WNBA teams will play a standard 40-game schedule in 2023

NEW YORK — The league announced Wednesday that WNBA teams will play a standard 40-game schedule during the 2023 season, which begins May 19. All 12 teams will play games during opening weekend, including the Sparks and new coach Kurt Miller hosting the Phoenix Mercury as one of four games on Opening Night. The regular … Read more

WNBA star Brittney Griner faces ‘homophobia, racism and 16-hour days’ in penal colony

As prisoner exchange efforts to bring WNBA star Brittney Grenier home continue, her prison sentence in one of Russia’s worst prisons will begin. According to a report from Nation (Across TMZ), the conditions that Griner would encounter in the penal colony of Yavas—about 270 miles southeast of Moscow in the federal subject of Mordovia—would be … Read more

How do WNBA players choose their overseas teams? It is complicated

On Jasmine Tomas’s first night in the Czech Republic as a member of Sika Brno, the police showed up at her house. They did this not because Thomas intentionally committed any wrongdoing, but because she had disassembled her belongings, Thomas blew the electrical fuses in her apartment, only knowing one number to call. When the … Read more

UConn greats Sue Bird, Asjha Jones visit Huskies

November 25, 2022Updated: Nov 25, 2022 7:06 p.m This is my carousel. Use the next and previous buttons to navigate 1From5 Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) waves to fans as they chant her name after the Storm lost to the Las Vegas Aces and were eliminated from the playoffs, in Game 4 of the … Read more

Kendall Lanes is a branch of Naperville Central

Kendall Lanes is used to making big plays on the softball field. The seniors of Naperville Central can also make it on the basketball court. Lanes showed Saturday when she stepped to the free throw line with the Redhawks a point behind Bennett with 22.5 seconds left in the fourth quarter. “It was so loud, … Read more

New York Liberty: Black Friday Wish List

In its quest to find items on its Black Friday wish list, the New York Liberty won’t have to deal with crowds and camping out in the immediate aftermath of Thanksgiving dinner. Instead, they’ll face more dangerous threats that almost every reveler can empathize with: their 11 WNBA sisters. Despite its relatively dismal end, Liberty’s … Read more

Brittney Griner: South Carolina and Stanford have come together to show support for the imprisoned WNBA star

College basketball coaches wear T-shirts with Brittney Griner’s name and painted image as South Carolina and Stanford band together to show support for the imprisoned WNBA star By Kate McGreevey for Dailymail.Com and the Associated Press published: 23:15 ET, November 20, 2022 | Updated: 00:03 EST, November 21, 2022 Before top-ranked South Carolina got on … Read more

What are the obstacles facing Stephanie White and the five new WNBA coaches?

November 21, 2022 MA VoepelESPN.com Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. With the official announcement on Monday that Stephanie White has been appointed as the new head coach of the Connecticut SunEvery WNBA … Read more