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Dream's Williams Receives June WNBA Cares Community Assist Award

July 22, 2016 - NEW YORK - Elizabeth Williams of the Atlanta Dream has been awarded the June WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm for her efforts to encourage youth education and literacy through the Dream's recent community initiatives in the greater Atlanta area. Williams has a passion for supporting education and throughout the month of June, dedicated her time to participating in several literacy events benefiting local youth. She attended summer reading tip-off parties at the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library and Co... Full Story

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Minnesota Lynx Announce Xcel Energy Center as Home for 2017 Season

July 21, 2016 - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Lynx today announced that the Xcel Energy Center will be the team's venue for home games during the 2017 season. The team will relocate due to the previously announced major renovation and complete shutdown of Target Center taking place during the summer and early fall of 2017. "Our fans will enjoy the experience and amenities that Xcel Energy Center has to offer, while eagerly anticipating the conclusion of our newly renovated home in Minneapolis in time for the 2018 Lynx season," sai... Full Story

Minnesota Lynx Sign Nneka Enemkpali

July 17, 2016 - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team has signed forward Nneka Enemkpali to a seven-day contract. Enemkpali, a 6-1 forward, was drafted by Seattle in the third round (26th overall) of the 2015 WNBA Draft but sat out the season while recovering from a knee injury suffered during her senior season at the University of Texas. The Seattle Storm signed Enemkpali to their 2016 training camp roster but waived her prior to the start of the regular season. At the time of her senior season injury, Ja... Full Story

Mercury and Fans Raise $13,106 for American Cancer Society During "Rock the Pink" Game, Brought to Y

July 17, 2016 - PHOENIX- The Phoenix Mercury's annual "Rock the Pink" festivities, brought to you by IASIS Healthcare, raised more than $13,106 for the American Cancer Society during tonight's Mercury-San Antonio Stars game at Talking Stick Resort Arena. "The American Cancer Society knows that prevention and early detection are the keys to finding cancer at its most treatable stages. The Phoenix Mercury Rock the Pink Night gives us the opportunity to get that message out and to educate women and men about breast health awareness," said C... Full Story

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