• Liberty, Lynx both looking for a lift

    This isn’t the start the New York Liberty envisioned, but a four-game losing streak, including consecutive blowout losses, and a couple of near-league records for futility are their reality. The only way out is to play better, starting Tuesday night when the Liberty (1-4) visit the also struggling Minnesota Lynx (1-6) in Minneapolis. New York […]

  • Surging Sky look to hand Fever a fifth straight loss

    With 36-year-old Candace Parker playing at a high level and Kahleah Copper back in the mix, the Chicago Sky appear poised for some sustained success. That likely doesn’t bode well for the Indiana Fever, who haven’t won since May 13. The Sky (3-2) will try to hand the visiting Fever (2-6) a fifth consecutive loss […]

  • Top tandems square off as Wings visit Sun

    The Dallas Wings visit the Connecticut Sun on Tuesday night in a showdown of two of the best teams in the WNBA. The Wings (4-2) have won their last two while the Sun (4-1) have rattled off four consecutive wins. On Sunday, Dallas overcame a two-point halftime deficit to roll past Minnesota 94-78 thanks to […]

  • Candace Parker’s historic triple-double pushes Sky past Mystics

    Candace Parker became the third player in WNBA history to record multiple career triple-doubles and the Chicago Sky displayed their championship DNA in an 82-73 road victory at the Washington Mystics on Sunday afternoon. Parker, the two-time league MVP, posted 16 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. She led six Sky players in double-figure scoring. […]

  • Sun roll to fourth straight win in Indiana

    Brionna Jones and Alyssa Thomas each had 18 points and six rebounds apiece as the Connecticut Sun won their fourth straight game Sunday afternoon, taking a 92-70 road win over the Indiana Fever in Indianapolis. The Sun (4-1) won without star forward DeWanna Bonner, who was sidelined for rest. Additionally, starting guard Jasmine Thomas left […]

  • Streaking Aces looking to extend Sparks’ slump

    The Las Vegas Aces look to complete a perfect four-game homestand on Monday when they host the slumping Los Angeles Sparks in a Commissioner’s Cup matchup. Las Vegas (6-1) won its fourth straight on Saturday, hitting triple-digits for the second time this season in a 100-80 rout of Phoenix. The Aces scored a franchise-record 38 […]

  • Marina Mabrey helps lift Wings over Lynx

    Marina Mabrey had 22 points and Arike Ogunbowale added 20, and the Dallas bench was a huge factor as the Wings dismantled the visiting Minnesota Lynx 94-78 on Saturday in Arlington, Texas. The Wings trailed by two points at halftime but swept to the lead via a definitive run early in the third period and […]

  • Mystics aim to keep rolling against visiting Sky

    Just two seasons after winning the WNBA Finals, the Washington Mystics missed the playoffs in 2021. The Mystics (5-1) are off to a good start in their bid to right the ship. They’ll look to continue their good fortune on Sunday afternoon when they host the Chicago Sky in Washington, D.C. The Mystics came from […]

  • Sun aim to complete home-and-home sweep of Fever

    The Connecticut Sun and the Indiana Fever will square off for the second time in three days when they meet on Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis. The Sun (3-1) had six players score in double figures during their 94-85 victory over the Fever (2-5) on Friday in Uncasville, Conn. In her second game this season, DeWanna […]

  • Kelsey Plum scores 24 as Aces rout Mercury

    Kelsey Plum racked up 24 points and Jackie Young tallied 20 points as the Las Vegas Aces were buoyed by a huge third quarter to defeat the visiting Phoenix Mercury 100-80 on Saturday afternoon. Chelsea Gray and Dearica Hamby both added 13 points for the Aces (6-1), who won their fourth game in a row. […]

  • Liberty sign former top rookie Crystal Dangerfield

    The New York Liberty signed 2020 WNBA Rookie of the Year Crystal Dangerfield to a hardship contract, the team announced Saturday. Dangerfield, 24, will be with the team Tuesday when it opens a three-game road trip against the Minnesota Lynx. Dangerfield, a guard, was an immediate hit as a member of the Lynx in 2020 […]

  • Breanna Stewart pours in 28 as Storm nip Sparks

    Breanna Stewart scored 28 points as the host Seattle Storm held off the Los Angeles Sparks for an 83-80 win on Friday night. Jewell Loyd added 11 points and Ezi Magbegor had nine points and 11 rebounds for the Storm (3-3). Liz Cambage compiled 25 points and eight rebounds, Nneka Ogwumike added 20 points and […]

