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WNBA president talks about expansion, sponsorships, the 11-player team limit and more

Sue Favor interviewed Donna Orender at the “Sunset Showdown” Saturday June 5 when the Los Angeles Sparks hosted the Seattle Storm at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. Her thoughts on a number of league-related issues: On expansion We’re…

Day 4 of NBA All-Star Week: The sun comes out and WNBA players continue making the rounds

DALLAS—The sun made an appearance Saturday after a few days of being missing in action during a week of rare, snowy weather. Fans came out in droves for the day’s Jam Session and partygoers kept the city hopping during the…

Day 3 of NBA All-Star Week: Snow? What snow? Dallasites ignore the weather

DALLAS—Day three of NBA All-Star Week looked like a vision of New England winter splendor, except it was North Texas. As the weather began to sink into the mindsets of out-of-towners and residents alike, the annual basketball love fest continued…

WNBA hires former ESPN exec Christine Godleski to fill COO role

The WNBA announced Monday the hiring of Christine Godleski as Chief Operating Officer. Godleski will manage the day-to-day operations of the league, overseeing the execution of league events and strategic planning initiatives. She will also support league and team revenue-generating…

Video: WNBA Press Conference Announcing Tulsa Team

Speaking at today’s press conference was WNBA President Donna Orender, Investor Bill Cameron, Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor, Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry and head coach Nolan Richardson.

It’s a wrap: Detroit Shock to cease operations

  After weeks of rumors, the Detroit Shock finally confirmed Monday that the team would be sold to an investment group in Tulsa, Okla. Palace Sports & Entertainment posted a letter on the Shock website in the wee hours of…

The West breaks the East’s two-game winning streak in 2009 WNBA All-Star game

In the highest scoring game in WNBA All-Star history, the West beat the East 130-118 led by Swin Cash’s record performance of 22 points, six rebounds and four assists. She was selected as the game’s MVP. The West broke the…

Marketing efforts to bring a WNBA team to Tulsa include Twitter and YouTube

WNBA Tulsa Marketing Video Two days before All-Star game festivities begin in Connecticut, WNBA president Donna Orender heads to Tulsa to meet with investors interested in bringing a team to the Oklahoma city. Marketing efforts  include a new Twitter account,…