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Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Liberty look to snap skid vs. Mercury

New York Liberty aims for WNBA title, facing challenges and setbacks in 2024. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Unbeaten Liberty roll through Storm

New York Liberty starts 4-0 after defeating Seattle Storm. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 weeks ago
New York City

How Betnijah Laney-Hamilton, a W.N.B.A. Star, Spends Her Sundays

Betnijah Laney-Hamilton's journey to success with the New York Liberty showcases resilience and dedication over her nine-year career. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Liberty assistant GM to lead new franchise

Ohemaa Nyanin transitions to overseeing operations for WNBA Golden State after success with New York Liberty under Jonathan Kolb. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 months ago
Brooklyn Nets

Liberty reload to run it back for 2024

New York Liberty's offseason moves, including re-signing Jonquel Jones and adding Kennedy Burke.
The Liberty's determination to secure their first-ever WNBA championship by keeping their core players intact. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Liberty look to snap skid vs. Mercury

New York Liberty aims for WNBA title, facing challenges and setbacks in 2024. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Unbeaten Liberty roll through Storm

New York Liberty starts 4-0 after defeating Seattle Storm. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 weeks ago
New York City

How Betnijah Laney-Hamilton, a W.N.B.A. Star, Spends Her Sundays

Betnijah Laney-Hamilton's journey to success with the New York Liberty showcases resilience and dedication over her nine-year career. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Liberty assistant GM to lead new franchise

Ohemaa Nyanin transitions to overseeing operations for WNBA Golden State after success with New York Liberty under Jonathan Kolb. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 months ago
Brooklyn Nets

Liberty reload to run it back for 2024

New York Liberty's offseason moves, including re-signing Jonquel Jones and adding Kennedy Burke.
The Liberty's determination to secure their first-ever WNBA championship by keeping their core players intact. [ more ]
morenew-york-liberty
#caitlin-clark
ABC7 San Francisco
3 weeks ago
Chicago

Caitlin Clark becomes first woman to ink multiyear endorsement deal for signature basketball line

Caitlin Clark signed a multiyear deal with Wilson Sporting Goods for a signature basketball line. [ more ]
Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

Sports columnist suspended over Caitlin Clark exchange - Poynter

A sports columnist is suspended for two weeks after a creepy exchange with WNBA star Caitlin Clark, and will not cover any of her games in person. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 week ago
Chicago

Chicago Sky's Chennedy Carter Has No Regrets for Controversial Foul on Caitlin Clark: I'm Gonna Compete No Matter Who You Are'

Chennedy Carter remains focused on competing and not dwelling on the attention from the flagrant foul incident with Caitlin Clark. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 days ago
US news

The WNBA, capturing excitement around Caitlin Clark, boasts more viewers than ever

The WNBA experienced its highest attendance month in over two decades, with more than 400,000 fans attending games, partly attributed to the rising interest in women's basketball. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 weeks ago
Chicago

Caitlin Clark becomes first woman to ink multiyear endorsement deal for signature basketball line

Caitlin Clark signed a multiyear deal with Wilson Sporting Goods for a signature basketball line. [ more ]
Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

Sports columnist suspended over Caitlin Clark exchange - Poynter

A sports columnist is suspended for two weeks after a creepy exchange with WNBA star Caitlin Clark, and will not cover any of her games in person. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 week ago
Chicago

Chicago Sky's Chennedy Carter Has No Regrets for Controversial Foul on Caitlin Clark: I'm Gonna Compete No Matter Who You Are'

Chennedy Carter remains focused on competing and not dwelling on the attention from the flagrant foul incident with Caitlin Clark. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 days ago
US news

The WNBA, capturing excitement around Caitlin Clark, boasts more viewers than ever

The WNBA experienced its highest attendance month in over two decades, with more than 400,000 fans attending games, partly attributed to the rising interest in women's basketball. [ more ]
morecaitlin-clark
Creative Bloq
1 month ago
Graphic design

The WNBA's Valkyries logo is full of clever design details

A new sports logo, like that of the Golden State Valkyries in the WNBA, should be instantly memorable to resonate with fans and stand the test of time. [ more ]
#womens-basketball
SLAM
1 month ago
Running

The Past: How WNBA Legends Forever Changed The Sneaker Landscape | SLAM

Sheryl Swoopes paved the way for women's signature basketball shoes and brought marketability and potential to female athletes from 1995 to 2001. [ more ]
Raptors HQ
1 month ago
Canada news

