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Another precautionary exit for Elena Delle Donne as Mystics squeak out win over Sky

Another precautionary exit for Elena Delle Donne as Mystics squeak out win over Sky

[ad_1] A precautionary exit for Delle Donne as Mystics squeak out win originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington WASHINGTON — A 12-minute and 15-second span is all the time the Washington Mystics got to enjoy a full roster and coaching staff. Early in the second quarter against the Chicago Sky, a dreaded sequence occurred where …

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What's next for the Sparks after firing Derek Fisher? For starters, Fred Williams

What’s next for the Sparks after firing Derek Fisher? For starters, Fred Williams

[ad_1] The Sparks huddle during a game against the Seattle Storm on May 18 in Seattle. (Steph Chambers / Getty Images) Brittney Sykes was excited to simply have the day off. A peaceful appointment for the Sparks guard to get hair done, however, went sideways when her phone started blowing up with texts from friends …

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WNBA star Brittney Griner's fate tangled up with other American held in Russia

WNBA star Brittney Griner’s fate tangled up with other American held in Russia

[ad_1] WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner leaves a courtroom after a hearing in Khimki, just outside Moscow, on May 13. (Alexander Zemlianichenko / Associated Press) Brittney Griner is easily the most prominent American locked up by a foreign country. But the WNBA star’s case is tangled up with that of a …

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Indiana Fever stay positive amid coaching changes, rookie roster and grueling back-to-back

Indiana Fever stay positive amid coaching changes, rookie roster and grueling back-to-back

[ad_1] It’s been a busy eight-day stretch for the Indiana Fever, who came home following a five-game losing streak May 25 to news that head coach Marianne Stanley had been let go, with assistant Carlos Knox replacing her as interim head coach. Two days later, the Fever handed Knox his first victory as Indiana beat …

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Liz Cambage denies calling Nigerian players racial slur

Liz Cambage denies calling Nigerian players racial slur

[ad_1] Los Angeles Sparks center Liz Cambage responded to an Australian media report about the altercation that ended her Australian national team career ahead of last summer’s Olympics. According to an investigative report by Sydney’s Daily Telegraph, Cambage allegedly used racial epithets, calling the Nigerian team “monkeys” and telling them to “go back to your …

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Two months after arrest, Brittney Griner’s case still surrounded in mystery

Brittney Griner able to receive and answer emails while detained in Russia

[ad_1] Brittney Griner can’t play with her WNBA colleagues. She can’t call them, either. But she can write. In one small bit of normalcy, Griner has been able to receive emails and letters from WNBA players during her detainment in Russia. Hundreds of emails have been sent by players to an account Griner’s agent set up to …

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The complex case of freeing Brittney Griner

The complex case of freeing Brittney Griner

[ad_1] After deftly evading the grasp of law-enforcement agencies for more than a decade, the world’s most notorious arms trafficker made a reckless mistake. Viktor Bout risked venturing outside of Russia, the one place where his close ties to high-ranking government and military officials offered him tacit protection, the one place where he could feel …

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Liz Cambage denies report she used racist slur and gains support from Sparks teammates

Liz Cambage denies report she used racist slur and gains support from Sparks teammates

[ad_1] Sparks center Liz Cambage and general manager and coach Derek Fischer answer questions during a news conference. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times) Sparks center Liz Cambage denied she referred to Nigerian national team players as “monkeys” and was supported by her WNBA coach and teammates Sunday. Australian and Nigerian national team players accused …

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