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Chicago to host the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game

Chicago to host the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game

The WNBA announced that the 2022 All-Star Game will take place in Chicago this summer at the Wintrust Arena, home of the defending champion Chicago Sky, on Sunday, July 10 (ABC, noon CT/1 p.m. ET).…

Former Caltech assistant coach Jessica Watkins becomes the first Black woman to spend months in space

Former Caltech assistant coach Jessica Watkins becomes the first Black woman to spend months in space

Update: Crew-4 astronauts reach International Space Station (June 15, 2017) NASA’s 2017 astronaut class includes former MIT player Jasmin Moghbeli and Caltech asst. Jessica Watkins Back in 2017, Jessica Watkins became a member of NASA’s…

NCAA President Mark Emmert steps down, effective June 2023

NCAA President Mark Emmert steps down, effective June 2023

From the NCAA: Today, NCAA Board of Governors Chair John J. DeGioia announced by mutual agreement with the board that Mark Emmert will be stepping down as president of the NCAA.  He will continue to…

WNBA Key Dates and Preseason Schedule for 2022

WNBA Key Dates and Preseason Schedule for 2022

Key Dates Apr. 17 – May 5:  Training Camp and Preseason Games May 6: Regular Season Tips Off* Jul. 10:  All-Star Game Jul. 26: Commissioner’s Cup Championship Game Aug. 14: Last Day of Regular Season…

Bally Sports North to carry all non-nationally produced Minnesota Lynx games for the 2022 season

Bally Sports North to carry all non-nationally produced Minnesota Lynx games for the 2022 season

Bally Sports North (BSN) to carry all non-nationally produced Minnesota Lynx games for the 2022 Season. The 32 games will be on BSN or BSN Extra and the Bally Sports North app. Details from Minnesota:…

Prime Video becomes the official streaming service of the Seattle Storm

Prime Video becomes the official streaming service of the Seattle Storm

In a landmark deal, Amazon’s Prime Video becomes the official streaming partner of the Seattle Storm and one of the first streaming services to hold local broadcast rights to a team in the WNBA.  From…

NCAA releases report on Ohio State women’s basketball violations

NCAA releases report on Ohio State women’s basketball violations

Download the full NCAA Report (PDF) The NCAA announced violations in three Ohio State athletic programs including women’s basketball. According to the organization, a “former women’s basketball associate head coach violated ethical conduct rules when…

The Minnesota Lynx finalize 2022 training camp roster 

The Minnesota Lynx finalize 2022 training camp roster 

The Minnesota Lynx finalized the team’s training camp roster on Wednesday. Newcomers included 2022 draft selections Kayla Jones (22nd overall) and Hannah Sjerven (28th overall). The team also added rookie forward Chloe Bibby and rookie…

Atlanta selects Rhyne Howard as the top overall pick in 2022 WNBA Draft; Indiana provides surprises in first round

Atlanta selects Rhyne Howard as the top overall pick in 2022 WNBA Draft; Indiana provides surprises in first round

Full Draft Board The Top Three Go as Predicted Kentucky guard Rhyne Howard heard her name called as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2022 WNBA Draft Monday night in New York City. The…

Lindsay Whalen reflects on Naismith Hall of Fame selection and coaching in the portal era

Lindsay Whalen reflects on Naismith Hall of Fame selection and coaching in the portal era

MINNEAPOLIS – A few days after being named one of the 13-member Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2022, Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Lindsay Whalen told local reporters that it is still sinking…

Atlanta Dream gets 2022 No. 1 overall draft pick in a trade with Washington Mystics

Atlanta Dream gets 2022 No. 1 overall draft pick in a trade with Washington Mystics

In a trade with the Washington Mystics, the Atlanta Dream landed the No. 1 overall pick in the 2022 WNBA Draft. The Mystics received the Dream’s 2022 No. 3 overall pick and 2022 No. 14…

South Carolina, wire-to-wire No. 1 all season, caps it all with a national championship, beating UConn

South Carolina, wire-to-wire No. 1 all season, caps it all with a national championship, beating UConn

Social Media Recap MINNEAPOLIS – From being the preseason top team to gaining the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament, South Carolina (35-2) reigned supreme all season with outstanding play from the Final…

Led by Bueckers, UConn returns to national title game after downing reigning champs Stanford 63-58

