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Seattle Storm to Develop Center for Basketball Performance

The Seattle Storm will build a practice facility and training center to house basketball and business operations with a targeted opening of 2024, encompassing two practice courts along with locker rooms, a lounge and a nutrition center for players, and strength and conditioning training spaces. The facility — with 85 percent of project team members […]

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Chicago to Host WNBA All-Star 2022 Festivities

The 2022 WNBA All-Star Game will be held at Wintrust Arena, home of the defending champions Chicago Sky, on July 10 as part of a full weekend of activities throughout the city. In addition to the All-Star Game, the league will unveil a two-day WNBA Live at McCormick Place, setting for the 2022 Nike Tournament […]

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Colie Edison Named WNBA Chief Growth Officer

The WNBA has announced that Colie Edison will join the league as the first chief growth officer, effective January 31, 2022. Edison will lead the development and execution of strategic growth initiatives as the league enters its 26th season. She will be based in the league’s New York office and report to WNBA Commissioner Cathy […]

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Chicago Sky forward Candace Parker is pressured by Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi, left, during the first half of Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on October 10, 2021, in Phoenix.(AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

2022 WNBA Regular Season Features Record 36 Games Per Team

The defending champion Chicago Sky will open the 2022 WNBA season with star Candace Parker facing her former team, the Los Angeles Sparks, highlighting the start of the biggest season in league history. The 26th season starts May 6 with all 12 teams in action over the opening weekend to start a season in which […]

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United States' A'Ja Wilson, center, grabs a rebound between Nigeria's Adaora Elonu, left, and Atonye Nyingifa during women's basketball preliminary round play at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

At the 2021 Olympic Games, Women Rule

If you asked 100 people interested in this year’s Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo which athlete they want to see the most, it’s a safe bet the first name mentioned would be Simone Biles. Several may say Katie Ledecky. Others would say Allyson Felix, A’ja Wilson or Alex Morgan. As the 50th anniversary of Title […]

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Phoenix Mercury Become First WNBA Team With Sports Betting Partnership

The Phoenix Mercury are the first WNBA team to have a sports betting partnership after reaching an agreement with Bally’s Corporation for a gaming access deal that gives Bally’s access to its 15th state for gaming in the United States. Bally’s will be recognized as the exclusive sports betting partner of the Mercury over 15 […]

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Las Vegas' A'ja Wilson shoots against the Seattle Storm in the first half of a WNBA game on May 15, 2021, in Everett, Washington. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

WNBA All-Star 2021 Game Returns to Las Vegas

The WNBA All-Star Game will return this summer with Michelob Ultra Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas hosting the event that will match up players from Team USA and the rest of the WNBA ahead of the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. The game will have all-stars voted in from the […]

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PointsBet and WNBA Announce Sports Betting Partnership

The WNBA has announced a new partnership making PointsBet an Authorized Gaming Operator of the league, joining the NBA among other partners and becoming PointsBet’s first deal with a women’s professional sports league. As part of the partnership, PointsBet will integrate the WNBA into their betting platforms and receive league sponsorship and brand visibility opportunities. […]

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Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson is defended by Seattle Storm guard Jewell Loyd, right, during Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on October 4, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

WNBA’s Aces May Leave Las Vegas for Henderson

The WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces may be on the move next season to nearby Henderson and the new 6,000-seat Dollar Loan Center, home of the Vegas Golden Knights’ AHL affiliate. Golden Knights owner Bill Foley told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that the facility, now under construction, could have the Aces along with the AHL’s Silver […]

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Elena Delle Donne: Preparing for the 2021 WNBA Season and Olympic Summer Games

The WNBA bills itself as a league that features the most accomplished and highly skilled women in the world of basketball who are passionate about the game they love. One of the biggest names in the league is Elena Delle Donne, who in seven years has racked up one of the longest track records of […]

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