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Pat Friday

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Whalen continues fantastic play in Game 2

The Minnesota Lynx ensured there would be a Game 3 in the Western Conference Finals. Although the Phoenix Mercury left Minneapolis disappointed, there are some things they can build on for Game 3.

Fever calm Sky, lead series 1-0 after 77-70 win

The Indiana Fever knocked down 9 threes on their way to a 77-70 victory over the Chicago Sky to snag a 1-0 series lead in the WNBA's Eastern Conference Finals. Shavonte Zellous scored 18 for the...

Chiney Ogwumike wins ROY, heads All-Rookie team

Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike forms one half of the first sibling duo to win Rookie of the Year in the WNBA after nabbing the award after an all-start rookie season.

Fever vs. Sky ECF preview: Why the Sky could win

After being swept by the Indiana Fever last year, Elena Delle Donne and the Chicago Sky have a shot at revenge this season.

WNBA playoffs preview: Why the Sparks have a shot

The L.A. Sparks finished a disappointing season in fourth place in the competitive Western Conference, which is short of expectations but enough for a second chance in the postseason.

WNBA Playoff preview: Chicago's the wild card

After a season filled with injuries and health problems, the Chicago Sky are finally healthy at exactly the right time. Given that we don't know what they can do at full strength, they're one of...

WNBA awards: Paris4MIP, All-Rookie & All-D teams

The Swish Appeal staff made their 2014 WNBA awards picks official earlier today, but the following is a closer look at the top candidates for each award and some of the tougher decisions that...

Theme day: Where will the Mercury be in 2015?

The SB Nation-NBA network is holding the first of its annual theme day series today answering the question, "Where will your team be in 12 months?" We join in with a look at where the Phoenix...

The WNBA's best battle at full strength

As we head into the stretch run, the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury have separated themselves from the rest of the pack. Tonight's meeting (8 p.m. EST, NBA TV) marks matchup number 3 of the...

The argument for Diana Taurasi as 2014 MVP

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Despite an outstanding season from Maya Moore, it's Diana Taurasi that deserves the 2014 WNBA MVP award.

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