WNBA legends Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus headline the 2024 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Class. Cheyney State honored with Trailblazer Award.
Posted: December 1, 2023, 1:03 am
Nia Clouden recently signed with Rwanda Energy Group to participate in the FIBA Africa Women's Basketball League.
Posted: November 30, 2023, 9:23 pm
Collier is adding a new accolade to her résumé, a Forbes 30 under 30 recipient in the category of Sports.
Posted: November 29, 2023, 5:12 pm
The Hall of Famers spoke to The Republic about their influence on women's basketball since the 1970s, and Phoenix's first women's pro sports team.
Posted: November 24, 2023, 11:02 am
The Gophers will play the legendary Connecticut women's basketball program on Sunday at Williams Arena. Lindsay Whalen isn't expected to attend, which is a shame, since, if she wanted to pad her padded résumé, she could claim to be the inspiration for this game and many who will play in it. Whalen recommended her replacement, Dawn Plitzuweit, to athletic director Mark Coyle when Coyle gave ...
Posted: November 18, 2023, 10:42 pm
Steph Curry joined Monte Poole and Dalton Johnson on the latest "Dubs Talk" to discuss his excitement surrounding the WNBA coming to the Bay Area in 2025.
Posted: November 16, 2023, 3:18 pm
Steph Curry sits down with Monte Poole and Dalton Johnson on "Dubs Talk" as the trio looks at the excitement surrounding the future WNBA team that will be coming to the Bay Area.Steph Curry will be keeping a close eye on Golden State's inaugural WNBA Draft originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area
Posted: November 16, 2023, 9:12 am
Kahleah Copper will join the Scarlet Knights women's basketball staff as Director of Athletic Culture and Professional Development.
Posted: November 14, 2023, 5:09 pm
As Teresa Weatherspoon charts a new future for the Chicago Sky, she brings a connection to the WNBA’s beginning
When the WNBA played its inaugural game at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on June 21, 1997, excitement was high and people around the league were anxious. With a crowd of 14,284 on hand to watch the New York Liberty take on the hometown Los Angeles Sparks, the Forum had to open the upper deck to accommodate the demand. “I remember I threw up the first ball. It was the first game, so everyone ...
Posted: November 13, 2023, 10:30 am
With Team USA in town to play Duke on Sunday, Diana Taurasi couldn't resist the short trip to Raleigh to see her Huskies play NC State.
Posted: November 12, 2023, 9:23 pm
Fanatics invited a mix of WNBA and MLB players to participate in their week-long business immersion program.
Posted: November 11, 2023, 5:56 pm
The 23 games broadcast on ION reached 12.3 million viewers with 6.4 million female viewers which increases the WNBA female audience by 29%.
Posted: November 10, 2023, 2:40 pm
"The game of basketball is in amazing hands regardless," Parker said.
Posted: November 9, 2023, 11:12 pm
Lady Vols legend Candace Parker wants to return for 17th WNBA season if she's healthy from a left foot fracture that kept her out of Aces title run.
Posted: November 9, 2023, 7:32 pm
Candace Parker, the subject of a new documentary, "Candace Parker: Unapologetic," wants to keep expanding her own entrepreneurial empire.
Posted: November 9, 2023, 12:00 pm
The WNBA champion joins "GMA" to discuss "Candace Parker: Unapologetic," a documentary about her life on and off the court.
Posted: November 9, 2023, 6:33 am
The Fever will have the most chances to land the top pick and are guaranteed at least the third pick.
Posted: November 8, 2023, 6:56 pm
After being detained in Russia, Griner is eager and ready to put on the Team USA uniform at the 2024 Paris Olympics in pursuit of a gold medal.
Posted: November 7, 2023, 9:50 pm
A two-time Olympic gold medalist, Brittney Griner is thrilled to play for Team USA again. Her deep patriotism is often misunderstood, columnist Nancy Armour says.
