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Gray's buzzer-beater leads Sparks past Lynx in finals rematch

Minnesota got its rings and opened the season in front of a sellout crowd. But Los Angeles, despite missing three post players, got the last word.

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Sparks beat Lynx on Gray's buzzer-beater

Odyssey Sims leads the Sparks with 21 points as they beat the Lynx in dramatic fashion 77-76.




Sun welcome Aces to WNBA with 36-point blowout

Behind Alyssa Thomas' 13 points and 16 rebounds, the Sun set an WNBA opening-day record with a 36-point win over newcomers Las Vegas Aces.


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Sunday's scoreboard

Top plays from Sparks-Lynx

Sparks take control with 14-0 run in 3rd quarter

Los Angeles turns an 8-point deficit into a 6-point lead with a 14-0 run in the third quarter.


Ogwumike hustles for tough putback layup

Nneka Ogwumike relentlessly battles in the paint and hits a layup through contact in the second quarter.


Brunson sinks 3-pointer

Rebekkah Brunson makes the defense pay with a catch-and-shoot 3-pointer in the first quarter.


Gray hits game-winning layup

Chelsea Gray hits a layup through traffic as time expires to give Los Angeles a 77-76 win over Minnesota.



Reeve has strategy to prolong run for aging Lynx

Cheryl Reeve, who assures her trio of aging stars they'll never be traded, shares why she doesn't rely on the draft to maintain Minnesota's dynasty.

Maya Moore's success fueled by 'passion'

Four-time WNBA champion Maya Moore sits down with Scott Van Pelt to talk about her championship success at every level of her storied career.




Chiney Ogwumike's impressive offseason

Take a closer look at Chiney Ogwumike's WNBA offseason training regime and her time spent working on her broadcasting skills.


WNBA season openers

Outside the Lines

Layshia Clarendon opens up about assault at Cal

WNBA All-Star Layshia Clarendon speaks about an alleged assault that she says occurred when she was a student-athlete at Cal at the hands of an athletic department employee Mohamed Muqtar.


Cal report substantiates claims of sexual harassment

Layshia Clarendon's sexual harassment claims against Cal's Mohamed Muqtar were substantiated by the school. Now more women have come forward.

Cal athletic department employee fired after Clarendon's claims

Kate Fagan joins OTL to detail the timeline of Layshia Clarendon sexual assault claim against the Cal Berkley athletic department.



How qualified would Hammon be as a head coach?

Michael C. Wright and Ryan Hollins join OTL to break down Becky Hammon's candidacy for a head-coaching position in the NBA.




Delle Donne: WNBA doesn't get proper support

Elena Delle Donne joins OTL to talk about the disparity between the WNBA and NBA and what she feels should be done about it.



A shift in the WNBA season? Show me the money

If NBA commissioner Adam Silver thinks a shift in the WNBA season to the fall and winter will help its profitability, the league needs to pay its players much more.

Silver aiming to make WNBA more profitable

NBA commissioner Adam Silver gives several suggestions to increase profitability for the WNBA, including moving the season out of the summer.


WNBA draft grades

Sky, Wings, Fever and Aces earn top marks in WNBA draft

Which teams helped themselves the most in the WNBA draft? Chicago, Dallas, Indiana and Las Vegas lead the way in our draft grades.

The big winners of the WNBA draft

Rebecca Lobo, LaChina Robinson and Ryan Ruocco dig deep into which teams came away with the best talent in the WNBA draft.




DeShields knows she has plenty to prove in the WNBA

Diamond DeShields, the third pick in the draft, knows critics aren't sold on her yet. But she brings a new outlook back from a pro season in Turkey.

Sky select DeShields, Williams with back-to-back picks

The Chicago Sky take Diamond DeShields from Tennessee with the 3rd overall pick and follow it up by selecting Gabby Williams out of UConn with the 4th pick.


WNBA Draft

WNBA draft class embraces new sisterhood

Most of the players came to New York as strangers, but the WNBA's 2018 draft class left with a tight bond, from sharing meals to memes.

Every pick from the 2018 WNBA draft

A'ja Wilson, Kelsey Mitchell and Diamond DeShields went with the top three picks. Check out every selection from all three rounds.

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Home-grown legacy A'ja Wilson is ready to bring down a new house in the WNBA

She used to hate basketball. Now she's the biggest star in women's hoops -- and A'ja Wilson is still discovering her powers.

Looking ahead to 2018-19

NCAA champion Irish lead women's basketball's way-too-early top 25

Notre Dame leads the way in our first look at 2018-19. So where does that leave Final Four participants UConn, Mississippi State and Louisville?

Arike Ogunbowale meets Kobe Bryant on 'Ellen'

The Notre Dame guard finally got to meet her idol, and he had a little something for her.

SportsCenter: Top 10 plays of NCAA women's basketball season

From the opening tip to the last shot of Notre Dame's championship run, SportsCenter recaps the 10 most amazing plays of the women's basketball season.


Epic Women's Final Four

Yes, the Women's Final Four was the best ever

With all four No. 1 seeds, it could have ended in a predictable Final Four. Instead, this past weekend was the best women's college basketball has ever seen.

Family of the Final Four

Through overtimes, buzzer-beaters, heartbreak and glory, players and coaches at the NCAA women's basketball Final Four leaned on each other.

Irish's Ogunbowale hits shot of a lifetime ... again

Arike Ogunbowale had struggled with her shot all game, and Notre Dame's final play was designed for a teammate. So how did Ogunbowale, confidence never wavering, end up hitting the greatest last-second shot in championship game history?

Ogunbowale's 'Mamba Mentality' leads Notre Dame to title

Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale drains not one, but both of Notre Dame's game-winning shots in the final seconds to lead the Fighting Irish to a national championship.


Naismith Hall of Fame

Thompson calls Hall of Fame election 'overwhelming'

Four-time WNBA Champion Tina Thompson reflects after being named to the 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class.


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