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Wings get first season series win against Sun, 82-71

Jul. 05, 2022 22:17 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 20 points, Teaira McCowan had 14 points, seven rebounds and four blocks and the Dallas Wings beat the Connecticut Sun 82-71 on Tuesday night. Ogunbowale sank a 3-pointer for an 80-69 lead and McCowan blocked Brionna Jones’ layup...

Loyd scores 25 points, Storm beat Fever 95-73

Jul. 05, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 25 points, Tina Charles had 13 points and eight rebounds, and the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 95-73 on Tuesday night. Seattle (14-8) got its 400th regular-season win. Gabby Williams added 14 points, Ezi Magbegor had 12...

White House: Biden has read Griner letter pleading for help

Jul. 05, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

Brittney Griner's appeal to President Joe Biden in a handwritten letter continued to garner reaction Tuesday after the WNBA All-Star acknowledged she feared never returning home and asked Biden not “ forget about me and the other American Detainees.” Griner's letter was delivered...

Surging Sparks on roll behind play of Ogwumike, Cambage

Jul. 05, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Sparks have been on roll lately, battling their way to just below .500 after a slow start to the season. Los Angeles (10-11) has won four of its past five games and a big reason why is the play of All-Star Nneka Ogwumike and free agent signee Liz Cambage. ...

Ogwumike scores 23, Sparks beat Mercury for 3rd straight win

Jul. 04, 2022 21:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike had 23 points and nine rebounds, Liz Cambage added 19 points and seven rebounds, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 78-75 on Monday night. Los Angeles (10-11) has won three straight, including an 84-74 victory over New York on...

Ogwumike scores 22 to help Sparks beat Liberty 84-74

Jul. 03, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 22 points, Liz Cambage added 16 and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the New York Liberty 84-74 Sunday. Chiney Ogwumike had 12 points and 10 rebounds, Katie Lou Samuelson also scored 12 points and Jordin Canada added 11 points and seven assists...

Parker scores 21, Howard adds 16 as Dream beat Storm 90-76

Jul. 03, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Cheyenne Parker had 21 points and nine rebounds, Rhyne Howard scored 16 points and the Atlanta Dream never trailed Sunday in their 90-76 win over the Seattle Storm. Aari McDonald and AD Durr added 13 points apiece for Atlanta (10-11) and Tiffany Hayes scored 10...

Thomas, Sun rally from 17 down, beat Mystics 74-72 in OT

Jul. 03, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 14 of her 23 points after halftime and finished with nine rebounds as the Connecticut Sun rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit Sunday to beat the Washington Mystics 74-72 in overtime. Courtney Williams added 15 points, Natisha...

Stewart trades for Bird in WNBA All-Star draft

Jul. 02, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

Breanna Stewart traded for her Seattle teammate Sue Bird in the WNBA All-Star draft Saturday. Bird was set to be a co-captain with A'ja Wilson before Stewart pulled off the deal to acquire Bird for Sylvia Fowles. Bird and Fowles are set to retire at the end of the season and were...

Quigley, Parker help Sky beat Mercury 91-75

Jul. 02, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 19 points to lead five Chicago players scoring in double figures, Candace Parker added 14 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Sky never trailed in their 91-75 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday. The game was a rematch of last...