MISSOULA, Mont. — The Lewis-Clark Twins scored 10 runs over the final two innings and defeated the Walla Walla Bears 17-11 here Sunday to conclude play in the Missoula summer baseball tournament.

SEATTLE — Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, including the go-ahead basket with 24.6 seconds left, to lift the Seattle Storm to a 65-61 win over the Indiana Fever on Sunday.

SEATTLE — Isaiah Thomas was restless and looking to get on the basketball court, so the Denver Nuggets point guard and former Husky star sent a message via social media to the Storm.

INDIANAPOLIS — Jewell Loyd hit three free throws in the final 24.4 seconds and Natasha Howard scored 26 points as the Storm pulled out an 84-82 win over Indiana in front of 3,506 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in WNBA play Tuesday night.

SEATTLE — The Storm waived second-round draft pick Anriel Howard to make room on the 12-player roster for free agent Blake Dietrick, which shores up the depth at point guard.

EVERETT – Sitting at a postgame news conference after the Storm’s 84-77 WNBA victory over Minnesota, Alysha Clark scanned the stat sheet and gasped at Seattle’s season-high 20 turnovers.

EVERETT — After collecting their diamond-encrusted rings and unveiling a new championship banner, the Storm officially closed the books on the 2018 season.

NEW YORK (AP) — Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles tendon over the winter and is out for the year, a person familiar with the details said.

SEATTLE — Entering her 18th year in the WNBA, Sue Bird had a bad feeling this offseason was a little different from others.

SEATTLE — “Hello, my name is …” sticker tags might have been appropriate at the opening of the Storm’s training camp considering all the fresh faces.

SEATTLE — With a 38-year-old point guard, a reigning MVP superstar and a veteran roster, the defending WNBA champion Storm is in win-now mode and seeking to become the first team in 17 years to collect back-to-back titles.

SEATTLE — Barring an extremely unlikely blockbuster trade, the Storm had no chance of selecting Oregon standout Sabrina Ionescu, a guard who surprised many with her decision to return to school for her senior season.

SEATTLE — The defending WNBA champion Seattle Storm will open the 2019 season against the Phoenix Mercury on May 25 in a rematch of the playoff semifinal from last season.

SEATTLE — Sue Bird headlines the 12 players picked to play for the USA Basketball Women’s National team that’s seeking its third consecutive FIBA World Cup championship.

FAIRFAX, Va. – As bedlam burst and champagne poured, Breanna Stewart stood tall inside the cramped, plastic-lined visitor’s locker room and allowed herself a smile of gratification.

FAIRFAX, Va. — The last time the Storm was in this situation and had the opportunity to sweep a series with a win on the road, Seattle played one of its worst games of the season.

SEATTLE — A lot of Breanna Stewart in the closing minutes and one big defensive stop in the final seconds has the Seattle Storm on the cusp of a third WNBA title.

SEATTLE —  Inside a training room beneath Seattle Pacific University’s Royal Brougham Pavilion, the headliners of the WNBA Finals congratulated each other on reaching the championship round and commiserated their respective injuries.

SEATTLE — When it was over, Diana Taurasi tracked down Sue Bird in the KeyArena tunnel outside the Storm locker room and said what everyone in the building was thinking.

SEATTLE — Sue Bird recognized that look of determination on Diana Taurasi’s face, but she and the top-seeded Storm were helpless to stop the Phoenix star who took over in the fourth quarter.

SEATTLE — Storm coach Dan Hughes expects his former assistant, Sandy Brondello, to make changes in the wake of top-seeded Seattle’s 91-87 victory over No. 5 Phoenix in Sunday’s opener of their best-of-five WNBA semifinal playoff series.

SEATTLE (AP) — On the day Breanna Stewart became the newly minted WNBA MVP, a key part of her supporting cast came through with a couple of big shots the Seattle Storm needed in the closing minutes.

SEATTLE — By virtue of the team’s No.1 playoff seed, the road to the WNBA Finals must wind through Seattle, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the Storm is the favorite to win its third league championship.

SEATTLE — Having clinched the No. 1 seed to the WNBA playoffs and seemingly secured her first MVP trophy, Breanna Stewart didn’t need to play in Sunday’s regular-season finale.

SEATTLE — The Storm reached an agreement with the University of Washington to play 2019 regular-season games at Alaska Airlines Arena while KeyArena undergoes a two-year $700 million renovation.

MINNEAPOLIS — Natasha Howard scored 21 points, Breanna Stewart had 17 points and a season-high 17 rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-72 on Sunday night.

SEATTLE — Regardless of where this season ends, the Storm will advance further in the playoffs than it had in the past eight years.

WASHINGTON — Elena Delle Donne scored 30 points, LaToya Sanders had 17 points and 10 rebounds and the Washington Mystics beat the league-leading Seattle Storm 100-77 on Thursday for their fifth straight victory.

INDIANAPOLIS – Natasha Howard collected 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists, Sue Bird became the WNBA leader in minutes played and the league-leading Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 94-79 on Tuesday.