Posts Tagged Women’s basketball

Dream’s Cooper diagnosed with tongue cancer

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early stage tongue cancer.

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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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Leslie headlines 2015 women’s Hall of Fame class

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women’s basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.

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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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Diggins an All-Star on, off the court

In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Tulsa Shock's Skylar Diggins (4) works the ball as Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore defends during a WNBA basketball game in Tulsa, Okla. In her rookie season a year ago, Diggins' fame and hype far exceeded her production. Now, with maturity, renewed focus and a new coach, she has emerged as an All-Star starter who is every bit as bright a star on the court as off. (AP Photo/Tulsa World, Cory Young, File)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Not even Drake’s infatuation can throw Skylar Diggins off her game.

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