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WNBA moving date of its preseason game in Canada to avoid potential conflict with NHL playoffs

Apr. 19, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The WNBA is moving its preseason game in Canada between the Los Angeles Sparks and Seattle Storm to May 4. The game was originally scheduled for May 5 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, but the NHL’s Oilers could potentially be hosting a Game 7 of their...

Seattle Storm become 2nd WNBA team to open their own practice facility

Apr. 18, 2024 20:36 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Alisha Valavanis walked around as the new performance center for the Seattle Storm was unveiled on Thursday filled mostly with joy and a little sadness. The joy for the CEO of the Storm — who has been with the team for nearly a decade — came from helping bring to...

Caitlin Clark looks like a natural as Indiana Fever introduce WNBA's top draft pick

Apr. 17, 2024 13:38 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Caitlin Clark walked to the dais Wednesday in Indianapolis, she looked like a natural. The former Iowa star and WNBA's No. 1 overall draft pick eagerly discussed the impact a new television deal could have around the league. Clark outlined her goal of...

Caitlin Clark fever is spreading. Indiana is all-in on the excitement.

Apr. 16, 2024 16:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michelle Lennis grew up playing basketball in Indiana as a born-and-raised Purdue fan. But this season, Lennis also found herself cheering for the Iowa women’s basketball team led by Caitlin Clark as the college player rocketed her sport to new levels. ...

The Sky added plenty of star power in the WNBA draft with Kamilla Cardoso and Angel Reese

Apr. 16, 2024 13:10 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kamilla Cardoso and Angel Reese took South Carolina and LSU to the highest heights and helped spark a surge in women's basketball. No wonder the Chicago Sky were beaming. They landed two of the biggest stars not named Caitlin Clark in a loaded WNBA draft on Monday. ...

Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese hope to carry over college momentum to the WNBA

Apr. 16, 2024 11:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese and a deep WNBA draft class hope the momentum they created lifting women’s college basketball to new heights carries over to the pros. “We’re not just basketball players, we’re super impactful to the community, the people around...

Kate Martin attends WNBA draft to support Caitlin Clark, gets drafted by Las Vegas in second round

Apr. 16, 2024 00:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Martin traveled to the WNBA draft to support her Iowa teammate Caitlin Clark and ended up getting drafted by the Las Vegas Aces. Martin was selected 18th overall by the defending champions. “There are a lot of emotions right now,” Martin said...

Caitlin Clark taken No. 1 in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever, as expected

Apr. 15, 2024 22:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlin Clark admitted she was a bit nervous before being chosen with the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever, even though it was no surprise. "I dreamed of this moment since I was in second grade, and it’s taken a lot of hard work, a lot of ups and...

Caitlin Clark selected with the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever after record-setting college career

Apr. 15, 2024 19:43 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlin Clark selected with the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever after record-setting college career.

WNBA will pay for flights for playoffs and back-to-backs. Expansion to 16 teams possible by 2028

Apr. 15, 2024 19:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will once again pay for charter flights for the entire playoffs as well as for back-to-back games during the upcoming season that require air travel, Commissioner Cathy Engelbert said Monday. There are more back-to-back sets this season with the WNBA taking...