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10hMechelle Voepel

Voepel: Beard's return boosts Sparks

The Sparks got an enormous lift last week when Candace Parker returned. But Alana Beard is back and also making an impact, helping Los Angeles to its first back-to-back wins in a month.

8dMichelle Smith

Smith: WNBA's midseason report card

Minnesota is the WNBA front-runner at the All-Star break, but where does every other team fall in? We hand out grades for the first half of the season and look ahead at what's next for each team.

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Law firm: Illinois players' allegations unfounded

A law firm hired by the University of Illinois to investigate allegations of racially motivated mistreatment made by former women's basketball players concluded that those charges are unfounded.

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13dMelissa Isaacson

College athletes speaking out against R-word

The "Spread the Word to End the Word" campaign has gained significant support in recent years. A big reason? Big buy-in from collegiate athletes.

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14dMechelle Voepel

Voepel: Hard to argue with relocating Shock

There's really no reason to oppose relocating the WNBA's Shock franchise to Dallas -- except that it has to come at the expense of fans who have supported Tulsa through five tough seasons.

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19dMichelle Smith

Coleman finds right fit with Fever

On her third team in seven seasons in the WNBA, Indiana's Marissa Coleman is finally "having fun again." The guard/forward is tied for the team lead with Tamika Catchings at 13.1 points per game.

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Minnesota Lynx @minnesotalynx

She's got the touch tonight! 🔥Maya Moore has got a couple generous bounces and has 13 points halfway through the 2nd.

Indiana Fever @IndianaFever

Final stats (CHI 106, IND 82): FG%: CHI 63%, IND 34% Assists: CHI 28, IND 19 Rebounds: CHI 39, IND 29 Turnovers: IND 13, CHI 14

Minnesota Lynx @minnesotalynx

She doesn't shoot many, but she shoots them well. Whalen hits a trey, shooting 50% from downtown on the season. 🎯💦