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Bill Stieger | Posted 09.27.2016 | Home
Bill Stieger

I'm an unabashed supporter of Black Lives Matter. And I was fairly disgusted by the Minneapolis cops who walked out because the Minnesota Lynx--the only champion professional athletes in this northern baliwack, by the way--wore warm up jerseys supporting Black Lives Matter.

WNBA Players Double Down On Protest Movement In Spite Of Fines

The Huffington Post | Thomas Lipe | Posted 07.22.2016 | Home

LIVE on #Periscope https://t.co/Cc4rbHOROL— Excelle Sports (@ExcelleSports) July 21, 2016 Following Thursday’s WNBA game between the New Yo...

Minneapolis Police Chief Says Cops Shouldn't Have Walked Out Of WNBA Game

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.13.2016 | Home

Minneapolis Police Department Chief Janeé Harteau released a statement on Tuesday afternoon in response to reports of four unidentified off-duty offi...

Cops Walk Off Job At WNBA Game Over Players' Racial Profiling Protest

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.12.2016 | Home

Four off-duty Minneapolis cops working the Minnesota Lynx game Saturday night left their posts after players called an end to racial profiling at a pr...

New York Liberty Players Wear #BlackLivesMatter Shirts Before Their Game

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 07.11.2016 | Home

Standing in the mecca of basketball on Sunday afternoon, members of the New York Liberty donned warmup shirts memorializing and mourning the victims o...

WATCH: Lynx Head Coach Throws Fit, Jacket In WNBA Finals Game

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Home

The WNBA may live in the shadow of the NBA, but it's certainly not for a lack of talent or passion. Two games into the 2012 WNBA Finals, we've already...

WNBA Star's Husband Rants About Last Play

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Home

If you coach a team in the WNBA and need to draw up an endgame out-of-bounds play then you would count yourself lucky if you could simply hand the bal...

How I Found DonorsChoose

Seimone Augustus | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Seimone Augustus

Budget cuts and a struggling economy have left teachers without the tools to foster dreams and achievement in kids. So naturally, as I think about impact outside the basketball court, I'm drawn to education.

World AIDS Day 2011

Candice Wiggins | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home
Candice Wiggins

In January 1991 I attended my father's funeral after he died from complications related to AIDS. Attending the funeral was a different experience for me, as I was just one month shy of my fourth birthday.

The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Laurel J. Richie | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home
Laurel J. Richie

Competing with heart, honoring commitments, and giving back to the community -- to me, that's the stuff dreams are made of.

Looking Back at WNBA Season

Conrad Smith | Posted 11.15.2011 | Home
Conrad Smith

From setting a franchise record with 27 wins to tying the league's all-time single-season record for road wins to enjoying our best season attendance-wise since our inaugural season in 1999, this year has provided numerous unforgettable memories.

Q&A With Charde Houston, Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award Recipient

Charde Houston | Posted 09.13.2011 | Home
Charde Houston

"I have six girls that I really mentor... I'll pick them up and just spend time with them because I'd rather them be with me, a positive role model, than... doing something that could possibly get them in trouble."