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WNBA Playoffs Schedule Set for Round One

WNBA Playoffs Schedule Set for Round One

  2022 WNBA Playoffs Schedule DAY DATE AWAY HOME GM LOCAL ET NAT TV Wed 8/17/22 New York Chicago 1 7:00 PM 8:00 PM ESPN2 Wed 8/17/22 Phoenix Las Vegas 1 7:00 PM 10:00 PM…

Diana Taurasi to miss the rest of the 2022 WNBA season

Diana Taurasi to miss the rest of the 2022 WNBA season

Phoenix Mercury veteran guard Diana Taurasi will miss the rest of the season due to a quad strain injury. As a result, the team signed guard Yvonne “Vonnie” Turner to a hardship contract. Taurasi appeared…

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…

WNBA 2022 End-of-Season Awards Schedule and Voting Process Changes

WNBA 2022 End-of-Season Awards Schedule and Voting Process Changes

The WNBA revealed the schedule for the end-of-season awards Friday and a new selection process for the All-WNBA First and Second Teams. Previously, voters had to select players based on position giving teams two guards,…

Las Vegas Aces Top Chicago Sky in Second Annual WNBA Commissioner’s Cup

Las Vegas Aces Top Chicago Sky in Second Annual WNBA Commissioner’s Cup

Aces beat Sky in Second Annual Commissioner’s Cup Twitter recap The Las Vegas Aces defeated the Chicago Sky 93-83 in the second annual Commissioner’s Cup Championship Tuesday evening at Wintrust Arena. With four players in…

FAQ: WNBA 2022 Commissioner’s Cup

FAQ: WNBA 2022 Commissioner’s Cup

2022 Commissioner’s Cup Championship July 26, 8:30 pm ETLas Vegas Aces at Chicago SkyStream: Amazon Prime Video Sky charity recipient: For My Block Aces charity recipient: ACLU Nevada This season includes the second annual Commissioner’s…

Liz Cambage and Los Angeles Sparks agree to part ways in contract divorce

Liz Cambage and Los Angeles Sparks agree to part ways in contract divorce

One month after Tina Charles left the Phoenix Mercury in a contract divorce, 6-9 Los Angeles Sparks center Liz Cambage followed suit. The team issued the following statement Tuesday morning after news broke Monday night…

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…

“Bring BG Home” rally set for July 6 in Phoenix

“Bring BG Home” rally set for July 6 in Phoenix

The Phoenix Mercury announced that a public rally supporting the franchise’s star center, Brittney Griner, will take place Wednesday, July 6, at 5 p.m. at Footprint Center. The team coordinated the planning of the rally…

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…

Reserves revealed for 2022 WNBA All-Star Game

Reserves revealed for 2022 WNBA All-Star Game

The WNBA announced the reserves for the 2022 WNBA All-Star game Tuesday. The starters were revealed last week. Full All-Star Game FAQ   PLAYER   TEAM   POSITION   HT. COLLEGE/ COUNTRY YRS EXP  …

U.S. House passes Rep. Greg Stanton’s bipartisan resolution calling for the immediate release of Brittney Griner

U.S. House passes Rep. Greg Stanton’s bipartisan resolution calling for the immediate release of Brittney Griner

Rep. Greg Stanton (D-Ariz.) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday in support of his resolution demanding Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner’s release from her wrongful detainment in Russia. The…

Tina Charles leaves Phoenix Mercury, quits team ahead of game at Dallas

Tina Charles leaves Phoenix Mercury, quits team ahead of game at Dallas

Veteran Phoenix Mercury center Tina Charles quit the team this weekend ahead of a game at Dallas Saturday evening. Ron Thulin, the Wings’ play-by-play announcer was the first to make Charles’ break from the team…

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,…

Sue Bird announces retirement, 2022 will be her final WNBA season

Sue Bird announces retirement, 2022 will be her final WNBA season

Sue Bird Retires; 2022 Will Be Her Final WNBA Season In her 21st season, Seattle Storm point guard and WNBA legend Sue Bird announced her retirement as a player in the league. The 41-year-old Syosset,…

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.

Los Angeles Sparks fire GM/head coach Derek Fisher; Fred Williams appointed interim head coach

Los Angeles Sparks fire GM/head coach Derek Fisher; Fred Williams appointed interim head coach

Sparks fire Derek Fisher, Fred Williams named interim head coach The Los Angeles Sparks fired general manager and head coach Derek Fisher Tuesday afternoon, effective immediately. The team hired the former NBA player in December…

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…

USA Basketball Women’s U17 National Team Announced

USA Basketball Women’s U17 National Team Announced

  USA Basketball revealed the 2022 USA Basketball Women’s U17 National Team. The 12-team squad came from a pool of 40 players who underwent six days of trials. The team is set to compete at…

Seven cities are finalists to host the Final Four from 2027 through 2031

Seven cities are finalists to host the Final Four from 2027 through 2031

The Division I Women’s Basketball Committee announced that seven cities are finalists to host the NCAA Women’s Final Four from 2027 through 2031: Columbus, Ohio (Nationwide Arena) Dallas (American Airlines Center) Indianapolis (Gainbridge Fieldhouse) Portland,…