WNBA Canada Game: LA Sparks vs Seattle Storm - Preview, How to Watch, and more

Canada hosts 2nd WNBA game in Edmonton; Canadian Kia Nurse plays for LA Sparks, highlighting the growth of women's basketball in the country. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 months ago
Brooklyn

'Young greatness': WNBA draft draws record attention with star athletes in Downtown Brooklyn * Brooklyn Paper

Women's basketball draft excitement in Brooklyn. [ more ]
SLAM
1 month ago
Running

The Past: How WNBA Legends Forever Changed The Sneaker Landscape | SLAM

Sheryl Swoopes paved the way for women's signature basketball shoes and brought marketability and potential to female athletes from 1995 to 2001. [ more ]
Raptors HQ
1 month ago
Canada news

WNBA Canada Game: LA Sparks vs Seattle Storm - Preview, How to Watch, and more

Canada hosts 2nd WNBA game in Edmonton; Canadian Kia Nurse plays for LA Sparks, highlighting the growth of women's basketball in the country. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 months ago
Brooklyn

'Young greatness': WNBA draft draws record attention with star athletes in Downtown Brooklyn * Brooklyn Paper

Women's basketball draft excitement in Brooklyn. [ more ]
morewomens-basketball
#expansion
Kqed
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

Kehlani, E-40, P-Lo to Celebrate Golden State Valkyries at SF Block Party | KQED

The Bay Area's WNBA expansion team, the Valkyries, have chosen their name and color scheme amid excitement and minimal criticism. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

What to watch for as the WNBA season opens and interest spikes in women's basketball

The WNBA season is anticipated to be exciting with new talents from college basketball debuting and focus on possible expansion in 2025-2026. [ more ]
Raptors Republic
1 month ago
Canada news

Report: The WNBA is coming to Toronto

WNBA team coming to Toronto in 2026. [ more ]
Kqed
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

Kehlani, E-40, P-Lo to Celebrate Golden State Valkyries at SF Block Party | KQED

The Bay Area's WNBA expansion team, the Valkyries, have chosen their name and color scheme amid excitement and minimal criticism. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

What to watch for as the WNBA season opens and interest spikes in women's basketball

The WNBA season is anticipated to be exciting with new talents from college basketball debuting and focus on possible expansion in 2025-2026. [ more ]
Raptors Republic
1 month ago
Canada news

Report: The WNBA is coming to Toronto

WNBA team coming to Toronto in 2026. [ more ]
moreexpansion
#nba
The Ringer
1 month ago
Chicago Bulls

"This Isn't That, and He's That Dude"

Nikola Jokic praised as the best NBA player, Chicago Bulls potential draft picks discussed, WNBA Skims campaign fallout. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Golden State Warriors

Bay Area-centric Steph vs. Sabrina All-Star shootout finally comes to fruition

Sabrina Ionescu and Stephen Curry, two of the greatest shooters in basketball, will compete in a 3-point contest at All-Star weekend.
The relationship between Ionescu and Curry is built on mutual respect and admiration, with Curry even taking his daughters to watch Ionescu play in college.
Both players acknowledge the significance of this competition in breaking gender barriers and changing the narrative of what basketball looks like. [ more ]
Steelers Depot
4 months ago
Pittsburgh Steelers

Depot After Dark: Pittsburgh Exploring Basketball, Kiya Tomlin Cooks, Cam Talks To Lil Dicky

Pittsburgh is exploring the possibility of supporting a pro basketball team through a feasibility study.
Kiya Tomlin, wife of Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, was featured on Talk Pittsburgh cooking show. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
National Basketball Association

Curry-Ionescu to face off in NBA 3-point contest

Stephen Curry and Sabrina Ionescu will compete in a 3-point contest at the NBA All-Star Weekend.
This is the first time an NBA and WNBA player will go head to head in this competition. [ more ]
The Ringer
1 month ago
Chicago Bulls

"This Isn't That, and He's That Dude"

Nikola Jokic praised as the best NBA player, Chicago Bulls potential draft picks discussed, WNBA Skims campaign fallout. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Golden State Warriors

Bay Area-centric Steph vs. Sabrina All-Star shootout finally comes to fruition

Sabrina Ionescu and Stephen Curry, two of the greatest shooters in basketball, will compete in a 3-point contest at All-Star weekend.
The relationship between Ionescu and Curry is built on mutual respect and admiration, with Curry even taking his daughters to watch Ionescu play in college.
Both players acknowledge the significance of this competition in breaking gender barriers and changing the narrative of what basketball looks like. [ more ]
Steelers Depot
4 months ago
Pittsburgh Steelers

