1. Atlanta Dream's Angel McCoughtry Snags 2009 WNBA Rookie of the Year Honors

    Just a couple of months after leading her college team to its first Final Four appearance, Angel McCoughtry considered quitting the game. The No. 1 pick in the 2009 WNBA Draft became disenchanted after a rocky start in the league...

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  2. A Look Back at WNBA Most Valuable Players

    Voting for the WNBA Most Valuable Player award takes place immediately following the regular season. The winner is decided by a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States...

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  3. France Beats Russia to Win European Women's Basketball Championship

    France overcame a fourth-quarter run by basketball powerhouse Russia to win the European Women’s Basketball Championship, 57-53, in Riga, Latvia. Center Sandrine Gruda had 12 points and seven rebounds for France...

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  4. Seven WNBA teams Show a Decline in Home Opener Attendance

    The first week of the 2009 WNBA season is over. Each team kicked off the season with home openers filled with fanfare. Attendance at first home games ranged from a low of 5,689 for the Chicago Sky to a high of 14,824 for the Sacramento Monarchs...

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  5. 2009 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees

    Jennifer Azzi, Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, Jennifer Gillom, Sonja Hogg, Jill Hutchison and Ora Washington will be officially inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on June 12-13, 2009 in Knoxville, Tenn...

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  6. Jennifer “Grandmama” Gillom: Minnesota Lynx New Head Coach

    Basketball legend, Jennifer Gillom, is the new head coach of the Minnesota Lynx. Affectionately known around the league as “Grandmama”, Gillom was one of the first players signed by the WNBA in 1997...

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  7. Phoenix Mercury Website Locked Down Until Monday's Big Announcement

    Update: The Lifelock logo was deleted from the padlock image on the site. Visitors to the Phoenix Mercury’s web site this weekend are greeted with a splash page indicating the site is locked down...

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  8. Transactions and Briefs for This Weekend in the WNBA

    In Wednesday’s WNBA media call, all of the coaches in attendance indicated they were going to wait until after the games this weekend to make the remaining cuts on their rosters...

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  9. A Cautionary Tale: Sheryl, Malcolm and Michael, or Keep Track of Your Valuables

    Swoopes during her visit to the White House with the Houston Comets, 2001. It has happened to some of the most famous people in modern history, including Malcolm X and Michael Jackson...

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  10. WNBA mid-preseason update: standouts, waivers and more

    Becky Hammon Game 2, 2008 Western Conference Finals, San Antonio vs. Los Angeles Current WNBA rosters The WNBA is mid-way through the preseason with training camp well underway and five games played...

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