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Lisa Leslie, former Georgia star Janet Harris to be inducted to women's basketball Hall of Fame

...basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.She is joined by former Georgia standout Janet Harris, former Houston Comets star Janeth Arcain, former Duke coach Gail Goestenkors, longtime Oregon high school coach Brad Smith and Oklahoma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-19/lisa-leslie-former-georgi
League stays upbeat despite bad economy

...every sports league, including the WNBA." The league lost one of its original teams in the off-season when the Houston Comets, who won the first four championships from 1997 to 2000, folded. But an eight-year contract with ESPN/ABC that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/05/oth_526522.shtml
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WNBA: Detroit overcomes odds for title

...on this team," she said. Detroit became the second team in league history to win a third championship. Only the Houston Comets, who won the first four (1997-2000), have more. Los Angeles (2001, 2002) is the only other team with more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/06/nba_478434.shtml
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Overtime

...first franchise win In Houston, the Atlanta Dream remained winless Monday night, falling 88-79 on the road to the Houston Comets. Houston (3-7) was led by Michelle Snow , who had 18 points and 13 rebounds. Atlanta (0-10) shot 7-for-16...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/17/oth_462426.shtml
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Atlanta's comeback falls short

...The Dream (0-9), in their inaugural year, own the third-longest winless streak to open a WNBA season. The Houston Comets lost their first 10 games in 2007, and the Detroit Shock started 0-13 in 2002. White scored 11 points in the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/14/nba_462191.shtml
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LSU names new women's coach

...team four years in a row?" Chancellor was the women's coach at Mississippi from 1978-97 before leading the WNBA Houston Comets to four consecutive championships (1997-00). He also coached the U.S. team to a gold medal at the 2004 Olympics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/12/nca_124359.shtml
College basketball
U.S. women's team turns to young talent

...new players to replace one of the program's cornerstones. Forward Candace Parker, center Michelle Snow of the Houston Comets and center Cheryl Ford of the Detroit Shock were added to the U.S. roster Wednesday to reinforce the Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/07/nba_95693.shtml
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WNBA star Swoopes comes out

NEW YORK - Houston Comets forward Sheryl Swoopes is opening up about being a homosexual, telling a magazine that she's "tired of having to hide my feelings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/27/nba_16297.shtml
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Overtime

...women's basketball team. The selections, made by the USA Basketball women's senior national team committee, are subject to approval by the U.S. Olympic Committee. Van Chancellor of the WNBA's Houston Comets is the head coach.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/12/oth_408558.shtml
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Sparks singe Shock game 1

...jammed in his pockets. Cooper and the Sparks are within one victory of a championship three-peat, something the Houston Comets did en route to four consecutive titles from 1997-2000. Game 2 is Sunday in Detroit, where Game 3 would be Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/13/nba_387205.shtml
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