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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Excitement mounts as start of WNBA draft nears

    Michelle Smith

    Fifteen accomplished athletes are gathered for the WNBA draft, waiting nervously to hear their names called. Well, most of them are nervous. Then there's Maya Moore, the expected No. 1 pick, calm as ever.

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2011
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. HoopGurlz: Colorado recruit Haley Smith packing passion for baske...

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    Colorado signee Haley Smith of Skyline (Sammamish, Wash.) will be taking a passion for basketball and books to Boulder.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  9. Tulsa Shock's Liz Cambage finds her way in a small town far from ...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    This might sound funny, but land-locked Tulsa, Okla., offers Liz Cambage something she can't get in Australia. It gives her the chance to be big.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  10. The Pro's Questionnaire -- Angel McCoughtry writes the songs

    Adena Andrews

    For Dream forward Angel McCoughtry, making her own kind of music, whether pop or gospel, is an energizing accompaniment to a fast-paced life.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2011