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New Mystics forward Erica McCall primed and ready for her fifth season in the WNBA

New Mystics forward Erica McCall primed and ready for her fifth season in the WNBA

Erica McCall looks ahead to the 2021 WNBA season View this post on Instagram A post shared by Erica McCall (@birdstheword_24) With the 2021 WNBA season on the horizon and a year filled with uncertainty, unexpected change, and rapid adjustments…

Sale of the Las Vegas Aces from MGM Resorts International to Mark Davis approved

Sale of the Las Vegas Aces from MGM Resorts International to Mark Davis approved

The WNBA and NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved the sale of the Las Vegas Aces from MGM Resorts International to Mark Davis. The franchise announced that the team would have a new owner on January 14. “On behalf of…

Veteran guard Renee Montgomery retires from the WNBA

Veteran guard Renee Montgomery retires from the WNBA

Renee Montgomery, an eleven-year veteran guard, announced her retirement from the WNBA. The West Virginia native won two WNBA Championships as a member of the Minnesota Lynx in 2015 and 2017. She announced her retirement via social media. Montgomery, a…

2021 WNBA Transactions

2021 WNBA Transactions

July 6, 2021 Minnesota Lynx: Natasha Mack – Sign 7-Day – 1st Contract Atlanta Dream: Chennedy Carter – Suspended – Partial Season July 5, 2021 Minnesota Lynx: Rachel Banham – Sign ROS Contract Seattle Storm: Candice Dupree – Waivers Cleared Seattle Storm: N’dea Jones –…

WNBA 2021 Free Agency List and Tracker

WNBA 2021 Free Agency List and Tracker

Recent WNBA Transactions 2021 Draft Lottery Results As of February 1, 2021, teams and players can finalize deals, sign contracts, and agree to offer sheets. Teams began negotiations with their reserved players as well as restricted and unrestricted free agents…

Nineteen athletes to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp in February

Nineteen athletes to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp in February

Nineteen athletes are set to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp, Feb. 4-7, at the University of South Carolina. The last time the team attended a camp was in February 2020. Sylvia Fowles (Minnesota Lynx) Brittney…

Atlanta Dream close to being sold

Atlanta Dream close to being sold

According to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream is on the verge of being sold to an undisclosed owner. A spokesperson for the WNBA spokesperson told the newspaper: “As it relates to the Atlanta Dream, we…

Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis buys the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces

Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis buys the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces

From the team: “I am excited to announce that I have entered into an agreement to purchase the Las Vegas franchise in the WNBA from MGM Resorts International. I will have more to say once I receive official approval from…

Virginia will not compete for the rest of the 2020-21 season

Virginia will not compete for the rest of the 2020-21 season

Virginia becomes the latest school and the second in the ACC after Duke to suspend competition for the rest of the season. The statement from the school: Virginia athletics announced today (Jan. 14) the women’s basketball team will not complete…

Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler loses runoff election to candidate supported by WNBA players, Rev. Raphael Warnock

Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler loses runoff election to candidate supported by WNBA players, Rev. Raphael Warnock

In a contentious election, Democrat Raphael Warnock, the pastor of Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, defeated Atlanta Dream co-owner and Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler in a runoff. Warnock becomes Georgia’s first black U.S. senator. After being appointed to the…

Baylor pauses activities, game vs. UConn canceled; Kim Mulkey tests positive for Covid-19

Baylor pauses activities, game vs. UConn canceled; Kim Mulkey tests positive for Covid-19

Release from Baylor: The Baylor women’s basketball team began restricting team activities Tuesday after head coach Kim Mulkey tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on Monday. The program and Baylor medical staff are conducting additional COVID-19 testing to determine the…

Dallas Wings introduce Vickie Johnson as head coach

Dallas Wings introduce Vickie Johnson as head coach

Two months after firing Brian Agler, the Dallas Wings announced WNBA veteran Vickie Johnson as the team’s head coach. Johnson served as an assistant coach with the Las Vegas Aces for the past three seasons. She is currently the only…

New York Liberty wins the first pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft

New York Liberty wins the first pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft

The New York Liberty won the 2021 WNBA Draft Lottery announced Friday evening. The Liberty has the top pick of the draft for the second consecutive year and the second time in franchise history. The rest of the top four…