Led by Bueckers, UConn returns to national title game after downing reigning champs Stanford 63-58

MINNEAPOLIS – UConn sophomore guard Paige Bueckers started off her homecoming in the best way possible way Friday night, leading her team to a win over the reigning national champion and No. 1-seeded Stanford (32-4)…

Record-breaking night for Boston as South Carolina beats Louisville 72-59 to advance to the championship game

Record-breaking night for Boston as South Carolina beats Louisville 72-59 to advance to the championship game

  MINNEAPOLIS – The top overall seed in the NCAA tournament, the South Carolina Gamecocks (34-2), topped fellow No. 1 seed Louisville Cardinals 72-59 in the first semifinal of the Final Four Friday night at…

As this season’s transfer portal numbers explode, coaches weigh in on the surge

As this season’s transfer portal numbers explode, coaches weigh in on the surge

The NCAA’s transfer portal has been a hot topic since the tool was introduced in October 2018. It gives student-athletes a streamlined transfer process as they can enter their name into a database that is…

South Carolina sweeps Naismith honors, Staley also earns USBWA award

South Carolina sweeps Naismith honors, Staley also earns USBWA award

For the first time in Naismith Awards history, one program has swept all three women’s basketball awards. South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley earned the Werner Ladder Naismith Women’s Coach of the Year honor. The…

The WNBA reveals the list of student-athletes who have opted in to the 2022 Draft

The WNBA reveals the list of student-athletes who have opted in to the 2022 Draft

Updated 4/6/22: The WNBA released an updated list that includes players who were still competing when the initial list of declared athletes was released on March 29. The full list now includes 108 players. The…

DePaul’s Aneesah Morrow named 2022 WBCA NCAA Division I Freshman of the Year 

DePaul’s Aneesah Morrow named 2022 WBCA NCAA Division I Freshman of the Year 

Aneesah Morrow of DePaul University is the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division I Freshman of the Year.  “Aneesah most certainly contributed to DePaul’s success and we recognize and applaud her immediate impact this season,” WBCA Executive…

Final Four Field Set: South Carolina, Stanford, Louisville, UConn

Final Four Field Set: South Carolina, Stanford, Louisville, UConn

Friday, April 1 TV: ESPN Audio: Westwood One (also available via the Varsity Network, TuneIn, and Alexa) #1 Louisville (29-4) vs. #1 South Carolina (33-2)7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. ET No. 1 seed Louisville took down…

Northwestern’s Veronica Burton named 2022 WBCA NCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year

Northwestern’s Veronica Burton named 2022 WBCA NCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year

Veronica Burton of Northwestern University is the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year. The award honors the best defensive women’s basketball player in NCAA Division I.   “Veronica Burton played an incredibly…

Stanford heads back to the Final Four after holding off Texas, 59-50

Stanford heads back to the Final Four after holding off Texas, 59-50

Social Media Thread SPOKANE, Wash. — The Stanford Cardinal (32-3) punched a ticket to the Final Four for the second consecutive season behind a 59-50 victory against the No. 2 seed Texas Longhorns. The reigning national champions…

Spokane Regional: Stanford and Texas “Elite” again, move past Sweet 16 to battle for a Final Four spot

Spokane Regional: Stanford and Texas “Elite” again, move past Sweet 16 to battle for a Final Four spot

Reigning Champs Stanford Overpower Maryland SPOKANE, Wash. — In the Spokane Region of the NCAA tournament, the No. 2-seeded Texas Longhorns defeated the No. 6 Ohio State Buckeyes 66-63 to advance. In the second matchup…

Sweet 16: Day one at a glance

Sweet 16: Day one at a glance

Interactive Bracket || Download Bracket || Full TV/Streaming Schedule 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT#5 North Carolina (25-6) vs. #1 South Carolina (31-2), ESPN, Greensboro Region North Carolina leaders: Points: Deja Kelly, G, 16.3 Rebounds: Alyssa…

Adidas launches network with plans to include over 50,000 student-athletes as paid ambassadors

Adidas launches network with plans to include over 50,000 student-athletes as paid ambassadors

Sports apparel brand Adidas announced that it is launching the first ever name, image, and likeness network for college athletes. Calling the effort ” a wide-sweeping, equitable and inclusive Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) network for…