Breanna Stewart is one of the players with the most marketability, money opportunities and, therefore, power. How she uses it will shift the trajectory of the WNBA.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 4:00 pm
On the heels of Brittney Griner's release from Russia, she may need to fly private due to security concerns. Charters have been an issue in the WNBA.
Posted: January 25, 2023, 4:00 pm
The fact WNBA players have to fly commercial has been a growing issue in the WNBA.
Posted: January 23, 2023, 2:07 am
Shortly after the announcement she was traded to the Los Angeles Sparks, Dearica Hamby claims the Las Vegas Aces criticized her for getting pregnant.
Posted: January 22, 2023, 12:41 am
The Sparks traded forward Amanda Zahui B. and a 2024 second-round pick to the Las Vegas Aces for forward Dearica Hamby and a 2024 first-round pick.
Posted: January 21, 2023, 5:43 pm
Follow Yahoo Sports for coverage of WNBA free agency.
Posted: January 21, 2023, 4:44 pm
In this New York Liberty news conference, former WNBA MVP Jonquel Jones tells SNY's Maria Marino how excited she is to play in the "Big Apple," after being acquired by the Liberty from the Connecticut Sun. She felt it was time to "step out of the comfort zone and start a new experience. A new challenge." Jones is looking forward to joining forces with standout Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu and taking the organization to another level.
Posted: January 20, 2023, 11:45 pm
Yahoo Sports WNBA writer Cassandra Negley dives into the names who could make headlines during the upcoming signing period that begins on Saturday.
Posted: January 19, 2023, 3:30 pm
Her legacy is her ability to care so deeply for the connections she was able to make through basketball and the impact that has reverberated because of it.
Posted: January 18, 2023, 10:29 pm
The teams will meet in a preseason matchup at Scotiabank Arena.
Posted: January 18, 2023, 9:53 pm
The former Minnesota Lynx guard - who announced her retirement earlier this week, four years since her last WNBA game - discusses what she hopes to be remembered for, not only on the court.
Posted: January 18, 2023, 8:15 pm
Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore won four WNBA championships and the 2014 MVP. She stepped away from basketball in 2018 to focus on social justice.
Posted: January 17, 2023, 11:49 am
The Los Angeles Sparks acquired veteran guard Jasmine Thomas and the 10th overall draft pick in 2023 from the Connecticut Sun for three players.
Posted: January 16, 2023, 9:18 pm
Jasmine Thomas spent the last seven seasons with Curt Miller on the Sun.
Posted: January 16, 2023, 8:06 pm
The four-time WNBA champion and gold medalist said she will focus on her family and social justice issues.
Posted: January 16, 2023, 6:59 pm
Lynx star Maya Moore retires from WNBA four seasons after stepping away from game to free innocent man
Maya Moore walked away from the WNBA during her prime to spend time with family and work with her non-profit.
Posted: January 16, 2023, 5:08 pm
Maya Moore has officially decided to retire from playing basketball.
Posted: January 16, 2023, 3:38 pm
Jones helped lead the Sun to two WNBA Final appearances during her time in Connecticut.
Posted: January 15, 2023, 11:06 pm
The 2023 WNBA Free Agency is perhaps one of the most talented seen in recent years. In the era of player movement, there are a ton of big names available.
Posted: January 13, 2023, 3:10 pm
The Sparks introduced Karen Bryant as chief administrative officer and general manager on Wednesday, who brings in a lot of WNBA front office experience.
Posted: January 5, 2023, 12:22 am
The Sparks hired former Seattle Storm executive Karen Bryant as chief administrative officer and general manager. Eli Horowitz promoted to assistant general manager.
Posted: January 3, 2023, 8:55 pm
Brittney Griner is the biggest sports story of the year and she also represents a continuing problem: the pay disparity between WNBA and NBA players.
Posted: December 27, 2022, 4:33 pm
Take a look back at the Las Vegas Aces star’s hilarious press conference following the team’s championship victory in the WNBA Finals.
Posted: December 26, 2022, 1:00 pm
Take a look back at the Memphis Grizzlies guard’s sensational slam in Game 5 against the Minnesota Timberwolves, which turned the tide in the game and the series.
Posted: December 26, 2022, 1:00 pm
Take a look back at the Los Angeles Lakers superstar’s game-winning shot in the All-Star Game back in his home state of Ohio.