Depot After Dark: Pittsburgh Exploring Basketball, Kiya Tomlin Cooks, Cam Talks To Lil Dicky

Pittsburgh is exploring the possibility of supporting a pro basketball team through a feasibility study.
Kiya Tomlin, wife of Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, was featured on Talk Pittsburgh cooking show. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
National Basketball Association

Curry-Ionescu to face off in NBA 3-point contest

Stephen Curry and Sabrina Ionescu will compete in a 3-point contest at the NBA All-Star Weekend.
This is the first time an NBA and WNBA player will go head to head in this competition. [ more ]
morenba
#golden-state-valkyries
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

Photos: Sports stars, celebrities rep new Golden State Valkyries merch

The new Bay Area WNBA team Golden State Valkyries garnered immediate support from celebrities, athletes, and sports teams. [ more ]
sfist.com
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

SF's WNBA Team Now Has a Name and Logo: They're the Golden State Valkyries

The new WNBA expansion team for San Francisco is named Golden State Valkyries, deviating from traditional naming conventions with a Bay Bridge-inspired purple logo. [ more ]
The Mercury News
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

Golden State's WNBA expansion franchise reveals its name, logo

The WNBA franchise affiliated with Golden State Warriors is named Golden State Valkyries, emphasizing strength and unity. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

Bay Area's new WNBA team to be called Golden State Valkyries

The Bay Area's new WNBA team, the Golden State Valkyries, revealed their name and logo, symbolizing unity and strength, with a color scheme of Valkyrie purple. [ more ]
www.eastbaytimes.com
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

Golden State's WNBA expansion franchise to be known as the Valkyries

The new WNBA team affiliated with the Golden State Warriors is named the Golden State Valkyries, symbolizing power and unity. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Give It Up for the Golden State Valkyries

The Golden State Valkyries is the new W.N.B.A. franchise in San Francisco, named after Norse mythology, with violet and black uniforms featuring a unique logo. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

Photos: Sports stars, celebrities rep new Golden State Valkyries merch

The new Bay Area WNBA team Golden State Valkyries garnered immediate support from celebrities, athletes, and sports teams. [ more ]
sfist.com
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

SF's WNBA Team Now Has a Name and Logo: They're the Golden State Valkyries

The new WNBA expansion team for San Francisco is named Golden State Valkyries, deviating from traditional naming conventions with a Bay Bridge-inspired purple logo. [ more ]
The Mercury News
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

Golden State's WNBA expansion franchise reveals its name, logo

The WNBA franchise affiliated with Golden State Warriors is named Golden State Valkyries, emphasizing strength and unity. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

Bay Area's new WNBA team to be called Golden State Valkyries

The Bay Area's new WNBA team, the Golden State Valkyries, revealed their name and logo, symbolizing unity and strength, with a color scheme of Valkyrie purple. [ more ]
www.eastbaytimes.com
1 month ago
Golden State Warriors

Golden State's WNBA expansion franchise to be known as the Valkyries

The new WNBA team affiliated with the Golden State Warriors is named the Golden State Valkyries, symbolizing power and unity. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Give It Up for the Golden State Valkyries

The Golden State Valkyries is the new W.N.B.A. franchise in San Francisco, named after Norse mythology, with violet and black uniforms featuring a unique logo. [ more ]
moregolden-state-valkyries
Fast Company
1 month ago
Marketing

Inside the WNBA's mission to make 2024 its biggest season ever

The WNBA has experienced significant growth in viewership, attendance, and revenue, with investments in marketing, analytics, and digital transformation playing a crucial role. [ more ]
#womens-sports
www.cbc.ca
1 month ago
Canada news

WNBA expansion team 'a major milestone,' Toronto basketball fans and players say | CBC News

Excitement among Toronto basketball fans and players for the first WNBA team in the city, seen as long overdue. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

WNBA teams will travel on chartered flights for the next 2 seasons, the league says

WNBA teams will start using chartered flights for away games in the 2024 season, reflecting the league's growth and commitment to a sustainable economic model. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Biden displays his economic illiteracy with his comments on Caitlin Clark's salary

President Biden criticized for ignorance on economic principles regarding salary disparities in sports. [ more ]
Variety
2 months ago
Marketing

GroupM Aims to Boost Ad Spend on Women's Sports in TV Upfront

GroupM aims to double spending on women's sports by 2024, creating a dedicated marketplace.
Increased attention on women's sports like the WNBA and March Madness leads to predicted $1.28 billion revenue in 2024. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Golden State Warriors

