Tag Archive | WNBA President Lisa Borders

Dallas’ Diggins-Smith Earns Dawn Stanley Community Leadership Award

Dallas Wings guard Skylar Diggins-Smith has earned the Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award for her extraordinary work in the community in 2017 and the most recent offseason, the WNBA announced on July 19. The award, which is named in honor of WNBA legend and Hall of Famer Dawn Staley, recognizes a player who reflects Staley’s […]

WNBA Announces New All-Star Game Format

The WNBA announced recently a new format for Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018, which will be played on Saturday, July 28 in Minneapolis.   Under the revamped format, two captains will draft the 2018 All-Star teams from the pool of players voted as All-Stars.  The captains will be the two All-Stars, regardless of conference, who receive […]

WNBA Celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month in June

The WNBA will celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month in June with activities and initiatives that empower teams, players, fans and employees to share their voices and create a more inclusive environment for their communities.   “The WNBA is thrilled to unite with our players, teams, partners and fans during Pride Month to amplify our shared values […]

WNBA Invites Fans to “Take A Seat, Take A Stand” for Women and Girls During 2018 Season

The WNBA today launched “Take a Seat, Take a Stand,” its new women and girls empowerment program for the 2018 season.  When regular-season games begin tomorrow, May 18, WNBA tickets will do more than support women’s sports – when fans take a seat at a WNBA game, they will also have the chance to support several organizations […]