The Los Angeles Sparks walked off the court prior to the national anthem before today’s Game 1 of the WNBA Finals in Minnesota, and returned to the court after the song concluded.
CLEVELAND—Doris Burke has never spoken a single word to Drake. And they never had dinner together, despite what the internet says. Before November of last year, when Drake famously wore a black shirt with Burke’s smiling face above the phrase “woman crush everyday” during a Toronto Raptors home game and used his ESPN…
It has been an incredibly long, blisteringly hot summer and I for one am rather exhausted. If you feel the same way, please allow yourself to be refreshed by the alertness and expressions of basic to well-developed human decency from this month’s wokest baes.
The New York Liberty played a game against the Indiana Fever this morning, the first game either team has played since being fined by the WNBA for wearing clothing that expressed support for Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Black Lives Matter, and the slain Dallas police officers. Based on events that took place…
The Minnesota Lynx warmed up for their game on Saturday in shirts supportive of the Black Lives Matter movement. The front read “Change Starts With Us: Justice and Accountability.” On the back were the names of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, as well as the Dallas police shield and the words “Black Lives Matter.”
An Arizona judge denied Glory Johnson-Griner’s request for spousal support from her ex-wife Brittney Griner. Glory, in response, is “relieved and thankful.” Are you confused too?
WNBA star Brittney Griner filed for an annulment of her marriage to fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson yesterday, one day after Johnson announced that she was expecting a child. There is a lot going on here, so let’s refresh our memories with a timeline.
WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson-Griner are expecting a new baby, just weeks after marrying atop a mountain in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Chicago Sky, the Windy City’s WNBA team, has upset a whole lot of people after replacing its only two female announcers with, get ready, “two men who reportedly will receive higher salaries.” The Chicago Tribune reports Eric Collins and Stephen Bardo have been hired in place of Lisa Byington and Brooke Weisbrod.
Here is some news from today:
Since the early 2000s, many WNBA players have also played for teams overseas. The WNBA season is only four months long, so they can effectively play for two teams in one year. They do this for the obvious reason: money. Brittney Griner, who was a WNBA sensation during her rookie season, was paid just $49,440. In China…
The Women's National Basketball Association is starting a new campaign specifically aimed at recognising a portion of its fanbase it has had all along: the LGBT+ community.
This month's issue of Elle contains a profile of WNBA player Brittney Griner made me fall in love with her a little bit. And it will probably make you fall a little in love with her, too.
22-year-old Brittney Griner, the number one pick in the WNBA draft this year, new Phoenix Mercury player and someone you will instantly like after seeing this picture, has become the first out-and-proud athlete to be signed to an endorsement deal by Nike.
Brittney Griner, the former basketball standout at Baylor who on Tuesday saw her amazing basketball skills validated when the Chicago Sky chose her first overall in the WNBA draft, sat down with Sports Illustrated’s Maggie Gray recently to discuss, among things like becoming super-famous and making armfuls of…
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban caused a bit of a stir on Tuesday night when he said that he had "no problem whatsoever" with allowing Baylor University centre and women's college basketball's all-time leading shot-blocker Brittney Griner a chance to try out for a spot on Dallas' summer league team.
The idea that girls are "bad at sports"—or, at least, fundamentally less skilled than boys—is an enduring one, and just one of the billion ways that we set girls up to fail before they've even begun to try. Well, men are just stronger. Men are just better. More coordinated. It's a mantra that's drilled into kids'…
Here's the heartwarming story of how Minnesota Lynx's Seimone Augustus met her partner, care of The Advocate:
Apparently, just because you can do, it doesn't mean you can teach. Even in sports like hockey, where women have played with men at the professional level, female coaches are as rare as Kardashians who don't make millions marrying basketball players on television. In fact, it wasn't until 2009 that Nancy Lieberman, a…