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Bethune-Cookman University cancels all sports for 2020-21 due to COVID-19

Bethune-Cookman University cancels all sports for 2020-21 due to COVID-19

Bethune-Cookman University becomes the first Division I program to cancel all sports for 2020-21 due to COVID-19. The pandemic’s severity led school administrators to shut down athletics after consulting with medical and public health experts and state and local officials.…

Baylor sweeps 2020-21 Big 12 preseason individual awards

Baylor sweeps 2020-21 Big 12 preseason individual awards

For just the second time in Big 12 history, a team sweeps the preseason individual awards. Baylor dominates the accolades and lands three players on the Preseason All-Big 12 team. Preseason Player of the Year NaLyssa Smith, Baylor, F, 6-2,…

Minnesota Gophers return in “tremendous condition, phenomenal shape” and ready to leave a legacy according to Whalen

Minnesota Gophers return in “tremendous condition, phenomenal shape” and ready to leave a legacy according to Whalen

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are approaching the 2020-21 season as a fresh start.  And no one is looking more for this than third-year head coach Lindsay Whalen. Whalen’s second year at the helm virtually hit the skids shortly after Big…

Dallas Wings and Brian Agler part ways

Dallas Wings and Brian Agler part ways

After two seasons, Brian Agler is no longer the head coach of the Dallas Wings. The franchise fired the head coach Tuesday morning, just a week after the season ended with the Seattle Storm winning the 2020 WNBA championship. Agler…

Tampa Bay and Phoenix chosen to host Final Four in 2025 and 2026

Tampa Bay and Phoenix chosen to host Final Four in 2025 and 2026

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee selected Tampa Bay (Amalie Arena) in 2025 and Phoenix (Talking Stick Resort Arena) in 2026 to serve as host sites for the NCAA Women’s Final Four. Tampa Bay will be hosting the Women’s…

Seattle Storm to celebrate 2020 WNBA Championship with a virtual rally for fans

Seattle Storm to celebrate 2020 WNBA Championship with a virtual rally for fans

Fan registration for virtual rally Seattle Storm fans can celebrate the team’s 2020 WNBA title via a virtual event on Friday, Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET. Details from the team: Prior to the virtual championship rally, two-time…

Seattle Storm completes sweep of Las Vegas Aces to win fourth WNBA title

Seattle Storm completes sweep of Las Vegas Aces to win fourth WNBA title

Seattle Storm Championship Collection With a dominant performance, the Seattle Storm defeated the Las Vegas Aces, 92-59, to win the franchise’s fourth WNBA championship Tuesday evening. After a season where the league moved into a bubble location in Bradenton, FL,…

Seattle is one step closer to a fourth WNBA title after topping Las Vegas 104-91 in game two of the Finals

Seattle is one step closer to a fourth WNBA title after topping Las Vegas 104-91 in game two of the Finals

Seattle is just one game away from another WNBA championship Video Highlights Video courtesy Seattle Storm With consecutive victories to start the WNBA Finals, the Seattle Storm forced a win-or-go-home situation for the Las Vegas Aces. With a 104-91 victory…

WNBA reveals 2020 All-WNBA First and Second Teams

WNBA reveals 2020 All-WNBA First and Second Teams

During halftime of game two of the WNBA Finals between the Seattle Storm and the Las Vegas Aces, the WNBA revealed this season’s All-WNBA First and Second Teams. The results: First Team: A’ja Wilson (Season MVP), Las Vegas* Candace Parker…

Record-setting performances help Seattle Storm top Las Vegas Aces in Finals Game 1

Record-setting performances help Seattle Storm top Las Vegas Aces in Finals Game 1

With record-setting performances and career bests, the Seattle Storm topped Las Vegas in game 1 of the WNBA Finals, 93-80, Friday night in the league’s bubble facility in Florida. Breanna Stewart scored a career-high 37 points and pulled down 15…