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Dallas Wings: Erin Phillips named director of player and franchise development

Nearly two weeks after waiving her before the regular season began, the Dallas Wings announced former player, Erin Phillips, is joining the franchise as the director ...

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2017 USA U19 World Cup Team announced

Following four days of trials featuring 32 athletes at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the 2017 ...

LSU to retire jersey of Sylvia Fowles

The LSU Hall of Fame Committee unanimously approved the retirement of the jersey of Minnesota Lynx player and three-time Olympic gold ...

Erin Phillips retires from WNBA play

After playing nine seasons in the WNBA, former Dallas Wings guard Erin Phillips announced her retirement from the league. The native ...

No Parker, no Lavender, no Carson, no problem for Sparks in home opener

LOS ANGELES – With three key players still abroad, the Los Angeles Sparks triumphed in the team’s season opener Saturday with ...

Seattle Storm: Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart not cleared to play in season opener due to injuries

Seattle Storm president and general manager Alisha Valavanis released the following statement today regarding point guard Sue Bird (left knee) and forward ...

With a solid core of veterans and some exciting additions, Sparks look to repeat as WNBA champions

LOS ANGELES – As the 2017 WNBA regular season gets underway, many expect the reigning champion Los Angeles Sparks to mount ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Passing the torch with net: Carolyn Peck and Dawn Staley build a tradition

When Dawn Staley succeeds at something in the public eye, you can expect the following. She will always thank God followed ...

Dawn Staley coaches South Carolina to first-ever national championship for Gamecocks

DALLAS – In a sold-out American Airlines Center, three-time Olympian and current U.S. women's basketball national team coach, Dawn Staley led ...

Unfazed by UConn’s history, Mississippi State rises to the occasion toppling a titan

DALLAS – The shot that toppled UConn, ending a streak of 111 straight wins, came from the shortest player on the ...

NCAA issues statement on flagrant foul call late in semifinal game between Mississippi State and UConn

Statement from June Courteau, national coordinator of women’s basketball officiating Situation: Flagrant foul call on Mississippi State’s Dominique Dillingham with 27 seconds ...
March 27, 2017 (Stockton, Calif.) - Dawn Staley after her team won beat Florida State in the Elite Eight.

Phenom vs. Master: Dawn Staley and Tara VanDerveer go head-to-head in a Final Four with strong Olympic flavor

DALLAS – After beating Florida State in the Elite Eight of this year’s NCAA Tournament, South Carolina’s Dawn Staley described the ...

Video: Stanford jubilant after win over Notre Dame in Elite Eight

https://youtu.be/ek1agIA25G0 Stanford (32-5), the No. 2 seed in the Lexington Region of the NCAA Tournament, edged the No. 1 seed Notre Dame 76-75 ...

Sweet 16 Lexington Region: Ohio State, Notre Dame, Texas and Stanford ready for action

Sweet 16: Lexington Region Rupp Arena (23,000), Lexington, KY Friday, March 24, 2017 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m PT, ESPN Game 1: ...

Adidas unveils official jerseys for the 2017 McDonald’s All American Games

Adidas unveiled the official jerseys for the McDonald’s All American Games. The high school basketball all-star event will take place March 29 ...

Notre Dame: Junior forward Brianna Turner will miss rest of NCAA Tournament due to torn ACL

From Notre Dame: Junior forward Brianna Turner will miss the remainder of the 2016-17 women's basketball season after tearing the anterior cruciate ...

Road to Dallas: Sweet 16 matchups set, play begins Friday

https://twitter.com/QU_WBB/status/844026247701303296 The first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament are over and Sweet 16 matchups are set. All of the top ...

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2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials includes 142 athletes

The 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials will include 142 athletes who are 16 years old or younger. The ... [+]

Dallas Wings: Erin Phillips named director of player and franchise development

Nearly two weeks after waiving her before the regular season began, the Dallas Wings announced former player, Erin Phillips, is joining ... [+]

Los Angele Sparks’ championship ring ceremony will be live streamed on Twitter

The Los Angeles Sparks’ championship ring ceremony will be live streamed on Twitter and Periscope on Friday, May 19, beginning at ... [+]

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signs four-year contract extension

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signed a four-year contract extension the team announced today. “I am thankful for the faith that ... [+]

Tennessee: Redshirt sophomore guard Te’a Cooper to transfer

Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick announced Tuesday that 5-8 redshirt sophomore guard Te’a Cooper (Powder Springs, Ga.) is transferring. “Te'a Cooper and ... [+]

Diana Taurasi signs a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury

Diana Taurasi signed a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury, the team announced today. “As long as Diana Taurasi wants to ... [+]

LSU to retire jersey of Sylvia Fowles

The LSU Hall of Fame Committee unanimously approved the retirement of the jersey of Minnesota Lynx player and three-time Olympic gold ... [+]

Dallas Wings finalize roster to begin 2017 season

The Dallas Wings has a final roster for the 2017 regular season. The Wings begin play Saturday, May 14, in Phoenix against the ... [+]

Empire State Building lights illuminated in New York Liberty colors

The Empire State Building lights were illuminated in New York Liberty colors on Wednesday night to commemorate the team’s 2017 season ... [+]

Stars trade guard Jazmon Gwathmey to Fever in exchange for 2018 Draft 3rd round pick

The San Antonio Stars acquired the Indiana Fever’s third round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft in exchange for 6-2 guard ... [+]

Shoni Schimmel to miss 2017 WNBA season “to deal with some personal issues”

The New York Liberty and guard Shoni Schimmel released the following statements regarding the 2017 WNBA season: New York Liberty president Isiah ... [+]

San Antonio Stars: Kelsey Plum suffers sprained right ankle

San Antonio Stars guard Kelsey Plum suffered a sprained right ankle at today’s team practice the franchise announced. Her status will ... [+]

#WNBA Preseason Transactions as of May 3, 2017

Preseason schedule/results May 3, 2017 Atlanta Gatling, Markeisha Waived Atlanta Reynolds, Jordan Waived Indiana McKinney, Shanece Waived Indiana Motley, Adrienne Waived Indiana Williams, Ronni Waived San Antonio Bulgak, Adut Waived April 30, 2017 Dallas Lang, Kelsey Waived Dallas Purcell, Kalani Waived April 29, 2017 Chicago Cooper, Shayla Waiver claim San Antonio Williams, Courtney Waived Washington Range, ... [+]

Fever waive Shanece McKinney, Adrienne Motley and Ronni Williams, 14 players remain on training camp roster

Following a preseason loss Tuesday against the Washington Mystics, the Indiana Fever waived three players from their preseason roster: Shanece McKinney, ... [+]

Thirty-three players receive invitations to attend 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team trials

Thirty-three of the nation’s top 19-and-under players have accepted invitations to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team ... [+]

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