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Seven years before her death, Donovan reflected on her career

In a 2011 interview, Anne Donovan discussed how the many stops on her coaching career had finally led her back home and closer to her family.

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Donovan played essential role in growth of women's basketball

At 6-foot-8, Anne Donovan never wanted to stand out. But she was part of many of the most important moments and developments in women's basketball.

Lisa Leslie remembers Anne Donovan

Lisa Leslie looks back on her time with Anne Donovan, specifically the 2008 Olympic Games when Donovan coached Leslie to a gold medal.

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Friday's WNBA scoreboard

Top plays: Mystics vs. Sun

Connecticut finishes third quarter with pair of clutch 3s

Courtney Williams drains a 3-pointer to mark a new career-high 28 points while Morgan Tuck hits in transition to cap off the third quarter.

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Ogwumike's and-1 powers Sun's comeback

With the Sun trying to make a second-half surge, Chiney Ogwumike grabs the rebound and puts it up for an and-1.

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Cloud caps off the Mystics' dominant first half with shot at the horn

The Mystics finish the first half with a 28-point lead over the Sun after Natasha Cloud's driving shot that beats the buzzer.

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Delle Donne gets it to fall plus the foul

Elena Delle Donne pushes past Chiney Ogwumike to the hoop for a first-half and-1.

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Wilson leads Aces past Fever in OT

A'ja Wilson drops a career-high 35 points in Las Vegas' 101-92 win over Indiana.

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Outside the Lines

Whalen balancing duties as coach, WNBA star

Four-time WNBA champion Lindsay Whalen joins OTL to talk about balancing her duties as head coach of University of Minnesota as well as playing for the Lynx.

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Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Hall of Famer Holdsclaw returns to where it all started

An Olympic gold medal and WNBA stardom are part of her legacy. But what Chamique Holdsclaw did at Tennessee remains the closest to her heart.

Fittingly, Dailey and DeMoss head into Women's HOF together

They helped create the sport's top rivalry. But as much as they are associated with Geno and Pat, Chris Dailey and Mickie DeMoss have their own legacies.

Fagan: How two weeks with coach Ceal Barry changed my life

The best coaches improve the skills of their players and change the trajectory of their lives. Kate Fagan says she owes Ceal Barry a debt of gratitude.

Sun win on four-point play at the buzzer

Shekinna Stricklen knocks down a tough shot behind the arc and gets fouled to propel the Sun past the Liberty.

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Stewart goes to work in the post

Breanna Stewart hits a shot in the paint as Seattle goes on a 10-0 run in the 1st quarter.

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Sims spins for layup

Odyssey Sims finishes on the fast break with a spin move into a layup.

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Wings

WNBA

Diggins-Smith calls WNBA-NBA gap 'disappointing'

Skylar Diggins-Smith breaks down how WNBA players feel about the differences between the NBA and WNBA, including player salaries.

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WNBA

Griner: 'The big girls are taking over' the WNBA

Not long ago there weren't many centers in the WNBA. Now, behind bigs like Brittney Griner, Sylvia Fowles and Liz Cambage, it's a position of strength.

Around the Rim: Liz Cambage

Liz Cambage shares why she stepped away from the WNBA, the process of finding herself and her excitement about returning.

Chiney takes home first WNBA victory over sister

Chiney Ogwumike drops 18 points to lead the Sun past her sister, Nneka, and the Sparks in a 102-94 win.

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WNBA

Ogwumike sisters love challenge of facing each other

Chiney and Nneka Ogwumike describe what it is like to face each other and Chiney details what her sister's strengths are on the basketball court.

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Lynx

WNBA

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.

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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.

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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.

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