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League commissioner confident about Seattle-Minnesota semifinal series resuming after postponement

League Update, 6:47 p.m. ET: "All Seattle players are now cleared to play for tonight’s game." With a strong emphasis on following the advice of medical professionals ...

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Game 1 of the WNBA Semifinals between the Seattle Storm and the Minnesota Lynx postponed

During the fourth quarter of the first semifinal game between the Connecticut Sun and Las Vegas Aces, the league announced that ...
A'ja Wilson #22 of the Las Vegas Aces shoots the ball against the Atlanta Dream on September 5, 2020 at Feld Entertainment Center in Palmetto, Florida. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

A’ja Wilson named 2020 WNBA Player of the Year, Cheryl Reeve wins COY, Crystal Dangerfield earns ROY

After her outstanding performance during a truncated 22-game per team season, it's no surprise that the league named Las Vegas Aces ...

Arike Ogunbowale, Candace Parker and Courtney Vandersloot earn 2020 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

The league's annual Peak Performer Awards are for players who lead the league in scoring, rebound, and assists during the regular ...

WNBA games called off second night in a row for a “day of reflection”

WNBA players sit out for a second day

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

https://youtu.be/h_TVBwiLwmQ WNBA players decided to not play three games scheduled for Wednesday night showing solidarity with NBA teams who also refused to ...

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 ...
Krista Gerlich. Photo: UT-Arlington Athletics.

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 ...
Marlene Stollings. Photo: Texas Tech Athletics.

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 ...

The Weekly Wrap for August 4, 2020: WNBA updates and stats

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Breanna Stewart comes back strong, leads Storm in season opener vs. Liberty, players use media time for Breonna Taylor discussion

Breanna Stewart didn't miss a step in returning to the court after a year off of recovering from a ruptured Achilles ...
07-25-20- New York Liberty head coach Walt Hopkins before his coaching debut.

New York Liberty coach Walt Hopkins on starting Layshia Clarendon and Sabrina Ionescu as floor generals

New York Liberty head coach Walt Hopkins met with the media briefly before his coaching debut. Here's is what he had ...

WNBA season opens with a triple header: Probable starters, injuries and broadcast info

Season schedule || Transactions The season kicks off with a triple header on Saturday. The Seattle Storm and the New York Liberty ...

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert addresses bubble protocol, contingency plans and social justice initiatives: “We’re ready to go”

Three days before the WNBA season begins in Florida, the league's commissioner Cathy Engelbert held a teleconference with media. She opened ...

Doshia Woods named head coach at Denver

Denver named Doshia Woods as the 11th head coach in program history Tuesday afternoon. Woods, whose alma mater is fellow Summit ...
Tina Charles. Photo: NBAE/Getty Images.

WNBA grants medical waiver to Mystics center Tina Charles

Tina Charles, who was set to play her first season with the Washington Mystics this season, received a medical waiver to ...

WNBA denies Elena Delle Donne’s medical opt-out request; Delle Donne and the team respond

7/15/20 Update: Elene Delle Donne responded to the league's denial with an essay in The Players' Tribune.  Delle Donne prefaced her essay ...

Kara Lawson on becoming Duke’s head coach: “This is a dream come true for me”

Former WNBA player Kara Lawson is already in hallowed territory as part of a wave of female assistant coaches in the ...

Highly touted Seattle Storm rookie Ezi Magbegor ready to begin her WNBA career

When Seattle Storm rookie forward Ezi Magbegor was nearly two years old, a fellow Australian Lauren Jackson became the first pick ...
Phoenix Mercury Practice, July 10, 2020.

WNBA teams begin to get settled in the bubble, focused on practice and conditioning

https://youtu.be/WswrLf8CZOQ Video courtesy Phoenix Mercury As of Saturday, all WNBA teams have arrived at the "bubble" location, IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The ...

WNBA Commissioner and players respond to Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler’s opposition to league’s social justice efforts

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert released the following statement today in response to Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler's opposition to the social ...

With Uncertainty Hanging Over Their Heads, Some WNBA Players Find Marketing Opportunities

Even with the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic hanging over the country and a truncated season on the horizon, some WNBA ...

Los Angeles Sparks players Kristi Toliver and Chiney Ogwumike to opt out of the 2020 WNBA season

Los Angeles Sparks guard Kristi Toliver and her teammate, forward/center Chiney Ogwumike, will not play this season in the WNBA, bringing ...

Erica Wheeler Stays Hopeful, Focused on Playing Career and Giving Back

Erica Wheeler Looks Forward to Getting on the Court Again It's been almost a year since Erica Wheeler took the women's basketball ...
Jonquel Jones, NBAE/Getty Images

Connecticut Sun center Jonquel Jones opts out of the 2020 WNBA season; Mystics players Natasha Cloud and LaToya Sanders join exodus

Photo: NBAE/Getty Images Update: Washington Mystics players Natasha Cloud and LaToya Sanders decide to sit out season The Connecticut Sun announced that center ...

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