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Here’s Why You Should Be Paying Attention To The WNBA

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.18.2015 | Black Voices

WNBA players don’t get the respect they deserve -- and they're speaking up about it.  Three players from the New York Liberty, Sw...

How Reshanda Gray Went From South Central LA To The WNBA

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 09.17.2015 | Sports

When the WNBA playoffs tip off on Thursday, the Atlanta Dream will be absent in the hunt for a championship. Yet while her team may not have notched ...

Obama Takes Shots At WNBA Champions

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics

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Chicago Sky Sign 14-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy To A One-Day Contract

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 08.21.2015 | Sports

On Friday, 14-year-old Kiara Hood's dream to play professional basketball came true. The WNBA's Chicago Sky signed the Illinois teen to a one-day con...

WNBA Players On Why Girls Should Be Able To Play On Boys Teams

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.19.2015 | Sports

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Lisa Leslie Says 'The Door Is Wide Open' For Women In Basketball

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 08.13.2015 | Sports

It's been the summer for women in sports, particularly for San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon, who is continuing to break down barriers f...

Kymora Johnson And Her Cavs Are Going To Play A Game At Madison Square Garden

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.12.2015 | Sports

Kymora Johnson and her teammates may not have been able to walk onto the court at their youth basketball tournament, but they've just been given an up...

Becky Hammon Says NBA No Longer 'Preposterous' Path For Women

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 08.03.2015 | Sports

Basketball looked a lot different for Becky Hammon as a young girl growing up in Rapid City, South Dakota, where she once had dreams of actually play...

WNBA Takes A Stand Against Isiah Thomas, Sort Of?

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.22.2015 | Sports

No ownership stake for now, but still a job.

WNBA Star Tina Charles Donates Half Her Salary To Charity

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.16.2015 | Sports

What an amazing thing to do.

WNBA's Brittney Griner Files To Annul Marriage Day After Wife Announces Pregnancy

AP | CLIFF BRUNT | Posted 06.06.2015 | Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brittney Griner filed for an annulment with Glory Johnson-Griner on Friday, a day after Johnson-Griner announced she's pregnant...

The Real Isiah Thomas

Marcus Bright | Posted 06.08.2015 | New York
Marcus Bright

I have watched in amazement the unfair characterization of NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas. The host if inflammatory allegations about him are either factually untrue or distorted. As a result, the media has participated in not giving all of the facts about a case involving Madison Square Garden over eight years ago.

WNBA Star Brittney Griner Expecting First Child With Glory Johnson-Griner

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports

The couple got married last month in Phoenix.

Game On!

Ginny Gilder | Posted 06.04.2015 | Sports
Ginny Gilder

I had no idea what an adventure owning a professional sports franchise would turn out to be back in the early summer of 2007. Never in a thousand years would I have predicted I would want to do something like this, much less sign up to, or be granted the chance.

Isiah Thomas is Simply Not Good Enough at His Job to Get a Pass on His Past Behavior

David Berri | Posted 05.29.2015 | Sports
David Berri

There is a tendency in sports to give breaks to the people who are good at their jobs. We should not do this. But it certainly seems to happen. But when it comes to Isiah Thomas, there is simply no evidence that he is actually good at judging talent.

Should Those Who Spoke Out Against Donald Sterling do the Same With Isiah Thomas?

Eric Marmon | Posted 05.19.2015 | Sports
Eric Marmon

Here we are, in 2015, and Isiah Thomas is running a WNBA franchise. It seems fair to wonder, as a national issue, are we essentially saying racism is intolerable, but sexism, not so much?

What the WNBA Has Shown Us About Leadership

Ginny Gilder | Posted 05.18.2015 | Sports
Ginny Gilder

It's hard for an organization to accomplish much when those in leadership positions do not live up to their titles. When I scan the sports landscape for leaders I can follow and support, Laurel Richie, WNBA President, comes to mind immediately.

Bad Decision Making is a Pattern With the New York Knicks

David Berri | Posted 05.14.2015 | Sports
David Berri

To hire a person to lead a women's basketball team who was found guilty of sexual harassment seems, at a minimum, to be immensely tone-deaf. For others, it is the worst decision James Dolan -- chairman of Madison Square Garden -- has ever made.

Brittney Griner Shares Photo From Her Wedding With A Message Of Love

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.11.2015 | Gay Voices

Newlyweds Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are letting fans in on their Phoenix wedding. Griner and Johnson got married Friday in front of 75 gue...

Former Basketball Coaches Team Up To Create A Winning Product

Posted 12.17.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

As the Sports World Turns: Underdog to Top Dog and Back

Ginny Gilder | Posted 01.26.2015 | Sports
Ginny Gilder

Last Monday night I watched the Stanford women's basketball team, ranked a mere sixth in the country, defend their current streak of 27 home court wins against the University of Connecticut's powerhouse squad.

Agent: Brittney Griner OK After Knife Attack In China

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 01.04.2015 | Sports

WNBA star Brittney Griner felt fortunate to be OK after getting cut on the elbow in a knife attack in China. Griner sustained a small cut when she wa...

First Female Assistant Coach in the NBA

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.06.2014 | Sports
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

A compelling spectacle, sports promotes the cherished American ideal of intense competition on a level playing field where race nor gender matter.

HIGHLIGHTS: Showtime Shoni Puts On Show In WNBA All-Star Game

AP | BOB BAUM | Posted 07.19.2014 | Sports

PHOENIX (AP) — Showtime Shoni had quite the All-Star debut. Shoni Schimmel, a rookie who doesn't even start for her own team, put on a record-break...

Take Yourself To Work Every Day!

April Rudin | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
April Rudin

The entire notion of a "personal self" vs. a "work self" - with clear boundaries in between - is fading. There will inevitably be spillover. Research and experience have shown that when employees have opportunities to express who they really are in the workplace, everyone benefits.