Golden State WNBA team has named its president

The WNBA's Bay Area franchise has hired Jess Smith as its president.
Smith brings 18 years of professional sports experience and will handle all business operations. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
1 month ago
Canada news

WNBA expansion team 'a major milestone,' Toronto basketball fans and players say | CBC News

Excitement among Toronto basketball fans and players for the first WNBA team in the city, seen as long overdue. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

WNBA teams will travel on chartered flights for the next 2 seasons, the league says

WNBA teams will start using chartered flights for away games in the 2024 season, reflecting the league's growth and commitment to a sustainable economic model. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Biden displays his economic illiteracy with his comments on Caitlin Clark's salary

President Biden criticized for ignorance on economic principles regarding salary disparities in sports. [ more ]
Variety
2 months ago
Marketing

GroupM Aims to Boost Ad Spend on Women's Sports in TV Upfront

GroupM aims to double spending on women's sports by 2024, creating a dedicated marketplace.
Increased attention on women's sports like the WNBA and March Madness leads to predicted $1.28 billion revenue in 2024. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Golden State Warriors

Golden State WNBA team has named its president

The WNBA's Bay Area franchise has hired Jess Smith as its president.
Smith brings 18 years of professional sports experience and will handle all business operations. [ more ]
morewomens-sports
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
Marketing

Fans of WNBA star hit back after she's targeted by 'transvestigating' TikTok troll

Gender-critical social media users falsely accusing WNBA player Teaira McCowan of being transgender, sparking backlash from fans and highlighting the harmful impact of transphobic conspiracy theories. [ more ]
#brittney-griner
ESPN.com
1 month ago
Writing

Brittney Griner's account of Russian detainment: I wanted to tell it on my terms

The WNBA star Brittney Griner's harrowing experience being held captive in Russia, her eventual release, and the challenges she faced post-release are detailed in her memoir. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Writing

I Will Never Forget Any of It': Brittney Griner Is Ready to Talk

Brittney Griner's journey from adversity to basketball success. [ more ]
ESPN.com
1 month ago
Writing

Brittney Griner's account of Russian detainment: I wanted to tell it on my terms

The WNBA star Brittney Griner's harrowing experience being held captive in Russia, her eventual release, and the challenges she faced post-release are detailed in her memoir. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Writing

I Will Never Forget Any of It': Brittney Griner Is Ready to Talk

Brittney Griner's journey from adversity to basketball success. [ more ]
morebrittney-griner
#brooklyn
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Liberty part of WNBA business boom

New York ticket sales up 30% from 2023 on StubHub [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Liberty back to take second shot at title

WNBA 'Superteam' driven to improve from past runner-up status. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Liberty part of WNBA business boom

New York ticket sales up 30% from 2023 on StubHub [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Liberty back to take second shot at title

WNBA 'Superteam' driven to improve from past runner-up status. [ more ]
morebrooklyn
The Ringer
1 month ago
JavaScript

Kristi the Dog Slayer, a Playbook Review, and WNBA Talks With Legendary Tamika Catchings

Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay express disgust over Gov. Kristi Noem's dog hunting, discuss White House Correspondents Dinner, and delve into WNBA pay disparities with Tamika Catchings. [ more ]
#washington-mystics
Bullets Forever
1 month ago
Austin

Mystics exercise Shakira Austin's fourth year option

Washington Mystics exercised the fourth year option for center Shakira Austin, a key player drafted in 2022.
Retaining lottery picks like Austin with fourth-year options is standard practice in the WNBA, ensuring top talents remain with their teams. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
3 months ago
DevOps

Why will Mystics fans miss Cloud?

Natasha Cloud's impact on Washington Mystics fans is significant due to her leadership, community involvement, and on-court skills.
Despite being a second-round pick, Cloud had a decade-long career in WNBA, becoming a key player in Mystics' success both on and off the court. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
3 months ago
DevOps

Where does Natasha Cloud rank in the Mystics' record books?

