Associated PressNEW YORK — The WNBA is switching up its playoffs.The league is taking the top eight teams based on record as opposed to conference allegiances, the league announced Thursday.
Date: 01/28/2016 | Sports
NEW YORK — WNBA president Laurel J. Richie is stepping down after more than four years on the job.The WNBA said in a release Wednesday that Richie is leaving to pursue other opportunities that include being an advocate for girls and young women.
Date: 11/04/2015 | Sports
MINNEAPOLIS — With a suffocating defense and a yearning to celebrate in front of their loyal fans, the Minnesota Lynx turned a tense WNBA Finals into a runaway.
Date: 10/14/2015 | Sports
INDIANAPOLIS — Maya Moore had plenty of time to make the final shot. The Minnesota Lynx had to wait a whole lot longer to celebrate the winner
Date: 10/09/2015 | Sports
UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Anne Donovan has stepped down as head coach of The Connecticut Sun after three losing seasons.
Date: 10/01/2015 | Sports
Jewell Loyd had no regrets about leaving school early to enter the WNBA. The No. 1 pick in the 2015 draft was honored with the league’s rookie of the year award Thursday.
Date: 09/24/2015 | Sports
Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has won the WNBA defensive player of the year award for the second straight season the league announced Thursday.
Date: 09/17/2015 | Sports
Elena Delle Donne has to make more room in her ever-growing trophy case.The Chicago Sky Star was announced as the WNBA most valuable player Wednesday for the first time in her young career.
Date: 09/16/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Odyssey Sims had 24 points and four assists to lead the Tulsa Shock to an 85-67 victory over the Seattle Storm in WNBA action Thursday night. Plenette Pierson scored 17 points, Brianna Kiesel had 13 and Karima Christmas added 10 for Tulsa (16-14), which has won six straight.
Date: 09/03/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Crystal Langhorne scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for her first double-double of the season and the Seattle Storm beat the San Antonio Stars 83-69 in WNBA action Friday night.
Date: 08/28/2015 | Sports
UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Shekinna Stricklen scored off a rebound with 8.2 seconds left to give Connecticut the lead and finished with 15 points in the Sun’s 67-66 victory over the Seattle Storm on Friday night.
Date: 07/31/2015 | Sports
Sylvia Fowles only wanted to play for one team this season — the Minnesota Lynx. The Chicago Sky finally were able to make it happen.
Date: 07/27/2015 | Sports
UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Maya Moore has always enjoyed playing in Connecticut. She put on another show in the state at the league's All-Star Game.
Date: 07/25/2015 | Sports
WNBA owners unanimously approved a plan Thursday to move the Tulsa Shock to the Dallas-Fort Worth area next season.
Date: 07/23/2015 | Sports
INDIANAPOLIS — The Seattle Storm’s three-game road trip ended Wednesday with a thud.The Storm struggled to take care of the ball and the Indiana Fever took full advantage, beating Seattle 88-65 in WNBA action.
Date: 07/08/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — DeWanna Bonner scored 22 points and Candice Dupree added 15 to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Seattle Storm 84-72 in WNBA action Sunday night.
Date: 06/21/2015 | Sports
MINNEAPOLIS — Tricia Liston scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures and the Minnesota Lynx rolled to a 94-70 victory over the Seattle Storm on Thursday night.
Date: 06/11/2015 | Sports
NEW YORK — WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson were suspended seven games each Friday for their domestic violence arrest last month — the league’s longest ban in its 19-year history.
Date: 05/15/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Former University of Washington standout Jazmine Davis has signed a training camp contract with the Seattle Storm.The WNBA team announced the signing Wednesday.
Date: 04/29/2015 | Sports
GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and fiancee and fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in suburban Phoenix.
Date: 04/23/2015 | Sports
Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker will sit out at least the beginning of the upcoming WNBA season to rest.
Date: 04/09/2015 | Sports