WNBA

The Dallas Wings and Washington Mystics are tied for the final WNBA playoff spot with two games to play. (Image: Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty)

WNBA Playoff Scenarios: Three Teams Fighting for Final Postseason Spot

The Dallas Wings, Washington Mystics, and Atlanta Dream are all in contention for the eighth and final seed in the WNBA playoffs with just three days remaining in the regular season. The WNBA regular season wraps up on Sunday with three games the league rescheduled after players sat out in […]

The Seattle Storm have the best record in the WNBA at 11-3. (Image: Julio Aguilar/Getty)

Seattle Storm Still Favorites to Win WNBA Title, Cracks are Showing

Sportsbooks still see the Seattle Storm as the clear favorites to win the 2020 WNBA Championship, but recent losses have begun to cast doubt on that status. The Storm stand atop the Western Conference with an 11-3 record, the best mark in the WNBA this season. Stewart, Bird Return to […]

Sabrina Ionescu, the New York Liberty's #1 draft pick, has already made a big splash. (Image: Amber Matsumoto/Yahoo Sports)

WNBA Championship Betting: Sabrina Ionescu and NY Liberty Odds Bump

The WNBA season tipped off over the weekend and FanDuel updated its WNBA title odds. Three teams are co-favorites to win 2020 WNBA championship with the Washington Mystics, Seattle Storm, and Los Angeles Sparks at 9/2 odds apiece. The Las Vegas Aces are right behind the co-leaders at 5/1 odds […]

Kyrie Irving has committed $1.5 million towards supporting WNBA players who have opted out of the 2020 season. (Image: Mitchell Leff/Getty)

Kyrie Irving Pledges $1.5 Million for WNBA Players Who Opt Out of 2020 Season

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving is supporting WNBA players who have chosen to sit out of the upcoming season by committing $1.5 million in supplemental funds. Irving will provide funds for players who chose not to play either because of social justice or coronavirus concerns. Irving Earmarks Funds for Players […]

New York Liberty and the Seattle Storm will face off for the first game of the 2020 WNBA season (Image: Katy Willens/AP)

WNBA 2020 Week 1 Schedule, Preseason Futures and Ionescu Debut

The WNBA 2020 regular season schedule gets underway on July 25 and runs through Sept. 12. The players are already bubbled (or wubbled) at the IMG Academy in Florida. Fortunately, fans won’t have to wait long for Sabrina Ionescu’s professional debut, scheduled for opening day. The players are already at […]

Some WNBA players staying at The Lodge at IMG Academy have reported substandard conditions. (Image: IMG Academy)

Housing Concerns, Kelly Loeffler Comments Among Issues Surrounding WNBA Bubble

Efforts to start the WNBA season at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida hit some snags this week as some players complained of substandard housing conditions and meals after arriving at the complex. While player experiences varied depending on where they were staying, some reported rodent traps and faulty plumbing […]

Connecticut Sun star Jonquel Jones became the first WNBA player to opt out of the 2020 season over health concerns earlier this week. (Image: Mary Altaffer/AP)

WNBA Players Concerned with Florida Bubble Plan as Opt-Out Deadline Arrives

ESPN reported Thursday that some WNBA players have expressed concerns over the league’s return-to-play plan, and feel rushed in their decisions over whether to play in the 2020 season. Several WNBA players have already opted out of the season for reasons ranging from social justice priorities to health concerns. Players, […]

Nneka Ogwumike, who is president of the WNBA player’s association, said the WNBA season resuming will be a benefit to the league. (Image: Getty)

Players Ready for Postponed WNBA Season to Start

A month after the WNBA season was orignally set to begin, officials announced games will start in late July at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert laid out the plans to save the season on Monday. Engelbert says the league is in the final stages of […]

The WNBA has proposed playing a 22-game season at the IMG Academy in Florida. (Image: Brad Mills/USA Today Sports)

WNBA Proposes Playing 22-Game Season at IMG Academy in Florida

ESPN reported Thursday that the WNBA is proposing a 22-game season to players, one that would be played entirely at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The plan remains tentative, with the league aiming to hold its playoffs in October. Players Yet to Respond to WNBA Plan Players only recently […]

The New York Liberty will all but certainly take Sabrina Ionescu as the top pick in the WNBA Draft on Friday. (Image: Serena Morones/The Oregonian)

WNBA Draft Odds: Ionescu Locked in at No. 1, But Who’s Going Next?

There is virtually no doubt that the New York Liberty will draft Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu with the first pick of the WNBA Draft on Friday night. But the second pick and beyond should provide some drama when teams announce the names of the players they want on their rosters. […]

Chris Paul will be among the NBA and WNBA stars playing in the NBA HORSE Challenge starting on Sunday, April 12. (Image: Michael Wyke/AP)

Field of Eight NBA, WNBA Players Set for Televised HORSE Challenge

Eight current and former NBA and WNBA players will take part in a classic basketball competition from the safety of their homes when ESPN broadcasts the NBA HORSE Challenge beginning on Sunday, April 12. The tournament will benefit charity, with State Farm donating more than $200,000 to coronavirus response efforts […]

The WNBA has indefinitely postponed its 2020 season, though its “virtual draft” is still on for April 17. (Image: Brad Mills/USA Today Sports)

WNBA Delaying Training Camps, Start of Regular Season

WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert announced Friday that the league is pushing back the start of its 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. While the league is delaying most activities, the WNBA will still hold its draft on April 17, though it will use a virtual format with players participating […]

Breanna Stewart signed a new contract with the Seattle Storm, but will also continue to play overseas in Europe. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Breanna Stewart, Brittney Griner Sign New Deals in Hectic WNBA Offseason

WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart each signed new contracts with their respective teams this week, part of one of the busiest offseason periods in league history. Stewart re-signed with the Seattle Storm on Thursday, rejoining the team after missing a season due to a ruptured Achilles tendon suffered […]

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Englebert is "making a big bet on women" with new contract proposal. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

New WNBA Contract Could Triple Maximum Player Salary (VIDEO)

A proposed contract between the WNBA and its players’ union could boost the maximum player salary to more than $500,000 per season. The eight-year deal, which has yet to be ratified by either side, will give more to players, but will also ask them to do more. Cathy Engelbert was […]

The Washington Mystics won their first title on Thursday night after defeating the Connecticut Sun in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Washington Mystics Defeat Connecticut Sun to Win 2019 WNBA Title

Emma Meesseman scored 22 points while Elena Delle Donne added 21 to lead the Washington Mystics to an 89-78 victory over the Connecticut Sun in the decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals. The victory gave Washington its first WNBA championship, while denying Connecticut its first league title. Mystics Stars […]