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Hoops legend Cheryl Miller filled with pride as Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese make mark on WNBA

Jul. 20, 2024 17:36 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Cheryl Miller watched intently at All-Star weekend practice on Friday as Caitlin Clark initiated the offense, whipping the ball around the perimeter before a pass to center Jonquel Jones led to an easy layup. Then they did it again — this time it was Angel Reese who finished with...

Clark, Reese on same team at WNBA All-Star weekend and in spotlight in matchup against Olympic team

Jul. 20, 2024 10:30 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese will once again step into the spotlight during All-Star Weekend with their matchup against the U.S. Olympic team. They'll get to team-up for the first time in the WNBA All-Star game Saturday at 8:30 p.m. ET on ABC after being rivals in...

Atlanta's Allisha Gray 1st player to win both 3-point and skills competition at WNBA All-Star event

Jul. 20, 2024 09:25 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Allisha Gray turned WNBA All-Star weekend's opening night into her own show. The Atlanta Dream guard had a historic evening, becoming the first player to win both the 3-point and skills competition in the same year on Friday. “It’s very cool. Now...

Allisha Gray wins both 3-point contest and skills competition at WNBA All-Star weekend

Jul. 19, 2024 22:41 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Allisha Gray wins both 3-point contest and skills competition at WNBA All-Star weekend.

Allisha Gray edges Sophie Cunningham to win WNBA All-Star skills competition

Jul. 19, 2024 21:55 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Allisha Gray won the WNBA All-Star skills competition, beating hometown favorite Sophie Cunningham in the finals Friday night. The Atlanta Dream star had the fastest time in the preliminary round and then was just a second slower in the final round. She edged out...

WNBA players step up their clothes game, garnering attention for their pregame fashion choices

Jul. 19, 2024 18:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Caitlin Clark sauntered across the orange carpet in a tan Armani dress and white Versace slingback pumps, an understated-but-elegant look for the kickoff event of the WNBA's All-Star weekend. The Indiana Fever rookie accentuated the ensemble with a white Versace bag...

Image of Caitlin Clark displayed on hood of Josh Berry's car for Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis

Jul. 19, 2024 17:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark made her first appearance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — on Josh Berry’s No. 4 Ford. The rookie driver took his Stewart-Haas Racing entry the traditional 2.5-mile oval with an image of the WNBA’s rookie star plastered across the hood of his...

WNBA star Arike Ogunbowale could make life tough for Team USA once again

Jul. 19, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The last time the U.S. Women's National Team snubbed Arike Ogunbowale, she made sure it paid on the basketball court. Three years later, the circumstances are a little different. The mission remains the same. Once again, the 27-year-old Ogunbowale will...

Cheryl Reeve is enjoying and fueling the good vibes with the Lynx as the Olympic break arrives

Jul. 18, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four WNBA championships with the Minnesota Lynx top the list of Cheryl Reeve's achievements over the longest continuous tenure by a head coach in league history, a loaded resume that added more heft when she was picked to lead the U.S. national team through the current...

Phoenix Mercury unveil new practice facility as part of WNBA All-Star festivities

Jul. 18, 2024 13:48 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury unveiled their new state-of-the-art practice facility as part of All-Star weekend. The 58,000-square-foot performance center was designed specifically for the WNBA team. “I wanted to make the best facility out there,” Phoenix...