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Latta leads Washington Mystics to 71-63 win over Mercury

Latta leads Washington Mystics to 71-63 win over Mercury

AP - Sports WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ivory Latta scored 24 points and the Washington Mystics shut down the Phoenix Mercury late in a 71-63 victory Friday night.

  • Dwight Howard of the Houston Rockets pictured during a game at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on January 22, 2014
    Howard's Rockets stun the Spurs AFP News - Wed, Jan 29, 2014

    Dwight Howard helped overcome the loss of leading scorer James Harden as the Houston Rockets posted a 97-90 win over San Antonio to sweep the season series from the Spurs. … More »Howard's Rockets stun the Spurs

    Dwight Howard of the Houston Rockets pictured during a game at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on January 22, 2014

    Dwight Howard helped overcome the loss of leading scorer James Harden as the Houston Rockets posted a 97-90 win over San Antonio to sweep the season series from the Spurs. Howard shook off a slow start Tuesday to finish with 23 points and 16 rebounds for the Rockets who also won the previous two contests against the Spurs …

  • Gal Gadot serious about skincare
    Gal Gadot serious about skincare Cover Media - 15 hours ago

    Gal Gadot has revealed the secret to her glowing skin. More »Gal Gadot serious about skincare

    Gal Gadot serious about skincare

    Gal Gadot has revealed the secret to her glowing skin.

  • NBA: Former dunk king Dawkins dies at 58 AFP News - Fri, Aug 28, 2015

    Darryl Dawkins, the former NBA star whose powerful dunks earned him the nickname "Chocolate Thunder," died Thursday of a heart attack at the age of 58, his family said. "It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our beloved husband and father, Darryl Dawkins, who succumbed today to a heart attack," his family …

  • Covent Garden filled with white balloons AFP News - Fri, Aug 28, 2015
    An artwork entitled 'Heartbeat' by French artist Charles Petillon, pictured at London's Covent Garden Market building, on August 27, 2015

    An art installation saw London's Covent Garden market filled with 100,000 white balloons on Thursday. The artwork, "Heartbeat" by French artist Charles Petillon, stretches some 54 metres in the air above visitors to the building. "With Heartbeat I wanted to represent the Market Building as the beating heart of this area …

  • Dubai: An oasis of opportunity PropertyGuru.com.sg - Fri, Aug 28, 2015

    With prices of luxury villas in Dubai continuing to fall, now might be the best time for sophisticated investors to consider purchasing the home of their dreams in an exotic location. High-end villas, such as those on the iconic Palm Jumeirah, have seen prices take a bigger hit than apartments. Average prices of villas …

  • Jordan Clarkson of the Los Angeles Lakers drives around Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on January 27, 2015

    Rising NBA star Jordan Clarkson said Thursday he is eager to play for the Philippines' national basketball team despite citizenship concerns from the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). "I want to assure my Filipino brothers and sisters that, if given the chance and everything can be worked out, I sincerely wish …

  • Goldman Sachs (Shenzhen) Financial Leasing Co., operating in the southern boomtown next to Hong Kong, has an almost identical name to New York-based financial institution, Goldman Sachs Group Inc

    A staffer at a Chinese finance company named Goldman Sachs said any similarity to the multi-billion-dollar US investment giant was unintentional Thursday, weeks after a Chinese man was arrested for setting up a fake bank branch. Goldman Sachs (Shenzhen) Financial Leasing Co., operating in the southern boomtown next to …

  • Iggy Azalea ‘drops lawsuit against ex’ Cover Media - Wed, Aug 26, 2015
    Iggy Azalea ‘drops lawsuit against ex’

    Iggy Azalea is no longer pursuing a theft case against her former flame Maurice Williams, according to new reports.

