Team USA defeats Canada to reach FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup gold medal game

SYDNEY — Breanna Stewart and the United States used a dominant defensive effort to beat Canada and reach the gold medal game of the World Cup for the fourth consecutive match. Stewart scored 17 factors and the Americans raced out to an early lead to put away Canada 83-43 on Friday. The 43 factors had … Read more

US women break team record with 27th straight FIBA ​​World Cup win

SYDNEY — There’s been a protracted legacy of success for the US women’s basketball team on the World Cup. The names change over time, however the outcomes do not appear to. Kelsey Plum scored 20 factors, Chelsea Gray added 16 and the United States routed Bosnia and Herzegovina 121-59 on Tuesday to break the team … Read more

Robert Sarver says he’s starting the process to sell NBA’s Phoenix Suns, WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury

Owner Robert Sarver on Wednesday introduced that he has begun the process to sell each the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury franchises. “As a person of religion, I consider in atonement and the path to forgiveness,” Sarver stated in an announcement Wednesday. “I anticipated that the commissioner’s one-year suspension would offer the time … Read more

Las Vegas Aces win their first WNBA title, beating Connecticut Sun in Game 4 of Finals; Chelsea Gray named MVP

6:36 PM ET MA VoepelESPN.com Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, ladies’s faculty basketball, and different faculty sports activities for espnW. Voepel started overlaying ladies’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Nearly a 12 months in the past, the Las Vegas Aces suffered a season-ending loss that burned … Read more

Las Vegas Aces’ A’ja Wilson, Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart headline All-WNBA First Team

8:55 PM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers ladies’s school basketball and the WNBA Previously lined UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with additional expertise on the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer Reigning WNBA MVP A’ja Wilson of the Las Vegas Aces and the … Read more

‘Remarkable’ Alyssa Thomas’ historic triple-double keeps Sun alive vs. Las Vegas

1:26 AM ET MA VoepelESPN.com Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, girls’s school basketball, and different school sports activities for espnW. Voepel started protecting girls’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. UNCASVILLE, Conn. — With their backs towards the wall (once more) within the WNBA playoffs, the Connecticut Sun discovered one … Read more

Alexandra Mandrycky named Seattle Kraken assistant GM, becomes the sixth woman hired to the role across the NHL this offseason

Alexandra Mandrycky has been promoted by the Seattle Kraken to assistant normal supervisor, turning into the sixth woman elevated to that place this offseason and the first to specialise in analytics. Mandrycky, 31, joins a rising group of girls in assistant normal supervisor roles, together with Kate Madigan (New Jersey), Meghan Hunter (Chicago), Hayley Wickenheiser … Read more

Las Vegas Aces shed ‘irritating’ first half, post Game 1 win over Connecticut Sun in WNBA Finals

8:28 PM ET (*1*) MA VoepelESPN.com Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, ladies’s faculty basketball, and different faculty sports activities for espnW. Voepel started overlaying ladies’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. LAS VEGAS — Generally, Las Vegas Aces coach Becky Hammon shouldn’t be a screamer. She will get her level … Read more

Tim Hardaway, Manu Ginobili among those newly enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame

Tim Hardaway took the stage and advised a narrative of his early days in the NBA, when Golden State teammates Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin would usually ask him the identical query. “They would ask me, ‘Tim, how nice do you need to be?’” Hardaway stated. They have their reply. So does everybody else. He’s … Read more

Caroline Garcia, 28, tops Coco Gauff at US Open to reach first Grand Slam semifinal; faces Ons Jabeur next

NEW YORK — Caroline Garcia by no means actually let Coco Gauff — or the group — get absolutely concerned of their US Open quarterfinal Tuesday evening. From early on, Garcia performed high-stakes tennis and put strokes the place she wished, typically proper at Gauff’s ft, typically nicely out of reach. In distinction to the … Read more