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Tina Charles Chosen As One of 16 Finalist For 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team

Featuring a stellar blend of veterans, who have won a combined 13 Olympic and 10 World Cup gold medals, and some of the top, young talent in the nation, 16 finalists have been selected for the 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team. The athletes were selected by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player […]

2018 USA Women’s National Team Heads to New York With Tina Charles

Following its three-day camp in Columbia, South Carolina, which culminated with an entertaining intrasquad exhibition game on Sept. 5, 14 athletes, headlined by New York Liberty forward, two-time Olympic and two-time World Cup gold medalist Tina Charles, will continue on to USA Basketball’s next training camp in the hopes of claiming a spot on the […]

NBA TV to Televise 2018 USA Women’s National Team’s Three Domestic Exhibition Games

The 2018 USA Basketball Women’s National Team’s three domestic exhibition games will be televised live on NBA TV, including the USA’s Red-White intrasquad game on Sept. 5 (7 p.m. EDT), and the USA’s games against Canada on Sept. 8 (7 p.m. EDT) and Japan on Sept. 10 (7 p.m. EDT). Kara Lawson will handle play-by-play […]

New York Liberty Guard Kia Nurse Gears Up for 2018 Team Canada

Canada Basketball announced its invites for training camp ahead of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2018 and amongst its 15-woman roster is New York Liberty guard, Kia Nurse.   The Hamilton, Ontario native will embark on her eighth year with the Canadian National Team after having completed her senior season at The University of Connecticut earlier this year […]

Sky Blue FC Signs Three Players to National Team Replacement Contracts

Ahead of its Saturday match-up against the Washington Spirit, Sky Blue FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today that it has signed three players to national team replacement contracts. Joining the club this weekend will be midfielder Eliza Bona, defender Gabby Cuevas and midfielder Nickolette Driesse. Bona, 24, finished her collegiate career […]

Rookie Diary: The Sign Off by Kia Nurse

With the tenth pick in the 2018 WNBA draft, the New York Liberty selected University of Connecticut’s two-time national champion Kia Nurse. Since transitioning to the WNBA, the rookie guard and Ontario native hasn’t wasted time putting her talents to work. The instant fan favorite is a consistent threat anywhere on the perimeter and a […]

Seattle’s Breanna Stewart Named 2018 WNBA Most Valuable Player

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart has been named the 2018 WNBA Most Valuable Player, the WNBA announced today. The three-year veteran earned her first MVP award and became the 10th different player in the last 10 years to win the honor. She is the second winner for the Storm, joining three-time MVP Lauren Jackson (2003, […]