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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…

WNBA Daily 5/11/22: Game Threads: Atlanta, Chicago, and Phoenix Win

WNBA Daily 5/11/22: Game Threads: Atlanta, Chicago, and Phoenix Win

Wednesday, 5/11/22 Results and Game Threads Atlanta 77, Los Angeles 75 Chicago 83, New York 50 Phoenix 97, Seattle 77 Atlanta 77, Los Angeles 75 Game Thread The Atlanta Dream (2-0) took down the visiting…

NBA TV to air a one-hour documentary on the WNBA

NBA TV to air a one-hour documentary on the WNBA

NBA TV will premiere “As We Rise: 25 Years of the WNBA” covering the history of the league on Saturday, May 14, at 7 p.m. ET. The hour-long documentary will feature more than 30 interviews…

Washington continues to roll, tops Las Vegas 89-76

Washington continues to roll, tops Las Vegas 89-76

Twitter Game Thread In their third game of the season, the Washington Mystics (3-0) extended a winning streak in a tough contest against Las Vegas (2-1), 89-76. The Mystics played without key scorer, guard Natasha…

WNBA Daily 5/8/22: Game Threads

WNBA Daily 5/8/22: Game Threads

Sunday, 5/8/22 Results and Game Threads Los Angeles 87, Indiana 77 Washington 78, Minnesota 66 Las Vegas 85, Seattle 74 Los Angeles 87, Indiana 77 Washington 78, Minnesota 66 Las Vegas 85, Seattle 74  …

WNBA Daily 5/7/22: Game Threads

WNBA Daily 5/7/22: Game Threads

  Saturday, 5/7/22 Results and Game Threads New York 81, Connecticut 79 Atlanta 66, Dallas 59 New York 81, Connecticut 79 Atlanta 66, Dallas 59

WNBA Daily 5/6/22: Opening Day Recap

WNBA Daily 5/6/22: Opening Day Recap

All Opening Day Scores Washington 84, Indiana 70 Los Angeles 98, Chicago 91 OT Las Vegas 106, Phoenix 88 Seattle 97, Minnesota 74 Washington 84, Indiana 70 Twitter Game Thread In her first start in…

Elena Delle Donne Returns to Lead Washington Past a Young, Talented Fever, 84-70

Elena Delle Donne Returns to Lead Washington Past a Young, Talented Fever, 84-70

All Opening Day Scores Washington 84, Indiana 70 Los Angeles 98, Chicago 91 OT Las Vegas 106, Phoenix 88 Seattle 97, Minnesota 74 Twitter Game Thread In her first start in a home opener since…

The 2022 WNBA Season Kicks Off With Four Games on May 6

The 2022 WNBA Season Kicks Off With Four Games on May 6

The 26th season of the WNBA kicks off Friday, May 6 with four games including three matchups that count towards the Commissioner’s Cup in-season competition. The Commissioner’s Cup includes 61 games and players will compete for…

WNBA unveils official brand anthem for 2022 season, “More Than”

WNBA unveils official brand anthem for 2022 season, “More Than”

  The WNBA announced a brand anthem for the 2022 season called “MORE THAN.” From a league release: “MORE THAN, shows the world that the WNBA and its athletes are more than — more than…

Phoenix Mercury announces a team-record 27-game local broadcast slate for 2022

Phoenix Mercury announces a team-record 27-game local broadcast slate for 2022

Phoenix Mercury fans in the team’s local market will enjoy a team-record of 27 televised games this season via Bally Sports Arizona/Bally Sports Extra, Phoenix’s exclusive local broadcast partner. An additional nine games will air…

The WNBA to honor Brittney Griner this season; all teams to feature BG42 court decals

The WNBA to honor Brittney Griner this season; all teams to feature BG42 court decals

The WNBA will honor Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner this season with her initials and jersey number to be featured on the sideline of all WNBA courts. Griner has been detained in Russia since mid-February…

Women’s sports pioneer C. Vivian Stringer retires from coaching basketball

Women’s sports pioneer C. Vivian Stringer retires from coaching basketball

Women’s basketball legend and Rutgers head coach C.Vivian Stringer announced Saturday morning that she is retiring from coaching basketball. The pioneer in the game who accrued 1,055 wins in her career, will step down from…

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…