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Seattle Mixes New and Old As Training Camp Begins

2017 file photo of Jewell Loyd/Virginia Lopez
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The Storm started camp with 16 on the roster including number one picks guards Sue Bird (2002) and Jewell Loyd (2015) and forward Breanna Stewart (2016). ...
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Roster Set for USA Basketball Women’s National Team Camp in Seattle

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A total of 19 members of the 2018-20 USA Basketball Women's National Team athlete pool, including three members of the Seattle Storm, are expected to participate in the USA Women's National Team's April 24-26 camp in Seattle. ...
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Seattle Adds Normandy Park Native Brittany McPhee to Training Camp Roster

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The Seattle Storm announced that guard Brittany McPhee has signed with the franchise, bringing the team’s training camp roster to 15 players. ...
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WNBA Draft Gives Aces Top Pick, Storm Takes Canada and Muldrow

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Adding to their three number ones (Sue Bird 2002, Jewell Loyd 2015 and Breanna Stewart 2016) and looking for Bird’s future back-up, the Storm headed down the coast to UCLA and guard Jordin Canada. ...
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Whistler World Ski and Snowboard Festival Returns April 10-15, 2018

Free concert series during WSSF. Photo: Justa Jeskova.
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The World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) returns to Whistler April 10-15, 2018 sending off the winter in true mountain style. Experience the six-day celebration of mountain culture with a lineup of competitions, art shows, and live entertainment. ...
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UW Athletic Director Jennifer Smith Cohen Awarded Prestigious Pi Beta Phi Honor

University of Washington Athletic Director Jennifer Cohen on May 24, 2016. Photo: Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures
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Jennifer Smith Cohen serves as UW’s Athletic Director. She is the only female Athletic Director in the Pac-12 Conference, and one of only three female Athletic Directors in the Power Five Conferences. ...
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Seattle’s FIFA World Cup Bid Gains Metropolitan King County Council Support

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The Metropolitan King County Council has given its unanimous support to the City of Seattle’s bid to be a host city of the 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup. ...
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Dick’s Sporting Goods Announces Plans to Immediately Stop Selling Assault Weapons

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Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO Edward Stack announced the chain would immediately stop selling assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, and that it would not sell guns to anyone under the age of 21, regardless of local laws. ...
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USA Women’s National Team to Play Exhibition Game at KeyArena April 26

The USA Basketball Women's National Team stand for the national anthem after winning the Gold Medal Game against Spain on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)
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The Seattle training camp will mark the third in the USA’s preparations for the 2018 FIBA World Cup, which will be held Sept. 22-30 in Tenerife, Spain. ...
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Storm Releases 2018 Schedule, Phoenix Mercury Home Opener

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Seattle will play host to the “new” Las Vegas Aces (formerly the San Antonio Stars) and former Washington guard and NCAA All-time leading scorer Kelsey Plum on May 31 and June 19. ...
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