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Storm’s Crystal Langhorne welcomes addition of fellow post player Breanna Stewart

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:05

Stewart’s arrival and the expected ascension of Jewell Loyd, last year’s Rookie of the Year, is likely to reduce shots for Langhorne. If that happens, Langhorne isn’t complaining.
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Storm’s Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart named to U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:18

Sue Bird and her Seattle Storm teammate, rookie Breanna Stewart, were both named to the U.S. women's national basketball team that will compete at the Olympic Games this summer.
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Storm guard Jewell Loyd intends to play without fear in her 2nd WNBA season

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:26

That rookie year was pretty scary. Jewell Loyd can admit it now. “Last year, I got to a point where I was in the WNBA and that was awesome,” she said. “This year, it’s I want to make a statement in the WNBA. I want to be among some of the greats.”
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Storm’s Jewell Loyd on her WNBA future: ‘I want to among some of the greats’

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:34

Jewell Loyd, after surviving a rocky rookie season as the No. 1 overall pick, says she is ready to take the next step on both ends of the court for the Storm.
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All eyes on Breanna Stewart at Storm preseason training camp

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:12

Stewart anticipates a long and prosperous relationship with the Storm, but the No. 1 overall WNBA draft pick knows you only get one chance to make a first impression.
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Rebuilding, young Storm ready to open training camp

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 09:08

For the Storm, this training camp – and this season, for that matter – is all about developing a championship bond between Breanna Stewart, the team’s No. 1 overall draft pick, and Jewel Loyd, the 2015 Rookie of the Year.
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Breanna Stewart makes first Storm appearance

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 11:28

Top draft pick visits with new team, says she can’t wait to help turn things around. “I couldn’t wait to get here and to meet everyone,” Stewart said.
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Buzz surrounding Storm invigorating for Sue Bird

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:27

Bird, one of the top 15 players in WNBA history, has embraced the mentorship role with players such as Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd, even though her skills are still impressive.
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Ciara, Seahawks, Sounders help inspire Seattle youth at We Day

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:18

WE Day is a celebration of youth making a difference in their local and global communities.
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Mariners’ ineffectual leadership, hitting: Seattle Times readers sound off

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 05:04

Backtalk: Seattle Times sports letters to the editor for the week.
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Breanna Stewart coming to Seattle Storm is ‘crazy good’

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 11:53

Stewart provides just the sort of jolt the Storm needs to re-invigorate its ever-loyal fan base. And coupled with the Huskies’ rise to Final Four caliber, it stamps Seattle as a women’s basketball haven of the first order, a distinction not lost on Stewart.
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Seattle Storm selects UConn star Breanna Stewart with top pick in WNBA draft

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 07:12

The 6-foot-4 Stewart won four NCAA championships, was the Final Four’s Most Outstanding Player four times and won the national Player of the Year award three times.
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Seattle Storm to have new uniforms as part of partnership with Swedish

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:02

Instead of having the team’s name above the numbers, the new jerseys will sport the markings of Swedish Medical, thanks to a multiyear deal announced Thursday.
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How Talia Walton snapped out of senior slump and boosted her WNBA draft stock

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 08:15

A seven-game stretch threatened to derail the pro prospects of Washington’s Talia Walton and ruin the Huskies’ season. But Thursday she’ll get a front-row seat for the WNBA draft.
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Breanna Stewart ‘going to be great right away’ for Storm

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:18

UConn’s Breanna Stewart is all but assured of being the Storm’s No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA draft Thursday, and even Rebecca Lobo believes she’ll be an immediate star.
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Seattle likely to get an up-close look at Breanna Stewart, ‘the LeBron James of women’s basketball’

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 09:03

Stewart led Connecticut to a fourth consecutive national title and claimed her third national Player of the Year award. On Thursday, the Storm is expected to select her with the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft.
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UW’s Talia Walton one of 12 players invited to attend Thursday’s WNBA draft

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 01:42

After her breakthrough in the NCAA tournament, Washington senior Talia Walton has seen her WNBA prospects rise.
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UConn’s Breanna Stewart to give Storm fans a preview of WNBA’s soon-to-be No. 1 pick

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 09:18

Breanna Stewart, the 6-foot-4 star for Connecticut, could win her fourth consecutive NCAA title Tuesday, ending what may be the greatest women’s basketball career in history. Next week, she’s almost certain to become the No. 1 draft pick of the Storm.
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