Stories tagged: WNBA
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
Seattle trailed 73-59 late in the third quarter before hitting back-to-back 3-pointers. The Storm took a 77-75 lead amid a 12-0 run – with seven points from Stewart.
UPDATED: Sun., June 10, 2018, 7 p.m.
Tiffany Hayes scored eight of her 23 points in the fourth quarter and Angel McCoughtry had 15 points and 10 rebounds in the Atlanta Dream’s 67-64 victory over the Seattle …
Thu., June 7, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
Alysha Clark had 17 points and a career-high five steals, Breanna Stewart added 16 points and the Seattle Storm beat the Los Angeles Sparks 88-63. Seattle jumped out to a …
Tue., June 5, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Diana Taurasi looks refreshed this season. After cutting her overseas season short last winter because of an injury, Taurasi She used time to rest, recover and “tune up her body.” …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 11:04 a.m.
The WNBA is changing its All-Star game format this season. In a similar format to the one the NBA used this past season, two captains will draft the All-Star teams …
Tue., June 5, 2018, 8:08 a.m.
Right before her senior season at UCLA, Jordin Canada was looking for some advice on how to be a better point guard. Who better to turn than Sue Bird? The …
Sat., June 2, 2018, 8:39 p.m.
Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 27 points and Liz Cambage added 25 to help Dallas hold off Seattle 94-90 on Saturday night.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:23 p.m.
Breanna Stewart scored 21 points, Jewell Loyd added 20 points and the Seattle Storm set a WNBA record with 17 3-pointers in a 101-74 victory over the Las Vegas Aces. …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
Jewell Loyd scored 27 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Breanna Stewart added 25 points and the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 81-77 on Tuesday night.
Sun., May 27, 2018, 8:31 p.m.
Breanna Stewart had 23 points and nine rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 20 and nine assists and the Seattle Storm beat Las Vegas 105-98 on Sunday night in the Aces’ first …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Jewell Loyd scored 29 points and made four 3-pointers, Breanna Stewart added 28 points and the Seattle Storm overcame a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Chicago …
Sun., May 20, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
Brittney Griner had 29 points and 10 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury hold on for an 87-82 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday night.
Sun., May 20, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
Chelsea Gray’s contested off-balance shot in the lane at the buzzer gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in their season opener Sunday, an intense …
Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Diana Taurasi scored 20 of her 26 points in the first half and became the first WNBA player with 1,000 career 3-pointers, helping the Phoenix Mercury beat the Dallas Wings …
UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
The WNBA is teaming up with several organizations that support women and girls. The league, which begins its 22nd season Friday, will donate $5 for each ticket purchased to select …
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
“It’s time to start winning,” Breanna Stewart said after a recent Storm practice inside a basement-level gym at Seattle Pacific University. “I don’t want to come off as crass or …
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Four weeks after going in the third round of the WNBA draft, former Gonzaga star Jill Barta was released Thursday by the Minnesota Lynx.
Tue., May 1, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
Women’s sports leagues are banding together with a new initiative, SheIS. Eight leagues, including the WNBA, U.S. Tennis Association, Women’s Pro Fastpitch League and Canadian Women’s Hockey, will try to …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Jill Barta may just get the best of both worlds.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
Seattle bolsters its front line with the addition of Paris, who twice led the WNBA in rebounding in 2014 and ’15.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
The WNBA once again leads all professional sports leagues in hiring women and minorities for coaching and front-office positions.
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
Nicki Collen is headed south for her first job as a head coach. After two years as an assistant to Curt Miller with the Connecticut Sun, Collen is taking over …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart penned a deeply personal essay, which accounts sexual abuse she experienced as a child.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
The San Antonio Stars are moving to Las Vegas and are being bought by MGM Resorts International. The team will begin play next season with home games at the Mandalay …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
The WNBA says it saw increases in attendance, viewership and social media during its postseason.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Sylvia Fowles had 17 points and broke her own WNBA Finals record by grabbing 20 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to their fourth championship in seven years with an …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
Multiple people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that Dan Hughes has been hired to coach the Seattle Storm. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because …
Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Sylvia Fowles scored 22 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 80-69 on Sunday night to force a decisive Game 5 in the WNBA Finals.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Nneka Ogwumike and Odyssey Sims each scored 16 points to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 75-64 in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Friday night.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Sylvia Fowles grabbed a WNBA Finals record 17 rebounds and scored 13 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 70-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2, …