Tag: WNBA

The Dallas Wings And Isabelle Harrison Launched The ‘I Am’ Campaign

The Dallas Wings launched its I Am campaign on Wednesday amplifying the work of the team’s forward Isabelle Harrison who began the I Am movement back in July. The campaign will feature a video series that the team created as part of its social justice platform under the WNBA’s Justice Movement. Harrison was featured in […]

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Rookie Sensation Chennedy Carter Is Out Up To Two Weeks With An Ankle Injury

After a dismal 2019 campaign, the Atlanta Dream entered the 2020 season with some optimism, focused chiefly on their young core and hopefulness that No. 4 overall pick Chennedy Carter could inject some life into an offense that struggled mightily without Angel McCoughtry. Starting her WNBA career off in the first weeks of the Wubble, […]

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A’ja Wilson And Napheesa Collier Will Highlight The WNBA’s Younger Generation With Their New Podcast

First it was banana bread and draft-day memories, then it was an honest interview with Kevin Durant. The new podcast from A’ja Wilson and Napheesa Collier, Tea with A & Phee, has already shown it can be silly, brutally honest, and juicy. While Wilson and Collier, the last two WNBA Rookies of the Year, have […]

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WNBA Players Channel John Lewis, Openly Campaign Against Atlanta Dream Co-Owner: ‘We Don’t Give AF What You Express’

Screenshot: @PhoenixMercury When are y’all gonna stop acting like these WNBA players ain’t with the shits? In July, Sen. Kelly Loeffler, who also happens to be part-owner of the Atlanta Dream, had some things to get off her chest regarding the league’s commitment to the Black Lives Matter movement and “all this Breonna Taylor stuff”—which […]

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US Navy to Investigate Video of a Kaepernick Stand-In Being Used in an Attack Dog Demonstration at Navy SEALS Museum

Screenshot: Twitter Video The Navy SEALS museum in Fort Pierce, Fla., is under investigation after video surfaced of a Colin Kaepernick stand-in being used for an attack dog demonstration. Advertisement NBC News reports that the videos were shared over the weekend on documentary filmmaker Billy Corben’s Twitter account and showed attack dogs attacking a white […]

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ESPN Analyst Jay Williams on the NBA Restart, Social Justice and Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) To the relief of sports heads everywhere, the NBA is officially back in business. However, it looks very different than the sport we’ve all known and loved throughout the course of our lives. Advertisement Players, coaches and referees are kneeling during the national anthem, “Black Lives Matter” is printed on […]

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Kyrie Irving Commits $1.5M To Supplement WNBA Salaries

Amid the social unrest and pandemic, several athletes have opted out of competing in an effort to work towards spreading awareness about systemic injustice or due to the coronavirus. According to ESPN, NBA star Kyrie Irving wants to ensure that WNBA players who have made the decision to sit out are financially supported and has […]

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The Washington Mystics Are Thriving Despite Key Absences In The Wubble

The reigning WNBA champion Washington Mystics absolutely dominated the Seattle Storm on Thursday to jump out to a 3-0 start to their season in the WNBA bubble at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. That’s the boring and most simple way you could describe what happened because in reality, it was a demolition that was honestly […]

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Brittney Griner on Wearing Breonna Taylor’s Name on Her Jersey: ‘We’re Still Fighting for Justice for Her’

Photo: Christian Petersen (Getty Images) All eyes are on the WNBA. With viewership up 63 percent from last season—thanks, in part, to the pandemic and a long-overdue push from ESPN—the WNBA is not only showcasing its premier talent, but its players are using their increased visibility to raise awareness around social justice. Earlier this month, […]

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WNBA Star Brittney Griner Wants No Parts of the National Anthem: ‘I Personally Don’t Think It Belongs In Sports’

Photo: Christian Petersen (Getty Images) Contrary to popular belief, the national anthem and professional sports haven’t always held hands and sucked face in public. Advertisement Their entanglement began during World War I—as a means to galvanize public support for the ongoing war—and only intensified by the end of World War II after the Star-Spangled Banner […]

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COVID-19 Is Officially Wreaking Havoc on Major League Baseball. Could the NFL Be Next?

A general view of Guaranteed Rate Field where the Chicago White Sox were scheduled to open the season tomorrow against the Kansas City Royals on March 25, 2020, in Chicago, Illinois.Photo: Jonathan Daniel (Getty Images) Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but America has a bit of a coronavirus problem. And if you thought […]

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COVID-19 Is Officially Wrecking Havoc on Major League Baseball. Could the NFL Be Next?

A general view of Guaranteed Rate Field where the Chicago White Sox were scheduled to open the season tomorrow against the Kansas City Royals on March 25, 2020, in Chicago, Illinois.Photo: Jonathan Daniel (Getty Images) Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but America has a bit of a coronavirus problem. And if you thought […]

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WNBA Players Walk Off Court During Anthem; Kyrie Irving Commits $1.5 Million to Support Those Who Opt-Out This Season

New York Liberty players Amanda Zahui B and Layshia Clarendon.Photo: Phelan M. Ebenhack (AP) WNBA athletes continue to make it clear that they are all about justice for Breonna Taylor. Over the weekend, members of the Seattle Storm and New York Liberty teams walked off the court as the national anthem was being played ahead […]

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Kyrie Irving Launched A $1.5 Million Fund For WNBA Players Who Opted Out Of The Restart

Kyrie Irving was among the most outspoken NBA players during the hiatus when it came to voicing concerns about the league’s restart plan. Irving raised questions about whether the restart would be in the best interest of players, particularly amid the growing Black Lives Matter movement and the importance of NBA players continuing to be […]

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