According to a report by ESPN, the league and its players union are talking about resurrecting the 2020 season with a shortened format played entirely in Bradenton, Fla.
Maya Moore, who has taken a two-year sabbatical from the Lynx to work for another social justice cause, was interviewed on ESPN on Thursday regarding the George Floyd death and recent comments from Drew Brees.
The moves were mandated by the WNBA despite the fact both training camp and the season have been delayed. This way players can start getting paid June 1.
Professional sports leagues in the United States — MLB being the major exception — made significant strides last week as they try to come back.
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Two people familiar with the situation say the WNBA plans to hold games at just one location if there is a season this year and that the MGM Resorts in Las Vegas and the IMG Academy in Florida are the top candidates.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was gearing up for a great year: not just the all-but-certain election of NBA superstars like Kobe Bryant,…
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Mystics' Cloud calls out 'neutral' actors during Black Lives Matter movement: 'Your silence is a knee on my neck'
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The death of George Floyd was discussed during a Strib Live virtual town hall featuring Lynx GM/coach Cheryl Reeve, Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino.
Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN that the enshrinement ceremony for Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and five others will be delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Chicago Sky waived guards Alexis Prince and Japreece Dean and announced forward Kiah Gillespie won't play the 2020 season in advance of Tuesday's WNBA roster deadline.
It's a way different kind of year, and so The ESPYs will be, too. For the first time, the show will feature three hosts in remote settings and a changed focus. Instead of honoring the past year's top athletes and moments in sports, the show is celebrating heroism and humanitarian aid.
Rich Nuessle was once a staple in the Twin Cities sports media. If you were in that circle and failed to have a wacky adventure with Rich, you had to be in quarantine. Behind the fun, though, was a hero with a tortured soul.
The Connecticut Sun announced Monday that the team has waived Megan Huff, Jacki Gemelos, Jazmon Gwathmey and Juicy Landrum, a move that brings the Sun…
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Linnae Harper and Erica Ogwumike were waived without ever getting a chance to show what they could do on the practice floor.
The WNBA and its players union agreed on cutting rosters to 12 players by Tuesday even though there have been no workouts, meaning coaches will have to make decisions without seeing new players perform.
Kelly Raimon doesn't consider herself a tech-savvy person, but when her first job in the WNBA required her to master scouting software, there she was, teaching herself through YouTube videos, editing and splicing together scouting reports, even filling in once for the team's video coordinator.
Naila-Jean Meyers moved here for a new job at the Star Tribune in January and set out to learn it and make connections in a new place. Then the coronavirus changed everything.