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Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., listens to Republican congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene speak during a news conference on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Dallas, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Loeffler charts path to the right in Georgia Senate race

Oct. 24, 2020 8:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler stepped out of a Humvee on a foggy morning in northwest Georgia wearing an American flag trucker hat to accept the endorsement of a congressional candidate who has expressed support for baseless QAnon conspiracy theories and made disparaging comments about...

Dallas Wings fire coach Brian Agler after missing playoffs

Oct. 14, 2020 8:40 PM EDT

The Dallas Wings have fired coach Brian Agler, the team announced Wednesday. Agler, who had one year left on his contract, came to the Wings in 2018 and led the team to an 8-14 mark this past season. Dallas finished one game out of making the playoffs with the youngest roster in the league. “We appreciate...

Sky Blue closes out fall series with 3-1 win over Chicago

Oct. 10, 2020 2:49 PM EDT

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — Paige Monaghan scored two goals and Sky Blue capped the National Women's Soccer League fall series with a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday. Sky Blue finished the fall series 2-2-0 and moved into fourth place. The Red Stars, who advanced to the final of this...

FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks' Cappie Pondexter plays during a preseason basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Former WNBA star Pondexter was arrested on suspicion of battery Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, as part of a citizen's arrest in Los Angeles, police said. Previous media reports had said the 37-year-old former guard was missing earlier this week but it turned out she had been in custody until Thursday morning. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Former WNBA star Cappie Pondexter arrested for battery

Oct. 8, 2020 11:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former WNBA star Cappie Pondexter was arrested on suspicion of battery Tuesday as part of a citizen's arrest in Los Angeles, police said. Previous media reports had said the 37-year-old former guard was missing earlier this week. But it turned out she had been in custody until Thursday...

Members of the Seattle Storm organization celebrate after the team won basketball's WNBA Championship Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Stewart and Storm could be poised to win more WNBA titles

Oct. 7, 2020 2:25 AM EDT

Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm never really got a chance to defend their 2018 championship because of key injuries. If the team can stay healthy next year, it wouldn't be a surprise to see the Storm contend for a third championship in four years and become the first team to win consecutive titles since the...

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird poses for a photo after the team won basketball's WNBA Championship Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Stewart leads Seattle to 2nd WNBA title in 3 years

Oct. 6, 2020 10:32 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird helped Seattle finish off a dominant season with another championship. The dynamic duo powered the Storm to their second title in three seasons. They both missed last year with injuries. Stewart scored 26 points and Seattle completed a sweep of the Las...

Seattle Storm wins second WNBA championship in three seasons, sweeping Las Vegas Aces

Oct. 6, 2020 8:57 PM EDT
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Seattle Storm wins second WNBA championship in three seasons, sweeping Las Vegas Aces.
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) goes up to shoot between Las Vegas Aces center Carolyn Swords, rear, and guard Kayla McBride (21) during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's WNBA Finals, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Ageless Sue Bird has Storm one win away from 4th title

Oct. 5, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

Sue Bird is playing some of her best basketball during this year's WNBA playoffs as she nears a milestone birthday, joining the likes of Tom Brady and LeBron James of superstar athletes defying Father Time and still performing at a high level. Bird, who will turn 40 next week, has Seattle one victory away from...

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) goes up to shoot between Las Vegas Aces center Carolyn Swords, rear, and guard Kayla McBride (21) during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's WNBA Finals, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Stewart, Bird help Storm rout Aces; go up 2-0 in WNBA Finals

Oct. 4, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Breanna Stewart and a record-setting unselfish offense have the Seattle Storm on the verge of another WNBA championship, Stewart scored 22 points to lead five Storm players in double figures in a 104-91 victory over the Las Vegas Aces on Sunday in Game 2 of the best-of-five series....

Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer reacts as he walks off the court while the Seattle Storm celebrate after defeating the Aces during Game 1 of basketball's WNBA Finals Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Aces hope for winning hand in Game 2 of WNBA Finals

Oct. 3, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

Bill Laimbeer has usually found ways for his team to bounce back after they've been routed in playoff games. His squads have gone 9-1 in games following a double-digit defeat. Las Vegas hopes for the same success Sunday in Game 2 after losing by 13 points to the Seattle Storm in the WNBA Finals opener in...