Two years after her older sister was the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft, Stanford star Chiney Ogwumike followed suit, going first Monday at the league's draft at Mohegan Sun Arena, Kate Fagan writes.
Brittney Griner made a successful leap from the NCAA to WNBA, and continued to grow a vital social consciousness off the court, as well.
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.
Oklahoma State's Toni Young can thank her late coaches Kurt Budke and Miranda Serna for being drafted by the New York Liberty. After they died in a plane crash, she rededicated herself to the game.
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.
It's time for a reality check. No current female basketball player would be able to compete in the NBA, and that includes Baylor center Brittney Griner.