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Sports Digest: Louisville officially fires Rick Pitino - Press Herald


Sports Digest: Louisville officially fires Rick Pitino
Press Herald
Mark Steinberg, his agent at Excel Sports Management, says Woods received a good report from doctors who performed fusion surgery on his lower back in April. ... Smith has been an assistant with the Liberty since she retired from the WNBA in 2013.

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WNBA Stars' Forthcoming Sale, Relocation Leaves Players With Mix Of Emotions On Move - SportsBusiness Daily


WNBA Stars' Forthcoming Sale, Relocation Leaves Players With Mix Of Emotions On Move
SportsBusiness Daily
News of the WNBA Stars being in negotiations to be sold and relocated from San Antonio to Las Vegas capped an "unimaginable fall for a franchise" that arrived from Utah in '03, according to Terrence Thomas of the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS.

Katie Smith Replaces Bill Laimbeer as Liberty Coach - New York Times


Las Vegas Review-Journal

Katie Smith Replaces Bill Laimbeer as Liberty Coach
New York Times
Katie Smith, one of the most decorated players in W.N.B.A. history, has been named coach of the Liberty, the team announced Monday morning. ... Get the big sports news, highlights and analysis from Times journalists, delivered to your inbox every week.
Katie Smith named coach of the New York Liberty FOXSports.com
Las Vegas power brokers unaware of WNBA team's move to valley Las Vegas Review-Journal
WNBA | Katie Smith to be named next coach of New York Liberty, reports say The Columbus Dispatch
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Possible Las Vegas move excites young WNBA star Kelsey Plum - Las Vegas Review-Journal


Las Vegas Review-Journal

Possible Las Vegas move excites young WNBA star Kelsey Plum
Las Vegas Review-Journal
San Antonio Stars' Kelsey Plum is excited about the idea of playing in Las Vegas. The San Antonio Stars reportedly will be moving to Las Vegas and Plum, the top pick in the draft last season and the all-time collegiate scoring leader, headlines a team ...

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What will happen to San Antonio sports scene after WNBA Stars leave? - KSAT San Antonio


KSAT San Antonio

What will happen to San Antonio sports scene after WNBA Stars leave?
KSAT San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO - The WNBA San Antonio Stars team shared a message with fans about their decision to relocate from their San Antonio home of 15 years. Earlier this year, Spurs Sports and Entertainment submitted an application for expansion by Major ...
WNBA's San Antonio Stars have deal for Las Vegas relocation ESPN
Report: WNBA's San Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas Las Vegas Review-Journal
AP source: WNBA's Stars negotiating sale to Las Vegas buyer NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)
mySanAntonio.com  - KTNV Las Vegas
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Turkish travel restrictions impact WNBA players abroad - Summitt Hoops


Summitt Hoops

Turkish travel restrictions impact WNBA players abroad
Summitt Hoops
On Monday, the Associated Press reported WNBA players Emma Cannon (Phoenix Mercury) and Brionna Jones (Connecticut Sun) were denied visas into ...

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2 WNBA Players Denied Visas Into Turkey With Russian Team - U.S. News & World Report


2 WNBA Players Denied Visas Into Turkey With Russian Team
U.S. News & World Report
"I think this situation will hurt a lot of teams in the long run," texted Cannon, who plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA season. "I'm not happy about missing my first Euroleague game, and not be there for my teammates. But this is something way ...

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The Minnesota Lynx Solidify Case as Greatest WNBA Franchise Ever - Sports Illustrated


Sports Illustrated

The Minnesota Lynx Solidify Case as Greatest WNBA Franchise Ever
Sports Illustrated
This year's Finals featured five of the league's 10 All WNBA selections (L.A.'s Candace Parker, Nneka Ogwumike and Chelsea Gray and Minnesota's Maya Moore and center Sylvia Fowles) and five U.S. Olympians (Fowles, Moore, Parker, Lynx shooting ... four ...
Forget the NFL ... women's basketball players take powerful stand on social justice CNN
PHOTOS: Lynx celebrate WNBA championship FOXSports.com
Lynx hold off Sparks to win WNBA championship Los Angeles Times
The Philadelphia Tribune  - Sports On Earth  - Post-Bulletin
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Game 1 of the WNBA Finals was as good as sports get - SB Nation


SB Nation

Game 1 of the WNBA Finals was as good as sports get
SB Nation
Look, there's only one takeaway that matters from Game 1 of the WNBA Finals: the Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks playing each other is basketball on drugs. Every damn time it happens, these two teams find ways to have even more thrilling finishes ...
Sports Digest: Los Angeles hangs on to win Game 1 of WNBA finals Press Herald
Los Angeles Sparks Win WNBA Finals Opener After Blowing 26-Point Lead New York Times
Sparks determined to repeat as WNBA champions - LA Times Los Angeles Times
FOXSports.com  - Forbes
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Digital Extra: Lynx seek revenge in WNBA Finals - FOXSports.com


FOXSports.com

Digital Extra: Lynx seek revenge in WNBA Finals
FOXSports.com
I think you're going to see a lot more parity, a number of split weekends all season long. It's great that we get that started early on rather than having to wait until Thanksgiving on later.” Friday's game airs at 7 p.m., Sunday's tilt at 3 p.m.on FOX ...

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