WNBA Basketball

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    Love and Basketball: 5 Reasons You Should Be a Brittney Griner Fan

     By Crunk Feminists  Brittney Griner is not the first female athlete to come out about her sexuality, nor is she the first black woman in the WNBA to do so.  What...

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    Meet Skylar Diggins, the WNBA Draft Pick With Social Media Sex Appeal

    by Jamilah King Six years ago, the biggest story in women’s basketball was about Don Imus calling the predominantly black Rutgers women’s basketball team “nappy headed hos.” Now Skylar Diggins, the...

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    Parker Leads Sparks To Opening Win Over Lynx

    Los Angeles, CA.—Candace Parker had 19 points and 10 rebounds as the Los Angeles SparksMinnesota Lynx 82-74 on Friday night in the opener of the WNBA’s 15th season. Parker, who hadn’t...

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    Laurel Richie becomes president of WNBA

    NEW YORK, NY—The WNBA went for business acumen instead of basketball experience in naming the league’s third president on Thursday. Laurel Richie became the head of the 15-year-old league, taking over...

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    Maintaining their momentum

    NEW YORK — Attendance is up slightly in the WNBA for the fourth straight year and ratings have improved again — positive signs as the league’s 14th season heads into the...

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    Raising awareness to breast cancer

    NEW YORK – Continuing an effort that has raised more than $2.5 million for breast health awareness, WNBA Breast Health Awareness Week returns from August 3-10 to generate awareness about breast...

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    Sylvia spoils the UConn ‘reunion’

    UNCASVILLE, Ct. — Sylvia Fowles stole the spotlight from the UConn reunion at the WNBA All-Star game. Fowles scored 13 of her 23 points in the third quarter and the U.S....

  • With Any Gender, It’s Crunch Time

    Normal 0 CONNECTICUT (BASN) — Great players need to have the ball in their hands at crunch time. That was evident in the recently concluded NBA Finals with L.A.’s Kobe Bryant...

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    Connecticut Adds One More Piece

    UNCASVILLE, Ct. — The seven-year itch hit the Connecticut Sun hard last season. A perennial playoff team waded listlessly through an injury-filled season, unable to generate the momentum that could have...

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    WNBA fans deliver Shock

    TULSA — It was a shockingly close vote. But in the end, it was the name “Shock” that resonated loudest with Tulsa’s WNBA fans. “I like it,” exclaimed WNBA fan Dana...

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