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WNBA star Brittney Griner, wife Cherelle Griner announce first child: 'He is amazing'
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Quick Glance: Joyful Arrival: Brittney Griner and Wife Cherelle Become Parents
  • In an interview with CBS Sports on July 19, the 33-year-old basketball player revealed that she and her wife Cherelle welcomed a baby boy on July 8.

  • Griner mentioned that she lovingly refers to their son as 'Pops,' weighing 7 pounds and 8 ounces.

  • Despite mixed emotions about leaving her newborn during important competitions, Griner will represent Team USA.

  • The couple met during their time at Baylor University and have overcome challenging times together.
Ogunbowale, Caitlin Clark lead WNBA All-Stars to 117-109 win over US Olympic team
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Ogunbowale, Caitlin Clark lead WNBA All-Stars to 117-109 win over US ...
Why is Caitlin Clark not on the US women's basketball Olympic team?: Caitlin Clark is the most well-known WNBA player, yet she is not on the U.S. Olympic roster ...
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Why is Caitlin Clark not on the US women's basketball Olympic team?
Quick Glance: Paris' Rich Olympic History Unveiled
  • Paris hosted the Summer Olympics in 1900 and 1924.

  • The 1900 Games were peculiar and barely accepted as part of the Olympic canon.

  • The 1924 Games introduced the Olympic motto and a 50-meter swimming pool with painted lanes on the bottom.

  • Colombes stadium, built on a former horse-racing track, had a famed life and is still used for Olympic field hockey events today.
Quick Glance: Fashion and Stars Shine at WNBA All-Star Game
  • Saturday's WNBA All-Star Game will unite rival rookies Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese on the same team, a marquee pairing in a league experiencing a surge in popularity.

  • However, some of the attention will be directed towards a 'tunnel' at the Phoenix Convention Center before the game, where the country's premier players are set to showcase some eye-catching looks.

  • WNBA fashion has gained momentum in recent years, thanks to trendsetters like A’ja Wilson, Kelsey Plum, and Skylar Diggins-Smith, who have established an avant-garde style.

  • Fashion magazine Vogue has dubbed the WNBA tunnel a new runway, and Saturday night's All-Star Game is poised to become a pregame fashion show.
WNBA players’ union head is concerned the league is being undervalued in new media deal – Chicago Tribune
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Quick Glance: WNBA to Receive $2.2 Billion in New Media Rights
  • The WNBA is on the brink of a significant turning point as the framework for its new media rights is established.

  • The league is expected to generate approximately $2.2 billion over the next 11 years through deals with Disney, NBC, and Amazon.

  • The revenue will have a significant impact on league finances, allowing for the addition of two expansion teams in the next two years.

  • Both NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Engelbert have addressed concerns regarding the criticism of the WNBA's rights being negotiated alongside the NBA, emphasizing the advantages of such a partnership.
Sue Bird Barbie: Mattel honors WNBA great with signature doll: WNBA great Sue Bird has been honored with a signature Barbie doll.
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Sue Bird Barbie: Mattel honors WNBA great with signature doll
Quick Glance: Mattel Honors WNBA Star Sue Bird with Special Barbie Doll
  • Sue Bird, a prominent figure in the WNBA, has been commemorated with a unique Barbie doll.

  • The doll sports the jersey with the number 10, symbolic of Bird's WNBA legacy.

  • Part of Mattel's Role Model series, the doll celebrates Barbie's 65th anniversary and the company's summer sports initiative.

