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Georgia senator wanted to be part of the league until that meant standing with players on issues of inclusion and equality.

The NBA, NHL, NFL, MLB and MLS consider when, where and how to play their games.

Several players have documented troubling accommodations at the lodging facilities in Bradenton, Fla., but less-than-ideal conditions have not been widespread.


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Delle Donne waiting to hear from WNBA medical review panel

WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne is waiting to have her case heard by the league’s independent panel of doctors to see if she’ll be medically excused for the season, according to Washington Mystics

Delle Donne waiting to hear from WNBA medical review panel

WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne is waiting to have her case heard by the league’s independent panel of doctors to see if she’ll be medically excused for the season, according to Washington Mystics

Penny Taylor steps away from Phoenix assistant coach job

Phoenix Mercury assistant coach Penny Taylor is stepping away to focus on being a full-time mother

Delle Donne, the reigning MVP, and Charles, the 2012 MVP acquired in an offseason trade, have been placed in the WNBA's medical evaluation protocol.

Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler (R), in a tight campaign to keep her seat in November, wrote WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert expressing her disappointment. Players responded by asking her to be removed from ownership.

The Minnesota player had placed her career on hold to work his release.

The pandemic denied the reigning champions a championship parade and a ceremony in front of their fans, so they kept the ritual to themselves. “It was a really cool moment,” Elena Delle Donne said.

Washington added the guard/forward after a pair of roster spots opened with Natasha Cloud and LaToya Sanders opting out of the upcoming shortened season.

Cloud has social justice plans, and Sanders has health concerns.

The season will be held at Florida's IMG Academy beginning in late July.

The league reportedly put forward a new proposal to play the season at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.

One of the most outspoken players in the WNBA signs on with Converse, becoming the first women's player on its roster.

The season had been scheduled to begin May 15, but a no-longer-needed Olympic break allows some flexibility.

“If you can’t see the inequality, the wrongness in what’s going on in our country, then that says a lot about who you are as a human being,” the Washington Mystics guard said in the wake of George Floyd's death.

The league has considered a multitude of options, but about the only known at this point is that whenever the league returns, fans won't be allowed in the stands.

Jaylyn Agnew and Sug Sutton were selected last month but never got a chance to practice with the team.

The WNBA draft took place last Friday and provided a blueprint for other professional leagues on how to conduct a virtual event.

As expected, the unanimous NCAA player of the year was the first pick, taken by New York.

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The presumptive No. 1 pick of Friday night's draft endured a final season at Oregon that included tragedy and ended in uncertainty.

The WNBA will find itself at the center of the sporting world Friday, when its virtual draft will be the only live event among the major North American leagues.

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