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Connecticut Sun will celebrate their 15th season on Thursday

Via Associated Press
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Disaster in DC, Storm blown out by score of 100-70

Disaster in DC, Storm blown out by score of 100-70 The Seattle Storm were shut down by 30 points against the Washington Mystics by a score of 100-70. Crystal langhorne did her best by scoring 15 points, however, the 3-point shooting was abysmal as the Storm only converted 4 of 21 three pointers on the evening. Washington however, made five 3-pointers in the 1st quarter alone as...
Via Seattle Side Up!
6 hours ago

New York Liberty becomes first pro sports team ever to participate in New York Pride Parade

The New York Liberty became the city’s first professional sports team even to participate in the New York City Pride Parade on Sunday, as seven players and three coaches and executives rolled up the parade route on a team float. Representing the Liberty at the parade were Shavonte Zellous, Amanda Zahui B, Kiah Stokes, Bria Hartley, Brittany Boyd, Rebecca Allen and Nayo Raincock...
Via Excelle Sports
1 day ago

Baller Watch: How the WNBA’s hottest stars played this week

Many WNBA teams played fewer games last week, that didn’t stop the league’s top stars from getting theirs. Here’s how the most prominent names in the WNBA fared this past week and what you can expect from them going forward. Elena Delle Donne She may be one of the best in the league, but the beloved Washington Mystics forward had a rough week. Although she scored 17 points...
Via Excelle Sports
1 day ago

Photos: Dallas Wings vs Connecticut Sun

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Via Mavs Fanatic
2 days ago

Indiana Fever retire former Tennessee Lady Vols star Tamika Catchings’s jersey

The WNBA’s Indiana Fever retired the jersey number of former Tennessee Lady Volunteers star Tamika Catchings Saturday night. She was a legend with the Tennessee Lady Vols as part of the greatest team in NCAA women’s basketball history. Now, Tamika Catchings is a legend with the Indiana Fever, where she spent her entire 15-year professional […] Indiana Fever retire former Tennessee...
Via All for Tennessee
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Liberty to have a float in New York pride parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Shavonte Zellous is thrilled that the New York Liberty will have a float in Sunday’s pride parade, the first for a sports franchise in the city. “I’m excited. I haven’t been in a pride parade before, so I think I’m more excited than most,” said Zellous, a guard who wore rainbow-colored shoes Friday night for the Liberty’s pride game. “Especially...
Via MyNorthwest.com
4 days ago

The 'Diana Taurasi, greatest of all-time' quiz

Diana Taurasi made significant history over the weekend, as she became the all-time leading scorer in WNBA history. It was just the latest accomplishment for the Phoenix Mercury guard in a career that is chock full of them. If she is not the best women's player of all-time, she is certainly on the short list. She is a marquee name both at home and overseas. In fact, she is so good...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Storm Back In The Win Column

It was an electric night as the WNBA Seattle Storm faced off with the San Antonio Stars last Sunday at KeyArena in Seattle. A sellout crowd (9,686) was there not only to root on their Storm but to welcome back one of their own in former Washington Husky guard Kelsey Plum now playing for the Stars after they chose her as the number one pick in this year’s draft. The Storm didn...
Via Oregon Sports News
7 days ago

Diana Taurasi setting the WNBA all-time scoring record is another leap for the league

She scored her first points for the Phoenix Mercury on May 20, 2004, by cutting around defenders in the perimeter for an open three-pointer. Adrian Williams-Strong was sitting in the post against Sacramento Monarchs center Yolanda Griffith when she saw the dynamic rookie guard out of UConn in her purview. A quick flick of the wrist was the start of a career that would shatter records...
Via Yardbarker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Seattle Storm Had A Rough Last Week

It’s been a rough week for the WNBA Seattle Storm. After losing large at home to the Minnesota Lynx 100-77, they went on the road in hopes of a bounce-back win. They accomplished that with a win against the winless San Antonio Stars but then the road got rough and the Storm lost two in a row to the Indiana Fever and New York Liberty. They returned to their home court last Tuesday...
Via Oregon Sports News
8 days ago

Tough return for UW’s Kelsey Plum, Storm destroy Stars 75-57

Tough return for UW’s Kelsey Plum, Storm destroy Stars 75-57 UW Husky legend Kelsey Plum returned to quite a  bit of fanfare, but the #1 over all draft pick would see her San Antonio Stars drop this game in a blow out 75-57 to the Seattle Storm. The evening was Washington Husky themed but it would be a UCONN Husky Breanna Stewart who would dominate the day, ruining Plum...
Via Seattle Side Up!
9 days ago