  • After 21 seasons in the WNBA, Bird retired in 2022 and is now a part owner of the Storm.
WNBA Secures $2.2 Billion TV Deal—And Could Earn More: The new deal is part of a $75 billion media rights contract recently negotiated by the NBA.
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WNBA Secures $2.2 Billion TV Deal—And Could Earn More
Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese rivalry has grown the game. Now they're All-Star teammates
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Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese rivalry has grown the game. Now they're ...
Caitlin Clark to be Featured on NASCAR Hood During Brickyard 400 Race: The race will take place this weekend in Indianapolis.
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Caitlin Clark to be Featured on NASCAR Hood During Brickyard 400 Race
Caitlin Clark Explains Why She Won't Participate in WNBA Three-Point Contest : The Fever rookie gave a fair reason for why she declined the league's invitation.
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Caitlin Clark Explains Why She Won't Participate in WNBA Three-Point ...
WNBA: Viewership tops records as rookies shine, women's sports interest grows: Talks to finalize a WNBA media deal that press reports suggest would be around ...
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WNBA: Viewership tops records as rookies shine, women's sports interest ...
Liberty Deny Sky's Attempt to Extend Angel Reese's Double-Double Streak: New York quadruple-teamed the Chicago rookie to prevent her from extending her historic ...
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Liberty Deny Sky's Attempt to Extend Angel Reese's Double-Double Streak
Quick Glance: Liberty Thwart Sky's Bid to Extend Angel Reese's Double-Double Streak
  • Angel Reese, a rising player for the Chicago Sky in the WNBA 2024 season, faced the challenge of continuing her 15-game double-double streak against the New York Liberty.

  • The Liberty halted this streak through strong defense in the crucial moments of their 81-67 victory.

  • The Sky wasn't going to allow Reese an easy path to her 16th consecutive double-double. They surrounded Reese when she received the ball, preventing her from taking a shot.

  • Forced to pass the ball back out, Reese quickly called for it again, attempting to position herself around the free throw line. Upon realizing she wouldn't get another opportunity for a double-double, she lowered her hands and headed towards the bench as time expired.
Caitlin Clark's next game: Indiana Fever at Dallas Wings on Wednesday: In their final game before a nearly month-long break for the Olympics ...
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Caitlin Clark's next game: Indiana Fever at Dallas Wings on Wednesday
Angel Reese's impressive rookie season leads to her first WNBA All-Star nod: Former LSU star Angel Reese is set to make her debut in the 2024 WNBA All-Star game ...
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Angel Reese's impressive rookie season leads to her first WNBA All-Star ...
Phoenix Mercury legend will coach Team WNBA in 2024 All-Star Game: Hall of Famer Cheryl Miller coached the Phoenix Mercury during the team's first four years in ...
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Phoenix Mercury legend will coach Team WNBA in 2024 All-Star Game
Ex-NBA player Joe 'Jellybean' Bryant, father of Kobe, dies at 69: Former NBA player and WNBA head coach Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, father of the late Kobe Bryant ...
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Ex-NBA player Joe 'Jellybean' Bryant, father of Kobe, dies at 69
Quick Glance: Joe Bryant Dies at 69: Kobe Bryant's Father's Basketball Legacy
  • Joe Bryant, a former NBA player and father of the late Kobe Bryant, passed away at 69. Known as 'Jellybean,' Bryant excelled at La Salle University before an eight-year NBA career with the Philadelphia 76ers, San Diego Clippers, and Houston Rockets.

  • Initial reports of Bryant's death came from the Philadelphia Inquirer. La Salle coach Fran Dunphy mentioned that Bryant recently suffered a stroke.

  • Bryant played three seasons for the Clippers before being traded to the Rockets for his final NBA season in 1982-83. Across eight seasons, Bryant averaged 8.7 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 0.9 steals in 606 games. Following his NBA career, he ventured into coaching, eventually returning in the 2000s.

