Three Chicago Sky players named reserves for WNBA All-Star Game, including Kahleah Copper

3:36 PM 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 defending champion Chicago Sky will be well-represented at the WNBA All-Star Game, as three Sky players are among 12 reserves … Read more

White House says phone call between Brittney Griner, wife being rescheduled after ‘unfortunate mistake’

WASHINGTON — A phone call between jailed WNBA star Brittney Griner and her wife is being rescheduled after an earlier attempt to connect on the couple’s anniversary failed because of an “unfortunate mistake,” Biden administration officials said Tuesday. State Department spokesman Ned Price said the original call last weekend could not be completed because of … Read more

Short-handed Phoenix Mercury come from behind to defeat Dallas Wings hours after parting with Tina Charles

11:54 PM 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 Hours after announcing the team had parted ways with 2012 WNBA MVP … Read more

Chicago Sky’s Candace Parker predicts more frequent triple-doubles as WNBA evolves

1:48 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. Chicago Sky star Candace Parker had an historic feat Thursday on the 50th anniversary of Title IX, recording a WNBA record … Read more

Center Sylvia Fowles posts double-double in return to lift Minnesota Lynx past Phoenix Mercury

11:46 PM 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. Center Sylvia Fowles returned to the court Thursday with a double-double for Minnesota and helped lead the Lynx to a season-high … Read more

Chicago Sky stage biggest comeback in WNBA history to beat Las Vegas Aces

2:02 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 defending champion Chicago Sky overcame the largest deficit in WNBA history — 28 points — to win Tuesday, and did … Read more

A’ja Wilson the latest WNBA star to sport fashionable fit on pregame runway

The WNBA season has given fans plenty to talk about so far. The Commissioner’s Cup Championship Game between the Las Vegas Aces and Chicago Sky is set to take place on July 26. Both squads are among the league’s elite teams with the Aces sitting at No. 1 in the standings with a considerable cushion. … Read more

Wife of WNBA star Brittney Griner says scheduled call never happened because embassy was unstaffed

WASHINGTON — WNBA star Brittney Griner tried to call her wife nearly a dozen times through the U.S. Embassy in Russia on the couple’s fourth anniversary Saturday, but they never connected since the phone line at the embassy was not staffed, Cherelle Griner said Monday. The couple has not spoken by phone in the four … Read more

WNBA legend Sue Bird retiring after this season: ‘I’m gonna miss it’

12:00 PM 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 WNBA legend Sue Bird, the league’s all-time assists leader, announced Thursday that … Read more