Diana Taurasi becomes WNBA’s all-time leading scorer

Diana Taurasi is a surefire Hall of Famer, and she achieved yet another huge milestone on Sunday, in a big way.Taurasi passed Tina Thompson (7,488 points) on the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer list, and did so in fitting fashion.Here she is doing what she’s always excelled in — driving to the hoop and finishing at the rim. One of the all-time greats.
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols morning report: Candace Parker, MLB Draft, Christian Coleman

Candace Parker honoring Pat Summitt, Tennessee Vols in the MLB Draft, and Christian Coleman lead the Volunteers news for Thursday, June 15, 2017. We’ve reached the halfway point for the month of June. SEC Media Days is now less than a month away, and we are less than three months from the start of the […] Tennessee Vols morning report: Candace Parker, MLB Draft, Christian Coleman...
Via All for Tennessee
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Overtime loss to dream is a rude awakening as Storm drop to .500

Overtime loss to Dream is a rude awakening as Storm drop to .500 This was one of those games that “got away.” A meltdown in overtime saw the Seattle Storm lose to the Atlanta Dream 91-86.  A hot run in the 4th quarter by the storm saw them within a whisker of winning, until OT hit and couldn’t hold it together. Jewel Loyd found her shot again and drained 27 on the game. Unfortunately...
Via Seattle Side Up!
14 days ago

Mystics vs. Fever final score: Washington cruises to 88-70 victory

The Mystics bounced back on Sunday with a 88-70 home victory over the Indiana Fever, advancing to 7-3 on the year. Washington took control early, rushing out to an 18 point lead in the second quarter and never letting the Fever get closer than 13 through the rest of the game. Elena Delle Donne led the way for the Mystics with 25 points in less than 26 minutes of playing time. Erica...
Via Bullets Forever
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mystics at Wings preview: Washington goes for five game win streak

The Washington Mystics (5-2) had a terrific home-stand and won four games in a row to improve to the second best team in the association, just behind the flawless Minnesota Lynx (7-0). But before we have the pleasure of seeing them square off, the Mystics will be taking on the Dallas Wings (3-4) tonight. Game Info Where and When: College Park Center, Dallas, Texas. Tuesday, June...
Via Bullets Forever
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelsey Plum is sick and tired of basketball sexism

Kelsey Plum was picked No. 1 overall by the San Antonio Stars in the WNBA Draft last month. She’s the NCAA’s all-time leading scorer on the women’s side and fell just short of Pete Maravich’s scoring record on the men’s side. And she’s also won a gold medal with USA Basketball. While many people appreciate what Plum accomplished in college, many others have been held...
Via The Comeback
May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Five WNBA storylines that will shape the 2017 season

The 21st WNBA season is set to begin this weekend and in building off of a celebratory twentieth season that showcased great players from coast to coast, the 2017 campaign couldn’t come soon enough. Many teams have reloaded through the draft while the biggest trade in league history catapulted a long-time also-ran into the championship conversation for the first time ever.While...
Via Yardbarker
May 10, 2017  |  Discuss

WNBA star Skylar Diggins calls out Darren Rovell for forgetting about her, Rovell whips out a #WellActually

On Thursday night, former LSU running back Leonard Fournette was selected with the fourth pick of the NFL Draft.Fournette is represented by Roc Nation Sports, the agency run by Jay Z, a fact ESPN’s Darren Rovell shared Thursday, as part of a nice little draft-related tidbit. There was one problem with this fun fact, however: Roc Nation Sports doesn’t only rep NBA and NFL...
Via Awful Announcing
April 29, 2017  |  Discuss

All-time leading scorer Kelsey Plum goes No. 1 overall to San Antonio in WNBA Draft

Washington point guard Markelle Fultz is the favorite to be picked No. 1 overall in June’s NBA Draft, but Thursday it was his friend and fellow Huskies star Kelsey Plum who heard her name called first.Plum, the NCAA’s all-time leading scorer, was selected by the San Antonio Stars with the first pick in the WNBA Draft. She will provide an immediate offensive boost to a team...
Via The Comeback
April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Candice Wiggins retires from WNBA, criticizes league culture

Former WNBA standout Candice Wiggins abruptly retired last week at the age of 30, and it had nothing to do with her being physically unable to play anymore.Wiggins told Tod Leonard of the San Diego Union-Tribune that she hated the culture of the league and says she was bullied for being heterosexual.“I wanted to play two more seasons of WNBA, but the experience didn’t lend itself...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 20, 2017  |  Discuss
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