Posted: November 7, 2023, 9:25 pm
When the New York Liberty's Courtney Vandersloot sailed a three-pointer wide of the hoop with the clock ticking down, a thrilling Game 4 of the WNBA Finals ended, and the Las Vegas Aces emerged as back-to-back champions. The series pitted two teams overflowing with stars and was the most-watched Finals in 20 years, the latest data point that more fans are paying attention to women's basketball.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Washingto
Posted: November 4, 2023, 2:27 pm
Subria Whitaker joins Brother From Another to react to the WNBA's pause on expanding to Portland and why they are not worried that this hiccup will stunt the growth of the sport.
Posted: November 3, 2023, 8:07 pm
The WNBA's plans to expand to Portland are tabled for the foreseeable future.
Posted: November 1, 2023, 8:46 pm
The Fever, Sparks, Mercury and Storm are all vying for the No. 1 overall draft pick
Posted: October 31, 2023, 7:42 pm
The Indiana Fever have a 44.1% chance of the No. 1 pick in the 2024 draft, the best odds out of the four teams in the lottery.
Posted: October 31, 2023, 7:29 pm
Chicago Sky name Jeff Pagliocca as their general manager to partner with new coach Teresa Weatherspoon
The Chicago Sky filled an important opening in their front office Tuesday with the announcement of Jeff Pagliocca as the team’s new general manager. Pagliocca will be the first person to serve as only the GM for the Sky, who were the last WNBA team to break away from the dual head coach/GM position. He will join new coach Teresa Weatherspoon to begin a new era for the Sky in 2024. “We are ...
Posted: October 31, 2023, 7:03 pm
The Indiana Fever point guard is not playing a full season overseas this winter, instead taking time to tap into Miami and Indianapolis communities.
Posted: October 31, 2023, 8:15 am
Maryland women's basketball teammates Shyanne Sellers and Faith Masonius sit down and answer rapid fire questions, from WNBA stars they admire to what will take UMD to the next level this year.
Posted: October 30, 2023, 4:53 pm
The league announced the recipients of the 2023 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award and the season-long WNBA Cares Community Assist Award.
Posted: October 30, 2023, 1:35 pm
New York Liberty star Breanna Stewart announced the birth of her second child on Sunday. “Welcome to the world little man,” the reigning WNBA MVP captioned a photo on Instagram of daughter Ruby holding the baby boy Theo Josep Stewart Xargay who was born Oct. 25. “Your mama was a trooper,” the post adds, referring to Stewart’s wife Marta Xagray. The couple previously announced the pregnancy on ...
Posted: October 29, 2023, 11:18 pm
‘This How Y’all Talk to Each Other?’: WNBA Star A’ja Wilson and Aces Teammate Have ‘Ruthless’ Exchange Online After Usher Extends Wilson an Invitation to His Concert
The Las Vegas Aces are the 2022-2023 WNBA Champions, but it looks like the team is headed for some turmoil after a hilarious incident involving […]
Posted: October 28, 2023, 7:30 pm
Natalie and Terrika Foster-Brasby talk about the rising popularity of women's basketball and women's sports, driven by the WNBA Finals and stars like A'ja Wilson as well as the college game with stars like Angel Reese.
Posted: October 27, 2023, 10:58 pm
Basketball star Brittney Griner was honored Friday with the WNBA Cares Community Assist Award – an honor bestowed on the Phoenix Mercury center for her off-the-court volunteer work.
Posted: October 27, 2023, 3:39 pm
Shakeia Taylor: There’s nothing wrong with trash talk in women’s sports — it’s the reactions to it that sometimes turn ugly
CHICAGO — The WNBA always has had rivalries. But this season seemed different. On Sunday night, I went to popular Chicago baseball bar Nisei Lounge with an out-of-town guest, and the bar was relatively quiet, save for us and a few regulars. TVs were tuned to either the “Sunday Night Football” game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins or the all-Texas American League Championship ...
Posted: October 27, 2023, 9:30 am
Fans in and around NC can get a look at some of women's basketball's best when Team USA brings Ionescu, Griner and more to Duke for an exhibition.
Posted: October 26, 2023, 9:06 pm
Aliyah Boston will be rocking the red, white, and blue this WNBA offseason.
Posted: October 26, 2023, 8:43 pm
The lengthy WNBA offseason is underway and some Liberty players are already prepared to fulfill overseas commitments in the winter. China has returned as a popular destination for players after the country had been closed to international players due to its COVID-19 policy. The Israel-Hamas war has taken away a destination for WNBA hoopers that was once an option. The Israel women’s basketball ...
