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WNBA coaches talk about the draft, push through schedule uncertainty

WNBA coaches talk about the draft, push through schedule uncertainty

2020 WNBA Draft, Friday, April 17, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN App || Draft Order With the WNBA Draft scheduled for Friday, the league held its annual pre-draft teleconference with media earlier this week. Coaches provided insight…

WNBA and player’s union reach eight-year collective bargaining agreement

WNBA and player’s union reach eight-year collective bargaining agreement

The WNBA and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) reached an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA), pending ratification by the players and the league’s Board of Governors. The new eight-year CBA,…

Pac-12 to enjoy heightened visibility during USA Basketball November tour; Ogwumike and Clarendon represent

Pac-12 to enjoy heightened visibility during USA Basketball November tour; Ogwumike and Clarendon represent

Tour Schedule With members that represent some of the best teams in the nation, including preseason No. 1 Oregon, it is no surprise that the Pac-12 is set to play a prominent role in the…

Washington Mystics claim their first WNBA title, defeating the Connecticut Sun 89-78 in Game 5

Washington Mystics claim their first WNBA title, defeating the Connecticut Sun 89-78 in Game 5

WASHINGTON D.C. – Operation #RunItBack is complete. For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Mystics are WNBA Champions, taking down the Connecticut Sun 89-78 in a Game 5, winner-take-all match to claim the…

Washington Mystics win their first-ever WNBA championship, top the Connecticut Sun 89-78

Washington Mystics win their first-ever WNBA championship, top the Connecticut Sun 89-78

The Washington Mystics are the 2019 WNBA Champions! CHAMPS ?#RanItBack #TogetherDC pic.twitter.com/p49ScR5jTO — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) October 11, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Mystics (27-8) won their first-ever WNBA title with an 89-78 victory over…

Connecticut Sun evens Finals series, forces do-or-die Game 5 after topping Washington Mystics 90-86

Connecticut Sun evens Finals series, forces do-or-die Game 5 after topping Washington Mystics 90-86

Video Game 1: Mystics 95, Sun 86 Game 2: Sun 99, Mystics 87 Game 3: Mystics 94, Sun 81 Game 4: Sun 90, Mystics 86 Game 5: Thu. Oct. 10, Sun at Mystics, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2/TSN The WNBA Finals…

The 2019 All-WNBA First  and Second Teams

The 2019 All-WNBA First and Second Teams

The WNBA announced the 2019 First and Second teams during halftime of Game 3 of the WNBA Finals between the Connecticut Sun and Washington Mystics on Sunday afternoon. The league’s Most Valuable Player Elena Delle…

Ahead of Game 3 Washington has a big question mark and Connecticut feels good

Ahead of Game 3 Washington has a big question mark and Connecticut feels good

Maryland’s Brenda Frese watches proudly as Terrapins thrive in the WNBA WASHINGTON D.C. – The WNBA hosted a teleconference call for media Thursday morning to discuss topics heading into game three of the 2019 Finals.…

Jonquel Jones sets records as Connecticut splits Finals series 1-1 with 99-87 win over Washington

Jonquel Jones sets records as Connecticut splits Finals series 1-1 with 99-87 win over Washington

Jonquel Jones led the Connecticut Sun in evening up the 2019 WNBA Finals with a 32-point, 18-rebound performance Notes || Shot Charts WASHINGTON D.C. – In game two of the WNBA Finals, the missing piece…

Maryland’s Brenda Frese watches proudly as Terrapins thrive in the WNBA

Maryland’s Brenda Frese watches proudly as Terrapins thrive in the WNBA

WASHINGTON D.C. – With a warm personality and an infectious smile, Maryland’s Brenda Frese keeps the Terrapins among the crème of the crop of women’s college basketball. She arrived in College Park in 2002 and…

Ariel Atkins shines as Washington takes game 1 of WNBA Finals topping Sun 95-86

Ariel Atkins shines as Washington takes game 1 of WNBA Finals topping Sun 95-86

Mystics forward Ariel Atkins scored 21 points, the most points she has scored in a game this postseason Notes || Shot Charts || Box score || WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert’s pre-game press conference WASHINGTON D.C.…

Transcript and video: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert’s 2019 WNBA Finals Press Conference

Transcript and video: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert’s 2019 WNBA Finals Press Conference

COMMISSIONER ENGELBERT: Good afternoon, everyone. It’s great to be in Washington tipping off the WNBA Finals presented by YouTube TV. I want to begin by congratulating the two teams who are here with us today…

Connecticut Sun enter WNBA Finals motivated by underdog status

Connecticut Sun enter WNBA Finals motivated by underdog status

With a backdrop of a regular season where pundits continually underestimated their odds of making a championship run, the Connecticut Sun enters the Finals using the summer of what they term “DisrespeCT” as motivation in…

