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Storm obtain Langhorne from Mystics

Uncasville, CT (SportsNetwork.com) - The Seattle Storm acquired two-time All- Star forward Crystal Langhorne from the Washington Mystics in a trade conducted during Monday's WNBA draft.In exchange for Langhorne, the league's Most Improved Player in 2009, the Storm dealt the rights to 2014 first-round pick Bria Hartley and their 2013 first-round selection, forward Tianna Hawkins.Seattle had drafted Hartley, a 5-foot-8 shooting guard who recently helped Connecticut to a perfect 40-0 season and a national championship, seventh overall in Monday's first round.Langhorne has averaged 12.9 points and 7.1 rebounds over six WNBA seasons, all with the Mystics, and posted 12.0 points and 7.2 boards while starting all 34 games in 2013. The 6-foot-2 Maryland product was taken by Washington with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2008 draft.The 27-year-old averaged a career-best 18.2 points over 31 games in 2011 to earn All-Star honors for a second straight year.Hartley averaged 16.2 points, 4.3 assists ...

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    Diana Taurasi scored 29 points, and DeWanna Bonner had 23 to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Tulsa Shock 108-103 in overtime Sunday.Candice DuPree added 20 points ...

  2. Diana Taurasi reflects on her road to London

    Diana Taurasi knows it could have been all different.Had her suspension for a banned substance in 2010 not been thrown out, odds are she would still be fighting it i...

  3. Diana Taurasi to play for new club in Turkey

    Diana Taurasi is heading back to Turkey after being cleared of doping allegations she faced while playing in the country.Turkish club Galatasaray said in a statement...

  4. Report: Diana Taurasi's B sample also positive

    WNBA star Diana Taurasi's backup doping sample came back positive and she faces a possible two-year ban, Turkish news reports said Monday.The Turkish basketball fede...

  5. WNBA star Diana Taurasi cleared of doping charges as Turkish Federation lifts suspension

    Diana Taurasi was always confident she would be cleared of doping allegations.It finally happened on Wednesday.Taurasi had her provisional suspension lifted by the T...

  6. Team USA Vs. China, Women's Olympic Basketball: Diana Taurasi Leads Americans To Record-Matching Win

    Just three days after the Team USA men's basketball team set the Olympic record for most points scored in a game, the women's team matched the total points record by...

  7. NCAA Women's Final Four MOPs

    2013 — Breanna Stewart, Connecticut2012 — Brittney Griner, Baylor2011 — Danielle Adams, Texas A&M2010 — Maya Moore, Connecticut2009 — Tina Charles, Connecticut2008 —...

  8. Taurasi, Taylor ink extensions to stay with Mercury

    The Phoenix Mercury signed guard Diana Taurasi year contract extensions on Monday.Taurasi tied Atlanta's Angel McCoughtry for the league lead in scoring, averaging 2...

  9. Auriemma stands by former star Taurasi

    Geno Auriemma is standing by his former Connecticut star Diana Taurasi .Auriemma said Taurasi told him that she didn't take the banned substance — modafinil — that s...

  10. Taurasi has Turkish contract voided for doping

    American basketball star Diana Taurasi has had her contract terminated by Turkish club Fenerbahce after her "B'' sample tested positive for doping.The Istanbul club ...

  11. Federation: Taurasi tests positive for modafinil

    WNBA standout and former UConn star Diana Taurasi tested positive for modafinil while playing in a professional women's league in Turkey, the country's basketball fe...

  12. UConn's Breanna Stewart, Stefanie Dolson among 6 college players in US women's basketball pool

    UConn sophomore Breanna Stewart is one of six college players announced as members of the U.S. women's basketball national team pool Monday.Joining Stewart in the po...

  1. UConn routs Notre Dame 79-58 in battle of unbeatens, wins record 9th national championship

    Geno Auriemma and Connecticut stand alone in women's college basketball, and they reached the top in unprecedented fashion.The Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 in the...

  2. UConn routs Notre Dame 79-58 in battle of unbeatens, wins record 9th national championship

    With Breanna Stewart back for two more seasons, Geno Auriemma and UConn are in position to win a few more titles.None may be sweeter than the record ninth championsh...

  3. Breanna Stewart has UConn in position to keep championship run going

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  4. Women's basketball hopes historic title game can transcend sport, attract new fans

    Women's college basketball has been looking for that watershed moment when a player or game could transcend the sport.It may have finally found it.For the first time...

  5. Battle of the unbeaten: UConn, Notre Dame in women's national championship

    Women's college basketball has been looking for that watershed moment when a player or game could transcend the sport.It may have finally found it.For the first time...

  6. Diana Taurasi ties Lisa Leslie with record 8th All-WNBA appearance

    Diana Taurasi has tied Lisa Leslie with a record eighth appearance on the All-WNBA team.Taurasi was also on the team in 2004 and from 2006-2011. She averaged 20.3 po...

  7. Diana Taurasi scores 25 to lead Mercury past Dream 79-71; Angel McCoughtry scores 25 in loss

    Diana Taurasi wanted the Phoenix Mercury to show the kind of intensity they'll need in the playoffs."It's not necessarily the best team over the summer, but the team...

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