Posted: October 26, 2023, 8:17 pm
Five-time Olympic gold medalist Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner head up the USA Basketball Women’s National Team roster announced Thursday for a pair of November exhibition games and training camp in Atlanta. The national team will play the Tennessee Lady Vols on Nov. 5 in Knoxville and Duke on Nov. 12. The team will hold a training camp Nov. 7-9 in Atlanta as the U.S. women chase an eighth straight Olympic gold medal at the 2024 Paris Olympics.
Posted: October 26, 2023, 8:15 pm
Deja Kelly, the UNC women's basketball team's star point guard, earned some recognition from Tar Heel royalty. What exactly was it?
Posted: October 25, 2023, 1:35 am
Shakeia Taylor: Teresa Weatherspoon is here to ‘stir things up’ for the Sky, but the GM will be key to the recipe
CHICAGO — The mood for the 1999 WNBA Eastern Conference finals between the New York Liberty and Charlotte Sting was “no Teresa Weatherspoon, no win.” On Tuesday, the Chicago Sky introduced Hall of Famer Weatherspoon as its new coach. Co-owner and operating chairman Nadia Rawlinson welcomed those in attendance at the introductory news conference to “the next era of the Chicago Sky.” In her ...
Posted: October 25, 2023, 12:44 am
The Aces' championship parade lit up the city of Las Vegas on Monday as the team celebrated its second straight title.
Posted: October 24, 2023, 9:25 pm
Michael Holley and Natalie discuss why the Aces embracing the role as the villain is good for the WNBA and women's basketball.
Posted: October 24, 2023, 8:08 pm
A'ja Wilson thanked the reporter that gave her a fourth-place MVP vote and Kelsey Plum promised more titles at the Aces' championship parade.
Posted: October 24, 2023, 4:39 pm
Hammon and Connecticut Sun coach Stephanie White will both work at ESPN during the WNBA offseason.
Posted: October 23, 2023, 9:45 pm
A year ago, Napheesa Collier was still trying to recover. Now she is trying to refine. Collier, the star forward for the Lynx, gave birth to daughter Mila prior to the 2023 season. She worked like crazy to get back for the final handful of regular-season games, primarily so she could get on the court, one last time, with retiring center Sylvia Fowles. After that? Months of grueling rehab — ...
Posted: October 21, 2023, 5:01 am
Breanna Stewart and the New York Liberty fell just short of winning the franchise's first WNBA championship, losing to the Las Vegas Aces in the Finals. It was the first time that Stewart experienced losing in a championship round since her freshman year of college. “Making sure that I don’t feel that again, I think that’s really my mindset and mentality going forward,” Stewart said Friday.
Posted: October 21, 2023, 4:47 am
The respect Aces owner Mark Davis pays to his champion WNBA team stands in stark contrast to the way Mercury's Mat Ishbia has gone about business.
Posted: October 20, 2023, 11:52 pm
Tibbetts, who is reportedly the highest-paid coach in the league, declined to address his salary.
Posted: October 20, 2023, 9:59 pm
Breanna Stewart’s one-year deal with the Liberty expired after Wednesday’s WNBA Finals Game 4 loss. But the 2023 MVP isn’t going anywhere. The Liberty will “100 percent” core the star this offseason, making her ineligible to test free agency in the winter. “She will not be an unrestricted free agent,” Kolb said during Friday’s exit interviews at Barclays Center. Last offseason, Stewart signed ...
Posted: October 20, 2023, 9:41 pm
NEW YORK — The rivalry is brewing. Kelsey Plum, the newly minted two-time champion with the Las Vegas Aces, made comments about the Liberty not being “a team” and that “they don’t care about each other” right after winning Game 4 of the WNBA Finals Wednesday at Barclays Center. The comments were heard loud and clear by Liberty players and staff. And star Jonquel Jones offered the strongest ...
Posted: October 20, 2023, 9:26 pm
The Phoenix Mercury introduce Nate Tibbetts as the new coach for the team on Oct. 20, 2023, at the Footprint Center in Phoenix.
Posted: October 20, 2023, 9:17 pm