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. ...

Re-energized Augustus may play past this season

A move to a new team for the first time in her career might have convinced Seimone Augustus to play past this season . Augustus signed with the Los Angeles Sparks on Feb. 20 after pl...

Ivey introduced as new Notre Dame coach, succeeding McGraw

Niele Ivey is coming home. Ivey was introduced as the new coach of the Notre Dame women's basketball team on Thursday, succeeding her mentor, Muffet McGraw, who retired a day earlier...

All-Star Liz Cambage re-signs with Las Vegas Aces

All-Star Liz Cambage has re-signed with the Las Vegas Aces, the team announced Wednesday. The 6-foot-8 Australian center was acquired before last season from the Dallas Wings. She av...

Ionescu goes No. 1 in WNBA draft to New York Liberty

NEW YORK (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu was the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft Friday night, going to the New York Liberty in an Oregon sweep of the top two picks. Ionescu set the NCAA record ...

Oregon guard Ionescu expected to be No. 1 pick in WNBA draft

NEW YORK (AP) — It will be no surprise if Oregon star Sabrina Ionescu is the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft Friday night by the New York Liberty. It would be surprise, however, if she ...

WNBA coach will be on the clock from France in virtual draft

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago coach James Wade jokes that he might have an advantage in the WNBA's virtual draft Friday night despite picking from France where it will be after midnight when the Sky make th...

AP source: Liberty trade Charles to Mystics in 3-team deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty have traded All-Star Tina Charles to the Washington Mystics as part of a three-team deal, a person familiar with the trade told The Associated Press. ...

Ionescu, Sabally, Cox headline WNBA mock draft

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press had a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers hold a mock draft over the course of the season. This is the final installment with the draft on Friday. ...

Guirantes headed back to Rutgers instead of WNBA draft

NEW YORK (AP) — Arella Guirantes is headed back to Rutgers instead of choosing to enter the WNBA draft. She was one of about a half-dozen high profile juniors who could have foregone...

WNBA postpones start of season this month because of virus

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA has postponed the start of its season because of the coronavirus pandemic, with no indication when play would begin. The league was scheduled to open traini...