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April 2017 Archive

Dallas Wings waive Kalani Purcell and Kelsey Lang

A day after losing a preseason game against the San Antonio Stars, the Dallas Wings waived Kelsey Lang and Kalani Purcell. Lang, a center out of Texas, ...

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Rookie Kelsey Plum leads San Antonio over Dallas in preseason outing

https://twitter.com/WNBA/status/858426344836870144 Box score || Notes || Preseason Schedule || Postgame Quotes || Social Media Recap While you can characterize preseason WNBA games as basically ...

WNBA preseason schedule tips off on April 29

WNBA preseason action kicks off Saturday, April 29 at 2 p.m. ET with the Dallas Wings visiting the San Antonio Stars. ...

Kelsey Plum inks multi-year deal with Nike

Nike signed Kelsey Plum, former Washington star and the first pick in this year's WNBA Draft, to a multi-year endorsement deal. “Nike is ...

Minnesota Lynx waive forward Keyona Hayes

The Minnesota Lynx waived rookie forward Keyona Hayes. The Lynx training camp roster now stands at 15 players. Hayes, a 6-1 forward, ...

Tiffany Hayes and Bria Holmes arrive at Atlanta Dream training camp, Nirra Fields and Peyton Little waived

Guards Tiffany Hayes and Bria Holmes have joined the Atlanta Dream training camp active roster after playing overseas in Israel. The ...

WNBA releases national TV Schedule for 2017, plus key dates and more

National TV Schedule || Full Schedule || Key Dates During the 2017 WNBA season, 16 games will be broadcast nationally by ESPN networks. ...

Danielle Adams joins Connecticut Sun, rookie Shayla Cooper waived

Veteran forward Danielle Adams joined the Connecticut Sun the team announced today. The franchise waived rookie Shayla Cooper (Ohio State) make ...

Chicago Sky Opens Training Camp, Four Players Still Overseas

The Chicago Sky opened training camp with new general manager and head coach, Amber Stocks. The Sky enter their 12th season ...

USA Basketball Team Selection Committees Picked for 2017-20

USA Basketball announced that the committees which will select coaches and athletes for various USA Basketball teams for the 2017-2020 period ...

Seattle Storm releases statement on Sue Bird’s injury, participation in training camp

Seattle Storm president and general manager Alisha Valavanis released the following statement following the start of training camp regarding point guard ...

Chiney Ogwumike signs multi-year contract extension with Sun, will sit out 2017 to recover from injury

Forward Chiney Ogwumike signed a multiple-year contract extension with the Connecticut Sun. The team did not release the terms of the ...

Mark Trakh returns to USC as head coach

Forty-nine days after Cynthia Cooper-Dyke resigned, Southern California hired Mark Trakh to take over the women’s basketball program. This will be ...

South Carolina: Dawn Staley receives contract extension

After coaching South Carolina to its first national championship, Dawn Staley received a four-year contract extension through 2024-25. This is the ...

Tennessee: Guard Alexa Middleton to transfer

From Tennessee: Tennessee head women’s basketball coach Holly Warlick announced Friday that rising senior Alexa Middleton has left the Lady Vol program. Middleton, ...

After sitting out 2016, Brazilian forward Damiris Dantas returns to Atlanta Dream

From the Dream: After sitting out the 2016 WNBA season to participate in the Rio Olympics for Team Brazil, forward Damiris Dantas ...

NCAA announces DI championship regional sites for 2019 and 2020

From the NCAA: The NCAA has awarded Division I Women’s Basketball Championship hosting duties to seven cities for regional play in ...

Mercury’s Sandy Brondello named head coach of Australian women’s national team

Basketball Australia appointed Phoenix Mercury head coach Sandy Brondello to lead the Australian Opals. As a former Opal, Brondello won three straight Olympic ...

WNBA and National Basketball Referees Association approve two-year collective bargaining agreement

Statement from the WNBA: The WNBA announced today that the league has entered its first collective bargaining agreement with the National Basketball ...

Dallas Wings center Ruth Hamblin will miss 2017 WNBA season to compete for Canadian National Team roster spot

Dallas Wings center Ruth Hamblin will miss the 2017 WNBA season in order to train with and compete for a roster ...