The 2021 WNBA Draft Lottery set for Friday, Dec. 4

The 2021 WNBA Draft Lottery set for Friday, Dec. 4

The 2021 WNBA Draft Lottery is set for Friday, Dec. 4 the league announced today. New York, Atlanta, Dallas, and Indiana will compete for No. 1 overall draft pick. ESPN will televise the event during its broadcast of the DePaul…

Dallas Wings and Brian Agler part ways

Dallas Wings and Brian Agler part ways

After two seasons, Brian Agler is no longer the head coach of the Dallas Wings. The franchise fired the head coach Tuesday morning, just a week after the season ended with the Seattle Storm winning the 2020 WNBA championship. Agler…

Seattle Storm to celebrate 2020 WNBA Championship with a virtual rally for fans

Seattle Storm to celebrate 2020 WNBA Championship with a virtual rally for fans

Fan registration for virtual rally Seattle Storm fans can celebrate the team’s 2020 WNBA title via a virtual event on Friday, Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET. Details from the team: Prior to the virtual championship rally, two-time…

Seattle Storm completes sweep of Las Vegas Aces to win fourth WNBA title

Seattle Storm completes sweep of Las Vegas Aces to win fourth WNBA title

Seattle Storm Championship Collection With a dominant performance, the Seattle Storm defeated the Las Vegas Aces, 92-59, to win the franchise’s fourth WNBA championship Tuesday evening. After a season where the league moved into a bubble location in Bradenton, FL,…

Seattle is one step closer to a fourth WNBA title after topping Las Vegas 104-91 in game two of the Finals

Seattle is one step closer to a fourth WNBA title after topping Las Vegas 104-91 in game two of the Finals

Seattle is just one game away from another WNBA championship Video Highlights Video courtesy Seattle Storm With consecutive victories to start the WNBA Finals, the Seattle Storm forced a win-or-go-home situation for the Las Vegas Aces. With a 104-91 victory…

WNBA reveals 2020 All-WNBA First and Second Teams

WNBA reveals 2020 All-WNBA First and Second Teams

During halftime of game two of the WNBA Finals between the Seattle Storm and the Las Vegas Aces, the WNBA revealed this season’s All-WNBA First and Second Teams. The results: First Team: A’ja Wilson (Season MVP), Las Vegas* Candace Parker…

Record-setting performances help Seattle Storm top Las Vegas Aces in Finals Game 1

Record-setting performances help Seattle Storm top Las Vegas Aces in Finals Game 1

With record-setting performances and career bests, the Seattle Storm topped Las Vegas in game 1 of the WNBA Finals, 93-80, Friday night in the league’s bubble facility in Florida. Breanna Stewart scored a career-high 37 points and pulled down 15…

Lynx ousted in semifinals sweep by Storm but have much to look forward to in 2021

Lynx ousted in semifinals sweep by Storm but have much to look forward to in 2021

Earlier this season, a reporter asked Cheryl Reeve earlier this season if this year’s Seattle Storm is reminiscent of her Minnesota Lynx teams that won four WNBA titles in seven years.  She answered affirmatively. Reeve’s “Core Four” group had four…

League commissioner confident about Seattle-Minnesota semifinal series resuming after postponement

League commissioner confident about Seattle-Minnesota semifinal series resuming after postponement

League Update, 6:47 p.m. ET: “All Seattle players are now cleared to play for tonight’s game.” With a strong emphasis on following the advice of medical professionals and scientists, WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert addressed media via a teleconference on the…

Game 1 of the WNBA Semifinals between the Seattle Storm and the Minnesota Lynx postponed

Game 1 of the WNBA Semifinals between the Seattle Storm and the Minnesota Lynx postponed

During the fourth quarter of the first semifinal game between the Connecticut Sun and Las Vegas Aces, the league announced that the second contest of Sunday’s doubleheader would be postponed: “After receiving inconclusive COVID-19 test results today for players from…

Led by Damaris Dantas, Minnesota Lynx survive Phoenix to advance to semifinals of Playoffs

Led by Damaris Dantas, Minnesota Lynx survive Phoenix to advance to semifinals of Playoffs

The Lynx rebuild their way into the playoffs; Minnesota postseason storylines Playoff schedule Whenever Minnesota and Phoenix get together, whether it’s the regular season or a one-game, go home knockout, Ringo Starr’s 1973 hit easily comes to mind: You know…