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WNBA storylines to follow in 2015

After a difficult offseason, the WNBA returns with some interesting questions and notable absences.

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Latta leaves UNC to focus on playing career

Ivory Latta is leaving North Carolina's women's basketball staff to focus on her playing career. The school announced Latta's resignation Friday.

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Big 12 keeps men's tourney in KC, women in OKC

The Big 12 is keeping its men's basketball tournament in Kansas City through at least 2020, with plans for baseball and women's basketball in Oklahoma City for multiple years.

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Abby Bishop balances basketball and motherhood (1:51)
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Achonwa, Gray get first WNBA action

After missing last season with knee injuries, former first-round draft picks Natalie Achonwa and Chelsea Gray finally got their first WNBA action, albeit in an exhibition game.

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Diggins, Tulsa look to complete turnaround

Sound familiar? Tulsa is on the verge of breaking into the top of the West. But this summer especially, after Skylar Diggins' solid second season, there really is reason to believe.

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Diana Taurasi breaks down her career, 2015 NBA playoffs (6:26)
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Sky preparing to move on without Fowles

Sylvia Fowles wants a trade -- possibly to Minnesota -- but the Chicago center and the Sky have been in a stalemate. Will it mean a third Olympian will sit out at least part of the WNBA season?

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Minnesota Lynx @minnesotalynx

Although it's only preseason, the stars came to play tonight. Maya Moore (8-11) and Tina Charles (8-10) led their teams with 19 points each.

New York Liberty @nyliberty

Rebecca Allen misses a three and Brunson grabs the board for Minnesota, heading to the line just 14.1 remaining.

New York Liberty @nyliberty

Whalen hits two at the line to put the Lynx up 83-78 with 21.7 to play. Liberty inbounding in the front court.

Minnesota Lynx @minnesotalynx

Carson's attempted game-tying three is....umm...off. It hits the side of the backboard and MN takes over. Whalen to the line for 2 FTs.