US women's hoops team announces 16 finalists for World Cup

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women's national basketball team cut its roster down to 16 finalists for the FIBA Women's World Cup on Tuesday. Washington's Elena Delle Donne and Seattle's ...

A'ja Wilson earns WNBA Rookie of the Year honors

A'ja Wilson capped her stellar year with WNBA Rookie of the Year honors. The No. 1 pick in the draft this past April averaged 20.7 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks for Las Vegas. ...

US women's hoops team rallies from 16 down to beat Canada

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A'ja Wilson had 15 points and 10 rebounds to help the U.S. women's national team rally from a 16-point first-half deficit and beat Canada 74-68 on Saturday night in an exhibit...

Storm and Mystics to meet in WNBA Finals

Elena Delle Donne has the Washington Mystics in the WNBA Finals for the first time in franchise history, where they'll face Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm. The star forward came to W...

Las Vegas wins WNBA draft lottery for third straight year

NEW YORK (AP) — The Las Vegas Aces will pick first in the WNBA draft for a third straight year. Las Vegas won the draft lottery Tuesday night after barely missing the playoffs this p...

Griner, Taurasi help Mercury beat Sun 96-86

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi each scored 27 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Connecticut Sun 96-86 on Thursday night in the second round of the WNBA playoffs. ...

A look at the second round of the WNBA playoffs

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the second round of the WNBA playoffs. No. 3 Washington (22-12) vs. No. 6 Los Angeles (19-15) Season Series: Mystics, 2-1. ...

Russian star Maria Vadeeva enjoying time in WNBA with Sparks

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Maria Vadeeva dreamed of playing in the WNBA after growing up watching Diana Taurasi and Lauren Jackson compete in the Russian Basketball League. It fueled ...

Stewart, Howard help Storm beat Liberty 96-80

NEW YORK (AP) — Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm weren't concerned when the New York Liberty made a run to take a lead early in the fourth quarter. They knew it was only a matte...

Indiana uses stellar defense to beat New York 68-55

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Candice Dupree scored 25 points and the Indiana Fever held New York without a basket in the fourth quarter to beat the Liberty Xx-xx on Saturday. New York l...

Travel woes force cancellation of Aces-Mystics game

The game between the Las Vegas Aces and Washington Mystics on Friday night has been canceled. The decision was made about 1 1/2 hours before the scheduled tip-off in Washington. ...

Quigley tries to repeat as All-Star 3-point champion

NEW YORK (AP) — Allie Quigley will try to repeat as 3-point champion when she competes Saturday in the WNBA All-Star contest in Minneapolis. The Chicago Sky guard is one of four All-...

Delle Donne scores 30 as Mystics beat Liberty 95-78

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 30 points and 10 rebounds to help the Washington Mystics beat the New York Liberty 95-78 on Saturday. The All-Star captain had 15 poin...

Delle Donne and Parker choose their teams for All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) — The draft is finished and the squads are set for Team Delle Donne and Team Parker in the WNBA All-Star Game. The league switched its format this year with captains ch...

DeShields helps Sky hold off Liberty 103-99

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Diamond DeShields led a balanced Chicago offense with 22 points and the Sky beat the Liberty 103-99 on Friday night. Courtney Vandersloot added 14 points an...