Women’s Pro Basketball (WNBA)

Copper scores 17 as Sky beat Wings 91-81

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Kahleah Copper scored 17 points to lead seven Chicago players scoring in double figures and the Sky beat the Dallas Wings...

McBride scores 26 as Lynx beat Mercury 82-76

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PHOENIX — Kayla McBride scored a season-high 26 points, Sylvia Fowles and Napheesa Collier each had a double-double and the Minnesota Lynx beat the...

Wilson leads six in double figures as Aces beat Sparks 99-75

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LOS ANGELES — A'ja Wilson had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Liz Cambage scored 13 points and grabbed 11 boards and the Las Vegas...

Auriemma defends selection of 5 UConn players for US team

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STORRS, Conn. — UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma is defending his role in the selection of five former Huskies to the US women's...

Williams hits go-ahead shot, Atlanta beats New York 73-69

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COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — Courtney Williams scored 18 points, including a go-ahead basket with 58.2 seconds left, and the Atlanta Dream beat the New...

Breastfeeding Olympians allowed to bring babies to Tokyo

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TORONTO — Canadian basketball player Kim Gaucher, who is breastfeeding her infant daughter, has won in her quest to bring the baby to the...

Parker leads WNBA All-Star team that will face US Olympians

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NEW YORK — Candace Parker will headline a WNBA All-Star team that will face the U.S. Olympic squad in Las Vegas on July 14. ...

Taurasi will stand alone in 9,000-point club for some time

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NEW YORK — It may be a long time before anyone joins Diana Taurasi in the 9,000-point club. ...

Taurasi tops 9,000 career points, helps Mercury beat Sparks

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PHOENIX — Diana Taurasi scored 25 points and became the first player in WNBA history to score 9,000 career points in her return from...

Maya Moore to receive Arthur Ashe Award at The ESPYS

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NEW YORK — Maya Moore will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at The ESPYS for her work on criminal justice reform. ...