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WNBA games called off as players put spotlight on racial injustice and show solidarity with NBA

WNBA games called off as players put spotlight on racial injustice and show solidarity with NBA

WNBA players decided to not play three games scheduled for Wednesday night showing solidarity with NBA teams who also refused to play as a strong statement against racial injustice in light of police brutality including the shooting of Jacob Blake,…

Indiana Fever sign guard Kamiah Smalls, Erica Wheeler will not join team this season and still under WNBA medical protocol

Indiana Fever sign guard Kamiah Smalls, Erica Wheeler will not join team this season and still under WNBA medical protocol

The Indiana Fever signed free agent guard, Kamiah Smalls, and announced that guard Erica Wheeler is not expected to join the team this season. Wheeler revealed that she tested positive for COVID-19 on July 11 via her personal Instagram account.…

Texas Tech names former Lady Raider Krista Gerlich head coach

Texas Tech names former Lady Raider Krista Gerlich head coach

Texas Tech director of athletics Kirby Hocutt announced that former Lady Raider Krista Gerlich is the program’s new head coach. She succeeds Marlene Stollings who was fired in early August after allegations of abuse in the program came to light…

Baylor continues to load up on highly-touted transfers, adds Penn State leading scorer Kamaria McDaniel

Baylor continues to load up on highly-touted transfers, adds Penn State leading scorer Kamaria McDaniel

Baylor added its third transfer in the offseason with the addition of former All-Big Ten guard, Kamaria McDaniel. She arrives from Penn State where she led the program in scoring last season and was second in scoring in the Big…

WBCA announces 2019-20 WBCA Academic Top 25

WBCA announces 2019-20 WBCA Academic Top 25

The WBCA Academic Top 25 honors NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA and two-year program GPAs. The final GPA includes all student-athletes on a roster for the entire season. The WBCA has compiled the honor rolls for 25 years.…

Texas Tech AD  explains events leading up to firing Marlene Stollings, termination based on “objectionable behavior”

Texas Tech AD explains events leading up to firing Marlene Stollings, termination based on “objectionable behavior”

A day after Texas Tech fired women’s basketball head coach Marlene Stollings, the university’s athletic director, Kirby Hocutt, held a press conference to discuss the termination. The media event happened in the wake of an extensive USA Today report detailing…

Lynx activate Odyssey Sims, waive Megan Huff

Lynx activate Odyssey Sims, waive Megan Huff

Release from the Lynx: Minnesota Lynx Head Coach and General Manager Cheryl Reeve today announced the team has activated guard Odyssey Sims and in a subsequent move, waived forward Megan Huff. Per WNBA protocol, Sims will continue her mandatory quarantine…