Houston Comets ceasing operations

December 2, 2008 5:17:40 AM PST
Houston will be down one professional sports team. Yesterday, the WNBA announced it's shutting down the Houston Comets. The comets are one of the original members of the league, but have been on a roller-coaster ride the last two seasons.

The WNBA says the decision came after it decided the team can no longer stay afloat financially.

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