Chicago Sky acquire Keisha Hampton in exchange for 2nd round draft pick Chantel Osahor

The day after the 2017 WNBA Draft, the Chicago Sky acquired forward Keisha Hampton from the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for ...

2017 WNBA Draft: San Antonio bolsters roster with Kelsey Plum as No. 1 pick, Chicago takes Alaina Coates as No. 2

As expected, University of Washington guard Kelsey Plum was the top pick in the 2017 WNBA draft. The San Antonio Stars chose all-time ...

Maryland and South Carolina to begin two-year, home-and-home series in 2017-18

Maryland and current national champions South Carolina will begin a two-year, home-and-home series during the upcoming 2017-18 season. Maryland will host South ...

WNBA Draft Roundup: Kelsey Plum projected as the No. 1 pick

WNBA Draft: Thursday, April 13, ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT Draft Attendees || Draft Order || Around the Web || WNBA Bios ...

Video: Parade and pep rally for South Carolina to celebrate the national championship

South Carolina enjoyed a parade and pep rally on the of the State House in Columbia Sunday as fans lined streets ...

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Video: Louisville, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and UConn face the media

COLUMBUS, Ohio – On the day before the 2018 Final Four, the teams that made it to the national semifinals spoke ... [+]

A’ja Wilson wins Wade Trophy, WBCA All-Americans announced

Shorty after winning the Associated Press Player of the Year award, South Carolina's A’ja Wilson was honored with the 2018 Wade ... [+]

Minnesota Lynx to play preseason game vs. Washington Mystics in Des Moines

The Minnesota Lynx announced that the team will play a preseason game against the Washington Mystics in Des Moines, Iowa. The ... [+]

2017-18 U.S. Basketball Writers Women’s All-America Teams announced

Five players representing five different conferences were named to the 2017-18 U.S. Basketball Writers Women's All-America first team. The 31st annual ... [+]

Sweet 16 Day 1 and DII Championships One Sheet

Broadcast Information March 23, 2018 7 p.m. Oregon State vs. Baylor, Lexington Semifinal #1 Beth Mowins, Deb Antonelli, Allison Williams ESPN/ESPN App NC State vs. Mississippi State ... [+]

Mississippi State’s Vic Schaefer named 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach Of The Year

Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer is the 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year, the ... [+]

Virginia’s Joanne Boyle to retire from coaching

Just a few days after her team fell to South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Virginia head ... [+]

2017-18 Gatorade State Player of the Year for Girls Basketball selected

From Gatorade: The Gatorade State Player of the Year award was established in 1985 to recognize the nation’s most outstanding high school ... [+]

2018 WBI 1st Round, Day 1 Recaps

Binghamton 70, Youngstown State 59 || Box score Playing on the road over 350 miles away from their home gym was no ... [+]

UConn-bound Christyn Williams wins 2018 Morgan Wootten Award

UConn-bound Christyn Williams is the winner of the 2018 Morgan Wootten Award. Presented by the McDonald’s All-American Game organizers, the honor ... [+]

Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament to move to Las Vegas in 2019 and 2020

The Pac-12 Conference announced today that its 2019 and 2020 Women’s Basketball Tournaments will be played in Las Vegas after a ... [+]

2018 USA Today Sports Women’s Basketball Awards

Player of the Year A’ja Wilson, South Carolina Coach of the Year Muffet McGraw, Notre Dame Freshman of the Year Chennedy Carter, Texas ... [+]

Phoenix Mercury acquires Briann January in trade with Indiana Fever

The Phoenix Mercury acquired Briann January from the Indiana Fever in exchange for the eighth-overall pick (first round) of the 2018 ... [+]

Minnesota Lynx acquires guard Danielle Robinson in trade with Phoenix Mercury

The Minnesota Lynx acquired guard Danielle Robinson and a 2019 second round draft pick from the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for ... [+]

2018 Dawn Staley Award Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2018 Dawn Staley Award presented by the Phoenix Club of Philadelphia were announced Friday: Asia Durr, University ... [+]