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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.

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.