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After leading Sun to Finals, Curt Miller leaving to coach Sparks

2:22 PM ET M.A. VoepelESPN.com Close M.A. Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Coming off a WNBA Finals appearance, Curt Miller is leaving the Connecticut Sun and will be the next coach of the …

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Team USA routs Canada to reach FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup gold-medal game

SYDNEY — Breanna Stewart and the United States used a dominant defensive effort to beat Canada and reach the gold-medal game of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup for the fourth consecutive tournament. Stewart scored 17 points and the Americans raced out to an early lead to put away Canada 83-43 on Friday. The 43 …

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U.S. women’s basketball team scores 145 points in rout of South Korea, breaking FIBA World Cup record

SYDNEY — A’ja Wilson and the United States women’s basketball team put on quite a show, breaking the FIBA Women’s World Cup scoring mark in a record rout of South Korea. Brionna Jones scored 24 points, and Wilson added 20 to help the U.S. beat South Korea 145-69 on Monday. Shakira Austin’s layup with 9 …

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Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver to sell teams after harassment report

Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner Robert Sarver attends Game Two of the 2021 WNBA Finals at Footprint Center on October 13, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. Christian Petersen | Getty Images Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner Robert Sarver said he would begin the process to sell both professional basketball teams after a damning report detailed nearly …

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Connecticut Sun oust defending champ Chicago Sky in 5 games to reach WNBA Finals

10:17 PM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer CHICAGO — No WNBA team has repeated as champion since the Los …

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Las Vegas Aces advance to WNBA Finals with win over Seattle Storm as Sue Bird’s career comes to close

SEATTLE — Coming through in the same round where they fell short a year ago, the Las Vegas Aces returned to the WNBA Finals for the second time in the past three years with a 97-92 victory Tuesday in Game 4 of their semifinal series against the Seattle Storm, winning 3-1. The Aces, who lost …

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Las Vegas Aces prevail in OT over Seattle Storm after wild, record-setting end to regulation

SEATTLE — After trading shots with the host Seattle Storm in the final seconds of an instant classic, the Las Vegas Aces made the final basket and then pulled away in overtime to win a thrilling Game 3 110-98 on Sunday and take a 2-1 lead in the teams’ best-of-five semifinal series. “This was a …

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Serena Williams – analysing the barely believable data that explains her genius

So that’s it. After 23 grand-slam titles, more than a thousand matches, and innumerable GOAT debates, Serena Williams’ professional tennis career is over. It wasn’t the mic-drop, record-equalling 24th major singles title ending she had dreamed of, but this week has still been a thrilling New York goodbye, and her departure will be remembered as …

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Short-handed Seattle Storm lean on stars to lift them past top-seeded Las Vegas Aces in WNBA semifinals opener

9:33 PM ET M.A. VoepelESPN.com Close M.A. Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. LAS VEGAS — The Seattle Storm were on the road and down a starter to injury as they began the WNBA …

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