Posted: December 26, 2022, 1:00 pm
Brittney Griner has asked her supporters in a social media post to advocate for Paul Whelan, a former Marine serving a 16-year prison term in Russia for espionage charges the United States are baseless. The U.S. had sought to secure the release of both Whelan and Griner — the WNBA star detained at a Moscow airport in February for having vape canisters containing cannabis oil — but Russia agreed to swap only Griner for convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout.
Posted: December 23, 2022, 2:58 am
Brittney Griner thanks fans for support, urges them to advocate for release of Paul Whelan, other Americans
Brittney Griner wants fans to continue to advocate for Americans who are wrongfully detained.
Posted: December 21, 2022, 8:33 pm
WNBA star Brittney Griner was released from Russian custody earlier this month after being wrongfully detained since February on drug charges
Posted: December 21, 2022, 8:12 pm
How the WNBA is building a global brand and expanding U.S. college opportunties for overseas players
“To have a dream come true because we were here and had an opportunity to touch them in person. It’s different to watch it on TV or read about it, but to have actual players [and] coaches who have walked the path that these young women want to walk, it’s deeper.”
Posted: December 20, 2022, 6:28 pm
Perhaps Vegas should be the permanent site of the WNBA All-Star Game.
Posted: December 17, 2022, 5:56 pm
Brittney Griner is heading home after spending about a week at a military base in Texas after she was released from a Russian prison. She says she plans to return to the WNBA next season. Weijia Jiang has the latest.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 11:35 pm
In her first public comments since her release from a Russian penal colony, WNBA star Brittney Griner says on social media that she plans to play.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 9:48 pm
With Brittney Griner vowing to play in WNBA in 2023, here's what the Phoenix Mercury roster could be
Phoenix has the fifth-most salary cap room with $881,650 of an approximate $1.42 million cap available, but will again deal with fitting in a minimum 11-player roster around its big three’s big salaries.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 9:39 pm
In her first Instagram post since returning home in a prisoner swap with Russia, WNBA star Brittney Griner thanked President Biden and everyone who helped advocate for her release. She said she'll return to play with her team, the Phoenix Mercury, this season. CBS News' Elaine Quijano and Michelle Miller have more.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 6:13 pm
Brittney Griner said she intends to play the upcoming WNBA season in emotional message to her supporters
Brittney Griner plans to make her return to the W next season.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 5:20 pm
For the first time since her release from a Russian prison, Brittney Griner took to social media to thank her friends and family, and give an update on her WNBA return.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 5:10 pm
Brittney Griner said she's "grateful" to be back in the United States and plans on playing basketball again next season for the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. Her comments came a week after she was released from a Russian prison.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 4:56 pm
Brittney Griner released a statement expressing gratitude to Biden, a commitment to helping free Paul Whelan and her intention to play next WNBA season.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 4:48 pm
Brittney Griner said she's “grateful” to be back in the United States and plans on playing basketball again next season for the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. “It feels so good to be home!” Griner posted to Instagram on Friday in her first public statement since her release. Griner was arrested in February in Russia on drug-related charges and was later convicted and sentenced to nine years in a Russian jail.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 4:44 pm
"The last 10 months have been a battle at every turn," Griner wrote, thanking "each person who advocated" for her.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 4:37 pm
ABC News' Alex Presha reports on WNBA star Brittney Griner's first public comments since being released from Russian prison, and on her plans to return to basketball.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 2:30 pm
The return of Brittney Griner to the United States in a dramatic prisoner swap with Russia marked the culmination of a 10-month ordeal that captivated world attention, a saga that landed at the intersection of sports, politics, race and gender identity — and wartime diplomacy. Griner had for years been known to fans of women's basketball — college player of the year, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and WNBA all-star who dominated her sport. “I think her celebrity and the coinciding with the time of the invasion of Ukraine, those two points together is what made her case national news, international news, but also I think it made it made it feel much more fraught than a lot of the earlier cases of Americans being detained in Russia,” Kimberly St. Julian-Varnon, a Russian historian and doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania, said in an interview days before Griner was freed.
Posted: December 16, 2022, 1:43 pm
A Notre Dame legend collects hardware off the court.
Posted: December 15, 2022, 9:32 pm