Negotiations for the WNBA's 41 unrestricted free agents began on Friday under a new collective bargaining agreement that is expected to bring more player movement.
Longtime WNBA coach Brian Agler, who coached Seattle and Los Angeles to league titles, will become vice president and director of athletics and recreation at Division III Wittenberg University, which is his alma mater.
It’s a simple question that athletes have been asked for decades: “Can I have your autograph?” But in the era of selfies and TikToks...athlete autographs aren’t sought after like they used to be. And when the pandemic hit, athletes were put even further out of reach from fans, like in basketball, when the NBA and WNBA entered their untouchable Florida bubbles. ESPN writer Ryan Hockensmith was an athlete autograph hound as a kid, and decided to embark on a project with his family friends, 14-year-old Bentley Baker and his dad, Andy. Bentley wrote letters to players and coaches across basketball, sent them to the bubble, and eagerly awaited responses. Hear the story of who wrote him back...Then, Pablo shares his thoughts on sports in 2020.
What are the chances that an autograph request in July actually got to an NBA or WNBA star in the bubble? Probably only slightly better than getting a response, right? Wrong, as one 14-year-old superfan recently found out.
First-time nominees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame include Paul Pierce, Doug Collins, Michael Cooper, Lauren Jackson, Howard Garfinkel, Lou Henson, Val Ackerman and Yolanda Griffith.
The New York Liberty will have the first pick in the WNBA draft for the second straight year, and Texas center Charli Collier is projected to be the No. 1 overall selection.
Nancy Darsch was understated and subtle, but the coach's impact on women's basketball at all levels loomed large. Darsch died Monday at age 68.
Nancy Darsch, who coached the New York Liberty to victory in the WNBA's inaugural game in 1997 and also enjoyed a successful career at the college and USA Basketball levels, died Monday. She was 68.
Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe announced their engagement on social media with a photo of Rapinoe kneeling and placing a ring on Bird's hand.
LaChina Robinson welcomes in ESPN women's basketball analyst and Hall of Famer Rebecca Lobo to close out the 2020 WNBA season. The two discuss their most memorable moments, the Storm's championship win, and what they are looking towards in the offseason. Plus, we share LaChina's sit-down with WNBA Commissioner Cathy Englebert from the espnW Summit.
Sue Bird backed Megan Rapinoe on her remarks about why women's soccer seems to enjoy more public support than women's basketball.
Sue Bird has broken records and won championships around the globe. Friday, she reaches another milestone: It's her 40th birthday.
The WNBA's $1.34 million salary cap could force Seattle to choose between its starting lineup and veteran experience on the bench.
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti finish the last hour of the show picking the best QB matchups of the weekend. Also, Jeff Van Gundy joins the show ahead of the Lakers vs Heat game to provide some insight on the season in general. Breanna Stewart joins the show to talk about her amazing comeback season capped of with a WNBA Championship inside the Wubble.
How similar will Seattle's roster look in 2021? Who else will contend for the title? How much can New York improve?
Tony Reali and the national panel discuss the latest surrounding COVID-19 and the NFL, the Lakers' Game 4 win, the Seattle Storm's dominant WNBA championship run and much more.
Chiney Ogwumike and Mike Golic Jr. discuss LeBron James' chances of being named NBA Finals MVP, Seattle Storm winning the WNBA Championship, more Tennessee Titans testing positive for COVID-19, Dwayne Haskins losing his starting spot in Washington, and Golic Jr.'s cookies and carrot cake diet.
Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as the guys discuss the dominance of LeBron James, Anthony Davis' defense on Jimmy Butler, Doc Rivers paying homage to Dr. J and more NFL players testing positive for COVID-19. Plus, WNBA Champion Sue Bird stops by the show.
First Take 2nd Hour: WNBA Champion Sue Bird joins, plus, is anyone currently better than LeBron, and can the Cowboys be fixed?
Stephen A. & Max debate how big the gap is between LeBron and the NBA's next best player. Is Jerry Jones the most to blame for the Cowboys? Plus, more on the NFL Covid cases, and WNBA Champion Sue Bird joins the show.
After leaving the bubble to return to Australia in time for the birth of her child, Sami Whitcomb cheered on her teammates from halfway around the world.
Ten days before she turns 40, point guard Sue Bird steered the Storm to their fourth title, breaking records along the way.
Seattle Storm guard Jewell Loyd dedicated her second WNBA title to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who were killed in a helicopter crash in January.
Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm absolutely dominated the Las Vegas Aces to win their fourth WNBA championship. The championship brought congratulations from all over the sports world.
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