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Seattle Storm sweep Las Vegas Aces in dominant fashion, win record-tying fourth WNBA championship

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The Seattle Storm are WNBA champions again. Already up 2-0 in the 2020 WNBA Finals, they took care of business in impressive fashion on Tuesday night, beating the Las Vegas Aces, 92-59 in Game 3 to complete a three-game sweep. This is Seattle’s second title in the last three seasons and the fourth in franchise history.

With the win, the Storm tied the now-defunct Houston Comets and the Minnesota Lynx for the most titles in league history with four. In addition, the Storm matched the Comets with a perfect record in those appearances, going 4-0. Even more impressive is that in all of their Finals appearances combined, the Storm have only lost one game. 

After finishing the regular season 18-4, the Storm continued their dominance in the playoffs, where they didn’t lose a single game. They swept the Lynx in the semifinals, then swept the Aces in the

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Fashion aces from Roland Garros 2020

While many players repeated their US Open looks, Sofia Kenin showed off a new Fila kit. (Getty)

Le sigh. A delayed, two-week affair in Paris makes for a chilly conclusion to 2020’s Grand … Troika in tennis. It would make sense, on some level, that a layered global crisis would be visualized by layers of branded and/or makeshift kits adorning the physiques of ATP and WTA pros at Roland Garros. They’re just trying to keep warm and keep well, in this quasi-bubble atmosphere.

An abbreviated, compressed calendar in sport has led to this: players competing in compression, long-sleeve attire and more or less just trying to do their best. The clay-court tennis in this September-to-October weather has largely been less than glorious—mist turns to rain, caked red dirt flies off the struck ball—but it’s happening. For that we give thanks, and along the way, some enterprising pros manage to make

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