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Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi suspended one game without pay

Statement from the WNBA: Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi has been suspended one game without pay for hitting San Antonio Stars forward Dearica Hamby in the back ...

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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 ...

Video: The Making of the Los Angeles Sparks’ 2016 WNBA Championship Ring

The Los Angeles Sparks received their 2016 Championship rings tonight before facing the Washington Mystics. Baron Rings created a video showing ...

New York Liberty guard Brittany Boyd has torn left Achilles tendon

Update, May 24: The New York Liberty announced today that point guard Brittany Boyd will miss the remainder of the 2017 WNBA ...

Mystics optimistic as they begin three-game road trip at Sparks

https://twitter.com/WashMystics/status/864954592689344512 The Washington Mystics begin a three-game road trip Friday starting with a matchup against the Los Angeles Sparks. With the team's ...

Elena Delle Donne meets expectations in season debut, helps lift Mystics over Stars

WASHINGTON – The Washington Mystics started the season off on a winning note with an 89-74 home win over the San ...

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 ...

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 ...

Washington Mystics face team chemistry challenge heading into the 2017 WNBA season

WASHINGTON — On May 14, the Washington Mystics will open their historic 20th season against the San Antonio Stars. Coach Mike ...

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 ...

Mystics drop preseason finale to Lynx, 74-59

https://twitter.com/WashMystics/status/861760943398825988 Full Preseason Results WASHINGTON — The Washington Mystics finished their final exhibition game with a 74-59 loss to the Minnesota Lynx, finishing the ...

WNBA announces deal to stream 20 regular-season games per year on Twitter in 2017, 2018 and 2019

The WNBA and Twitter announced a multiyear streaming deal that will bring live WNBA games to Twitter, beginning with the Dallas Wings ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three-year high ratings for 2017 NCAA Women’s National Championship

ESPN announced that ratings for the  2017 NCAA Women’s National Championship reached a three-year high with an average total live audience ...

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 ...

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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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