Delle Donne waiting to hear from WNBA medical review panel

NEW YORK (AP) — 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 the Washing...

Dream owner Loeffler objects to WNBA's social justice plans

NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler is not in favor of the WNBA's social justice plans and has sent a letter to Commissioner Cathy Engelbert objecting to the league’s initiatives to ...

Penny Taylor steps away from Phoenix assistant coach job

NEW YORK (AP) — Phoenix Mercury assistant coach Penny Taylor is stepping away to focus on being a full-time mother, the team announced Monday. Taylor, who married Mercury star Diana ...

WNBA players to spotlight female violence victims on jerseys

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA players will wear uniforms for the opening weekend of the season featuring the names of women who have died because of alleged police brutality or racial violence — including Breo...

Most of WNBAs older coaches OK with Florida virus risk

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Thibault knows that he could be at higher risk for severe illness if he gets the coronavirus because of his age. The 69-year-old Washington Mystics coach didn't ...

Agent: Cambage expected out; severe risk if she gets virus

NEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas Aces All-Star center Liz Cambage is expected to miss the upcoming WNBA season for health reasons, according to her agent. “In the evaluation of Liz Cambage'...

Trio of former UConn greats leading social justice charge

NEW YORK (AP) — Renee Montgomery and Tiffany Hayes appreciated what former UConn teammate Maya Moore was doing when the All-Star forward stepped away from basketball two years ago to focus on criminal...

Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver to sit out WNBA season

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks will be without Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver for the WNBA season so they can focus on their health the team announced Friday. Ogwumike, t...

Fight goes on: WNBA activism started after 2016 shootings

NEW YORK (AP) — Natasha Cloud and her WNBA colleagues are staying active in the fight against social injustice and police brutality, participating in protests and sticking with the work they began fou...

WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florida starting late July

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA has announced plans to play a reduced season, with a 22-game schedule that would begin in late July without fans in attendance. The league is still finalizin...

WNBA teams set to make tough decisions on roster cuts

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Liberty general manager Jonathan Kolb knew that he and first-year coach Walt Hopkins would have to make some tough decisions on the team's roster this year. ...

AP source: WNBA teams to cut rosters down to 12 by May 26

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA teams will have to get their rosters down to 12 by May 26 so players can get paid starting June 1, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. ...

WNBA commissioner: League focusing on scenarios to play

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert is focusing on about a half dozen scenarios for the league to begin play this summer Engelbert did not go into detail about each sce...

NCAA women's hoops committee moves away from RPI to NET

NEW YORK (AP) — The women's basketball committee will start using the NCAA Evaluation Tool instead of RPI to help evaluate teams for the tournament starting with the upcoming season. ...

WNBA rookies will begin receiving health benefits this week

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA rookies will start receiving health benefits beginning this week, a move the comes while camps and the season remain suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...