WNBA style power rankings: Behold the summer pants

Can you believe we’re already at the All-Star break? Where has the summer gone? This week, the stars will converge in Chicago, and there are sure to be plenty of power outfits. To hold us off and make us ready for more, I bring you edition No. 4 of the style rankings. Because I noticed … Read more

The WNBA’s Pride evolution – ‘We’ve learned it’s authenticity that draws people in’

11:05 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. While interviewing to be WNBA president in 2011, Laurel J. Richie had a marketing question for Adam Silver, then the NBA’s … Read more

WNBA mock draft 2022, version 3.0

Feb 17, 2022 Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. The Washington Mystics have the top pick, but the Indiana Fever have the most to gain or lose from the first … Read more

Would Tina Charles fit with the Seattle Storm? 12 questions, answers on the WNBA

As we head into the last week and a half of play before the All-Star break, there’s been no shortage of WNBA drama both off and on the court. Las Vegas lost back-to-back games for the first time this season, the Chicago Sky have won six out of seven games, and the surging New York … Read more

WNBA Power Rankings – Chicago Sky take over top spot after record-setting week

9:50 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. The team that ended last season on top is now No. 1 in ESPN’s WNBA Power Rankings for the first time … Read more

WNBA triple-doubles are exceedingly rare, but why?

Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu was known as the “Triple-Double Queen” of college basketball when she set an NCAA record (for men or women) 26 triple-doubles in four seasons at Oregon. She’s earning the moniker as a pro, too. Ionescu recorded on Sunday the second triple-double of her WNBA career and just the 13th in league … Read more

WNBA power rankings: Phoenix Mercury finally meshing and moving up

We’re less than a month away from the WNBA All-Star game. The fans have begun voting, and early returns show A’ja Wilson and Breanna Stewart at the top of the ballot. Such a placement would make these the two team captains, giving them the power to choose their teammates. Fan voting will account for half … Read more

Who are the front-runners for WNBA Coach of the Year?

9:15 AM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer The WNBA coaching carousel has seen quite the activity over the last … Read more

Who are the frontrunners for WNBA Coach of the Year?

The WNBA coaching carousel has seen quite the activity over the last eight months, with three first-time WNBA head coaches getting nods to lead franchises, one major West-to-East changeover and, since the 2022 campaign tipped, two mid-season firings within underperforming squads. With the season nearing its halfway point and separation between tiers of teams beginning … Read more

WNBA power rankings: Las Vegas Aces back to the top

Angel McCoughtry might not be playing in the WNBA right now, but the five-time All-Star is still making contributions in the sport. This weekend, McCoughtry and Adidas unveiled the Angel McCoughtry Court at Shively Park in Louisville. The court features a color-blocked image of McCoughtry with her arms outstretched. One sideline reads “Reach for the … Read more