  • Following his retirement from playing, Bryant pursued coaching opportunities. From coaching in high schools to overseas teams, Bryant's basketball journey was extensive. His impact on Kobe Bryant's basketball skills and leadership qualities was significant, shaping the NBA superstar's approach to the game.
Lakers hiring Lindsey Harding as assistant coach on JJ Redick's staff, per report
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Lakers hiring Lindsey Harding as assistant coach on JJ Redick's staff ...
Aliyah Boston Discusses Standing Up for Teammate Caitlin Clark: Indiana Fever forward Aliyah Boston has not been shy to hype Caitlin Clark up for her ...
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Aliyah Boston Discusses Standing Up for Teammate Caitlin Clark
The price of being a Chicago Sky fan just went up. Where will the money go?: The Chicago Sky's increased ticket prices for 2025 raised questions of how the team ...
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The price of being a Chicago Sky fan just went up. Where will the money ...
WNBA Live offers chance to meet All-Stars. Here's what you need to know: The 2024 WNBA All-Star weekend kicks off at Phoenix Convention Center on Friday and ...
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WNBA Live offers chance to meet All-Stars. Here's what you need to know
Sabrina Ionescu sets Liberty's franchise 30-point record in big win over Sun to tighten grasp on No. 1 seed
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Sabrina Ionescu sets Liberty's franchise 30-point record in big win over ...
USC Phenom JuJu Watkins Backs Angel Reese for WNBA Rookie of the Year: One of the brightest stars in college basketball made her pick for WNBA Rookie of the Year ...
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USC Phenom JuJu Watkins Backs Angel Reese for WNBA Rookie of the Year
Quick Glance: Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese Set for WNBA All-Star Game Debuts: Complete Rosters
  • The 2024 WNBA All-Star Game rosters are set with Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese making their debuts in the annual showcase later this month. Clark, the No. 1 pick by the Indiana Fever in this year’s WNBA Draft, received the most votes in the fan-voting portion of the balloting. Reese, the No. 7 pick to the Chicago Sky, was named Rookie of the Month for June.

  • Player selection for the All-Star Game was a combination of fan voting (50 percent), a national panel of media members (25 percent), and current WNBA players (25 percent). The upcoming game will feature Team USA against Team WNBA, with Team WNBA having previously defeated the U.S. Olympic team in 2021 when this format was last used.

  • Confirmed participation of players like Diana Taurasi and Sylvia Fowles in their 11th and 10th All-Star Games, respectively. Team WNBA will be represented by players such as Jonquel Jones and Jordin Canada. Discussions arose about possible exclusions like Ezi Magbegor and Damiris Dantas, while players like Betnijah Laney-Hamilton and Kelsey Mitchell were selected based on their performances.

