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Schimmel’s 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

West's Candice Dupree, of the Phoenix Mercury, shoots over East's Jessica Breland, of the Chicago Sky, during the first half the WNBA All-Star basketball game, Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Shoni Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime.

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Rizzo’s 2 homers not enough, Cubs lose 5-4

Chicago Cubs' Ryan Sweeney (6) can't catch a solo home run hit by Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 18, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Two home runs by Anthony Rizzo weren’t quite enough for the Chicago Cubs.

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Streaking Mercury host WNBA All-Star Game

WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner, of the Phoenix Mercury, speaks with children from Phoenix area Boys and Girls Clubs during a basketball clinic at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Friday, July 18, 2014. The WNBA All-Star game couldn't be held in a more appropriate place this season than in Phoenix, where the Mercury are 17-3 and riding an 11-game winning streak. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Cheryl Evans)  MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

PHOENIX (AP) — The desert is a perfect place for this year’s WNBA All-Star Game. It’s where the most dominating basketball in the league has been played this season

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Griner blossoming in WNBA after rough 1st year

In this June 3, 2014, file photo, Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner (42) shouts in celebration after scoring against the Seattle Storm during the first half of a WNBA basketball game  in Phoenix. After a difficult first season in the WNBA, the former Baylor star is blossoming into the player everyone thought she would be. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — After a tough first season in the WNBA, Brittney Griner is blossoming into the player everyone thought she would be, all the while embracing her status as a role model for gay youth.

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AP Sources: Suns reach 2-year deal with Tolliver

PHOENIX (AP) — Two people with knowledge of the situation say free agent Anthony Tolliver has agreed to a two-year, $6 million contract with the Phoenix Suns.

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