WNBA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Committee reveals possible regionals for top 16

On Monday, the women's selection committee released the third and final projection of the top 16 seeds, but also the regionals the teams -- as of now -- would be placed in.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

WATCH: LHN Interview with Tina Thompson

Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAAW: Sparks sign All-WNBA guard Cappie Pondexter

Cappie Pondexter, 35, has signed with the Los Angeles Sparks. She is a three-time All-WNBA first-team selection and has won two WNBA titles.
Via ESPN
9 days ago

Picture this: 6-foot-5 Elena Delle Donne in a bobsled

Brittney Griner on a snowboard? Skylar Diggins-Smith as a curler? Elena Delle-Donne in a bobsled? What Winter Games events do the members of the USA Basketball women's national team player pool fantasize about pursuing? Diana Taurasi is all about hockey.
Via ESPN
9 days ago

NCAAW: Charles, Smith urge fans to follow Liberty to White Plains

After an offseason in limbo, the New York Liberty will play most of its 2018 home games at Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York. Former MVP Tina Charles and coach Katie Smith hope fans show up, despite significant travel challenges.
Via ESPN
12 days ago

Taurasi ready for final go-round with USA Basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — Diana Taurasi wants to make the most of her final go-round with USA Basketball. The four-time Olympic gold medalist is back for one more run at a world championship and potentially the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if she can stay healthy. “It’s made me more driven than ever to be healthy for it. I want to end it the right way,” Taurasi said in a phone interview Saturday. ...
Via MyNorthwest.com
13 days ago

WATCH: Tina Thompson Media Availability

Texas Women's Basketball Associate Head Coach Tina Thompson met with the local media on Friday afternoon to discuss the teams progress over the last few games, and how that will help going into Kansas State game.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mystics 2018 Regular Season Schedule Released

Embed from Getty Images The Washington Mystics’ 2018 regular season schedule was announced on Thursday by the WNBA. The Mystics begin the season on May 20 when they host the Indiana Fever. Washington will then host the new Las Vegas Aces (formerly the San Antonio Starsz) on May 22. They will close out the season with a tough task, facing the past two seasons’ WNBA finalists, the...
Via KCM Sports
15 days ago

NCAAW: McCoughtry returning to Dream for 2018 season

The Atlanta Dream have announced that WNBA All-Star Angel McCoughtry will return to the team for the 2018 season after signing a multiyear contract with the Atlanta franchise.
Via ESPN
15 days ago

Report: Dolan, MSG pull Liberty from sale block

The New York Liberty are no longer for sale, with an MSG executive confirming to the AP that Knicks owner James Dolan and MSG are going to keep the team.
Via ESPN
17 days ago

6-foot-8 Liz Cambage back in WNBA, playing for Dallas Wings

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Australian center Liz Cambage signed a multiyear contract with the Dallas Wings on Monday, returning to the WNBA organization that drafted her second overall seven years ago. Wings president Greg Bibb called the 6-foot-8 Cambage “one of the best players in the world.” Cambage was 19 when the Tulsa Shock drafted her No. 2 overall in 2011. She averaged 13.3...
Via MyNorthwest.com
18 days ago

Washington Mystics re-sign Tianna Hawkins, LaToya Sanders and Allison Hightower

The Washington Mystics announced in a release on Friday afternoon they've re-signed forwards Tianna Hawkins, LaToya Sanders and guard Allison Hightower. Hawkins, an unrestricted free agent, had one of her best seasons averaging 6.9 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game last season. She was selected by the Seattle Storm sixth overall pick in the 2013 WNBA draft and also played...
Via Bullets Forever
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Candi Whitaker and Sheryl Swoopes Address Media Before Throwback Game

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Via Texas Tech Athletics
December 15, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zuri Sanders' Experience Shadowing Tamika Catchings

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Via Texas Tech Athletics
November 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: WNBA team set to move to Las Vegas

The Oakland Raiders might not be the second professional sports team to join the NHL’s Golden Knights in Las Vegas.According to this report from ESPN, the WNBA’s San Antonio Stars have an agreement with a new ownership group that would move the organization to the desert metropolis.“The sale and relocation now hinge on a final approval from the NBA and WNBA Board of Governors, the...
Via Sportsnaut
October 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Lynx Sink Sparks, Win WNBA Title

In Game 5 of the WNBA Finals on Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Sparks, the Minnesota Lynx never trailed and held off a late rally to win the clinching contest, 85-76, and earn their fourth title in seven seasons.
Via Sports On Earth
October 05, 2017

WATCH: Lynx players pop champagne after WNBA Finals win

The Minnesota Lynx exacted sweet revenge on the Los Angeles Sparks Wednesday night in the best way possible.Last year, the Sparks won Game 5 of the WNBA Finals at Target Center via a Nneka Ogwumike jumper with just seconds remaining in the game. This go-around at Williams Arena was a bit different, as the Lynx took care of business and emerged victorious by an 85-76 score.The Lynx...
Via The Sports Daily
October 04, 2017  |  Discuss

WNBA Finals preview: Lynx look for revenge against Sparks

The Finals we've all been waiting for is here. On Sunday, the Minnesota Lynx (1) and Los Angeles Sparks (2) will tip off a best-of-five series to see who will be crowned the 2017 WNBA champion.This is a rematch of last year's instant-classic in which the Sparks upset the Lynx in front of the Minnesota home crowd thanks to a Nneka Ogwumike offensive rebound and bucket in the final...
Via Yardbarker
September 21, 2017  |  Discuss

The Sparks and the Lynx are even more dangerous than they were in 2016

There have been plenty of surprises this WNBA season, but the two teams at the top of the standing have not been among them.The top-seeded Minnesota Lynx and the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks both earned a double bye straight into the semifinals thanks to their great regular-season performances. When the Washington Mystics travel to Minneapolis and the Phoenix Mercury head...
Via Yardbarker
September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Four to follow in the first round of the WNBA Playoffs

For those who regularly follow the WNBA, the mere mention of the word "playoffs" are all we need to get our attention. Yet, it’s usually around playoff time for every league where more eyeballs converge in hopes of seeing its best teams throw everything including the kitchen sink at each other for a chance to become its champion.Just as a season ago, much of the hype around the league...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 06, 2017  |  Discuss

WNBA finally makes video game debut in NBA Live 18

The WNBA has at long last entered the video game age, arguably many years after it should have been welcomed.EA Sports announced this week that for the first time ever, gamers will be able to play as WNBA teams in the upcoming NBA Live 18. The WNBA hailed the big announcement via Twitter as well. “We are extremely proud to partner with the WNBA and the Women’s National Basketball...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Elena Delle Donne mocked after ankle injury over Lonzo Ball tweet

Elena Delle Donne was forced to leave Friday’s game with an injury and more than few people were quick to point out how cruel karma can be.During the first quarter of the Mystics’ game against the Fever, Delle Donne sprained her right ankle and was not able to return to the game. The team announced she would be evaluated on Saturday. Last week, the WNBA star sent out this tweet regarding...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Connecticut Sun will celebrate their 15th season on Thursday

Via Associated Press
June 28, 2017  |  Discuss
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