June 24, 2013 · 12:12 am
With the WNBA season well underway what better time for a look at the coolest team names in the league’s history. This list will include franchises that folded along with teams that are still active.
12. HOUSTON COMETS
Comment: The Comets were one of the Original Eight WNBA franchises and were the league’s very first dynasty. The Comets won the WNBA championship for the first four years of the league’s existence. To put that in perspective not even the NBA’s Jordan/Pippin Bulls or Kobe/Shaq Lakers were able to win four titles in a row. Continue reading →
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June 27, 2012 · 8:46 pm
The Connecticut Sun (logo at left) are (for now) comfortably in control of the WNBA’s Eastern Conference with a 9-3 record. Meanwhile the Minnesota Lynx top the Western Conference standings at 12-1 headed into tonight’s game against the Phoenix Mercury.
WHOSE TURN WAS IT TO BEAT THE MYSTICS? – Last night it was the Seattle Storm’s turn to beat the struggling Washington Mystics. The Storm came out on top 79-71 for their Continue reading →
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June 23, 2012 · 1:51 pm
The SAN ANTONIO SILVER STARS (logo at left) were at 4-4 headed into last night’s road game against the SEATTLE STORM. The Storm were riding a 2-game winning streak, one of which was a toppling of WNBA defending champs the MINNESOTA LYNX, ending their 10-0 run to start the season.
Seattle withstood a furious 4th quarter rally by the Silver Stars and won 82-76. Tanisha Wright led the Storm to their 3rd straight win with Continue reading →
June 19, 2012 · 8:16 pm
The WNBA season’s only undefeated team suffered its first loss and the only winless team notched their first victory on the same day! The Seattle Storm (logo at left) ended the 10-0 run of the defending champion Minnesota Lynx in a 65-62 nailbiter.
Meanwhile the 0-9 Tulsa Shock won an 87-75 home stand against the Phoenix Mercury to at last log a win for the season. The Shock’s next game will be Wednesday night at the Los Angeles Sparks, who last night utterly demolished the visiting Washington Mystics in a 101-70 embarrassment.
Keep checking back here at Balladeer’s Blog throughout the week for updated results plus the latest standings.
THURSDAY JUNE 21ST RESULTS – Indiana Fever crushed the Continue reading →
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June 16, 2012 · 1:24 pm
A BRAND NEW RECORD – So far the MINNESOTA LYNX have owned this WNBA season. They’re the defending champions, they’re the only remaining undefeated team this year and last night they took sole possession of the longest season- opening winning streak in the Association’s history! The Lynx moved to 10-0, breaking the 9-0 tie they held with the 2001 and 2003 LOS ANGELES SPARKS. Minnesota slapped around the homestanding PHOENIX MERCURY in a 78-60 victory that will live on in the history books.
A FIZZLE FROM THE SPARKS – And speaking of the Sparks, they laid an uncharacteristic egg with a 92-59 butt kicking at the hands of the ATLANTA DREAM. Angel McCoughtry, the undisputed leader of the Dream, went Medieval on the Sparks, chalking up 31 points on her own. Atlanta improved to Continue reading →
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