  • Ariel Atkins makes key plays as Mystics edge Dream

    Ariel Atkins scored 18 points and Natasha Cloud added 16 to help the Washington Mystics record a 78-73 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night at College Park, Ga. Tianna Hawkins tallied 11 points and Shakira Austin added 10 points for the Mystics (5-1), who overcame a 10-point, third-quarter deficit. Rhyne Howard scored 19 […]

  • Jonquel Jones, Sun fight off Fever

    Jonquel Jones scored 19 points to lead six players in double figures Friday night as the Connecticut Sun held off the Indiana Fever 94-85 in Uncasville, Conn. DeWanna Bonner added 18, including a corner 3-pointer with 34.1 seconds left in the game that gave Connecticut (3-1) a 90-80 lead. Alyssa Thomas tallied 17 points, while […]

  • Wings look to find shooting touch at home, face Lynx

    The Dallas Wings will try to carry the momentum from one of their best offensive performances of the season into Saturday night’s home game against the Minnesota Lynx in Arlington, Texas. The Wings (3-2) head home after an impressive 94-84 win in Phoenix on Thursday. Star guard Arike Ogunbowale poured in a season-best 37 points […]

  • Sky activate 2021 Finals MVP Kahleah Copper

    The Chicago Sky activated All-Star guard Kahleah Copper on Friday. The 2021 WNBA Finals MVP will make her season debut Sunday when the Sky (2-2) visit the Washington Mystics (4-1). Copper, 27, had been competing in Spain, where she was named the EuroLeague MVP in the 2021-22 regular season. Copper averaged 14.4 points and 4.2 […]

  • Arike Ogunbowale scores 37 as Wings top Mercury

    Arike Ogunbowale scored 37 points and the visiting Dallas Wings defeated the short-handed Phoenix Mercury 94-84 on Thursday night. Allisha Gray added 16 points and Marina Mabrey had 13 points and 10 assists for the Wings (3-2), who made 11 of 25 3-point attempts compared to 5 of 24 for Phoenix. Diana Taurasi scored 31 […]

  • Aces hold off Lynx’s comeback bid

    Fourth-quarter runs of 9-0 and 8-2 snuffed rally efforts from the visiting Minnesota Lynx as the Las Vegas Aces scored a 93-87 win on Thursday. Jackie Young scored 25 points to lead the Aces (5-1). Las Vegas rode a dominant second quarter to an 11-point halftime lead. Though the margin reached double digits at various […]

  • Star rookies meet when Mystics visit Dream

    Two impressive rookies will share the court Friday night when the Atlanta Dream host the Washington Mystics in College Park, Ga. Atlanta guard Rhyne Howard is already receiving star billing after five career games. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2022 draft leads the WNBA with a 20.4 scoring average. Washington forward Shakira Austin, […]

  • Fever seek more from defense vs. balanced Sun

    Indiana Fever coach Marianne Stanley didn’t mince words when asked to assess Tuesday night’s 101-79 loss to the Atlanta Dream. “How we played, I’m not happy with at all,” Stanley said. “The effort just wasn’t there and I told our players as much. We have to bring more energy, more effort, more cohesiveness as a […]

  • Liberty’s Jocelyn Willoughby (quadriceps) out 6 weeks

    New York Liberty guard/forward Jocelyn Willoughby is expected to miss six weeks after being diagnosed with a partial tear of her left quadriceps tendon, the team announced Thursday. Willoughby, 24, underwent a platelet-rich plasma injection on Wednesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. She is averaging 6.8 points and 2.8 rebounds in […]

  • Storm withstand late Sky rally for victory

    Ezi Magbegor scored a game-high 21 points as the host Seattle Storm held off the Chicago Sky 74-71 on Wednesday night. Chicago’s Allie Quigley missed a three-pointer at the buzzer that would’ve sent the game to overtime. The Sky scored the game’s final nine points to give them a shot. For Seattle, two-time WNBA Most […]

  • Wings, Mercury looking for identities in clash

    The Phoenix Mercury and Dallas Wings are trying to figure things out during the early stages of the WNBA season. Both teams are dealing with adjustments and are 2-2. Both teams are coming off losses as they meet Thursday night in Phoenix. The Mercury are playing without Kia Nurse (knee) and Brittney Griner (detained in […]

  • Lynx challenge high-flying Aces with Kayla McBride back

    The Las Vegas Aces welcome the Minnesota Lynx to town on Thursday for a Commissioner’s Cup game, with the visitors coming off one of the early season’s most dramatic wins. The Lynx (1-4) scored their first victory on Tuesday, 87-84, when Kayla McBride powered a fourth-quarter rally. McBride’s 24-point performance — including the game-winning 3-point […]