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how a great New York team was banished to the suburbs

The New York Liberty are one of the WNBA’s most popular teams. So why have they been kicked out of Madison Square Garden?The New York Liberty, led by All-Star center Tina Charles, will play home games at the Westchester...

Lynx play championship video during Sparks practice

The Minnesota Lynx kicked off the 2018 season on Sunday afternoon, hosting the Los Angeles Sparks in a rematch of last year’s WNBA Finals.Since the Lynx won the championship last year — marking their fourth in the last seven...

Taurasi nets 1,000th 3-pointer as Mercury top Wings

Phoenix guard Diana Taurasi scored 26 points, including her 1,000th career 3-pointer, and DeWanna Bonner had 17 points and 12 rebounds as the Phoenix Mercury spoiled Dallas center Liz Cambage's return in an 86-78 victory over the Wings in...

Ex-WNBA player on growing up with a disability

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, retired Indiana Fever star Tamika Catchings sits down with Yahoo Sports to share what life was like growing up with hearing loss. Source link

Spurs star Pau Gasol pens defense of Becky Hammon and female coaches

Amid mild controversy, fueled by a few bad takes, Spurs center Pau Gasol penned an impassioned defense of female coaches in support of San Antonio assistant Becky Hammon, who will become the first woman to interview for an NBA...

Back from Russia, Mercury’s Griner sets sight on title, MVP

PHOENIX — Brittney Griner is back from Russia and ready to go, with her eye on an MVP trophy and a WNBA championship. The 6-foot-9 center, who has 10 of the 13 regular-season dunks recorded in the WNBA and is...

Twitter will stream 20 regular-season WNBA games starting May 20th

For the second year in a row, Twitter will livestream WNBA games. The coverage starts on May 20th with a four-game blitz starting at 1PM ET, and will follow with one streamed every Tuesday until the season finale on...

WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx haven’t received White House invite from President Trump

Like they did in 2011, and in 2013, and in 2015, the Minnesota Lynx hoisted up the WNBA championship trophy last October. It was a special win, avenging a loss to the Sparks in the 2016 Finals, but there...

Adam Silver discusses moving WNBA season to fall

The WNBA is gaining traction — there’s no doubt about that.The league averaged more than 7,700 fans per game last season, its highest number since 2011. It averaged nearly 9,600 fans in the postseason, its best since 2010. ESPN’s...

A’ja Wilson top pick of WNBA draft by Las Vegas Aces

NEW YORK (AP) -- A'ja Wilson is thrilled for the chance to head to Las Vegas.The South Carolina star was the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft by the Aces on Thursday night.''It's such a great feeling, just...

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