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Eighteen Finalists Announced For 2017 USA Women’s U16 National Team

After four days of trials that began on May 25 with 133 hopefuls at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 18 …

USA Basketball

Lynx asst. coach admires players’ attention to detail | MSR News Online

This series will cover the WNBA’s 21st season with at least one story on the league weekly from the season’s May 13 opening to its closing on …

Minnesota Lynx

After several stints overseas over seven years, ex-Husker Yvonne Turner is happy to make WNBA roster

Yvonne Turner has added a new team and country to her extensive professional résumé.<p>This one is a little closer to home.<p>After seven years of playing …

Basketball

Win Sunday means Storm has strong chance to make playoffs

Historically, 21 of 23 teams that have finished May 4-1 or better have made playoffs. The Storm is 3-1 entering Sunday’s game against Indiana.

WNBA

Sylvia Fowles' play most important reason Lynx remain unbeaten

The veteran center is averaging 21.2 points.

College Basketball

Sugar Rodgers Ready To Embrace Enhanced Role

In 2016, the New York Liberty finished with the best overall record (21-13) in the Eastern Conference and earned themselves a first-round bye under …

WNBA

Seattle Storm will ride out arena renovation with their city

Key Arena is poised to be Seattle's home for pro-basketball for another ten years. The Seattle City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to renew its …

Thornton works way back to WNBA

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>UTEP has hired a new women's basketball coach.<p>Kayla Thornton isn't a star for the Dallas Wings yet, but in many ways she embodies …

Sami Whitcomb leads second-half rally as Seattle Storm upends New York Liberty

Sami Whitcomb poured in a career-high 22 points and led the Storm to a dramatic comeback victory over the New York Liberty, 87-81.

New York Liberty

Jeff Jacobs: Maya Moore Motivated In Search For Perfection

Arguably the best woman basketball player in the world was asked about the two inarguably best men's basketball teams in the world and … Maya Moore …

Diana Taurasi

Diana Taurasi opens door for 2020 Olympics

<b>Diana Taurasi</b> may not be done with the U.S. national team after all.<p>The four-time Olympic champion “hopes to play through the 2020 Summer Games,” …

Olympics

Lefties dominate WNBA rookie class

NEW YORK — It's the year of the lefty among WNBA rookies.<p>Five of the first-round choices last month are southpaws, including three of the top five …

WNBA

Seattle Storm’s Crystal Langhorne adjusts to supporting role, but shooting WNBA-best 75 percent

Yeah, it’s funky looking. Crystal Langhorne knows her jump shot, isn’t the prettiest thing on the basketball court.<p>But it goes in, and that’s all …

You don't know Diana Taurasi

PHOENIX -- Diana Taurasi has played much of her basketball in extreme climates. Summers in Phoenix, which at its hottest can sap anyone's strength. …

Diana Taurasi

Wings face Mercury without key starter (May 26, 2017)

Dallas outrebounded the Phoenix Mercury by 24 in their first meeting of the season, but the Wings head into Saturday night’s rematch without starter …

Basketball

Sparks, Dream try to bounce back from losses (May 26, 2017)

Two teams that squandered big leads in their last games will collide Saturday, when the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks visit the Atlanta Dream …

Basketball

Former Sky star Delle Donne 'truly happy' with life after trade

They say that breaking up is hard to do.<p>But Elena Delle Donne seems to have had no trouble moving on from her breakup with the Chicago Sky.<p>Delle …

Busy Geno Says He's Over Loss To Mississippi State, Even If His Players Aren't

In the two months since his team's season came to an abrupt end, Geno Auriemma has been on the move.<p>The UConn women's basketball coach has been on …

Jones could be long-term solution for the Sun

The Connecticut Sun may face a tough decision at the end of the year if Jonquel Jones continues to play the brand of basketball she has been playing …

College Basketball

Liberty dealt double blow

Up against the Minnesota Lynx, three-time WNBA Champions, the New York Liberty’s lack of cohesion coupled with an ailing Tina Charles led to a 90-71 …

New York City

Lin Dunn Signs Contract Extension

University of Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell has announced that Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer Lin Dunn has signed a …

Basketball

Ogwumike on the mend — and happy, of course

Mohegan — Chiney Ogwumike was asked after Thursday’s Connecticut Sun practice how rehab was going with her season-ending Achilles injury.<p>Ogwumike …

WNBA

At 4-0, Lynx have one obvious flaw: Fatigue

The kinks were out and the Lynx were rolling.<p>Minnesota overcame a slow start with a dominant third quarter and entered the final quarter of Tuesday’s …

Minnesota Lynx

Reasons behind increased college basketball transfers numerous and complex

Traditionally, post-college season buzz has been centered around the NCAA Tournament and the National Championship game. But more recently, the …

College & University

Mikayla Pivec spends basketball offseason throwing javelin for Oregon State

CORVALLIS -- Shortly after Oregon State's NCAA Tournament run, Mikayla Pivec brought a proposition to coach Scott Rueck. That conversation then led …

College & University

Can Jones lead the Sun in Ogwumike's absence?

2:00 PM GMT<p>Before Jonquel Jones took the court as the star player for Woori Bank of the Korean Basketball League during the WNBA offseason, the …

College Basketball

Rookie Report: South Carolina Duo Thriving in Dallas

After a much-anticipated draft that featured the NCAA’s all-time leading scorer, WNBA fans are still waiting on the debut of the No. 1 overall pick. …

Elena Delle Donne leads Mystics to road win in first trip back to Chicago

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Elena Delle Donne's return to face the Chicago Sky on Wednesday wasn't a prime-time affair -- which, she acknowledged, was probably …

Elena Delle Donne

Opals name FIBA Asia Cup selection squad

Basketball Australia has named the Opals squad that will head to Phoenix, Arizona for a selection camp ahead of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup.<p>Six members …

Rugby Union