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Stewart helps New York top Indiana again 91-80 despite strong game from Caitlin Clark

May. 18, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlin Clark had the best game of her young professional career. It still wasn't enough for the Indiana Fever to come away with their first victory of the season. Breanna Stewart scored 24 points to lead a balanced New York offense as the Liberty beat Clark and the...

Clark helps Liberty become 1st WNBA team to have $2M+ in 1-game ticket revenue, AP source says

May. 18, 2024 16:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Indiana Fever rookie Caitlin Clark helped bring in record ticket revenue for the New York Liberty in her first game in the Big Apple on Saturday. The Liberty had more than $2 million in ticket revenue for the game at the Barclays Center, a WNBA record, a person...

Breanna Stewart ruins Caitlin Clark's home debut by leading Liberty past Fever 102-66

May. 16, 2024 23:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Fever rookie Caitlin Clark learned some tough lessons from her first two WNBA tests. She's struggled with fouls, expectations and, like most rookies, making a smooth transition from college ball to the pro level. And, here, there's no grading curve, as...

The WNBA's challenge: How to translate the Caitlin Clark hype into sustained growth for the league

May. 15, 2024 06:02 AM EDT

The stars seemingly have aligned for the WNBA with Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese joining the ranks of A'ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart, Diana Taurasi and others. The league is getting unparalleled attention. Now the challenge for the WNBA after opening its 28th season Tuesday night is...

Charter flights for WNBA road games was an early Mother's Day gift for players with children

May. 13, 2024 05:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Indiana's Katie Lou Samuelson says life as first-time mom got a littler easier with the WNBA’s announcement that players will fly on charter flights for road games. The announcement addressed security concerns among other issues, but was an early Mother’s Day...

Caitlin Clark, much like Larry Bird, the focus of talks about race and double standards in sports

May. 12, 2024 10:00 AM EDT

For much of the past two years, Caitlin Clark has been the centerpiece of the college basketball world. Now Clark, like NBA Hall of Famer Larry Bird was 45 years ago, is involuntarily the focus of discussions about race and her transition to professional basketball. Though Clark...

WNBA set to tip off with spotlight on rookie class led by Clark, Reese and Aces' quest for 3-peat

May. 10, 2024 11:18 AM EDT

While conversations about the WNBA's growth may start with Caitlin Clark, any talk about the 2024 championship begins with the star-studded Las Vegas Aces led by A'ja Wilson and their quest to three-peat. The Aces have been dominant on the court the past two seasons, becoming the...

Two WNBA players were among a dozen Americans who played in Russia after Brittney Griner's arrest

May. 07, 2024 09:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two WNBA players were among a dozen Americans that opted to play in Russia this past offseason, a decision New York Liberty forward Kayla Thornton said raised a few eyebrows following Brittney Griner’s incarceration in 2022. “I had a lot of people trying to...

WNBA ticket sales on StubHub are up 93%. Aces, Caitlin Clark and returning stars fuel rise

May. 01, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

The wave of incoming rookies such as Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese and Kamilla Cardoso and the return of popular players A’ja Wilson and Kelsey Plum of the defending champion Las Vegas Aces have led to unprecedented demand for WNBA games on one of the world's largest ticket resale platforms. ...

WNBA franchises look to build and strengthen chemistry during camp in their hunt for championships

Apr. 29, 2024 06:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty know how tough it is to put together a talented roster, have players jell in their first year together and win a title. They fell just short last year, losing to the Las Vegas Aces in the WNBA Finals. As training camp opened...