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Liberty, Cappie Explode on Mystics to End Losing Streak

Pondexter puts a shot up against the Mystics at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Marlene Amaya-Vazquez)

Pondexter puts a shot up against the Mystics at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Marlene Amaya-Vazquez) The New York Liberty came out yesterday afternoon with a different attitude than their last game here at Madison Square Garden. They were focused throughout on their defensive assignments and there were few breakdowns. They were given some variations More...

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Tina Charles
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By Luis Vazquez On Saturday, June 7th, 2014
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New York Liberty Loses Third Straight

The pre-game warmups said a lot. The San Antonio Stars looked confident, but purposeful.  The New York Liberty, coming off of two straight losses on the road, seemed, in retrospect, too happy. The result was a More...

NY Liberty's Sugar Rodgers
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By Luis Vazquez On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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LIBERTY VICTORY OVER STORM: SWEET AS SUGAR

The New York Liberty scored their first home win since their return to Madison Square Garden, 70-64, over Sue Bird (21 points) and the Seattle Storm (1-4), last night and evened their ledger at 2-2. Cappie Pondexter More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Saturday, May 17th, 2014
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Della Donne Ruins Garden Party as Liberty Drop Opener

(Picture Credit: Marlene Amaya Vazquez) It was the best of times for the New York Liberty (1-1) as they rallied to tie the Chicago Sky 55-55 after the third quarter in their return to Madison Square Garden after More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Liberty Lose Kamiko And Other Setbacks

(Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images) The New York Liberty suddenly are very short at point guard. The team waived Jerica Coley, a rookie guard recently. They are without the services of Leilani Mitchell, More...

Tina Charles as a member of the Connecticut Sun. (Scott Cunningham/NBAE/Getty Images)
By Luis Vazquez On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Liberty Trades for Charles, Serious About Championsh​ip Run

Tina Charles as a member of the Connecticut Sun. (Scott Cunningham/NBAE/Getty Images) Bill Laimbeer has two areas that are apparent about him. One, he believes in big players. He likes the power game on both ends More...

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By Elizabeth Francois On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Women’s History Month Interview Series: Former Liberty Star, Kym Hampton, Continuing Stardom

For Kym Hampton, making the transition from a star basketball player to a star on stage wasn’t an easy process.  Overcoming her shyness to sing in public because as she put it: “Are you going to die with your More...

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By Guest On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
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NY Liberty Secure Fourth Pick In 2014 WNBA Draft Lottery

(Image via WNBA.com) SECAUCUS, N.J. (Dec. 10, 2013) – The Connecticut Sun won the 13th annual WNBA Draft Lottery and earned the top pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm, the league announced today. More...

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By Guest On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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Athlete’s Voices: Plenette Pierson, Episode 3. My 12 Favorite Things About Christmas Break

This is the DoubleGSports.com Athlete’s Voices column in which local star athletes provide guest posts updating their fans on what they have been up to. Today’s post is from the New York Liberty’s Plenette More...

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By Guest On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Athlete’s Voices: Essence Carson, Episode 7. Ups and Downs Of Past Few Months

Essence Carson (Photo used with permission)   Wow, so it’s been a while since I’ve been here. Within the past months I’ve torn my acl, wrapped up an album, and performed at my listening session. More...