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1dMechelle Voepel

Big payback: L.A. ends Minnesota's perfect start

Three days after the Lynx ended the Sparks' perfect season, L.A. returned the favor. Behind a strong interior game and Kristi Toliver's 3-point shooting, the Sparks dropped the Lynx to 13-1.

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Quinn returns to Seattle in trade with Mercury

Noelle Quinn, who played two seasons in Seattle, will return to the Storm after the Phoenix Mercury traded her for power forward Angelica Robinson on Saturday.

Taurasi makes history in Mercury's win (0:52)
Stewart's hot shooting leads Storm past Sun (1:05)
Liberty top Dream in double overtime (0:53)
WNBA the realization of a dream (1:44)
Wings top Mercury in 3OT thriller (1:49)
Liberty top Fever in OT (0:46)
Sun top Stars in Jefferson's Connecticut return (0:49)
Moore on Lynx's undefeated start (2:39)
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Lynx break mark for best start in WNBA history

Maya Moore scored 16 points to help Minnesota break its own WNBA record with an 11th straight victory to start the season on Tuesday. The Lynx (11-0) surpassed their 2012 team that won the first 10 games.

NBA stars honor WNBA for 20th season (0:30)
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12dMechelle Voepel

New faces help lead Dream to top of East

Atlanta missed the 2015 playoffs and added several new faces in the offseason. But Layshia Clarendon and Elizabeth Williams have helped chemistry come together and the Dream to first in the East.

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13dMechelle Voepel

Gold-medal winning '96 Olympians reunite, reminisce

Twenty years after winning gold in Atlanta, members of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team reunited and walked down memory lane while being honored by the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Delle Donne spreads word of acceptance

As a spokeswoman for those with intellectual disabilities, the Chicago Sky All-Star has helped the Special Olympics reach 1.2 million Unified Sports participants.

Meesseman shines in Mystics' win over Wings (0:51)
Nneka Ogwumike talks L.A. Sparks undefeated season (2:20)
Stewart gets pinned on backboard with nasty block (0:11)
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24dMechelle Voepel

Cooper-Dyke crucial to WNBA's early success

In the critical early years of establishing the WNBA, no player was more important than Cynthia Cooper-Dyke. And as the league celebrates its 20th season, its history can't be told without her.


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LA's Candace Parker left Sparks after win Friday in Minnesota to go to Knoxville to see ailing Pat Summitt.

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Was told in confidence Friday; now it's reported out of Knoxville: Many close to very ill Pat Summitt have gone to see her this weekend.