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Sabrina Ionescu, Oregon knock off Team USA in upset

Sabrina Ionescu and the Oregon Ducks lived up to their No. 1 ranking on Saturday night, pulling off an upset most didn’t think possible.Ionescu led Oregon past Team USA 93-86 on Saturday night in an exhibition match in Eugene,...

Syracuse’s Tiana Mangakahia is cancer free, team says

Syracuse’s Tiana Mangakahia, one of the nation’s best point guards, is officially cancer free, the team announced Thursday on Twitter.Mangakahia, 24, underwent a successful surgery after five months of chemotherapy for breast cancer.The native Australian announced on July 1...

Stanford women get special opportunity to face top Americans

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Layshia Clarendon can only imagine back to her college days at the University of California in Berkeley having the opportunity to match up with the best women's players in the world, like Sue Bird and...

Mystics’ Natasha Cloud calls out Capitals over tweet

It’s a mighty fine time to be a Washington D.C. sports fan.The Washington Nationals are throwing a parade for one of the most improbable World Series titles in MLB history. The Washington Capitals are just a year removed from a cathartic...

Diggins-Smith has new outlook after giving birth to son

NEW YORK (AP) -- Skylar Diggins-Smith's outlook on life has changed after giving birth to her son last spring.''It's different how I approach everything. I don't look at it like it's a job,'' the Dallas Wings' guard told The...

WNBA, players extend CBA to Dec. 31 amid talks, no work stop

The WNBA and its players association made an announcement Monday indicating both sides are still willing to come to a compromise on a new collective bargaining agreement rather than walking away.“The WNBA and WNBPA have agreed to extend the current collective...

WNBA, union extend labor pact until end of year

NEW YORK (AP) -- The WNBA and the Players Association have agreed to extend their labor agreement until the end of the year.The 60-day extension Monday comes with the collective bargaining agreement set to expire Thursday.The sides have been...

Skylar Diggins-Smith played ’18 season while pregnant

Dallas Wings star Skylar Diggins-Smith is not holding back on Twitter. On Friday, she posted about “having no support from own organization” and on Saturday, she expanded by ripping those who criticized her for not playing during the...

Lynx leading scorer Sims suspended 2 games for DWI charge

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Lynx leading scorer Odyssey Sims has been suspended for two games to start the 2020 season, stemming from a drunken-driving charge last summer.The punishment was announced Friday. Sims was sentenced by a Hennepin County judge...

WNBA Dream moving to 3,500-seat arena near Atlanta airport

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) -- The Atlanta Dream are getting a new home.The WNBA team announced Friday it will play next season at a 3,500-seat arena near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.Gateway Center Arena is scheduled to open next week...

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Irish, Midshipmen both thankful for long-running series

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- The belated congratulations came to Roger Staubach on a February afternoon in 2008 at the Daytona 500.A Notre Dame...