  • The Indiana Fever team has the highest representation in Team WNBA, while players like Kayla McBride and Dearica Hamby are returning to the All-Star Game.
Shaq Picks Angel Reese Over Caitlin Clark for Current WNBA Rookie of the Year: The Rookie of the Year race is a close one heading into All-Star Weekend.
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Shaq Picks Angel Reese Over Caitlin Clark for Current WNBA Rookie of the ...
Chennedy Carter scores 34 and Angel Reese records another double-double as the Sky beat the Aces
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Chennedy Carter scores 34 and Angel Reese records another double-double as ...
Image Perfectly Displays Angel Reese's On-Court Gravity As WNBA Rookie: A narrative surrounding Angel Reese's game appears debunked by this screengrab.
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Image Perfectly Displays Angel Reese's On-Court Gravity As WNBA Rookie
Angel Reese’s Latest Historic Stat Puts Her in Rare Company With Shaquille O’Neal
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Angel Reese’s Latest Historic Stat Puts Her in Rare Company With Shaquille ...
Clark, Reese on same team at WNBA All-Star weekend and in spotlight in matchup against Olympic team
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Clark, Reese on same team at WNBA All-Star weekend and in spotlight in ...
ESPN Ready for Biggest WNBA All-Star Weekend Ever: The WNBA All-Star is bigger than ever.
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ESPN Ready for Biggest WNBA All-Star Weekend Ever
How many points did Caitlin Clark score? Indiana Fever rally to beat Minnesota Lynx
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How many points did Caitlin Clark score? Indiana Fever rally to beat ...
Pitbull to perform at halftime of 2024 WNBA All-Star Game in Phoenix: Pitbull will perform at halftime of Saturday's 2024 WNBA All-Star Game in Phoenix ...
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Pitbull to perform at halftime of 2024 WNBA All-Star Game in Phoenix
A'ja Wilson voted top female athlete at 2024 ESPYs: Las Vegas Aces star A'ja Wilson was disappointed last year when she wasn't named the most valuable player in ...
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A'ja Wilson voted top female athlete at 2024 ESPYs
Lynx rally in fourth quarter to beat Atlanta Dream 86-79: The team now goes into the Olympic break with a 17-8 record and sits third in the WNBA.
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Lynx rally in fourth quarter to beat Atlanta Dream 86-79
Joe 'Jellybean' Bryant, former NBA player and father of Kobe Bryant, dies at 69: Bryant played in the NBA for eight seasons, before taking his playing career ...
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Joe 'Jellybean' Bryant, former NBA player and father of Kobe Bryant ...
Chicago Sky are the worst 3-point shooting team in the WNBA. Is that a problem?: As the rest of the WNBA places an emphasis behind the 3-point arc ...
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Chicago Sky are the worst 3-point shooting team in the WNBA ...
Tunnel walks, 'aura' and bombshell brand deals: WNBA stars emerge as powerful players in fashion
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Tunnel walks, 'aura' and bombshell brand deals: WNBA stars emerge as ...
Mercury C Brittney Griner lands in WNBA Skills Challenge : Deadspin | Mercury C Brittney Griner lands in WNBA Skills Challenge
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Mercury C Brittney Griner lands in WNBA Skills Challenge
Rebecca Lobo Pushes Back on 'False' Narrative of WNBA Resentment Toward Caitlin Clark
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Rebecca Lobo Pushes Back on 'False' Narrative of WNBA Resentment Toward ...
Readers confident Milwaukee can maintain a WNBA team, support push for expansion franchise
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Readers confident Milwaukee can maintain a WNBA team, support push for ...
Caitlin Clark ticket prices are cheap in Indianapolis : It could cost you over $100 to watch Caitlin Clark play a road game. But in Indianapolis ...
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Caitlin Clark ticket prices are cheap in Indianapolis
'She’s ready when her name is called': Lexie Hull comes up clutch for Fever after DNP
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'She’s ready when her name is called': Lexie Hull comes up clutch for ...
Angel Reese Sets WNBA Record for Consecutive Double-Doubles As Sky Fall to Storm: Reese continued her strong rookie campaign by setting a new WNBA record on ...
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Angel Reese Sets WNBA Record for Consecutive Double-Doubles As Sky Fall to ...
Caitlin Clark Makes Multiple Pieces of History With First Career Triple-Double: Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark elevated for a relatively routine rebound in ...
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Caitlin Clark Makes Multiple Pieces of History With First Career ...
Should Milwaukee push for a WNBA expansion franchise? Tell us what you think.: Interest in women's basketball is at an all-time high. As the WNBA considers ...
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Should Milwaukee push for a WNBA expansion franchise? Tell us what you ...
Aces-Fever Drew Largest WNBA Crowd in 25 Years : The Las Vegas Aces-Indiana Fever game drew the largest WNBA crowd in 25 years, as well as the fifth-largest ...
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Aces-Fever Drew Largest WNBA Crowd in 25 Years
Angel Reese Becomes Part Owner Of A Women’s Soccer Team: The basketball phenom has joined an ownership group for DC Power Football Club.
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Angel Reese Becomes Part Owner Of A Women’s Soccer Team
Angel Reese should win WNBA Rookie of the Year, says Sky teammate Chennedy Carter
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Angel Reese should win WNBA Rookie of the Year, says Sky teammate Chennedy ...
How WNBA Star Kysre Gondrezick Became A Fashion Darling: The young athlete’s journey through the WNBA has led Gondrezick to rediscover herself and her unique ...
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How WNBA Star Kysre Gondrezick Became A Fashion Darling
Chelsea Gray And The Las Vegas Aces’ Road To WNBA History: “Every year is different,” the star point guard says. “What won us the first one didn't win us ...
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Chelsea Gray And The Las Vegas Aces’ Road To WNBA History