2017 WNBA Playoffs

2017 WNBA Playoffs: Semifinals Preview

The single elimination matchups are finally done. The Washington Mystics and the Phoenix Mercury both knocked off their first round opponents as well as the both teams that received the first round bye. Playoff experience and overall star power have gotten both teams this far. The Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks, however, create an

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2017 WNBA Playoffs: Round One Preview

That time of year has rolled around yet again. The WNBA is set to tip off another playoff bracket, and this year we have some new faces competing against wily veterans for the ultimate prize in the league. Atlanta, Chicago, and Indiana were all unable to get back to the postseason this year. In their

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Elena Delle Donne

Elena Delle Donne shines in return to Chicago

The Washington Mystics traveled to Chicago for a matinee game on Wednesday. Delle Donne, who demanded a trade from Chicago in the offseason, was shipped to Washington so she could fulfill her dream of playing professionally while still being close to home. Today marked her first trip back to her old stomping grounds with the

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Elena Delle Donne, Washington Mystics

WNBA Landscape is Changing with Elena Delle Donne Trade

Imagine for a second, back to the most recent off-season in the NBA, but this time Kevin Durant doesn’t leave Oklahoma City through free agency. Instead, he’s shipped out through a sign-and-trade deal to a team you never imagined was in the conversation. This is how I felt when the news hit about Elena Delle

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2016 Team USA Women's Basketbal

WNBA Wednesday: Rio Olympics Domination

Although there’s a break in the action, today is Wednesday, so that means we need to talk some WNBA basketball. Instead of talking about league play, we get to talk about the Olympics and how Team USA is on their way to roll through and dominate the competition. Preliminary Group Play Two games into group

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Candace Parker

Candace Parker responds to lower rims debate

With another addition to the debate about lower rims in the WNBA, let’s run down the list of who’s in this debate. It all started with Elena Delle Donne and somewhat Geno Auriemma, then Diana Taurasi responded with an interesting comment, and now Candace Parker takes a turn to respond. People WANA know how I

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Elena Delle Donne, Diana Taurasi

Diana Taurasi scoffs at the lower rim proposal

Just a couple weeks ago, Elena Delle Donne was proposing that the women of the WNBA play with lowered rims so that the league could gain some more viewership and exposure. Geno Auriemma, coach of the UConn women’s team, made the same kind of proposal before. Both were met with mixed reviews, but some were

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Fisch's Friday Rant

PODCAST – Fisch’s Friday Rant: Twitter Struggles

Editor’s note: Fisch’s Friday Rant will be on a new schedule of episodes every other week Guess who’s back again?! His name rhymes with dish… Ok, you probably gave up by now, it’s me, Fisch! This week on the podcast I had to rant about a few things that are annoying, frustrating, and also crazy.

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Elena Delle Donne

Elena Delle Donne proposes lower rims for women’s basketball

Elena Delle Donne, the reigning WNBA MVP, has been very vocal in defense of her sport and in support of her gender. She, like many other women, are fighting to be looked at as equal to the men and their version of the game. Recently, she told USA Today that she is in favor of lowering the

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Elena Delle Donne Wins WNBA MVP

Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky has officially been named the WNBA MVP for the 2015 season. Congrats to @De11eDonne!!! #MVPStatus #StriveForGreatness — LeBron James (@KingJames) September 16, 2015 Coming from the small state of Delaware, Delle Donne carved her own path to the number two pick in the 2013 draft. She turned down playing

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