Women own some sizzling streaks

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Candace Parker and Diana Taurasi helped push Team USA's winning streak to 41 games and counting.

There has been a whole lot of buzz recently around the Miami Heat, who extended their NBA winning streak to 24 games on Wednesday night. But they still have a long way to go to catch the women who set these streaks. This past summer in London, the United States women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to 41 games when it won its fifth gold medal. In 1984, Martina Navratilova owned a 74-match winning streak on the WTA Tour. But perhaps most impressive, the Connecticut women’s basketball team won 90 straight games between 2008 and 2010.

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