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Does it really matter? — Athletes’ sexual orientation none of our business

Does it really matter? — Athletes’ sexual orientation none of our business

May. 8 |     Two weeks ago we learned that the WNBA’s top overall pick is gay. Last week we learned that a longtime NBA veteran center is gay. Neither news item bothered me at all. However, what does bother me is what convinced Britney Griner...

2013 W draft: a ‘huge buzz’ and no surprises

2013 W draft: a ‘huge buzz’ and no surprises

Apr. 17 |       The Big 3 draft” was no surprise. Through the days and weeks, if not the last few years, leading up to Monday’s WNBA draft, top picks Britney Griner, Skylar Diggins and Elena Delle Donne were a three-headed Carly Simon anticipation...

Minneapolis’ Tayler Hill is Mystics’ first pick

Minneapolis’ Tayler Hill is Mystics’ first pick

Apr. 17 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Tayler Hill, the first Minneapolis City Conference player to be a WNBA first-round pick since Tamara Moore in 2002, was among 12 invited prospects to attend Monday’s draft at ESPN...

ESPN extends deal with WNBA; financial details kept $ecret

ESPN extends deal with WNBA; financial details kept $ecret

Apr. 10 |     Two big changes were recently announced by the WNBA: an extension of its current deal with ESPN for six years, and a new logo was unveiled. “This new extension,” proclaimed ESPN President John Skipper at the March 28 press conference...

Analysts speculate on season’s outlook for college women

Analysts speculate on season’s outlook for college women

Nov. 23 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   ESPN Analysts Carolyn Peck and Kara Lawson recently discussed this season’s women’s college basketball storylines. Here are some of their observations: 1) A breakout year for Britney Griner: “I...
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