By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The NBA is showing how they really care about the WNBA, the female version of American professional basketball. The part-time owner of the Atlanta Dream has brought attention to the league. Ms. Kelly Loeffler took offense to her team wearing “Black Lives Matter,” and “Say Her Name,“on their warm-ups […]Read more "Atlanta’s dream is a nightmare for the WNBA"
Throughout the 2019 season, ESPN Networks will air up to 36 games, including 16 regular-season contests, WNBA All-Star, and up to 19 postseason games. All ESPN telecasts will also stream live on the ESPN app. The 2019 WNBA regular season will run from Friday, May 24 through Sunday, Sept. 8. 2019 WNBA ABC/ESPN/ESPN2 TELEVISION SCHEDULE* […]Read more "WNBA Releases 2019 ESPN, ABC, CBS, and Twitter Broadcast Schedules"
I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued) By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN Newsroom PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Over two years ago, rows of betting machines were lying dormant in parts of Central and Southern New Jersey. After much arm twisting, the road to legal sports betting outside of Las Vegas […]Read more "I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued)"
NEW YORK — The WNBA debuted a new playoff format in 2016 in which the top eight teams regardless of conference qualify for the postseason. The playoff field of 8 teams for 2018 is set: Seattle Storm, Atlanta Dream, Los Angeles Sparks, Washington Mystics, Connecticut Sun, Minnesota Lynx, Phoenix Mercury, Dallas Wings. Playoff Schedule FIRST […]Read more "2018 WNBA Playoff Bracket"
NEW YORK – The WNBA has revealed the team rosters for Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018, as selected by All-Star captains Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks in the inaugural WNBA All-Star Draft. The results of the draft were announced on ESPN2. Delle Donne, the 2015 WNBA Most Valuable […]Read more "Rosters Set For Team Delle Donne vs. Team Parker in 2018 WNBA All-Star Game"
LAS VEGAS — MGM Resorts International has announced that its WNBA franchise will be called the Las Vegas Aces. Las Vegas’ first major professional basketball team – formerly the San Antonio Stars – will begin to play in its new home in the 2018 season. Las Vegas Aces President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Bill Laimbeer was joined by MGM […]Read more "MGM Resorts Selects ‘Las Vegas Aces’ As New Name For WNBA Franchise"