Sports
June 3

Diggins-Smith scores 28 to help Mercury beat Sky again

Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 28 points, Brittney Griner had 16 points, including a dunk in the third quarter and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Chicago Sky 77-74 in overtime on Thursday night.
Sports
June 3

Wilson has 30 points, 13 rebounds to help Aces beat Liberty

With the Las Vegas lead down to one and just under 4 minutes left, Aces coach Bill Laimbeer was angry with the way his team was playing and called a timeout.
Lynx
June 3
Lynx guard Layshia Clarendon (7), with Napheesa Collier (24) and Kayla McBride (21).

Will improved effort from Lynx in first victory carry over?

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve hopes the victory over Connecticut wasn't a one-game desperation-based anomaly in a young season that has seen some porous defense.
Lynx
June 3

Gameday preview: Lynx vs. Atlanta

After an 0-2 start in which they averaged 72 points per game, the Dream has won four straight averaging 91 points per game.
Sports
June 2
U.S. Open women’s singles champion Naomi Osaka, right, attends a press conference in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Osaka defea

Reusse: In defense of Naomi Osaka — and sportswriters doing their jobs

Tennis executives failed to offer Osaka options, a terrible decision that could ripple through a separated and splintered sports media.
Sports
June 1

Seattle beats Indiana for Noelle Quinn's 1st win at helm

Breanna Stewart scored 28 points, Jewell Loyd added 18 and the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 88-73 on Tuesday night for coach Noelle Quinn's first victory.
Sports
June 1

Nurse hits game-winning 3 a step inside half-court line

Kia Nurse sank a 3-pointer a step inside the half-court line as time expired and the Phoenix Mercury closed the game on a 14-3 run to beat the Chicago Sky 84-83 on Tuesday night.
Sports
June 1

Wings snap 4-game losing streak, beat Sparks 79-69

Tyasha Harris scored a career-high 18 points, with four 3-pointers, and Kayla Thornton had 15 points and seven rebounds to help the Dallas Wings beat the Los Angeles Sparks 79-69 on Tuesday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.
Sports
June 1

Jonquel Jones scores 23, Sun snap Aces' 3-game win streak

Jonquel Jones had 23 points and seven rebounds, Brionna Jones added 14 points and eight boards, and the Connecticut Sun beat the Las Vegas Aces 74-67 on Tuesday night.
Lynx
June 1
Lynx's McBride supports Osaka in mental health battle

Lynx's McBride supports Osaka in mental health battle

Lynx guard Kayla McBride walked away from basketball once, citing taking care of her own mental health.
Sports
June 1

Matt Calkins: For Noelle Quinn, any pressure taking over as coach eased by Storm players

Choose your situation.
Sports
June 1

AP WNBA Power Poll

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Sports
June 1

Bonus hoops: WNBA exceeds last year's number of OT games

The WNBA season is only a few weeks old and there already have been five games that have been decided in overtime, including four in the past seven days.
Lynx
June 1
Layshia Clarendon took charge of the Lynx on very short notice Sunday against the Connecticut Sun.

Souhan: Lynx's Clarendon fits mold of a courageous, selfless WNBA

Layshia Clarendon, the first WNBA player to openly identify as transgender and non-binary (not identifying exclusively as a man or woman), took charge of the Lynx in Sunday's game despite never having played with them.
Sports
May 31

Noelle Quinn ready for challenge of leading Seattle Storm

Noelle Quinn is thrilled to join the lineage of former WNBA players to graduating from playing to being head coaches in the league. She's honored to be the first Black head coach for the Seattle Storm.
Sports
May 30

Lynx beat Connecticut in overtime

The Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 79-74 in overtime on Sunday.
Lynx
May 30
Lynx guard Layshia Clarendon, left, and forward Napheesa Collier celebrate the team’s first victory of the season after beating Connecticut 79-74 in

Clarendon carries Lynx in overtime to first victory, beating Connecticut

Layshia Clarendon, officially signed Sunday, scored 12 points, including five in overtime.
Sports
May 30

Ogwumike scores 21 as Sparks rally, beat Sky 92-89 in OT

Nneka Ogwumike had 21 points and nine rebounds and the Los Angeles Sparks rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Chicago Sky 82-79 in overtime on Sunday night.
Sports
May 30

Hamby scores 22, Las Vegas cruises to 101-78 win over Fever

Dearica Hamby led five Las Vegas players scoring in double figures with 22 points, Liz Cambage added 13 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks and the Aces beat the Indiana Fever 101-78 on Sunday night.
Sports
May 30

Storm coach Dan Hughes announces his retirement

Upon returning last week from a short absence to watch his son's graduation, Storm coach Dan Hughes noted the difficulties of balancing a professional coaching career with the demands of being a husband and father of two kids.