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  1. espnW -- Diana Taurasi of Phoenix Mercury and formerly Connecticu...

    Diana Taurasi -- coming off her first double-double of the 2014 season on Tuesday -- is still going strong as she celebrates her 32nd birthday today. To honor the Phoenix Mercury star, we highlight some of the top moments in her career.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | June 10, 2014
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  3. New head coach Tyler Summitt will try to revive Louisana Tech wom...

    Chris Jones

    In ESPN The Magazine, Chris Jones writes that Tyler Summitt, Pat's son, has been preparing for his new head coaching job at Louisiana Tech his entire life. But can a 23-year-old really revive a storied women's hoops program?

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  4. 5 Fast Facts for WNBA draft

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    March Madness melts into another selection Monday tonight when the WNBA draft is held at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut (ESPN2 and WatchESPN, 8 p.m. ET). Here are five fast facts to help you make the transition. 1. Eight No. 1 pic...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  5. espnW -- Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay underscores ho...

    Kate Fagan

    Seeking to tell his own truth from the very beginning, NFL draft prospect Michael Sam becomes a key figure in the changing LGBT landscape of professional sports.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  6. espnW -- Why hoops star Brittney Griner is No. 2 on our Impact 10...

    Kate Fagan

    Brittney Griner made a successful leap from the NCAA to WNBA, and continued to grow a vital social consciousness off the court, as well.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  7. The next Brittney?

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    The Connecticut Sun won the WNBA draft lottery on Tuesday, giving them first dibs in the April 2014 draft. Quick quiz. Can you name the 17 players who have been taken with the No. 1 overall pick? Here's the list: Brittney Griner (Phoenix, 2013), Nnem...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  8. A birthday for Brittney

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    Happy birthday to Brittney Griner, who turns 23 today. The No. 1 overall pick out of Baylor in the 2013 WNBA Draft just finished her rookie season with the Phoenix Mercury last month and averaged 12.6 points, 6.3 rebounds and a league-best 3.0 blocks...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  9. Star is born: Skylar Diggins

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    Happy Birthday, Skylar Diggins. The Tulsa rookie, who was the third pick in the WNBA draft after a achieving superstar status at Notre Dame, turns 23 today. The 5-foot-9 guard is averaging 7.9 points, 4.3 assists and 2.1 rebounds per game. Perhaps he...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  10. First at last for Candace Parker

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    She was the No. 1 pick in the 2008 WNBA draft and became the first player to earn MVP and rookie of the year awards in the same season. She was the second player in league history to dunk and the first player to dunk in consecutive games. And she's ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  11. espnW -- Monica Wright and Kevin Durant could start hoop supercou...

    Sarah Spain

    Kevin Durant and Monica Wright announced they are engaged. In this week's TWSS, Sarah Spain ponders other possible NBA/WNBA pairings.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  12. Brittney Griner to Harlem Globetrotters -- Thanks, but no thanks

    Kate Fagan

    The Harlem Globetrotters drafted WNBA rookie Brittney Griner as one of five selections in their annual player draft Tuesday. Her reaction? Thanks, but no thanks.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  13. espnW -- What Skylar Diggins should have asked for

    Sarah Spain

    Skylar Diggins is one of the most marketable basketball players in history, and in this week's TWSS, Sarah Spain explains what should have been on her wish list before signing with Jay-Z's Roc Nation.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  14. WNBA draft a dream come true

    Kelsey Bone

    Participating in the WNBA draft was one of the greatest weekends of my life! I was afforded the opportunity to be around 11 of America's best college seniors and learn several things about our new employer. We arrived in Bristol, Conn., on Fri...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  15. A little girl's dreams realized

    Elena Delle Donne

    My days leading up to the draft were spent with 11 other rookies going to meetings to help ease the transition into the professional sports world. Rookie orientation was only three days long and as you can imagine, there is a lot of information that ...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  16. espnW -- What exactly does it mean to be an openly gay athlete?

    Kate Fagan

    What exactly does it mean to be an openly gay athlete? Well, the recent news surrounding Brittney Griner shows the changing dialogue around gay athletes in sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  17. 2013 WNBA Draft

    2013 WNBA Draft

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | April 15, 2013