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Images of Brittney Griner and other detained Americans projected around New York City

Images of Brittney Griner and other detained Americans projected around New York City

Friday night, large images of 19 wrongfully detained Americans, including WNBA star and Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner, appeared on the sides of buildings in New York City as meetings of world leaders at the…

Las Vegas wins its first WNBA championship: “It was a battle”

Las Vegas wins its first WNBA championship: “It was a battle”

Video courtesy of the Las Vegas Aces Social media recap Led by dynamic point guard Chelsea Gray, the Las Vegas Aces took game four of the WNBA Finals over the Connecticut Sun, 78-71, for the…

Notre Dame announces first annual Citi Shamrock Classic in St. Louis, featuring head coaches from the city

Notre Dame announces first annual Citi Shamrock Classic in St. Louis, featuring head coaches from the city

Notre Dame will hold the first annual Citi Shamrock Classic in St. Louis on Nov. 12 with a matchup against the California Golden Bears. The game features a homecoming of the head coaches. Notre Dame’s…

Las Vegas beats Connecticut to get within one win of WNBA Championship, leads series 2-0

Las Vegas beats Connecticut to get within one win of WNBA Championship, leads series 2-0

Social media recap Even though the Las Vegas Aces won the first game of the best-of-five WNBA Finals series on Sunday at home with a 67-64 victory over the Connecticut Sun, the team and its…

Las Vegas Aces forward A’ja Wilson is the 2022 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

Las Vegas Aces forward A’ja Wilson is the 2022 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

Las Vegas Aces forward A’ja Wilson is the 2022 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year. This is the first Defensive Player of the Year Award for Wilson. The fifth-year Las Vegas star is the first…

Rhyne Howard named 2022 WNBA Rookie of the Year; All-Rookie Team announced

Rhyne Howard named 2022 WNBA Rookie of the Year; All-Rookie Team announced

To no one’s surprise, Atlanta Dream’s Rhyne Howard is the 2022 WNBA Rookie of the Year. The Kentucky alumna won the Rookie of the Month award for every month in the season. She is the…

WNBA Semifinals Schedule Set

WNBA Semifinals Schedule Set

DAY DATE AWAY HOME GM LOCAL ET NAT TV Sun 8/28/22 Seattle Las Vegas 1 1:00 PM 4:00 PM ESPN Sun 8/28/22 Connecticut Chicago 1 7:00 PM 8:00 PM ESPN2 Wed 8/31/22 Connecticut Chicago 2…

New York Liberty tops defending champs Sky to open the first round of WNBA playoffs, 98-91

New York Liberty tops defending champs Sky to open the first round of WNBA playoffs, 98-91

Twitter thread recap The New York Liberty (1-0) stunned the Chicago Sky (0-1), 98-91 on the road, to open the WNBA playoffs Wednesday night. Natasha Howard and Sabrina Ionescu led the charge to take down…

NCAA championship format announced for 2022-23; regionals revamped to a two-host format

NCAA championship format announced for 2022-23; regionals revamped to a two-host format

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee announced the championship format for the 2022-23 season after its annual summer meeting in July. The 68 teams competing in the 2023 tournament will be revealed on March…

Team Wilson and MVP Kelsey Plum come away winners in 2022 All-Star Game, 134-112 victory over Team Stewart

Team Wilson and MVP Kelsey Plum come away winners in 2022 All-Star Game, 134-112 victory over Team Stewart

Team Wilson set a WNBA All-Star record for points scored in a 134-112 win over Team Stewart in this season’s event. Led by the game’s MVP, Kelsey Plum (Las Vegas Aces), Team Wilson survived a…

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert addresses media before All-Star Game; says the league will offer charter flights for the Finals

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert addresses media before All-Star Game; says the league will offer charter flights for the Finals

“For the WNBA Finals we’re going to provide charter flights to our players, so for all Finals games, that’ll happen.” Full transcript Ahead of the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game, the league’s commissioner, Cathy Engelbert, told…

Jackie Young’s commitment to growing her game leads to All-Star selection

Jackie Young’s commitment to growing her game leads to All-Star selection

CHICAGO – Las Vegas Aces guard Jackie Young is one of four first-time 2022 WNBA All-Stars. Her teammates Kelsey Plum, A’ja Wilson, and Dearica Hamby are also on All-Star game rosters. “Yeah, it was a…

