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Lynx draft four ‘solid players’

Lynx draft four ‘solid players’

Apr. 20 | Unlike last year’s top-heavy, star-studded draft, the 2014 WNBA Draft was instead more workwoman-like. Filling specific team needs took precedence over obtaining star players. The MSR, during the April 10 pre-draft media conference call, asked...

WNBA season preview

WNBA season preview

May. 29 |       The 2013 WNBA season opened last weekend in Dickensian fashion — great expectations. “I think this is the most anticipated season for me,” proclaims ESPN analyst and former WNBA coach/general manager Carolyn Peck. SB Nation’s...

Finally, parity in men’s college hoops

Finally, parity in men’s college hoops

Mar. 20 |       Can we say with all surety that parity was finally achieved this year in men’s college basketball? KFAN’s Henry Lake (HL) and Robert Littal (RL) of BlackSportsOnline recently shared their thoughts on this and this year’s...

Richie’s ‘rookie’ year as WNBA pres  brings progress

Richie’s ‘rookie’ year as WNBA pres brings progress

Jun. 6 |     Under Laurel Richie’s leadership after being named WNBA president in 2011, a national cell phone company signed a multiyear deal and became the first league-wide marquee partner — one of eight new corporate marketing partnerships. “We...

Nykesha Sales overseas and  not retired

Nykesha Sales overseas and not retired

Jun. 6 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Nykesha Sales is a WNBA legend, a term that both her former league and the NBA these days uses to tell us that once-active players are now retired.   But the six-foot forward-guard and former...

Lynx in ‘outstanding position’ for 2021 draft

Lynx in ‘outstanding position’ for 2021 draft

Apr. 11 |     I get into the WNBA annual draft the same way I used to get into the NBA draft before it became nothing more than too many annually selected players long on potential but very short on stardom. The W draft prospects are four-year seniors,...

Time to dispense with the ‘One Plays’?

Time to dispense with the ‘One Plays’?

Jan. 11 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Big Ten for several seasons has assembled 16-game regular-season schedules in which each team has six single-game opponents each year. Minnesota, for example, only plays Indiana, Michigan State,...

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...

Hoops odds and ends – More women’s games on ESPN — but still just a blip

Hoops odds and ends – More women’s games on ESPN — but still just a blip

Nov. 16 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   ESPN will show a record-high 130 women’s basketball games this season on its family of channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. Along with their Full Court’s pay-per-view package, nearly 250...