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Watch live: Liberty rallying in second half

Phoenix led by 11 at halftime (ESPN3), but New York is making a run in the second half of their single-elimination, second-round playoff game.

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Women's coaches boycotting evaluation period

Women's basketball coaches from many Power 5 programs are not on the road this weekend for the fall evaluation period in protest of the recruiting calendar.

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11dMechelle Voepel

Mercury's Taylor the consummate teammate

Australian Penny Taylor was such an integral part of three Mercury championships that Phoenix fans affectionately claimed her as their own. And when she retires, the legend will be sorely missed.

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Hackers reveal WADA data for Biles, Williamses

WADA said a "Russian cyber espionage group" hacked its database and posted confidential medical data about Simone Biles, Serena and Venus Williams and Elena Delle Donne.

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New life after 9/11

The founder of a renowned girls' basketball program died while getting coworkers out of the World Trade Center during the 9/11 terror attacks. Instead of dying with him, Slam Jam flourished.

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What's next for WNBA neighbors Wings, Stars?

One has been eliminated from the playoffs. The other has lost 11 in a row. But if Dallas and San Antonio could give the WNBA a new rivalry, that would be great for the league -- and a lot of fun.

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Dream brace for tough closing stretch

After missing the postseason last year, Atlanta looks bound to return to the WNBA playoffs this season. Can the Dream hold on to the No. 4 seed, which would come with a first-round bye?

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New York Liberty @nyliberty

Quick spurt by the Mercury has put their lead back up to 8, 84-76. Timeout NY with 5:37 remaining in the contest.

LSU recovers fumble, moves ahead

DE Arden Key sacks and strips Auburn QB Sean White, and the Bayou Bengals recover at Auburn's 16-yard line. After three handoffs to Leonard Fournette, Colby Delahoussaye kicks a 25-yard field goal to give LSU a 13-12 lead late in the third quarter.

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WNBA @WNBA

At 4:29 in the 3rd, the Mercury's Diana Taurasi made a three to pass Lisa Leslie (908) for 2nd on the #WNBAPlayoffs all-time scoring list.

New York Liberty @nyliberty

Great start to the 2nd half for the Liberty! The deficit is just 5 after a Tanisha Wright jumper! Timeout PHO!