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WNBA’s 2020 Regular Season Starts July 25 With Opening Weekend Dedicated to Black Lives Matter Movement

On Saturday, July 25, the WNBA will tip off with back-to-back days of national triple-header telecasts across ABC, ESPN, and CBS Sports Network. The spotlight will be focused on the league’s brightest stars as they bring women’s basketball back with an opening weekend dedicated to the Black Lives Matter movement. During the opening weekend, when […]

New York Liberty Guard Asia Durr To Miss 2020 WNBA Season

The New York Liberty announced that second-year guard Asia Durr will miss the 2020 WNBA Season. “Asia worked extremely hard this offseason to put herself in position to take a major leap forward in her second WNBA season,” said Liberty General Manager Jonathan Kolb. “While we are disappointed that we will need to wait a […]

WNBA Announces A 2020 Season Dedicated to Social Justice With Games Honoring Black Lives Movement

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) today announced the launch of a new platform, The Justice Movement, and the creation of the WNBA/WNBPA Social Justice Council. The collaborative efforts of the League and the Players Association represent an unprecedented and bold new commitment to advancing social justice by […]

New York Liberty to Host 2020 Virtual PRIDE Week Experience Presented by Resorts World Casino NYC and Resorts World Catskill

Today, the New York Liberty announced its first-ever Virtual PRIDE Week Experience presented Resorts World Casino New York City and Resorts World Catskills, to be held June 22-26. “With so many PRIDE celebrations around the world canceled or postponed, it was important that the New York Liberty virtually activate and bring members of the community […]

WNBA Announces Plan To Tip Off 2020 Season

After significant discussions with the league’s key stakeholders, including the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA), the WNBA today announced elements of plans to return to the court to begin the WNBA 2020 season. The league is finalizing a partnership that would make IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, the Official Home of the 2020 WNBA […]

USA Basketball to Stream Classic National Team Exhibition Games

USA Basketball, beginning with Tuesday night’s successful stream of the Nov. 11, 1995, exhibition contest between the USA Women’s National Team and the defending NCAA champion University of Connecticut, will continue streaming classic men’s and women’s national team games every Tuesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. EDT through July 9. In addition to the games, […]

Black Wolves and Sun join forces with Connecticut sports teams in support of 4-CT

The New England Black Wolves and Connecticut Sun, along with the Hartford Athletic, Hartford Yard Goats, Connecticut Whale, Hartford Wolf Pack, Bridgeport Sound Tigers and Norwich Sea Unicorns, have joined together in support of 4-CT, a statewide COVID-19 relief fund. The 4-CT Relief Fund was created to help the residents of Connecticut by directly connecting […]