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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…

WNBA player’s union releases statement on 100th day of Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia

WNBA player’s union releases statement on 100th day of Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia

The union for the WNBA's athletes released a statement on the 100th day of the wrongful detainment of Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner by the Russian government.

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…

Coquese Washington named Rutgers head coach

Coquese Washington named Rutgers head coach

After serving as an associate head coach at her alma mater Notre Dame for two seasons, Coquese Washington moves on to become the third full-time head coach at Rutgers. Her coaching career spans 22 years…

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…

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…