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WNBA's new playoff format ratchets up the pressure

The 20th season of the WNBA follows up with a new playoff format that may remind you somewhat of the wild card games in Major League Baseball and the NFL — but with a couple of twists. For the majority of the league’s history, the playoffs featured eight teams in three rounds of best-of-three series, with the WNBA Finals themselves growing into a best-of-five series in 2005....
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September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Paul George bought 5,000 tickets for Tamika Catchings’ last regular season game

Sunday will be the final regular season game for WNBA great Tamika Catchings. And, thanks to Paul George, several lucky people will be able to watch the game courtesy of the Pacers star. George purchased 5,000 balcony seats, which will be distributed to fans on Friday at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse box office. .@Yg_Trece has purchased 5,000 tickets for @Catchin24's final regular...
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September 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Paul George makes awesome gesture to WNBA legend

Tamika Catchings, one of the greatest players in WNBA history, is retiring after this season. Her final regular season game is on Sunday when the Indiana Fever host the Dallas Wings at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Fever announced Thursday that Indiana Pacers star Paul George purchased 5,000 tickets to the game in an effort to pack the house and give Catchings the regular-season...
Via The Sports Daily
September 15, 2016  |  Discuss

WNBA withdraws fines for teams that protested gun violence

The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for multiple teams and players that protested recent gun violence by wearing black warmup shirts before their games. The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury were each fined $5,000, and players on those teams were fined $500 a piece for wearing black T-shirts calling attention to shootings by and against police officers in place of...
Via The Comeback
July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Lynx, Fever prep for pivotal Game 3 of WNBA Finals

INDIANAPOLIS -- Tamika Catchings didn't get much sleep after her Indiana Fever lost Game 2 of the WNBA Finals to Minnesota. It wasn't just because of the foul trouble that saddled her all game. It was the lack of execution she and her teammates had down the stretch in Minnesota's 77-71 win. "We weren't focused enough in the final few minutes and that's what cost us," Catchings said...
Via Fox Sports North
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tamika Catchings, Candace Parker to miss world championships

Tamika Catchings and Candace Parker have withdrawn from the U.S. women's national team pool because of injuries and won't play in the world championship later this month. Catchings dealt with a variety of injuries during her recently completed WNBA season. She missed the first 17 games for the Indiana Fever because of a back issue. She has been a part of the past three Olympics as...
Via Associated Press
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tamika Catchings' big 4th quarter lifts Fever over Mystics in Game 1

  After struggling for nearly three full quarters, Tamika Catchings came through when the Indiana Fever needed her most. Catchings scored 14 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter, including several clutch baskets down the stretch, to lead the Fever to a 78-73 win over the Washington Mystics on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Catchings, who endured...
Via Associated Press
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Catchings leads Fever past Mystics 78-73 in Game 1

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tamika Catchings had 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Indiana Fever to a 78-73 win over the Washington Mystics on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Catchings endured a lengthy scoring drought from midway through the first quarter to midway through the third. However, when the Fever needed her most late in the game, Catchings came...
Via Associated Press
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Catchings scores 25 to lead Fever past Sky, 71-67

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tamika Catchings scored 25 points and Briann January added 14 to help the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 71-67 Saturday night, securing the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Indiana (16-17) shot 66.7 percent during the first quarter to take a 32-16 lead after the opening period. It marked the highest first quarter point total for the Fever this...
Via Associated Press
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

East claims WNBA All-Star Game in OT

PHOENIX -- Shoni Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime. Tamika Catchings, an All-Star for a record-tying ninth time, made a layup with six seconds to go to give the East the lead and then knocked the ball away from Skylar Diggins on...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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