  • The Los Angeles Clipers have been fined $250,000 over an improper offer made to DeAndre Jordan last month as they attempted to re-sign the player, the NBA said Tuesday. A statement from the NBA headquarters said the Clippers had violated league rules prohibiting teams from offering players unauthorized business or investment …

  • Bolt, Gatlin rivalry fast out of the blocks AFP News - Fri, Aug 21, 2015
    Usain Bolt reacts as he answers a question at a press conference ahead of the Athletics World Championships, in Beijing, on August 20, 2015

    Usain Bolt and the controversial Justin Gatlin will get the world championships off to an explosive start when they take their rivalry onto the Beijing track in the 100m heats on Saturday. America's Gatlin is the man in form but he cuts a contentious figure after serving two doping bans, latterly between 2006-2010 after …

  • Lamar Odom: Khloé is still my wife Cover Media - Wed, Aug 19, 2015
    Lamar Odom: Khloé is still my wife

    Lamar Odom continuously refers to Khloé Kardashian as his wife in a new interview.

  • Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls (R) passes the ball off under pressure from Orlando Magic center Shaquille O'Neal during an NBA game on May 14, 1995

    ShaquMlle O'Neal weighed into basketball's great debate on Tuesday when he backed a young Michael Jordan to beat LeBron James one-on-one -- but added that both were outshone by the legendary Dr. J. O'Neal, visiting Hong Kong to promote an energy drink, faced both Jordan and James in their prime and when asked who would …

  • Shaquille O'Neal weighed into basketball's great debate on Monday when he backed a young Michael Jordan to beat LeBron James one-on-one -- but added that both were outshone by the legendary Dr. J. O'Neal, visiting Hong Kong to promote an energy drink, faced both Jordan and James in their prime and when asked who would win …

  • Five facts on FIFA contender Chung AFP News - Mon, Aug 17, 2015
    South Korean FIFA Honorary Vice President Chung Mong-Joon announces his candidacy for the upcoming FIFA presidential elections in February 2016, to replace FIFA president Sepp Blatter, on August 17, 2015 in Paris

    Five facts on Chung Mong-Joon, the South Korean industrialist and politician, who on Monday formally launched his bid to become president of football's world governing body FIFA:

  • Rihanna: Matt Barnes romance is rubbish Cover Media - Mon, Aug 17, 2015
    Rihanna: Matt Barnes romance is rubbish

    Rihanna has shot down reports she's romancing sportsman Matt Barnes, claiming they've never even met.

  • Argentina flanker Tomas Lezana (C) is tackled by South Africa centre Damian de Allende (L) and fly-half Patrick Lambie during their 2015 Rugby World Cup warm-up match at Jose Amalfitani stadium in Buenos Aires on August 15, 2015

    Playmaker Patrick Lambie and winger Lwazi Mvovo impressed as South Africa ended a four-Test losing streak by outplaying Argentina 26-12 in a World Cup warm-up in Buenos Aires. It was the final warm-up game for both countries before the September 18 World Cup kick-off in England and Lambie and Mvovo raised their hands for …

  • German sportswear maker Adidas hopes to retake US market share from basketball giant Nike and number two Under Armour

    NBA star James Harden will soon be dribbling the ball with Adidas sneakers on his feet as the German sportswear maker hopes to retake US market share from basketball giant Nike and number two Under Armour. Signing up the Houston Rockets guard in a reported 13-year, $200 million (180 million euro) deal aims to make Adidas …

  • South Africa's Springboks hooker Adriaan Strauss (L) is tackled by Argentina's Los Pumas prop Nahuel Tetaz during their 2015 Rugby World Cup warm-up match at Jose Amalfitani stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina on August 15, 2015

    South Africa avenged a humiliating Rugby Championship home loss to Argentina last weekend with a 26-12 World Cup warm-up triumph in Buenos Aires Saturday. Wingers Bryan Habana and Lwazi Mvovo scored first-half tries during a five-minute purple patch to give the Springboks a 20-9 half-time lead they never looked like surrendering …

  • This Department of Defense photo shows US Vice President Joe Biden giving his remarks during the memorial at University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, Tennessee on August 15, 2015 in memory of the sailor and four Marines killed July 16, 2015

    US leaders paid tribute Saturday to the four Marines and the sailor killed last month in a lone gunman's attack on military facilities here, vowing justice against violent extremists. Vice President Joe Biden, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and other dignitaries joined families of the victims for a solemn memorial …

  • Gal Gadot: Volleyball has maimed me Cover Media - Fri, Aug 14, 2015
    Gal Gadot: Volleyball has maimed me

    Gal Gadot has spoken about how her athletic upbringing contributed to her playing Wonder Woman.