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Top seeds Lynx, Sparks look to hold off challengers

So far, the regular season hasn't been much of an indicator of what's to come in the playoffs. Can eighth-seeded Phoenix pull another upset? Will Chicago continue to win without its star?

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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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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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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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