Sparks beat Liberty in OT, improve to 3-0

NEW YORK (AP) Nneka Ogwumike had 25 points and 15 rebounds and the Los Angeles Sparks rallied to beat the New York Liberty 79-72 in overtime Saturday night. Candace Parker added 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Sparks (3-0). They had won their first two games by an average of 30 points. Trailing 60-53 midway through the final quarter, Los Angeles rallied. Ogwumike's three-point...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers and Charles help Liberty beat Wings 79-71

NEW YORK (AP) Sugar Rodgers scored a career-best 24 points and Tina Charles added 24 to lead New York to a 79-71 win over the Dallas Wings on Sunday in the home opener for the Liberty. The Liberty (2-0) had the game's first 11 points, including the opening eight by Charles, who added 11 rebounds. They led by seven at the half before the Wings tied it at 43 early in the third quarter...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mystics vs Liberty Final Score: Washington falls to New York 87-76 in the first game of the season

Tina Charles was just too much for the Mystics to overcome, but Tayler Hill and Bria Hartley gave the fans something to get excited about anyway. In the opening game of the season, the Washington Mystics fell 87-76 to last year's Eastern Conference champions, the New York Liberty. Thanks to a high-octane first quarter things were close until the middle of the third quarter, when...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles, Rodgers help Liberty beat Mystics 87-76

WASHINGTON (AP) Tina Charles scored 24 points, including a three-point play that sparked a late run, to help the New York Liberty beat the Washington Mystics 87-76 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. With 2:39 left and the game tied at 73, Charles started the spurt with a basket and free throw. Kiah Stokes added a basket and New York had three free throws to...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Liberty too much for visiting Lynx, 81-68

NEW YORK -- Tina Charles and Epiphanny Prince wanted to come home to New York and make the Liberty relevant again. After two downtrodden seasons where New York missed the playoffs, they have the Liberty back in the postseason. "It's really special for me," Charles said. "I haven't been in the playoffs the last two or three years, but it means more with this franchise. Being home...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WNBA star Tina Charles donates half salary to her foundation

NEW YORK -- Liberty star Tina Charles' foundation is always close to her heart. The New York native once again will donate half of her WNBA salary to a charity she started to honor her aunt who died of multiple organ failure in 2013. Charles has already bought 142 automatic external defibrillators over the past few years. She'll donate approximately $50,000 of her salary for the...
Via Associated Press
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cooper returns to bench but Dream fall to Liberty

ATLANTA -- Tina Charles had 29 points and 14 rebounds as the New York Liberty beat Atlanta 83-76 to spoil Dream coach Michael Cooper's early return to the sideline. Cooper missed Atlanta's past five games after being diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer, and had surgery July 24. Team officials at the time said that Cooper, 58, was expected to miss about two weeks. By winning...
Via Fox Sports South
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tina Charles glad to play for New York Liberty

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles just wanted to come home and play alongside Cappie Pondexter.
Via FOXSports.com
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

AP Sources: Sun trade C/F Tina Charles to Liberty

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) People familiar with the situation say the Connecticut Sun have agreed to trade Tina Charles to New York for players to be named later and the Liberty's first round pick in 2015.
Via FOXSports.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WNBA's Tina Charles & Safe Kids Worldwide Promoting Sports Safety

Former University of Connecticut Husky and WNBA All-Star Tina Charles has teamed up with Safe Kids Worldwide to promote sports safety. Charles’s Hopey’s Heart Foundation aims to share sports-injury preventative
Via Stack
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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