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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 06.02.2014 | 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.

WNBA Becomes First Pro League To Woo LGBT Fans

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 07.20.2014 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid a surge of public opinion in favor of gay rights in the U.S., the WNBA is launching a campaign to market the league to the LGBT...

The First Draft

Blake Skjellerup | Posted 07.19.2014 | Impact
Blake Skjellerup

When a young person can go to school confident and proud of who they are, without the stigma they may face from their peers or from within their own ideals of who they should be, then we can say, 'this is the year it all ends.'

Jordan Schultz

WNBA Champion Monica Wright Has A 'Calling' (And It Isn't Just Basketball)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.23.2014 | Sports

As a senior at the University of Virginia, Monica Wright earned ACC Player of the Year, ACC Defensive Player of the Year, and National Defensive Playe...

Eastern Conference Shines In WNBA Draft

ESPN | Posted 04.15.2014 | Sports
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The Western Conference has tended to grab a lot of the headlines in the WNBA and currently boasts the defending champion -- and still formidable -- Mi...

The Punch: From WNBA Player Brittney Griner's New Memoir, In My Skin

Brittney Griner | Posted 06.15.2014 | Impact
Brittney Griner

"You just can't retaliate," she stressed. "The blame always falls on the player who retaliates." I knew she was right.

Blockbuster Trade Shakes Up WNBA Draft

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 04.15.2014 | Sports

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — It was a busy draft night for the Connecticut Sun. Minutes after taking Chiney Ogwumike with the top pick in the WNBA draf...

Let's Pledge to Respect People Like My Sister

Elena Delle Donne | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact
Elena Delle Donne

I had been blessed with gifts that the world recognized: height, agility, coordination and strength.

LOOK: WNBA Star Sizzles In 'Swimsuit Issue'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

After a standout rookie season in the WNBA, Skylar Diggins is making quite a first impression in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. The 23-yea...

Why I Am Watching the Sochi Olympics

Kathie Bergquist | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports
Kathie Bergquist

On the Olympic stage, women competing in sports finally get their due share of the limelight. It is the only occasion where coverage of women in sports receive anything close to parity with that of men in sports.

Peek Inside An NBA Player's Summer Home

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

Pam McGee is a former WNBA Hall of Famer, a single mom and a breast cancer survivor. She's been through it all with her son, Denver Nuggets center JaV...

WATCH: Brittney Griner Talks Tattoos

Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports

WNBA superstar Brittney Griner recently sat down to discuss her tattoos and opened up about what makes her collection of body art so unique as part of...

Lesbian WNBA Star On Association's Make-Up Application Class: 'I Don't Need That Sh*t'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) star Brittney Griner made a groundbreaking announcement earlier this year when she came out shortly bef...

The Power of the Pregnant Body

Frida Berrigan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Frida Berrigan

The fact that pregnant women are running, rapping, dancing, giving speeches and wielding paint brushes on top of step ladders helps to put to rest the enduring sexist notion that pregnancy is a malady, weakness or condition.

CHAMPIONS!

AP | GEORGE HENRY | Posted 12.10.2013 | Sports

DULUTH, Ga. — DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Maya Moore scored 23 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 15 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the A...

Credit Coach Reeve

Seimone Augustus | Posted 12.07.2013 | Sports
Seimone Augustus

The WNBA Finals are here again and we're back for a third straight year. Being in my eighth season I'm truly blessed to have the opportunity to compete for another title. It makes me think about how far I've come in my career and those who've helped me along the way.

5 Things To Know About The WNBA Finals

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 12.05.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore has homecourt advantage throughout the WNBA Finals. The Minnesota Lynx star has taken her play to anoth...

WATCH: WNBA Star Kisses Opponent, Gets Called For Foul

Posted 09.30.2013 | Sports

Just when it looked like a punch might be thrown during the WNBA playoff game between the Phoenix Mercury and the Minnesota Lynx, Diana Taurasi surpri...

WATCH: Griner Hits Series-Winning Shot In Final Seconds

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports

The legend of Brittney Griner grows. The No. 1 overall selection in the 2013 WNBA Draft drained a game-winning -- and series-winning -- basket in ...

New Record!

AP | RAUL DOMINGUEZ | Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO -- Riquna Williams has always been able to score points in bunches, never though at the rate she did Sunday to set the WNBA record. Willi...

LOOK: WNBA Star's Tweets Shows She's Not Only Anti-Gay, She's Also Totally Confused

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.02.2013 | Gay Voices

One of the Women's National Basketball Association's (WNBA) rising stars may have alienated an important section of her sport's fan base after taking ...

America's Most Social Pro Sports Teams [INFOGRAPHIC]

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

Twitter may change sports and social media as we know it, by generating advertising revenue through connections ...

WATCH: Dennis Rodman: About 50% Of WNBA Players Are Lesbians

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.29.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Dennis Rodman doesn't have a problem with gay athletes, but he does suspect they're particularly plentiful in the WNBA. During an interview about ...

Catch the Stars

Tamika Catchings | Posted 10.22.2013 | Impact
Tamika Catchings

When I'm on the court, I give everything I have. And when I'm out in the community, I give everything I have for my programs.