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WNBA’s ‘Take a Seat, Take a Stand’ to Donate to Women’s Groups

by Christina Santi   May 17, 2018

The 2018 season of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) will be about more than just basketball; the organization is teaming up with several advocacy groups... Read More

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WNBA Star Candace Parker Says Men Who Don’t Play Basketball are Disrespectful

by Teddy Grant   May 14, 2018

WNBA player Candace Parker said that men who don’t play basketball are the ones who are usually disrespectful to the women’s league. Parker made... Read More

WNBA Star Candace Parker to Pay Shelden Williams $400K in Alimony

WNBA Star Candace Parker to Pay Shelden Williams $400K in Alimony

by Christina Santi   Apr 18, 2018

Candace Parker and Shelden Williams are officially divorced. The settlement calls for the WNBA star to pay $400,000 in alimony to her ex-husband and... Read More

‘I Do!’ WNBA Star Skylar Diggins Weds Longtime Boyfriend

‘I Do!’ WNBA Star Skylar Diggins Weds Longtime Boyfriend

by #teamEBONY   May 03, 2017

WNBA star Skylar Diggins got married over the weekend! The Dallas Wings guard made it official with her longtime boyfriend and fellow Notre Dame graduate,... Read More

WNBA Star Says She Was Bullied for Being Straight

WNBA Star Says She Was Bullied for Being Straight

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 22, 2017

WNBA star Candice Wiggins said she was bullied by other members of the league for her sexual orientation. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Wiggins,... Read More

Game Security Angered Over Minnesota Lynx Player Shirts

Game Security Angered Over Minnesota Lynx Player Shirts

by Alex Titus   Aug 12, 2016

Members of the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx set the tone for their Saturday game by wearing t-shirts with a message in support of racial equality... Read More

[GOAL ORIENTED] Indiana Fever’s Tamika Catchings’ Fast Break Into Giving

[GOAL ORIENTED] Indiana Fever’s Tamika Catchings’ Fast Break Into Giving

by Christopher Harris   Mar 21, 2016

Editor's Note: This is the first in EBONY.com's series entitled "Goal Oriented," which celebrates and uplifts current and former athletes who are creating meaningful... Read More

Lisa Borders Named WNBA President

Lisa Borders Named WNBA President

by #teamEBONY   Feb 10, 2016

Lisa Borders is the new WNBA President, the league announced Wednesday. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2008 as the city's vice mayor,... Read More

Gilbert Arenas: As Tasteless as He Is Unapologetic

Gilbert Arenas: As Tasteless as He Is Unapologetic

by Marcus Lamar   Dec 18, 2015

If you're looking for an apology from NBA superstar Gilbert Arenas after his distasteful Instagram tirade on WNBA players, you won't be getting one.... Read More

WNBA Remains Industry Leader in Diversity Hiring

WNBA Remains Industry Leader in Diversity Hiring

by #teamEBONY   Oct 20, 2015

The WNBA has maintained its standings among professional sports leagues as the leader in racial and gender hiring, the Associated Press reports. According to an... Read More