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Imagine being just 21 or 22 years old and getting the job of your dreams. Apart from preparing for it every day, you’ve been dreaming about it, praying for it, manifesting it and finally… it happened. You are a WNBA player. There are expectations, commercial flights, fatigue, more expectations, social media mockery and then, after
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The Dallas Wings (1-0) host the Chicago Sky (0-1) for the second consecutive game to begin the 2024 WNBA regular season this Saturday, May 18. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET, and the game will be broadcast nationally on NBA TV. The Wings earned their first win of the season on Wednesday, outlasting the
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The Las Vegas Aces begin their title defense versus the Phoenix Mercury on the WNBA’s opening night on Tuesday, May 14 (10 p.m. ET, ESPN2). The Aces are the creme de la creme in the W, winners back-to-back titles and favorites to win a third in a row this season. They are essentially running it
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It’s official! A’ja Wilson is receiving her long-overdue Nike signature sneaker: the A’One. The news comes roughly a week after the announcement that Caitlin Clark will receive a signature shoe from Nike, which caused an uproar amongst many fans who argued Wilson had been long deserving of such an honor. That is no longer the
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The Seattle Storm had a rough 2023 season, ending the year with an 11-29 record and missing the playoffs for the first time since 2015. Things in the WNBA, however, can change relatively quickly, and with the big free agent signings of Nneka Ogwumike and Skylar Diggins-Smith, as well as new rookie Nika Mühl, the
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Head coach Stephanie White is excited by the prospect of running it back for a second season with the Connecticut Sun. White, who was named Coach of the Year in her first year in Connecticut, said that the team is eager to build upon last year’s 27-13 season. Last year, the Sun’s season ended at
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The 2024 WNBA season begins in 10 days, and there’s tons to look forward to. Swish Appeal’s staff has highlighted 24 things we’re hoping to see during the 2024 season. Here are thoughts from Cat Ariail, Noa Dalzell, Łukasz Muniowski, Eric Nemchock and Edwin Garcia: More championship contenders Last season, only four WNBA teams won
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The Phoenix Mercury had just a handful of wins last season, going 9-31 on the year. With an aging star in Diana Taurasi and a 10-year vet in Brittney Griner, the Mercury appear to be a team embracing their legends, taking whatever wins that brings them. Rebuild and rebirth The Mercury may not be aiming
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All eyes will be on the Fever this season because of one highly-popular rookie. But there is way more to talk about when discussing the Hoosier State team. Caitlin Clark seems to be blending in nicely with the team, with Erica Wheeler serving as her tutor, and the rookie playing what is called “the right
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On Sunday, Candace Parker announced her retirement from professional basketball after 16 years. On Instagram, she wrote: I’m retiring. I promised I’d never cheat the game & that I’d leave it in a better place than I came into it. The competitor in me always wants 1 more, but it’s time. My HEART & body
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The ACC now stretches from sea to shining sea, with 18 women’s basketball programs set to belong to the conference beginning in the 2024-25 season. In February, the conference released the conference matchups for the 2024-25 and 2025-26 seasons, determining all teams’ home and away opponents for the next two seasons. Additional changes, however, could
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Angel Reese meets with media on April 24, 2024. For more exclusive content, subscribe to the Sky’s YT Channel: https://bit.ly/3pHTN1l Stay up-to-date with all things Sky: Visit: https://sky.wnba.com X: https://twitter.com/chicagosky INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/chicagosky FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/chicagosky
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The home of the last three national champions, the SEC, best conference in women’s college basketball, looks to be even better in 2024-25. Texas and Oklahoma arrive from the Big 12, prepared to challenge South Carolina’s supremacy. With new head coaches, Kentucky and Tennessee also will be rising threats. And even after three SEC players
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Nike has officially begun to push the boundaries again, relying on artificial intelligence for assistance in the lab as they continue to break ground with some of the most hot and interesting kicks in basketball. Sneaker icon and enthusiast Nick DePaula took to X/Twitter last week to announce prototypes for athletes, including A’ja Wilson and
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After Monday night’s record-breaking WNBA Draft, this edition of “This Week in Women’s Basketball” will catch up on the new and developments that have been burbling around the W over the past week. Time for the WNBA The WNBA, Tissot and Wilson have partnered to create a one of a kind wrist watch to celebrate
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The 2024 WNBA Draft is in the books, and now that the dust has settled, let’s take a moment to look at things team-by-team. Every WNBA team has its own strategy with respect to drafting, which is influenced by rosters, the salary cap and how competitive the team expects to be in the near future,
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