Trio of Chicago Sky players headline WNBA All-Star reserves

NEW YORK – Courtney Vandersloot, Kahleah Copper and Emma Meesseman will get a chance to play before their home fans, as the trio was selected Tuesday as reserves for the WNBA All-Star Game on July 10 in Chicago. The Sky stars will join Candace Parker, who was voted as a starter to the game last … Read more

Plum has been major reason for Aces success this season

Kelsey Plum views her improved play this season to just having more time on the court. The Las Vegas guard is averaging a career-high 20.7 points and 5.7 assists this year to help the Aces to the best record in the league. She’s playing a career-best 34.7 minutes a game — nine more than last … Read more

Supporters call for WNBA star Brittney Griner’s release at Houston rally outside the Toyota Center – Houston Public Media

The Booker T. Washington High School band plays outside the Toyota Center during a rally on June 6, 2022 demanding WNBA player Brittney Griner be freed from Russian captivity. Supporters of WNBA star Brittney Griner rallied outside the Toyota Center in downtown Houston Monday night to demand her release from captivity after being detained in … Read more

Steph-mania has seeped into the WNBA

“Night night.”Image: Getty Images If it were not already apparent that Steph Curry is the popular kid who dictates whether 10th graders one- or two-strap their backpacks, fans needn’t look no further than the WNBA for proof. I debated if Sabrina Ionescu hitting a game-clinching 3 and striking the Steph “night night” pose against the … Read more

WNBA names Brittney Griner as honorary All-Star starter | Russia-Ukraine war News

Brittney Griner, the US basketball star detained in Russia for months, will have a place at the Women’s National Basketball Association’s (WNBA) All-Star Game as an honorary starter. WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert said on Wednesday that starters were chosen by a combination of fan, media and player voting. “During each season of Brittney’s career in … Read more

Brittney Griner Named Honorary 2022 WNBA All-Star

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) As the WNBA season heads for its halfway point, the league announced its 2022 All-Star starters and co-captains. While the 10-name list includes several repeat selections, there are a few young phenoms making their first All-Star appearance. Per a press release provided to The Root, two of the league’s best … Read more

Brittney Griner chosen as honorary WNBA All-Star starter

NEW YORK – Brittney Griner will have a place at the WNBA All-Star Game, being named an honorary starter Wednesday by Commissioner Cathy Engelbert. Griner has been detained in Russia since Feb. 17 after authorities at an airport outside of Moscow said she had vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in her bag. “During each season … Read more

Michele Tafoya felt ‘ambushed’ after doing ‘Dan Le Batard Show’

Former NBC Sports reporter Michele Tafoya said she got “absolutely ambushed” in a recent podcast interview. Though Tafoya did not mention which podcast, she was a guest on “The Dan Le Batard Show” last week and things appeared contentious between her and the hosts while discussing critical race theory and Florida’s The Parental Rights in Education … Read more