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July 3, 1997 | Associated Press
Sophia Witherspoon scored 14 points Wednesday night and the New York Liberty remained the only unbeaten team in the WNBA with a 70-67 victory over the Houston Comets in front of 8,792 at Madison Square Garden. It was the 100th consecutive game Rebecca Lobo has played in without losing. Starzz 73, Monarchs 68, OT--Dena Head made five free throws in the final 47 seconds of overtime to lift Utah over the Monarchs in front of 6,156 in ARCO Arena at Sacramento.
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May 28, 2000 | From Associated Press
Rebecca Lobo refers to her first serious knee injury as practice. The second one made her a pro. Lobo's goal is to return to the New York Liberty by midseason, more than a year after the initial anterior cruciate ligament tear ended her 1999 season. "My biggest accomplishment will be when I step on the floor of Madison Square Garden to play my first game," said Lobo, who tore her ACL twice in six months. "I'm hoping by July 1, that's my personal goal.
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June 12, 1999 | Associated Press
New York Liberty star Rebecca Lobo will miss the remainder of the WNBA season because of a torn knee ligament that will require surgery. "I'm terribly disappointed that this happened," Lobo said Friday at Beth Israel Hospital, where she was undergoing therapy. Lobo tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee in the first minute of the team's season opener Thursday night. Team physician Susan Craig-Scott said rehabilitation will take a minimum of six months.
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June 12, 1999 | Associated Press
New York Liberty star Rebecca Lobo will miss the remainder of the WNBA season because of a torn knee ligament that will require surgery. "I'm terribly disappointed that this happened," Lobo said Friday at Beth Israel Hospital, where she was undergoing therapy. Lobo tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee in the first minute of the team's season opener Thursday night. Team physician Susan Craig-Scott said rehabilitation will take a minimum of six months.
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July 11, 1997 | From Associated Press
Rebecca Lobo had 16 points and 11 rebounds Thursday night to lead the New York Liberty to a 62-48 victory over the Charlotte Sting at New York and a split of their home-and-home series. Before an announced crowd of 9,951 at Madison Square Garden, the Liberty (8-2) avenged an 87-69 loss at Charlotte they suffered Wednesday. Sophia Witherspoon had 15 points for New York. Andrea Stinson scored 20 for the Sting (3-5), who had won three of their last four games.
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July 15, 1997 | Associated Press
Rebecca Lobo scored 18 points, her best offensive showing so far in the WNBA, to lead the New York Liberty to a 68-57 victory over the Cleveland Rockers before an announced crowd of 6,749 in Cleveland's Gund Arena on Monday. It was the second consecutive victory for New York (9-2). Cleveland (3-7) is winless against Eastern Conference teams. Janice Braxton scored 18 points for Cleveland.
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January 9, 1996 | BILL DWYRE
Star basketball player Rebecca Lobo, who led undefeated University of Connecticut to last year's NCAA basketball title, has been named winner of the 1994-95 Honda-Broderick Cup as the nation's top female collegiate athlete. Lobo's award was made public at Monday night's Honda Awards program, before a dinner crowd of 1,300 at the site of the annual NCAA convention. Lobo, who was among the nominees who didn't make it to the dinner because of the severe weather problems in the East, averaged 17.
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May 28, 2000 | From Associated Press
Rebecca Lobo refers to her first serious knee injury as practice. The second one made her a pro. Lobo's goal is to return to the New York Liberty by midseason, more than a year after the initial anterior cruciate ligament tear ended her 1999 season. "My biggest accomplishment will be when I step on the floor of Madison Square Garden to play my first game," said Lobo, who tore her ACL twice in six months. "I'm hoping by July 1, that's my personal goal.
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December 30, 1998 | BILL PLASCHKE
In 1999, the year of a Freeway World Series, an Inglewood title game, an Anaheim Stanley Cup and a Los Angeles professional football team, I hereby resolve: * To stop taking androstenedione before writing these leads. * To inform the NBA fools that for all of baseball's labor problems, it never really hurt itself until it canceled the playoffs and World Series. * To remind the NBA fools that as long as they finish with a champion, even a short season is better than no season.
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June 17, 1996
Venus Lacy, a former Louisiana Tech star, earned the final spot on the U.S. women's Olympic basketball team, which posted a 51-0 mark in exhibition play. The 6-foot-4 Lacy beat out Connecticut's Kara Wolters, who was named as an alternate by USA Basketball.
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December 30, 1998 | BILL PLASCHKE
In 1999, the year of a Freeway World Series, an Inglewood title game, an Anaheim Stanley Cup and a Los Angeles professional football team, I hereby resolve: * To stop taking androstenedione before writing these leads. * To inform the NBA fools that for all of baseball's labor problems, it never really hurt itself until it canceled the playoffs and World Series. * To remind the NBA fools that as long as they finish with a champion, even a short season is better than no season.
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July 15, 1997 | Associated Press
Rebecca Lobo scored 18 points, her best offensive showing so far in the WNBA, to lead the New York Liberty to a 68-57 victory over the Cleveland Rockers before an announced crowd of 6,749 in Cleveland's Gund Arena on Monday. It was the second consecutive victory for New York (9-2). Cleveland (3-7) is winless against Eastern Conference teams. Janice Braxton scored 18 points for Cleveland.
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July 11, 1997 | From Associated Press
Rebecca Lobo had 16 points and 11 rebounds Thursday night to lead the New York Liberty to a 62-48 victory over the Charlotte Sting at New York and a split of their home-and-home series. Before an announced crowd of 9,951 at Madison Square Garden, the Liberty (8-2) avenged an 87-69 loss at Charlotte they suffered Wednesday. Sophia Witherspoon had 15 points for New York. Andrea Stinson scored 20 for the Sting (3-5), who had won three of their last four games.
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July 3, 1997 | Associated Press
Sophia Witherspoon scored 14 points Wednesday night and the New York Liberty remained the only unbeaten team in the WNBA with a 70-67 victory over the Houston Comets in front of 8,792 at Madison Square Garden. It was the 100th consecutive game Rebecca Lobo has played in without losing. Starzz 73, Monarchs 68, OT--Dena Head made five free throws in the final 47 seconds of overtime to lift Utah over the Monarchs in front of 6,156 in ARCO Arena at Sacramento.
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January 9, 1996 | BILL DWYRE
Star basketball player Rebecca Lobo, who led undefeated University of Connecticut to last year's NCAA basketball title, has been named winner of the 1994-95 Honda-Broderick Cup as the nation's top female collegiate athlete. Lobo's award was made public at Monday night's Honda Awards program, before a dinner crowd of 1,300 at the site of the annual NCAA convention. Lobo, who was among the nominees who didn't make it to the dinner because of the severe weather problems in the East, averaged 17.
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July 4, 1998 | Associated Press
Cynthia Cooper, who scored 34 points, went 22 for 24 from the free-throw line to set WNBA records for free throws made and attempted as she led the Houston Comets to an 84-67 WNBA victory over the Sacramento Monarchs Friday night at Houston. Tina Thompson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Comets (9-1). Latasha Byears led the Monarchs (2-7) with 15 points and seven rebounds.
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July 17, 1998
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