WNBA honors its top 25 players all-time
The WNBA honored its past and present when it announced the league's top 25 players Sunday. The “W25” has 10 current players, including Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Sylvia Fowles, Candace Parker and Breanna Stewart. Former stars Lisa Leslie, Tamika Catchings, Katie Smith and Sheryl Swoopes are among 15 retired players selected by a panel of media members and women's basketball pioneers and advocates.news.yahoo.com
How to Watch the Phoenix Mercury vs. Minnesota Lynx (5/14/21) -- WNBA Season Opener | Channel, Watch, Stream
In the single-elimination Second Round of the 2020 playoffs, the Lynx erased an 11-point Mercury lead in the third quarter, and were able to move on to the semifinals. Watch WNBA on FuboTV (7-day free trial)The Mercury are feeling confident into the 2021 season, especially with the addition of Kia Nurse, who looks to bounce back after an injury-plagued 2020 campaign with New York. The two-time NCAA Champ looks to combine forces with the returning Britney Griner to lead Phoenix in the West. The Lynx also had a big offseason pickup, as they acquired Aerial Powers after a rather impressive season with the Washington Mystics. What: WNBA BasketballWho: Phoenix Mercury vs. Minnesota LynxWhen: Friday, May 14Time: 9:00 PM ETWhere: Target Center (Minneapolis, Minn.)Channel: CBS Sports NetworkStream: FuboTV (7-day free trial)mlive.com
WNBA: Preview of the 3 Friday night games
Three games are set for Friday night action to begin a weekend filled with notable games. Yet the team recently fell to the Las Vegas Aces but is looking to get a win. 1 pick Sabrina Ionescu, the Liberty have lost the last two games after getting blown out by Minnesota recently. Los Angeles Sparks vs. Las Vegas Aces, 9 p.m. With out star Nneka Ogwumike, the Sparks will try to keep the Las Vegas Aces from a third straight victory.
WNBA: Recap of Wednesdays three games
Minnesota Lynx 92, New York Liberty 66Bridget Carleton scored 25 points and second year player Lexie Brown had 15 points and swiped seven steals, as the Minnesota Lynx beat the New York Liberty. Amanda Zahui B. led a winless New York team with 13 points. Eastern conference player of the week Myisha Hines-Allen added 18 points and 10 boards and Leilani Mitchell scored 11 points. Riquna Williams added 13 points for the Sparks along with Sydney Weise who had eight points. Kelsey Mitchell led Indiana with 24 points, veteran Candice Dupree scored 16 and Teaira McCowan had 13 points.
WNBA: Preview of three Wednesday night games
ETLooking to run their winning streak to three games, the Minnesota Lynx look to keep the winless New York Liberty at bay. Both have been a spark in the Minnesota offense and will be relied upon to help the Lynx pick up a win. Las Vegas Aces vs. Washington Mystics, 8 p.m. They both were key in a recent win over the Dallas Wings. On Sunday, Kelsey Mitchell had 23 points and Candice Dupree scored 21 in a recent win over Atlanta.
Ionescu and No. 1 Oregon stun US women's national team
(AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)EUGENE, OR The U.S. women's national team lost to No. 1 Oregon 93-86 on Saturday only the second defeat to a college team in the Americans' history. Her layup to end the third quarter gave Oregon a 68-67 lead and started a 15-2 run that Satou Sabally capped with a layup with 6:26 left. The Americans were playing the fourth game of their college tour that started in Stanford last Saturday. Since that win over the Cardinal, the Americans have traveled nearly 5,000 miles while playing against Oregon State, Texas A&M and now Oregon.
WNBA: 4 matchups between teams from the Eastern and Western conferences
It's East vs. West and North vs. South in four games that are in action in the WNBA. Sitting at second in the Eastern Conference behind the Washington Mystics, the Sun need to find a way to win. Phoenix Mercury vs. Washington Mystics Preview (tip-off 11:30 p.m. EST)The Phoenix Mercury are coming off a close win over the Atlanta Dream. A'ja Wilson leads the team in scoring with 16 points per game while Liz Cambage adds 15 points per game. Sitting at fifth in the Eastern Conference and a 6-9, record the Fever are looking to climb the standings.