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New York Liberty legacy at 25: Players still in the game

Sep. 10, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Teresa Weatherspoon and Vickie Johnson stood next to each other for the photo of the inaugural 1997 New York Liberty team. Both played for storied Louisiana Tech and toiled overseas in dingy gyms before becoming the dynamic backcourt duo for the Liberty. ...

WNBA playoff seeds up for grabs as teams enter home stretch

Sep. 07, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA playoff chase may come down to the final day of the regular season on Sept. 19. Six teams have already clinched postseason spots, although where they will finish in the standings is still up for grabs. Connecticut remains...

WNBA honors its top 25 players all-time

Sep. 05, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA honored its past and present when it announced the league's top 25 players Sunday. The “W25” has 10 current players, including Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Sylvia Fowles, Candace Parker and Breanna Stewart. Former stars Lisa Leslie, Tamika...