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Game two starters, stats head-to-head

WNBA Finals Game 2 Atlanta Dream at Minnesota Lynx Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2 Target Center, Minneapolis Lindsay Whalen, G, Lynx Regular Season Stats: 13.6 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 5.9 APG Playoff Stats:…

Video: Erika de Souza proud of Brazil’s FIBA Americas Championship

After missing games two and three of the Eastern Conference Finals and game one of the WNBA Finals against the Minnesota Lynx, Erika de Souza is back. The starting center for the Dream missed the…

Video: Dream’s Angel McCoughtry on confidence in the playoffs and refusing a sub in the Eastern Conference finals

MINNEAPOLIS – Atlanta Dream forward Angel McCoughtry talks about maintaining confidence in adverse situations with her team down a game in the Finals and her actions during the last game of the Eastern Conference Finals.…

2011 WNBA Finals: Game one coverage roundup

Game Recap WNBA Finals Game One Notes and Quotes: Minnesota Lynx WNBA Finals Game One Notes and Quotes: Atlanta Dream Laurel Richie addresses the media at the WNBA Finals Box Score Around the Web Lynx…

Laurel Richie addresses the media at the WNBA Finals

Shortly before game one of the 2011 WNBA Finals in Minneapolis, league president Laurel Richie addressed the media and answered questions on her first season, accuracy of attendance figures, the NBA lockout and more after…

Minnesota Lynx take game one of the WNBA Finals

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Lynx took game one of the WNBA Finals 88-74 in front of a crowd of 15,258, the second-largest in Lynx history. Led by Rebekkah Brunson’s 26 points and 11 rebounds, the…

Dishin & Swishin September 29, 2011 Podcast: Kara Lawson breaks down the WNBA finals, makes announcement

[display_podcast] This weekend the WNBA Finals begin, bringing an end to the 15th season of the league. It has been an entertaining season, with highs and lows for every team. There have been injuries and…

Atlanta Dream defeat the Indiana Fever and reach the WNBA Finals for second year in a row

The Atlanta Dream earned a decisive victory on the road in game three of the Eastern Conference Finals defeating the Indiana Fever, 83-67 in the best-of-three series. The Dream advance to the WNBA Finals for…

Sophia Young and Kim Mulkey excited about the San Antonio star’s USA Basketball training camp invitation

Just weeks after becoming a United States citizen Sophia Young received an invitation to train and travel with the U.S. National Team. The San Antonio Silver Stars forward and former Baylor star will join the…

Minneapolis reaches WNBA Finals for first time in franchise history, defeat the Phoenix Mercury 103-86

Schedule | Notes | Quotes The Minnesota Lynx (27-7) continued their historic season by sweeping the Phoenix Mercury (19-15) in the WNBA Western Conference finals. The Lynx won game 2 of the series 103-86 on…

Atlanta Dream force game three in Eastern Conference finals series against the Indiana Fever

Even without starting center Erika de Souza the Atlanta Dream handily defeated the Indiana Fever 94-77 in game two of the WNBA Eastern Conference finals on Sunday afternoon. Playing on their home court, the Dream…

Dream post players must pick up slack in de Souza’s absence, a look at the stats

The Atlanta Dream announced early Saturday morning that star center Erika de Souza would not be participating in the remainder of the WNBA Eastern Conference Finals due to obligations with the national team of her…

2011 Conference Finals Game 1 Notes and Quotes: Fever prevails over Dream, Lynx beat Mercury

In last night’s first games of the 2011 WNBA Conference Finals, home court advantage served teams well as the Indiana Fever beat the visiting Atlanta Dream 82-74 and the Minnesota Lynx defeated the Phoenix Mercury…

Dishin & Swishin September 22, 2011 Podcast: Previewing the WNBA Conference Finals

Today’s Guests are Indiana Fever coach Lin Dunn, television broadcasters Debbie Antonelli and LaChina Robinson, and Slam! writers Ben York and Stephen Litel. [display_podcast] Finally (please pardon the pun), we have reached the conference finals…

Lynx advance to Western Conference finals for first time in franchise history, set to face Phoenix

The Minnesota Lynx continue to set franchise records and with a win over San Antonio last night advance to the Western Conference finals for the first time in the team’s history. Behind the offensive prowess…

WNBA Playoffs: Connecticut at Atlanta – Game one details will help predict game two

Yesterday, I provided a brief summary of the Atlanta Dream’s road victory in Connecticut, over the higher seeded Connecticut Sun 89-84. Today, as we prepare for game two of the series in Atlanta (NBA TV,…

WNBA Playoffs: Dream rebound from early deficit to defeat Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The format for the first round of the WNBA Playoffs is a best-of-three series. This puts a great deal of pressure on the higher seed to win that first game at home…

After 15 years, WNBA inaugural season ticket holders talk about their dedication to teams from the original eight

The one constant in the 15-year history of the WNBA has been change. In fact, out of the eight original teams that formed the league in 1997, only three are left: the New York Liberty,…

WNBA Eastern Conference preview: Can it get any more even than this?

Indiana and New York. Connecticut and Atlanta. Two series kick off the WNBA’s Eastern Conference playoff. The winner of the two regular season series between these teams? No one. Two 2-2 splits. Gee, what a…

Dishin & Swishin September 14, 2011 podcast: It’s that time! Cheryl Ford, Sophia Young & Temeka Johnson talk WNBA Playoffs

Sophia Young [display_podcast] It is one of the most wonderful times of the year, right up there with Christmas, the NCAA tournament, and the kids going back to school! It is time for the WNBA…

Sparks owner follows through on promise, Milton-Jones and Hoffman learn about their African heritage

Hoffman and Milton-Jones with the information about their African ancestors One thing that Los Angeles Sparks forwards DeLisha Milton-Jones and Ebony Hoffman didn’t count on when they signed with the team is that it would…

Sparks end on high note, Chatman on the Sky next season, Penicheiro contemplates retirement

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks ended a disappointing season on a high note Saturday, beating the Chicago sky 74-67 behind DeLisha Milton-Jones’ 15 points in front of a crowd of 13,501. The Sparks…

R.I.P. Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy

Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy, an 18-year-old prep star from New York City died Sunday morning from a gunshot wound to the head according to news reports. Her family told the New York Daily News that it…

Cal State Northridge reloaded for 2011-12 with five freshman and two transfers

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. – When Jason Flowers took over the beleaguered California State University, Northridge program last year, he knew change was going to come after hard work. But thanks to the strong cache of newcomers…

Dishin & Swishin: September 7, 2011 Podcast – Candace Parker, Tammy Sutton-Brown and Maria Laterza

[display_podcast] One of the people on this week’s podcast may not seem to belong with the others. If you are reading this, you have undoubtedly heard of Candace Parker and Tammy Sutton-Brown, but Maria Laterza?…