rankings: Week 10 Edition (VIDEO)

Due to a computer glitch, my WNBA power rankings for the week of July 22 didn’t and won’t post on the main Sports site. I’ve posted them here and, in case you missed it, the accompanying “WNBA Talk” was with women’s basketball Hall of Fame inductee Gail Goestenkors. She resigned last weekend from her…

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Comments | More in Polls, Video, WNBA | Topics: Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore, Skylar Diggins

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