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WNBA Power Rankings: Elena Delle Donne’s return and an exciting thrill in the middle of the pack

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The 2021 WNBA season is back after its month-long Olympic break. And when the season ends, it looks to be an exciting one as the teams increase their game to get into the playoffs. While the Las Vegas Aces and theSeattle Storm are still at the top, their lead

Futuristic stars in women’s basketball – The Athletic

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The women’s basketball world is small. Top college basketball is funnily recruiting into many of the same programs. Coaches who are eager to keep their programs at the top are looking for the best young coaches in the game to continue their program’s elite status. From there, it channels

The Dream’s drama, a bold 2022 free agency and Tully’s WNBA semifinal division – The Athletic

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Chicago and Phoenix lead 2-1 en route to their respective fourth games in the WNBA playoff semifinals on Tuesday. Are we on the verge of history? Since the league moved into this current playoff format in 2016, only once has a team other than a No. 1 or No.

Taurasi, Parker and 12 other WNBA players who dominated at 35… and older – The Athletic

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About eight hours after scoring 24 points to beat the Las Vegas Aces in Game 5 and drive the Phoenix Mercury into the WNBA Finals, Diana Taurasi hurried to be with her wife, Penny Taylor, who was about to give birth to their second child. As a 39-year-old, Taurasi

Changes to the WNBA playoff format – Do you solve a problem or ‘override’?

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20:15 ET Mechelle Voepel Close ESPN.com Mechelle Voepel covers WNBA, women’s college basketball and other espnW college sports. Voepel started covering women’s basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. Kevin Pelton Close ESPN senior writer Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus series Former consultant at Indiana Pacers Developed

It’s the WNBA Finals. Where are all the betting opportunities? – Athletics

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In 2018, a few years after Everett Cook had graduated from college and started working as a professional writer, he began budgeting some of his paycheck for sports betting. He started with the NFL, but when he realized he would never get ahead of Las Vegas on many bets,

Jonquel Jones, Breanna Stewart or Tina Charles for MVP? Who is the most confusing WNBA team? A price debate in the mid-season – The Athletic

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After a month-long break until the Olympic break, the WNBA started again in full swing on Sunday, and it looks like the second half of the season will be a dumb one. In case you forgot where things stand, our writers came together to hand out some midseason awards.

From a political activist to a pioneer dunker, the 25 most influential WNBA players – The Athletic

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Since the WNBA tipped in 1997, the league has produced unforgettable games, shots, games and basketball moments. There have also been players who impressed not only on the basketball court, but who have also had significant consequences off the court. In honor of the WNBA’s 25th anniversary, I’ve compiled

‘Remember, no one falls off the stage’: WNBA players remember competing in the strangest place

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Tamika Catchings had never been to Radio City Music Hall. But in the summer of 2004, before Catchings went to Athens for her first Olympics, she walked through the back hallways looking at the posters of the artists who previously performed at the iconic New York City venue. When

The experience of folded franchises by WNBA – The Athletic

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Dawn Staley played seven seasons for Charlotte Sting and another four with the Houston Comets. Although considered one of the best players in WNBA history, Staley’s jersey does not hang in the rafters of any of the league’s arenas. The teams she played for no longer exist. Like so