Still low-key
Women's Hoops World » WNBA
by Sue Favor
12h ago
WNBA salary news: Criticism of Caitlin Clark’s rookie salary is a false narrative, commissioner Cathy Engelbert says. “Where the hell have you been?” says longtime WNBA fans over the Clark salary talk. College team news: Colorado is busy retooling the roster. All 11 Brandeis players will leave if the program’s coach doesn’t resign. College player news: Emily Bessoir is leaving UCLA, and teammate Christeen Iwuala has entered the transfer portal. In the meantime, Lina Sontag is retiring. College coach news: Kent State has extended Todd Starkey’s contract through 2029-2030. Presbyterian has ..read more
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Unveilings and transfers
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by Sue Favor
12h ago
WNBA team news: The Storm unveiled their new state-of-the-art practice facility. Why the facility provides an edge for Seattle. The Mystics and Aces have moved to bigger arenas for Fever games. Six teams have added new “rebel” uniforms this season. College player news: Sources say Hailey Van Lith is transferring to TCU. Haley and Hanna Cavinder are returning to Miami. Shelomi Sanders has entered the transfer portal out of Colorado – a decision her father Deion Sanders calls “stupid.” College coach news: Purdue coach Katie Gearlds’ chronic stalker wants to be released from jail. The post Unveil ..read more
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Hot news buzz
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by Sue Favor
12h ago
WNBA player news: Caitlin Clark looked like a natural in her introductory press conference today. The Fever welcomed her warmly. A Midwesterner through and through, Clark wants Indiana back in the playoffs. Her goal in the league is to “bring it every single night.” Clark will have an eight-figure deal with Nike, that will give her a signature shoe. Is Clark good enough to make the Olympic team? WNBA coach news: Tamera “Ty” Young is a new assistant coach for the Chicago Sky. WNBA pay: The discussion around pay inequity has re-emerged. College player news: Villanova standout Lucy Olsen has tran ..read more
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Day after vibes
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by Sue Favor
3d ago
WNBA team news: Kamilla Cardoso and Angel Reese are “big projects” for the Sky. WNBA player news: Caitlin Clark and Reese hope to carry their college momentum to the WNBA. Clark Fever is spreading, and Indiana is all-in on the excitement. Clark’s “fishbowl” life won’t be easy, but the hardest part is over. Clark could be a catalyst for women’s basketball. Reese’s fit with Chicago will start with rebounding. More WNBA draft news: Last night’s draft broadcast drew 2.45 million viewers, shattering last year’s record. The Aces feel like they hit the jackpot in the draft. Expansion news: Why Nashvi ..read more
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More, more, more
Women's Hoops World » WNBA
by Sue Favor
6M ago
College team news: After its first Final Four, Virginia Tech is ready for another run. Veteran-laden North Carolina seeks to make a big jump this season……the Tar Heels bonded in many ways in the offseason. LSU will win the SEC, coaches predict. College player news: The ACC’s top scorers are back, which could make the race to the finish even tougher. Paige Bueckers is healthy and ready to return. Jacy Sheldon is ready to lead the Buckeyes this year. College coach news: The Big East honored Tasha Butts on their media day. Assistant coach Jennifer Roberts is the mastermind behind LSU’s marketing ..read more
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A foot in both worlds
Women's Hoops World » WNBA
by Sue Favor
6M ago
College team news: Georgia is the only SEC team not to lose a player in the transfer portal in the offseason. Schedule for the top 25 teams through mid-November. College player news: The 10 best shooters in college hoops, as we enter the season. College coach news: Q&A with Alabama coach Kristy Curry. Seven questions with Lamar coach Aqua Franklin. WNBA team news: The Aces celebrated their championship with a parade tonight, and they are featured on a new mural in the city’s arts district. Talk of a three-peat has begun. The team says more titles are on the way. WNBA player news: Brea ..read more
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Just a bit
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by Sue Favor
6M ago
WNBA news: The WNBA’s misguided aversion to media ignores an important history lesson. The Liberty plan to make Breanna Stewart a franchise player, and bring back Jonquel Jones. WNBA player news: Napheesa Collier says she feels like the Lynx is her team now. WNBA coach news: James Wade is supportive of Teresa Weatherspoon in his return to Chicago. The post Just a bit first appeared on Women's Hoops World ..read more
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The day after
Women's Hoops World » WNBA
by Sue Favor
6M ago
WNBA team news: The Aces are built for a three-peat, as their core returns next season. They leaned on reserves to win the title. The team was greeted by the airport grounds crew upon their return this morning. How the Aces can become the next WNBA dynasty. New York hasn’t finished its rebuild. The Liberty were fined $25,000 for skipping media duties last night, and Sabrina Ionescu, Jonquel Jones and Betnijah Laney were each docked $2,000 for declining to make themselves available. WNBA news: A new, cohesive trophy collection debuts with the championship and finals MVP trophies. As women’s spo ..read more
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Aces hold off Liberty to win second straight WNBA Championship
Women's Hoops World » WNBA
by Sue Favor
6M ago
A’ja Wilson, Kelsey Plum, Chelsea Gray and Jackie Young celebrate their second WNBA Championship. All four averaged more than 15 points in both the regular and postseason – a league first. Wendell Cruz/USA Today sports. The Las Vegas Aces contained the New York Liberty, 70-69, in game 4 Wednesday night to win their second consecutive WNBA Championship. They are the first franchise to go back-to-back in 21 years. A’ja Wilson lead the way for the champs, with 24 points and 16 rebounds, and was named finals MVP. Jackie Young added 16 points and 7 assists, while Kelsey Plum had 7 points, 8 rebound ..read more
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The Aces hold off the Liberty, 70-69, to go back-to-back
Women's Hoops World » WNBA
by Sue Favor
6M ago
The Aces held off the Liberty, 70-69, to win game 4 and claim the WNBA Championship. They are the first repeat champions in 21 years. A’ja Wilson was finals MVP. Photos. WNBA coach news: It’s official: the Mercury have named Nate Tibbetts head coach. College team news: Illinois is taking their high expectations in stride. College player news: Twenty small forwards are on the Cheryl Miller Award watch list. The women’s college basketball all-star game will relaunch at next year’s Final Four. The post The Aces hold off the Liberty, 70-69, to go back-to-back first appeared on Women's Hoops World ..read more
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