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  1. Report says WNBA is the industry leader for diverse hiring

    The WNBA remains the leader among professional sports leagues for its racial and gender hiring practices, according to a report released Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2014
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  3. U.S. women's players undeterred by Paul George injury

    U.S. women's national team players across the country say they have no hesitation about suiting up again this fall despite Paul George's gruesome injury.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  4. Phoenix Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

    Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  5. WNBA launches marketing campaign directed at LGBT community

    The WNBA is launching a campaign to market specifically to the LGBT community, a move that makes it the first pro league to specifically recruit gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender fans to its games.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  6. WNBA - It's time to hold WNBA All-Star Game in new location

    Kate Fagan

    It's hard to argue with a sold-out arena. But perhaps the best way to grow the WNBA and expose the league to new fans would be to hold the All-Star Game in a new location.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  7. Diana Taurasi, DeWanna Bonner lift Mercury to 5th road win in row...

    Diana Taurasi and DeWanna Bonner scored 19 points each to lead the Phoenix Mercury in an 89-70 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 29, 2013
  8. Brittney Griner learns skyhook from NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabba...

    Looking up to someone for one of the few times in her basketball life, Brittney Griner leaned into the 7-foot man in front of her, watching and listening as he flipped in one hook shot after another.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  9. espnW -- 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' has always existed in sports med...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Brittney Griner and Jason Collins recently acknowledged their sexuality in different ways, which begs the question of what role we the media should play in "outing" sports figures.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  10. 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
  11. espnW -- No woman, not Brittney Griner or any other, could play i...

    Kate Fagan

    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.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  12. WNBA -- ESPN, WNBA extend agreement through 2022

    ESPN and the WNBA have extended their agreement through the 2022 season, it was announced at a news conference in New York City on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  13. espnW -- Phoenix Mercury want men to give game a shot

    Melissa Isaacson

    The Phoenix Mercury have a message for men who dismiss the WNBA: Give the game a shot. To encourage that, they're offering free tickets.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  14. WNBA -- Big decision awaits Phoenix Mercury's Corey Gaines

    Graham Hays

    BRISTOL, Conn. -- Best player on the board or best player for a system? It's a question of draft philosophy that Corey Gaines and the Phoenix Mercury will enjoy mulling over for the next six-plus months. In a draft class headlined by three entire...

    Blog | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  15. espnW -- Roster limits hurt WNBA

    Kate Fagan

    With WNBA rosters capped at 11, teams can't afford to carry their own Jeremy Lins, young players who could become stars.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  16. WNBA -- Phoenix Mercury falling while lottery looms

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Mercury's 4-17 record might just be the result of some injury misfortune. But Diana Taurasi's continued absence has some wondering if it's part of an orchestrated plan by Phoenix to maximize its draft-lottery potential.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  17. Fagan: An education on the WNBA

    Kate Fagan

    Kate Fagan has never been a fan of the WNBA, though she should fit right in with the league's demographic. In the first of a three-part series to educate herself on the league, Fagan realizes some of the its flaws are, in fact, strengths.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012