WNBA player Dearica Hamby says Aces ‘bullied’ her over pregnancy

Las Vegas traded the 29-year-old Hamby to the Los Angeles Sparks, prompting her to share her feelings in an Instagram post.

By Cindy BorenJanuary 22, 2023

Some of the WNBA’s top players could be on the move when free agency opens

With Jonquel Jones in New York, all eyes will now be on two-time champion and 2018 MVP Breanna Stewart to see if she joins the Liberty as well.

By Kareem CopelandJanuary 19, 2023

Basketball great Maya Moore retires from WNBA to focus on family, causes

A four-time WNBA champion after a stellar college career, Moore last played in 2018 before walking away to help free from prison a man who became her husband.

By Des BielerJanuary 16, 2023

On her way home, Brittney Griner says she’ll play in the WNBA this season

Brittney Griner announced in an Instagram post Friday that she has left a U.S. military hospital and will again play for the Phoenix Mercury in the 2023 season.

By Matt BonesteelDecember 16, 2022
Perspective

Alana Beard’s biggest and boldest idea: To own a WNBA franchise

Alana Beard is attempting an audacious transition: From athlete to team owner.

By Candace BucknerDecember 13, 2022

Other WNBA news

WNBA's Hamby accuses Aces of bullying, manipulation

The WNBA players’ union says it will review Dearica Hamby’s complaints about Las Vegas management after the Aces traded the two-time All-Star to the Los Angeles Sparks

By Mark Anderson and Joe Reedy | APJanuary 21, 2023

Dream acquires G Allisha Gray from Wings for 1st-round picks

The Atlanta Dream have acquired Olympic gold-medalist Allisha Gray in a trade that sends a pair of first-round picks to the Dallas Wings

By Associated PressJanuary 21, 2023

Breanna Stewart headlines WNBA free agency list

Breanna Stewart is the biggest WNBA free agent on the market this offseason and the former MVP has a host of teams courting her, including the Seattle Storm where she’s spent her entire career

By Doug Feinberg | APJanuary 21, 2023
SportsPerspective

Brittney Griner is free, but reclaiming her story will be no easy task

WNBA superstar Brittney Griner is free from a Russian prison, but what kind of future awaits her?

By Candace BucknerDecember 9, 2022

Sports world reacts to Brittney Griner’s release: ‘BG is free’

Dawn Staley, Breanna Stewart and others rejoice as the WNBA star is headed home after being detained in Russia since Feb. 17.

By Kareem CopelandDecember 8, 2022

Why was Brittney Griner in Russia, and why was she detained?

Brittney Griner was released Thursday in a prisoner swap. Here's everything you need to know about the WNBA star.

By Matt BonesteelDecember 8, 2022

Mystics’ Eric Thibault will pick up where his dad left off

There won't be drastic changes or cultural shifts for a team believed to be a championship contender.

By Kareem CopelandNovember 16, 2022

Mike Thibault steps down as Mystics coach with his son Eric taking over

The winningest WNBA coach of all time has decided to retire to the front office after 20 seasons, 379 wins and a WNBA championship.

By Kareem CopelandNovember 15, 2022

Mystics drop to fourth in WNBA draft lottery; Fever draws top pick

The Mystics, despite a 22-14 record, had a 17.2 percent chance at the top pick by virtue of a trade at last season's draft.

By Kareem CopelandNovember 11, 2022

Brittney Griner, imprisoned in Russia, meets with U.S. Embassy officials

“We are told she's doing as well as can be expected under the circumstances,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force One after the State Department confirmed the meeting. Griner has been sentenced to 9½ years in prison for bringing less than a gram of cannabis oil into the country in February.

By Mariana AlfaroNovember 3, 2022

D.C. activists rally for Brittney Griner at Russian Embassy

The protest is a direct response to a Russian court on Tuesday rejecting Griner’s appeal against her more-than-nine-year prison sentence on drug charges.

By Ellie Silverman and Karina ElwoodOctober 27, 2022

WNBA star Brittney Griner’s appeal rejected by Russian court

Brittney Griner is imprisoned in Russia for carrying cannabis oil, which her lawyers say was prescribed for pain. The U.S. says she is wrongfully detained.

By Maite Fernández Simon and Mary IlyushinaOctober 25, 2022

As Brittney Griner turns 32 in prison, ‘#WeAreBG’ reminds of her plight

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been held in Russia since February.

By Cindy BorenOctober 19, 2022

Brittney Griner’s wife says WNBA star is at her ‘weakest moment in life’

Brittney Griner’s wife, Cherelle, spoke to CBS about the WNBA star’s mental health as a hearing for her appeal approaches later this month.

By Glynn A. HillOctober 6, 2022

Aces cash in with their first WNBA title, topping the Sun in four games

Led by league MVP A'ja Wilson, the Aces closed out the series in Connecticut and won the first championship for a major pro sports franchise in Las Vegas.

By Kareem CopelandSeptember 18, 2022

Life after basketball in the WNBA can go further than coaching

Nikki Fargas of the Las Vegas Aces and Jennifer Rizzotti of the Connecticut Sun are two of the nine female team presidents in the WNBA.

By Kareem CopelandSeptember 17, 2022

New rule could force players to choose between WNBA, overseas teams

While the WNBA looks to make its product the No. 1 priority for players, many players say new rules attack their experience and compensation.

By Kareem CopelandSeptember 16, 2022

Sun stays alive with one too many runs for the Aces to answer in Game 3

Connecticut takes control early and holds on late for a 105-76 win in Game 3, staying alive in the WNBA Finals with Game 4 set for Sunday.

By Kareem CopelandSeptember 15, 2022