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Robert Sarver, owner of Phoenix’s NBA and WNBA teams, accused in EPSN report of leading hostile, toxic organizations

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Robert Sarver, the managing partner of the NBA's Phoenix Suns and WNBA's Phoenix Mercury franchises, is the focus of an expansive ESPN report that details accusations from former and current employees who say Sarver...

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot posts maskless photo at WNBA game, apparently violating indoor mask mandates

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The Chicago Sky clinched the WNBA title over the Phoenix Mercury at home Sunday with Lightfoot and fans packing Wintrust Arena for the final game. After the Sky took the title, Lightfoot posted a picture online of he...

WNBA star Candace Parker pays tribute to Kobe, Gigi Bryant after Sky’s championship

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Parker was captured collecting her thoughts after her hometown team closed out the series against the Phoenix Mercury. She said the moment was a tribute to the late Los Angeles Lakers legend, who famously posed with ...

Sky take home their first WNBA title behind late-game run

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The sixth-seeded Sky won Game 4, 80-74, and won the series 3-1. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Candace Parker of the Chicago Sky drives to the basket against the Phoenix Mercury during Game 4 of the...

Chicago Sky defeat Phoenix Mercury for first WNBA championship win

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The Chicago Sky have won their first championship, defeating the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday. Allie Quigley led Chicago with 26 points, while Candace Parker added 16 points and 13 re...

Mercury even WNBA Finals with 91-86 overtime win over Sky

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As Game 2 of the WNBA Finals wound toward a tight finish, the Phoenix Mercury looked to the player recently named the greatest in the WNBA's 25-year history. Anyone who knows anything about Taurasi knows what happene...

Sky open WNBA Finals with 91-77 win over Mercury

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The Sky withstood Phoenix's fast start and took control with a 21-2 run spanning halftime to go up 17. Courtney Vandersloot had 12 points and 11 assists, helping Chicago shoot 53% and snatch home-court advantage from...

Sky-Mercury set for 2014 WNBA Finals rematch

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Up next is a familiar foe — Candace Parker and the Chicago Sky. These two teams met seven years ago for the championship — the last appearance for either team on the game's biggest stage. Taurasi and the Mercury swep...

WNBA playoff semifinals all even, shifts to Chicago, Phoenix

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Diana Taurasi and the Phoenix Mercury put on a shooting clinic as they scored the most points in a regulation playoff game in the league's 25-year history in a win over Las Vegas on Thursday night. Eight months after...

Teams battling for WNBA playoff berths, byes heating up

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Connecticut, Las Vegas and Seattle are all vying for the coveted double bye. The Sun have the inside track holding a one-game lead over the Aces and a three-game margin on the Storm. Only one of Connecticut's remaini...

Biden praises WNBA champs for social justice activism

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The visit marked the first time that an NBA or WNBA team has visited the White House since the Cleveland Cavaliers were feted by Barack Obama in 2016. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Presidents typically h...

Biden praises WNBA champion Seattle Storm for their work on and off the court during White House visit

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President Joe Biden honored the WNBA champion Seattle Storm at the White House Monday, praising the team for its actions both on and off the court -- especially work the team has done on social justice issues. "What...

WNBA star Katie Lou Samuelson on missing Olympics over COVID: ‘Devastated’

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Days before the team left for Tokyo, Samuelson tested positive for coronavirus while training in Las Vegas. The Seattle Storm forward ended her European season early to fly back to the U.S. to get vaccinated to be re...

Sue Bird, WNBA colleagues to stay on court for anthem at Olympics: ‘I don’t feel like a hypocrite in any way’

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Bird and Team USA have no plans to leave the court for the national anthem during Olympic competitions this coming week and the Seattle Storm legend sees no contradiction in it. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . ...

Australian and WNBA star Liz Cambage withdraws from Olympics, citing mental health

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The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced that women's basketball player Liz Cambage -- a star player on the WNBA's Las Vegas Aces -- has withdrawn from the Australian Olympic Team and will not compete in...

Ogunbowale leads WNBA All-Stars over US Olympic team 93-85

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The game's MVP scored 26 points to help the WNBA All-Star team beat the U.S. Olympic team 93-85 on Wednesday night. Ogunbowale downplayed that she was trying to make a statement for not making the team headed to Toky...

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