#WeRepSe4ttle https://t.co/HlrzCeaJOa, like this. SEATTLE (AP) — The arena for Seattle's new NHL franchise won't be completed until late spring or summer of 2021 but that shouldn't have any impact on the expansion team's first season. Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. Seattle maintained its two-game lead over second-place Atlanta and reduced its magic number for the top seed in the playoffs to one. NEW YORK (AP) — Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm weren't concerned when the New York Liberty made a run to take a lead early in the fourth quarter. WNBA . Jewell Loyd scored 13 points and Bird had 11 points and 11 assists. One of the best to ever do it @S10Bird https://t.co/KVLBHl5ACA, Seattle topped the 100-point mark for the fourth time this season, setting a franchise single-season record. They knew it was only a matter of time before they went on their own burst to put the game away. SEATTLE (AP) — Sue Bird scored 21 while setting the franchise scoring mark to help the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 97-91 on Sunday. #PhantomCam https://t.co/hdRCGXXfU6, At just 26 years old, Stewie's resume is ridiculous https://t.co/v0f3kIiECh, Storm star faced a bottle of champagne during her media session after winning WNBA Finals MVP, Yaaasss, @breannastewart! (via @mPinoe) https://t.co/QXHcYzrwfu, Bleiben Sie mit unserem Newsletter immer kostenlos gut informiert! Despite the loss, Seattle clinched one of the top two seeds in the playoffs when Atlanta beat Los Angeles later Thursday. Bird has spent the last month with the Nuggets, hitting the road to help out with some scouting. Stewart made 9 of 12 from the field, grabbed eight rebounds and had three steals. Das Team war in der Best-of-Five-Serie der WNBA gegen die Las Vegas Aces auch im dritten Duell erfolgreich und holte sich damit den zweiten Titel binnen drei Jahren. "D.C.'s become home to me," said Delle Donne, who grew up about two hours north in Delaware. The answer came nearly four months later with a championship. #StrongerThanEver PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury lost a starter before the ball went in the air. PHOENIX (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 29 points with five 3-pointers, Natasha Howard had 15 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks, and the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 102-91 on Tuesday night. Sue Bird backs Megan Rapinoe on contrast between women's soccer, WNBA ABC News 01:01. 2 seed because the Aces won both of their regular-season meetings. Agler officially resigned on Nov. 1, but was required by contract to give the team 30 days' notice. Brittney Griner provided the deciding offense and necessary defense in the final seconds as the Mercury beat the Seattle Storm 86-84 on Sunday to force a deciding Game 5 in their WNBA semifinal series. UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Dan Hughes knows what suit he will wear Saturday for the WNBA All-Star Game when he coaches Team Delle Donne. The elder Hughes died in the fall of 2009, a few months after his son coached his first All-Star Game in Connecticut. UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 of her season-high 31 points in the second half and the WNBA-leading Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 78-65 on Friday night. The message to Stewart was clear: At age 24, don't take for granted that she's leading the Seattle Storm to the WNBA Finals and expect it to happen all the time. SEATTLE (AP) — Breanna Stewart had a season-high 35 points, including three 3-pointers, and 20 rebounds to help the Seattle Storm beat the Dallas Wings 91-84 on Saturday night. Stewart scored nine of her 25 points in the fourth quarter, Sue Bird came up with a key defensive play in the final 10 seconds, and the Storm held off the Washington Mystics 75-73 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the WNBA Finals. Am Dienstagabend (Ortszeit) gewann die Mannschaft 92:59. I don't know what's going on up there with those columns. Her resume certainly speaks for itself and as a still active player she will offer an extremely unique perspective.". Now if the Mercury could just get those two middle quarters right. USA |. - @CoachKlop on whether @S10Bird is the greatest Seattle athlete of all time #WNBA, THE SEATTLE STORM ARE WNBA CHAMPIONS! https://t.co/B9on13Cvke, Less than a year and a half after tearing her Achilles, Breanna Stewart came back with a vengeance to win her second WNBA Finals MVP

@jewellloyd Now that's a title she's not quite ready to give up. Washington never trailed and led by as many as 27 points. "Sometimes it's time to make a change," Agler said in a phone interview with the AP on Friday. SEATTLE (AP) — Natasha Howard scored 13 points to lead six players in double figures and the Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 84-70 on Sunday. Natasha Howard scored 17 points and Jewell Loyd added 13 points, eight rebounds and six assists for Seattle (16-6). The mood was electric Sunday as trolleys carried players and coaches on a route that began at the Space Needle and arrived at KeyArena just as the rain fell. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 26 points and 10 rebounds, Sue Bird also had a double-double and the league-leading Seattle Storm eased past the last-place Indiana Fever 92-72 on Tuesday night. Sue Bird added 18 points and 10 assists, Alysha Clark scored 14 points and Jewell Loyd had 11 for Seattle (14-5). They've won all four and now it's on to Seattle for another one. Hughes will miss Seattle's two preseason games. Das Team war in der Best-of-Five-Serie der WNBA gegen die Las Vegas Aces auch im dritten Duell erfolgreich und holte sich damit den zweiten Titel binnen drei Jahren.