WNBA All-Star Game captains draft rosters

WNBA All-Star Game captains draft rosters

The 2022 WNBA All-Star Game captains, A’ja Wilson of the Las Vegas Aces and Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm, selected the rosters for the event. Wilson selected the Chicago Sky’s Candace Parker as the…

The Seattle Storm signed free agent center Tina Charles to a rest-of-season contract

The Seattle Storm signed free agent center Tina Charles to a rest-of-season contract

Three days after leaving the Phoenix Mercury midseason, veteran center Tina Charles signed a rest-of-season contract with the Phoenix Mercury. We are excited to add one of the premier players in our league to our…

WNBA players and teams speak out after Supreme court ruling overturns abortion rights

WNBA players and teams speak out after Supreme court ruling overturns abortion rights

In a landmark court ruling (Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization), the Supreme Court removed federal protections for those seeking an abortion. For nearly a half-century seeking an abortion was legal nationwide. In recent years,…

The Phoenix Mercury met with U.S. State Department to discuss  Brittney Griner’s wrongful detention in Russia

The Phoenix Mercury met with U.S. State Department to discuss Brittney Griner’s wrongful detention in Russia

Video courtesy of the Phoenix Mercury 6/14/22 Update: According to ABC News, a Russian court extended the detention of Brittney Griner for at least another 18 days. This means that she will remain in custody…

A’ja Wilson and Breanna Stewart lead the voting after the first round of fan returns for the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game

A’ja Wilson and Breanna Stewart lead the voting after the first round of fan returns for the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game

A’ja Wilson (Las Vegas Aces) and Breanna Stewart (Seattle Storm) lead the voting after the first round of fan returns for the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game.

Voting for 2022 WNBA All-Stars begins June 3

Voting for 2022 WNBA All-Stars begins June 3

Voting for the 2022 #WNBA All-Stars begins June 3 and ends Monday, June 20 at 11:59 p.m. ET. This season the annual All-Star Game takes place Sunday, July 10 in Chicago at Wintrust Arena, the…

Indiana Fever fire head coach Marianne Stanley

Indiana Fever fire head coach Marianne Stanley

The Indiana Fever fired head coach Marianne Stanley the team announced Wednesday. The Fever sits at 11th in the league’s current standings and is on a five-game losing streak. The young team started the season…

Las Vegas Aces tie league record for made treys in dominant win over Los Angeles

Las Vegas Aces tie league record for made treys in dominant win over Los Angeles

With a trey from rookie Kierstan Bell, the Aces break the franchise record for made three-pointers Game thread With a barrage of made three-pointers, the Las Vegas Aces (7-1) earned a dominating win over the…

Candace Parker earns triple-double in Chicago win over Washington

Candace Parker earns triple-double in Chicago win over Washington

Candace Parker earned a triple-double in an 82-73 Chicago Sky (3-2) road win over the Washington Mystics (5-2) Sunday afternoon. The Sky’s veteran forward finished with 16 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists. She is…

Jamaican dancehall star Shenseea is the Connecticut Sun’s 2022 Music Ambassador

Jamaican dancehall star Shenseea is the Connecticut Sun’s 2022 Music Ambassador

The Connecticut Sun selected Jamaican dancehall star Shenseea as the team’s 2022 Music Ambassador. Her song “Sun Comes Up” is the music for the video that runs at the beginning of all Sun home games.…

Seattle Storm to develop state-of-the-art basketball performance center; will be practice home for Storm

Seattle Storm to develop state-of-the-art basketball performance center; will be practice home for Storm

The owners of the Seattle Storm revealed plans to build a first-of-its-kind professional basketball performance center. The Force 10 Facilities, LLC women-led project team plan to construct a state-of-the-art facility to “celebrate the Storm’s success…

2022 WNBA Players of the Week: Week 1

2022 WNBA Players of the Week: Week 1

Howard is first rookie to receive honor in first week of their career in 20 years Games include May 6-15 Rookie Rhyne Howard of the Atlanta Dream (3-1 record during the week) averaged 20.8 ppg,…

Indiana Fever smash franchise rebounding record in 92-86 OT win at New York

Indiana Fever smash franchise rebounding record in 92-86 OT win at New York

Twitter Game Thread Indiana’s Rookie Set the Stage for a Record-breaking Night The Indiana Fever (2-2) survived a gritty overtime battle against the New York Liberty (1-2) Friday night, 92-86. The win came down to…