Natasha Cloud excels in assists, steals, and defensive win shares, ranking top in multiple categories within the Mystics franchise history.
Cloud's career shows improvement in free throw percentages over time, with notable progress in 2023 shooting 90%. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
4 months ago
DevOps

Natasha Cloud signs with the Phoenix Mercury in free agency

Natasha Cloud is expected to sign with the Phoenix Mercury after playing her entire career with the Washington Mystics
Cloud had a standout season in 2022 and was a vocal advocate for social justice and gun violence awareness [ more ]
Bullets Forever
4 months ago
DevOps

Cloud gives cryptic update on her free agency plans

Natasha Cloud, the longest-tenured player for the Washington Mystics, announced on Instagram Live that she will sign a contract with a different team for the 2024 WNBA season.
The Mystics have hinted at saying goodbye to key veterans, suggesting that Cloud may be one of the players leaving the team. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
1 month ago
Austin

Mystics exercise Shakira Austin's fourth year option

Washington Mystics exercised the fourth year option for center Shakira Austin, a key player drafted in 2022.
Retaining lottery picks like Austin with fourth-year options is standard practice in the WNBA, ensuring top talents remain with their teams. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
3 months ago
DevOps

Why will Mystics fans miss Cloud?

Natasha Cloud's impact on Washington Mystics fans is significant due to her leadership, community involvement, and on-court skills.
Despite being a second-round pick, Cloud had a decade-long career in WNBA, becoming a key player in Mystics' success both on and off the court. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
3 months ago
DevOps

Where does Natasha Cloud rank in the Mystics' record books?

Natasha Cloud excels in assists, steals, and defensive win shares, ranking top in multiple categories within the Mystics franchise history.
Cloud's career shows improvement in free throw percentages over time, with notable progress in 2023 shooting 90%. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
4 months ago
DevOps

Natasha Cloud signs with the Phoenix Mercury in free agency

Natasha Cloud is expected to sign with the Phoenix Mercury after playing her entire career with the Washington Mystics
Cloud had a standout season in 2022 and was a vocal advocate for social justice and gun violence awareness [ more ]
Bullets Forever
4 months ago
DevOps

Cloud gives cryptic update on her free agency plans

Natasha Cloud, the longest-tenured player for the Washington Mystics, announced on Instagram Live that she will sign a contract with a different team for the 2024 WNBA season.
The Mystics have hinted at saying goodbye to key veterans, suggesting that Cloud may be one of the players leaving the team. [ more ]
morewashington-mystics
#g-league
ESPN.com
2 months ago
National Basketball Association

Sources: Hornets to interview Harding for HC job

Lindsey Harding to interview for Charlotte Hornets' head coaching job after successful G League season.
Harding's impressive background includes being a former WNBA player and experience as a development coach with NBA teams. [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 months ago
National Basketball Association

Jordan Jackson honors, his mother, Sheryl Swoopes in dunk contest win

Jordan Jackson won the G League dunk contest honoring his mother, Sheryl Swoopes.
Swoopes, a WNBA icon, was the first player to sign with the league and a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
National Basketball Association

Sources: Hornets to interview Harding for HC job

Lindsey Harding to interview for Charlotte Hornets' head coaching job after successful G League season.
Harding's impressive background includes being a former WNBA player and experience as a development coach with NBA teams. [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 months ago
National Basketball Association

Jordan Jackson honors, his mother, Sheryl Swoopes in dunk contest win

Jordan Jackson won the G League dunk contest honoring his mother, Sheryl Swoopes.
Swoopes, a WNBA icon, was the first player to sign with the league and a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member. [ more ]
moreg-league
Newsday
3 months ago
Business intelligence

WNBA to use optical tracking to enhance player analysis

WNBA partners with Second Spectrum for optical tracking technology
Enhanced analytics and player performance measurements with 3D tracking data [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
3 months ago
Canada news

Toronto sports mogul Larry Tanenbaum pursuing WNBA expansion team | CBC Sports

Larry Tanenbaum pursuing WNBA expansion team for Toronto through Kilmer Group.
Toronto considered a potential location for a new WNBA team by league commissioner. [ more ]
SLAM
3 months ago
National Basketball Association

Isabelle Harrison and Shakira Austin Takeover New York Fashion Week

WNBA stars Isabelle Harrison and Shakira Austin are making waves in the fashion world. [ more ]
#sabrina-ionescu
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Golden State Warriors

Curry: Contest vs. Ionescu can 'reshape' views

Sabrina Ionescu will compete against Stephen Curry in a 3-point shooting contest at the NBA All-Star weekend.
Ionescu and Curry view this event as a way to show the connection between the NBA and WNBA and change the narrative about the WNBA. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Golden State Warriors

Steph Curry, Sabrina Ionescu to face off in All-Star 3-point contest

Steph Curry and Sabrina Ionescu will face off in a 3-point shooting contest during NBA All-Star weekend.
Ionescu broke Curry's 3-point contest record in the 2023 WNBA All-Star game, sparking the challenge.
Curry and Ionescu will shoot from different 3-point lines, but Ionescu wants to step back and shoot from the NBA line. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Golden State Warriors

