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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.

Canada’s unbeaten streak snapped with semifinal loss to U.S. at FIBA U19 World Cup

Saturday, July 10th, 2021
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Caleb Houstand put up 23 points but Canada dropped a 92-86 decision to the U.S. in semifinal action at the FIBA U19 World Cup on Saturday in Riga, Latvia.

Canada downs Japan in dominant fashion at FIBA U19 World Cup

Sunday, July 4th, 2021
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Bennedict Mathurin poured in 30 points to lead Canada to a 100-75 victory over Japan at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup on Sunday.

Candace Parker lifts Sky over Liberty for 6th straight win

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
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Candace Parker had 23 points, 12 rebounds and six assists to lead the Chicago Sky to a 92-72 win over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night.

Courtney Vandersloot leads Sky over Sun for 5th straight win

Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Courtney Vandersloot had 18 points and 11 assists, Diamond DeShields added 14 points, and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 91-81 on Saturday for their fifth straight win.

Canada’s Natalie Achonwa of Minnesota Lynx out indefinitely with knee injury

Monday, June 14th, 2021
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28-year-old Natalie Achonwa from Guelph, Ont., sprained the medical collateral ligament (MCL) in her right knee in Saturday's 80-64 win over the Los Angeles Sparks.

Storm stay unbeaten on road as Stewart double-double keys victory over Dream

Friday, June 11th, 2021
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Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Breanna Stewart pitched in with a double-double and the Seattle Storm remained unbeaten on the road with an 86-75 victory over the Atlanta Dream in WNBA action on Friday.

A’ja Wilson helps Aces fend off Mystics

Saturday, June 5th, 2021
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A'ja Wilson had 15 points and 12 rebounds, including four points and two rebounds in the final minute, to help the Las Vegas Aces hold off the Washington Mystics 96-93 on Saturday.

Chicago Sky coach James Wade says WNBA official used derogatory term to refer to him

Wednesday, May 26th, 2021
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Chicago Sky coach James Wade filed a complaint with the WNBA on Wednesday morning after an official referred to him in a derogatory manner during Tuesday's night's loss to Atlanta.

Candace Parker leads hometown Sky to easy victory over Mystics

Saturday, May 15th, 2021
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Kahleah Copper scored 19 points and Candace Parker added 16 with eight rebounds and three blocks in her Chicago debut, leading the way in the Sky's win over Washington 70-56 in a WNBA opener for both teams Saturday.