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Nike ‘Made to Play’ Panel Shows the Benefits of Women in Sports
September 24, 2020
Nike hosted a virtual panel on Wednesday about the importance of girls playing sports. The panel consisted of decorated athletes: newly crowned WNBA MVP A’ja Wilson, Olympic Medalist and Nike coach, Shalane Flanagan, Team USA long-distance runner Marielle Hall, and Portland Thorns FC forward Sophia Smith. ... read more »
Wilson, Aces Outlast Sparks 86-82 in Thriller
August 8, 2020
In a back and forth fast pace game that came down to the closing minutes, the Las Vegas Aces defeated the Los Angeles Sparks 86-82, picking up their fourth win of the season on Friday in Bradenton, Fl. ... read more »
USA Women’s National Team to Train in Chicago, Take Part in NBA All-Star Weekend
February 7, 2020
A total of 15 athletes are slated to participate in a USA Women's National Team three-day minicamp Feb. 14-16 in Chicago and participate in a variety of off-court activities during the NBA All-Star Weekend, including a USA open practice that follows the NBA All-Star Teams' practices at Wintrust Arena on Feb. 15. ... read more »
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L.A. Sparks Bet on Defense to Defeat Las Vegas Aces
August 3, 2019
If Las Vegas had Aces, the Los Angeles Sparks had a royal flush on Thursday in their 76-68 win over the Las Vegas Aces. The odds were against the Sparks as the Aces were searching for their 15th win of the season, which would have put them in first place in the WNBA. ... read more »
Undrafted Guard Becomes WNBA All-Star MVP
August 1, 2019
The WNBA All Star Weekend highlighted more events and young talent taking place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. For the first time since 2006, the three-point contest and the skills challenge was featured. The contests commenced on the night before the All-Star Game. ... read more »
Las Vegas’ Laimbeer And Washington’s Thibault Earn Spots as Head Coaches for AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019
July 15, 2019
Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer and Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault have earned spots as the head coaches for AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019. ... read more »
The WNBA and Social Media: Blessing or Curse?
July 4, 2019
Perhaps more than any other pro league, the WNBA has fully embraced social media. It is in the third year of a three-year agreement signed by former president Lisa Borders to live-stream 20 regular-season games on Twitter. ... read more »
Las Vegas Aces Fold to the L.A. Sparks
July 1, 2019
Accurate shooting and aggressive defense gave the Los Angeles Sparks an 86-74 win over the Las Vegas Aces. Los Angeles lived by the three, shooting at 44 percent from behind the arc during the game. ... read more »
Nneka Ogwumike to Represent Sparks on FIBA Women’s World Cup Team
September 19, 2018
USA Basketball announced Wednesday that Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike will be one of the 12 players to represent the United States in the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain ... read more »
Minnesota’s Moore, Washington’s Delle Donne Lead After First Returns Of WNBA All-Star Voting 2018 Presented By Verizon
July 9, 2018
Fan-Voting Closes on Thursday, July 12; All-Stars to Be Revealed by ESPN2 on Tuesday, July 17 Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018 Set for Minneapolis on Saturday, July 28 Live on ABC ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/22-3/28/18)
March 22, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Staley proud to be 2nd African-American coach to win title
April 8, 2017
Staley joined Peck as the only African-American coaches to win an NCAA women's basketball championship Sunday night when South Carolina beat Mississippi State 67-55. ... read more »
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