Coaches at South Carolina and Stanford are using the game to support Brittney Grenier

November 20, 2022 MA Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. STANFORD, Calif. — South Carolina coach Don Staley and Stanford coach Tara VanDeverere donned long-sleeved shirts in tribute Brittney Griner As part … Read more

How do WNBA players choose their overseas teams? It is complicated

On Jasmine Tomas’s first night in the Czech Republic as a member of Sika Brno, the police showed up at her house. They did this not because Thomas intentionally committed any wrongdoing, but because she had disassembled her belongings, Thomas blew the electrical fuses in her apartment, only knowing one number to call. When the … Read more

UConn greats Sue Bird, Asjha Jones visit Huskies

November 25, 2022Updated: Nov 25, 2022 7:06 p.m This is my carousel. Use the next and previous buttons to navigate 1From5 Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) waves to fans as they chant her name after the Storm lost to the Las Vegas Aces and were eliminated from the playoffs, in Game 4 of the … Read more

Kendall Lanes is a branch of Naperville Central

Kendall Lanes is used to making big plays on the softball field. The seniors of Naperville Central can also make it on the basketball court. Lanes showed Saturday when she stepped to the free throw line with the Redhawks a point behind Bennett with 22.5 seconds left in the fourth quarter. “It was so loud, … Read more

New York Liberty: Black Friday Wish List

In its quest to find items on its Black Friday wish list, the New York Liberty won’t have to deal with crowds and camping out in the immediate aftermath of Thanksgiving dinner. Instead, they’ll face more dangerous threats that almost every reveler can empathize with: their 11 WNBA sisters. Despite its relatively dismal end, Liberty’s … Read more

For the world-traveling Las Vegas Ice, there’s no leftovers from the WNBA Championship

The bell rings and students flock to Bishop Gorman’s cafeteria. Aces striker Teresa Plaisance was supposed to be gone long before crowds of high school students arrived for lunch. Plaisance, A.; 2022 WNBA Champion With the aces, she finished speaking about 20 minutes early. But after talking to some student-athlete Bishop Gorman about work ethic, … Read more

Naperville Central’s Trinity Jones compared to Candace Parker

Naperville Central’s Trinity Jones felt typical jitters before her first high school game. She wasn’t playing for the freshman team, after all. Not this kid. “I was definitely nervous coming to Central, especially playing varsity,” said Jones. “I was like, ‘I don’t know if girls are going to like me.’” I don’t know if they … Read more

Check how WNBL imports perform

Imports kayla thornton and tiffany mitchell are fighting it out. Image credit: Getty Images With no WNBL games this week, teams will be assessing where they are after three rounds of play, and for some the catch has been happy so far, while others clearly have a lot to work on. It’s only so early … Read more

Brittney Grenier’s prison conditions speak to the urgency of returning her home

American basketball player Brittney Grenier, who was sentenced to nine years in a Russian penal colony in August, is seen on screen via video link from the remand prison ahead of a court hearing on October 25, 2022. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images) participation in Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 per month! … Read more