The WNBA Finals are set: Washington Mystics vs. Connecticut Sun in best-of-five series

The WNBA Finals are set: Washington Mystics vs. Connecticut Sun in best-of-five series

Best-of-Five Series (2-2-1) Game 1: Sunday, Sept. 29, Washington 95, Connecticut 86 Game 2: Tuesday, Oct. 1, Connecticut 99, Washington 87 Game 3: Sunday, Oct. 6, No. 1 Washington vs. No. 2 Connecticut, 3:30 p.m.…

Phoenix’s Griner, Connecticut’s Jones and Chicago’s Vandersloot earn 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Phoenix’s Griner, Connecticut’s Jones and Chicago’s Vandersloot earn 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner, Connecticut Sun forward/center Jonquel Jones and Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot won the 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards in scoring, rebounding and assists. Griner, Jones and Vandersloot all earned the…

As trade deadline approaches, Sun acquire Theresa Plaisance from Wings in exchange for rookie Kristine Anigwe

As trade deadline approaches, Sun acquire Theresa Plaisance from Wings in exchange for rookie Kristine Anigwe

In a Tuesday morning trade, the Dallas Wings acquired rookie forward/center Kristine Anigwe from the Connecticut Sun in exchange for sixth year forward/center Theresa Plaisance. The league’s trade deadline is today at 8 p.m. ET.…

Washington Mystics claim top spot in the league, earn fifth straight win after eclipsing the Sun

Washington Mystics claim top spot in the league, earn fifth straight win after eclipsing the Sun

Stats || Shot Charts WASHINGTON – Entertainment and Sports Arena’s sellout crowd of 4,200 fans said it best. “We’re number one! We’re number one!” Fans yelled the phrase while the game’s last seconds ticked away.…

A double dose of Ogwumike helps Los Angeles surge past Connecticut in home opener, 77-70

A double dose of Ogwumike helps Los Angeles surge past Connecticut in home opener, 77-70

Both Ogwumike sisters in double figures in win over Connecticut Stats || Shot Charts LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks (1-1) bounced back from a road loss at Las Vegas during the league’s opening…

Led by Jonquel Jones Connecticut tops Indiana, 88-77, moves to 2-0

Led by Jonquel Jones Connecticut tops Indiana, 88-77, moves to 2-0

Shot Charts || Stats The Connecticut Sun moved to 2-0 after topping the Indiana Fever 88-77 Tuesday night in a home contest at Mohegan Sun Arena in front of 4, 781 fans. Led by center…

Connecticut tops short-handed Washington in season opener, 84-69

Connecticut tops short-handed Washington in season opener, 84-69

Connecticut Sun earns win in season opener against Washington Mystics Shot Charts The Connecticut Sun entered the WNBA regular season on a high note defeating the short-handed Washington Mystics 84-69 Saturday evening in front of…

Connecticut Sun trade Chiney Ogwumike to Los Angeles in exchange for first round pick in 2020

Connecticut Sun trade Chiney Ogwumike to Los Angeles in exchange for first round pick in 2020

The Connecticut Sun acquired the Los Angeles Sparks’ first round pick in the 2020 WNBA draft in exchange for  6-4 forward Chiney Ogwumike. The first overall pick in the 2014 draft, Ogwumike played three seasons…

The 2019 WNBA Draft Set for April 10 at Nike New York headquarters

The 2019 WNBA Draft Set for April 10 at Nike New York headquarters

The 2019 WNBA Draft is set for Wednesday, April 10 at Nike New York Headquarters the league announced today. The first round will air on ESPN2 beginning at 7 p.m. ET, followed by coverage of…

2018 WNBA Playoffs Bracket and Officials

2018 WNBA Playoffs Bracket and Officials

Officials for the Playoffs || Standings at End of Regular Season Finals Schedule Game 1 — Seattle 89, Washington 76 Game 2 — Seattle 75, Washington 73 Game 3 — Seattle 98, Washington 82 Playoffs Schedule…

2018 WNBA All-Star Saturday Notebook: The league president speaks, post All-Star impressions and looking forward to Vegas!

2018 WNBA All-Star Saturday Notebook: The league president speaks, post All-Star impressions and looking forward to Vegas!

Full transcript of Lisa Borders’ Press Conference  MINNEAPOLIS – The WNBA’s “Take A Seat, Take a Stand” program gives $5 of each ticket sold to charity but there is some concern about how this fits…

Atlanta Dream trades Layshia Clarendon and a 2019 second round pick to the Connecticut Sun for Alex Bentley

The Atlanta Dream traded guard Layshia Clarendon and a 2019 second round pick to the Connecticut Sun for guard Alex Bentley. Bentley, in her sixth year in the league, was originally selected by the Dream…