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WNBA Acknowledges Blown Call in Lynx's Championship

October 22, 2016 - The WNBA acknowledged Friday that referees a botched call resulted in a late, go-ahead basket for the Los Angeles Lynx in their series-clinching victory over the Lynx Thursday in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals. "The organization has no comment on the WNBA's statement at this time," a Lynx spokeswoman said Friday. Read the Full Article at Twin Cities Pioneer Press... Full Story

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WNBA Statement on Lynx-Sparks WNBA Finals Game 5

October 21, 2016 - NEW YORK- Renee Brown, WNBA Chief of Basketball Operations and Player Relations, issued the following statement today regarding a play late in the fourth quarter of the Los Angeles Sparks' 77-76 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Thursday at Target Center: "After reviewing postgame video, we have determined that Nneka Ogwumike's shot with 1:14 remaining in regulation time should not have counted due to a shot-clock violation, and that the referees improperly failed to review the play under the instant replay rules."... Full Story

Kennedy to Play for Sydney FC on Loan

October 21, 2016 - BUFFALO, NY --- The Western New York Flash announced today that the club has loaned defender Alanna Kennedy to Sydney FC of the W-League in Australia for the offseason. A member of the 2016 NWSL Champions, Kennedy played in 17 games, logging 1,538 minutes in her debut season in the league. The Campbelltown, Australia native also registered one assist in the Flash's 5-2 win against Sky Blue FC on May 21. Sydney FC will begin their season against Brisbane Roar FC on Saturday, November 5. The team's full schedule can be v... Full Story

Washington Spirit Exercises Options on Nine Players; Offers New Contracts to Six

October 19, 2016 - BOYDS, Md- The Washington Spirit has offered new contracts to six players and exercised the 2017 contract options on nine players. Players whose options were exercised for the 2017 season include: goalkeeper Kelsey Wys; forwards Cali Farquharson, Cheyna Williams, and Katie Stengel; midfielders Line Sigvardsen Jensen and Joanna Lohman; and defenders Alyssa Kleiner, Megan Oyster, and Estelle Johnson. Players who are out of contract and have been extended new contract offers include: defenders Whitney Church and Caprice... Full Story

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