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First Round - Game 1NY leads series 1-0

Defending champ Sky on ropes as Liberty win Game 1

New York closed on a 13-0 run to beat defending champion Chicago on Wednesday night.

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WNBA playoff predictions: Our experts answer the biggest first-round questions

What will decide the Mystics-Storm series? Who will be the breakout star? And can Chicago repeat, or is top-seeded Las Vegas the pick to win it all?

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Why the WNBA is better off with the New York Liberty in the playoffs

The Liberty are as exciting to watch as any team when the offense is clicking.

PLAYOFFS: FIRST ROUND PICKS, PREVIEW

First-round predictions and the five teams that could win the title

The first round is set. The higher seeds are picked to advance. But top seed Las Vegas was the only unanimous team predicted to sweep its way to the semis.

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WNBA playoffs 2022: Complete schedule, results, news and highlights

New York stole Game 1 and stunned defending champion Chicago as the WNBA playoffs opened Wednesday. Las Vegas held court against Phoenix.

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FROM MOTHERHOOD TO THE COURT

From giving birth to season debut: Napheesa Collier's incredible WNBA comeback

Just 74 days after giving birth, Collier was back on the court, right in time to help Minnesota's playoff push.

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SYL'S FINAL RIDE

Sylvia Fowles: Forever a WNBA legend, soon to be a mortician

The WNBA's all-time leader in rebounds, double-doubles and field goal percentage, Sylvia Fowles is poised to fulfill a childhood dream and launch a second career as a mortician.

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