Curry: Contest vs. Ionescu can 'reshape' views

Sabrina Ionescu will compete against Stephen Curry in a 3-point shooting contest at the NBA All-Star weekend.
Ionescu and Curry view this event as a way to show the connection between the NBA and WNBA and change the narrative about the WNBA. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Golden State Warriors

Steph Curry, Sabrina Ionescu to face off in All-Star 3-point contest

Steph Curry and Sabrina Ionescu will face off in a 3-point shooting contest during NBA All-Star weekend.
Ionescu broke Curry's 3-point contest record in the 2023 WNBA All-Star game, sparking the challenge.
Curry and Ionescu will shoot from different 3-point lines, but Ionescu wants to step back and shoot from the NBA line. [ more ]
moresabrina-ionescu
#chicago-sky
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Chicago

Mercury acquires Copper from Sky for picks, players

The Chicago Sky traded Kahleah Copper to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for four draft picks, two players, and one player from Phoenix. Copper expressed gratitude to Chicago and excitement for her new team.
The trade marks a new era for the Sky, who recently hired new leadership in Teresa Weatherspoon as head coach and Jeff Pagliocca as general manager. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Chicago

Carter says one little clip' does not define her after hard foul on Caitlin Clark

Chennedy Carter defends herself as not a dirty player after hard shot incident, arguing for understanding beyond one clip. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Chicago

Mercury acquires Copper from Sky for picks, players

The Chicago Sky traded Kahleah Copper to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for four draft picks, two players, and one player from Phoenix. Copper expressed gratitude to Chicago and excitement for her new team.
The trade marks a new era for the Sky, who recently hired new leadership in Teresa Weatherspoon as head coach and Jeff Pagliocca as general manager. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Chicago

Carter says one little clip' does not define her after hard foul on Caitlin Clark

Chennedy Carter defends herself as not a dirty player after hard shot incident, arguing for understanding beyond one clip. [ more ]
morechicago-sky
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Canada news

Sources: Canada eyes sign-and-trade from Sparks

Jordin Canada, a two-time WNBA champion, is likely to seek a sign-and-trade from the Los Angeles Sparks after being cored.
Canada is considered one of the best perimeter defenders in the league and has averaged 8.8 points, 4.7 assists, and 1.5 steals per game in her career. [ more ]
#WNBA
Bullets Forever
6 months ago
Wine

Elena Delle Donne launches wine brand

Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne has launched Deldon Wines, making her the first WNBA player with a namesake wine.
The wine is a Willamette Pinot Noir made by Williamette Valley in Oregon. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
6 months ago
Austin

Shakira Austin has surgery to repair hip labrum tear

Washington Mystics center Shakira Austin has undergone surgery to repair a torn labrum in her hip.
Austin's recovery period is expected to be four to six months, potentially causing her to miss the start of the 2024 season. [ more ]
The Ringer
6 months ago
Chelsea

How NBA Greats Spin Narratives for Motivation and Zach LaVine's Potential Landing Spots. Plus, Chelsea Gray on Success With the Aces.

LeBron James's Instagram post targets those who doubted him after his move to Los Angeles.
Athletes use narratives to motivate themselves and deal with constant criticism in the social media age.
The hosts discuss James Harden's integration into the Los Angeles Clippers offense and potential landing spots for Zach LaVine.
Chelsea Gray talks about winning WNBA championships and having Becky Hammon as a head coach. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
6 months ago
Wine

Elena Delle Donne launches wine brand

Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne has launched Deldon Wines, making her the first WNBA player with a namesake wine.
The wine is a Willamette Pinot Noir made by Williamette Valley in Oregon. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
6 months ago
Austin

Shakira Austin has surgery to repair hip labrum tear

Washington Mystics center Shakira Austin has undergone surgery to repair a torn labrum in her hip.
Austin's recovery period is expected to be four to six months, potentially causing her to miss the start of the 2024 season. [ more ]
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How NBA Greats Spin Narratives for Motivation and Zach LaVine's Potential Landing Spots. Plus, Chelsea Gray on Success With the Aces.

LeBron James's Instagram post targets those who doubted him after his move to Los Angeles.
Athletes use narratives to motivate themselves and deal with constant criticism in the social media age.
The hosts discuss James Harden's integration into the Los Angeles Clippers offense and potential landing spots for Zach LaVine.
Chelsea Gray talks about winning WNBA championships and having Becky Hammon as a head coach. [ more ]
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