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Turner’s late free throw helps Mercury avoid upset to knock off Liberty

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
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Kahleah Copper scored 23 points, Candace Parker had a double-double and the Chicago Sky beat the Dallas Wings 81-64 in a first-round WNBA playoff game on Thursday night.

Kelsey Plum, Jackie Young lead Aces to tough win over Mercury in regular-season finale

Sunday, September 19th, 2021
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Kelsey Plum scored 23 points, Jackie Young scored on a putback with 4.3 seconds left and Ji-Su Park blocked a final shot as the Las Vegas Aces defeated the Phoenix Mercury 84-83 in Phoenix, Az., on Sunday in a regular-season finale.

Sun start game with 17-0 run to stomp Sparks, clinch bye to semifinals

Thursday, September 9th, 2021
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Jonquel Jones had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 75-57 on Thursday night to secure a double bye to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs.

Sun use balanced attack to burst past Wings for 10th straight victory

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021
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Brionna Jones had 18 points, 10 rebounds and three steals and Connecticut beat the Dallas Wings 83-56 on Tuesday night for the Sun's 10th win in a row.

Sylvia Fowles record a double-double as Lynx defeat Sparks

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021
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Kayla McBride scored 17 points, Sylvia Fowles had 15 points and 17 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 66-57 on Thursday night.

Candace Parker leads Sky to 2nd consecutive victory over Storm

Sunday, August 29th, 2021
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Candace Parker scored a season-high 25 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Seattle Storm 107-75 on Sunday to complete a two-game sweep.

Sylvia Fowles’ monster performance lifts Lynx past Storm

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021
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Sylvia Fowles scored 29 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 76-70 win over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.

Storm rout Sun to win inaugural WNBA Commissioner’s Cup

Thursday, August 12th, 2021
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Breanna Stewart scored 15 of her 17 points in the first quarter and the Seattle Storm routed the Connecticut Sun 79-57 on Thursday night to win the inaugural WNBA Commissioner's Cup.

Delle Donne back practising, grateful for support after long WNBA absence

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021
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Elena Delle Donne is back practicing with the Washington Mystics although still isn't sure when she'll step on the court in a game for the team. Se hasn't played in the WNBA since leading the team to the 2019 title.

Arike Ogunbowale’s MVP performance leads WNBA All-Stars over U.S. Olympic team

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
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Arike Ogunbowale scored 26 points and the WNBA All-Star team beat the U.S. Olympic team 93-85 on Wednesday night in the league's All-Star Game.