Brittney Grenier’s prison conditions speak to the urgency of returning her home

American basketball player Brittney Grenier, who was sentenced to nine years in a Russian penal colony in August, is seen on screen via video link from the remand prison ahead of a court hearing on October 25, 2022. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images) participation in Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 per month! … Read more

Betnia Laney of New York Liberty is following in the footsteps of her mother, Yolanda

Yolanda Laney had a maternal instinct that her daughter, Petunia, would stand out in the world of basketball. She found out during a practice session at Mallory Recreation Center in East Germantown, when little Petya stopped by to tell her mom, “I love basketball!” “I’ve got it now,” Yolanda said. “I didn’t tell her, but … Read more

What are the obstacles facing Stephanie White and the five new WNBA coaches?

November 21, 2022 MA VoepelESPN.com Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. With the official announcement on Monday that Stephanie White has been appointed as the new head coach of the Connecticut SunEvery WNBA … Read more

Naperville Central’s Trinity Jones compared to Candace Parker

Naperville Central’s Trinity Jones felt typical jitters before her first high school game. She wasn’t playing for the freshman team, after all. Not this child. “I was definitely nervous coming to Central, especially playing varsity,” said Jones. “I was like, ‘I don’t know if girls are going to like me.’” I don’t know if they … Read more

Sky Overseas: Rundown No. 1 update 4

November 21, 2022 – Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) – Chicago Sky New release CHICAGO — Six Chicago Sky players are currently taking their talent overseas with their teams in the off-season. Below is the list of players, their teams and their country. Dana Evans – Besiktas JK Istanbul (Turkey) Azurá Stevens – Galatasaray MP … Read more

Brianna Stewart vs. Aja Wilson

One of the most exciting seasons in WNBA history was highlighted by the one-on-one fights between A’ja Wilson and Breanna Stewart. Aja Wilson has completed one of the NBA’s most decorated individual seasons – winning the Most Valuable Player Award, Defensive Player of the Year, Commissioner’s Trophy, Finals Most Valuable Player and a championship. But … Read more

Dawn Staley, WNBA stars highlight Warriors women’s basketball

Before the top-ranked South Carolina basketball team took center stage in its Sunday game against No. 2 Stanford, coach Dawn Staley highlighted some of the biggest issues in women’s sports after Friday. Golden State Warriors San Francisco game. Moderated by Stephen CurryAfter the Warriors’ 111-101 victory over the Knicks, the panel, produced by the empowering … Read more

Euroleague Week 4: No team remains undefeated

It took a month to play, but after four weeks and with the Euroleague entering its first (three-week) break, there are no more undefeated teams! Thanks to an extraordinary effort by Poland’s BC Polkowice in an 83-80 win over USK Praha, there are now seven teams tied at 3-1 between Group A and Group B. … Read more

Betnijah Laney of New York Liberty won the Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award

November 18, 2022 – Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) New release NEW YORK – New York Liberty guard/forward Betnia Laney has received the Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the community, the NBA announced today. The award, named in honor of WNBA legend and Hall of Famer Dawn Staley, … Read more