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WNBA Playoff Preview Guide: Wings seek big first-round upset

The Wings just concluded their most successful regular season since moving to Dallas. They’ll look to carry that success into the WNBA playoffs, where they’ll face the Connecticut Sun in the first round.

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WNBA Playoff Preview: Aces have no excuses in first step of title of run

The rematch of the 2021 WNBA semifinals has strongly titled in Las Vegas’ favor.

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WNBA Playoff Preview Guide: Are monster Sloot games the answer for Sky in first round?

Two of Courtney Vandersloot’s five 20-point performances this season have come against the New York Liberty, the Chicago Sky’s first-round playoff opponent. Oh by the way, she averaged 9.5 assists and six rebounds over those two contests as well.

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WNBA Playoff Preview Guide: Mercury silenced haters just by making playoffs

Everyone counted the Phoenix Mercury out when it was announced that Skylar Diggins-Smith would miss the rest of the regular season for personal reasons. Here they are in the playoffs. The only problem is now they have to contain Kelsey Plum, which they haven’t been able to do in three tries.

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2022 WNBA Playoffs First-Round Hub

Follow along with Swish Appeal for everything you need to know about the first round of the 2022 WNBA playoffs.

This Week in Women's Basketball

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Triple Threat Podcast

All episodes from the Bonnet Gang!

New Kelsey Plum and Allie Quigley shirts!

Celebrate Kelsey Plum of the Las Vegas Aces and Allie Quigley of the Chicago Sky as their two teams lead the charge into the playoffs.

WNBA Playoff Preview: Can Ionescu and Howard lead an upset?

The Liberty have a tough road ahead, facing off against the Chicago Sky in the first round. Will Sabrina Ionescu and Natasha Howard be enough to beat the defending champs?

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WNBA playoffs 2022: Bracket, full schedule, start times, and predictions

Here’s the full schedule for the 2022 WNBA Playoffs.

Natasha Howard, Stefanie Dolson send Liberty to playoffs

Natasha Howard had a near-double-double and the clutch shot at the end. Stefanie Dolson had a double-double.

Dream now on brink of elimination with home loss to Liberty

During their final home game of the 2022 regular season, the Atlanta Dream looked lifeless as the New York Liberty came in and basically ran wild over them.

WNBA Playoffs Preview: Washington Mystics vs. Seattle Storm

Four years after meeting in the WNBA finals, these two rivals will finally rematch in the first round of the 2022 playoffs.

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Liberty show composure they would need in playoffs in closing out Dream

The New York Liberty control their own destiny entering the final game of the 2022 regular season.

Sylvia Fowles feels and gives the love in final regular-season home game

Sylvia Fowles received apologies from her Minnesota Lynx teammates for a blowout loss to the Seattle Storm. In the midst of it all, she just wanted them to know she was proud of them.

Sparks are out of playoff contention, what now?

With Thursday’s loss, the Sparks are officially eliminated from the playoffs. They still have one final game Sunday, but with no postseason aspirations, what can be gained?

Wrapping up the Sun’s regular season

Locked into the third seed in the forthcoming WNBA playoffs, Sunday’s contest against the Minnesota Lynx is inconsequential for the Connecticut Sun. For now, it is worth looking back at how the Sun’s top players performed this season.

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2022 WNBA Team Previews

Dive into all 12 teams before the WNBA season tips off on May 6.

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Predicting the WNBA’s big questions for the 2022 season

This Week in Women’s Basketball: Skylar Diggins-Smith to miss rest of All-WNBA-caliber season

The Phoenix Mercury are without Brittney Griner, Tina Charles and Skylar Diggins-Smith, three superstars they expected to have this season, for the remainder of it. Diana Taurasi could still return in the playoffs.

Fowles will go out competing like heck for a playoff spot while being the consummate teammate

A look at Sylvia Fowles’ legacy, her lack of recognition and her emotions entering her final regular-season game at Target Center.

Mabrey stepping up for Wings in Ogunbowale’s absence

The Dallas Wings have officially clinched a spot in the WNBA playoffs, and, with Arike Ogunbowale once again on the mend, it will be up to Marina Mabrey to continue carrying the scoring load in the Wings’ backcourt.

How the Sparks can still make the playoffs

With only two games left, the Los Angeles Sparks’ playoff hopes hang on by a thread. Today we pull on that thread and look at the path towards a playoff berth.

As her career winds down, Sue Bird gets to be a part of an assists record — for her team

Sue Bird led the Seattle Storm with eight of their WNBA-record 37 assists in a win over the first-place Chicago Sky on Tuesday night. It was a key win for the first-round home court-advantage race and a bounce-back win after the Storm lost Bird’s final regular-season game in Seattle.

Sky fall to Storm 111-100 in final regular-season home game

Chicago’s defense faltered as Seattle was on the top of its game in a high-scoring contest.

Napheesa Collier being back a feel-good moment for Lynx

Napheesa Collier returned from maternity leave on Sunday and was happy to be back.

Podcast: Which lower-seeded playoff team could have the most success?

As the playoff picture becomes clearer, The Whiparound keys in on what can drive the bottom seeds to success.

Why Rebekah Gardner’s story matters

She’s become known around the WNBA as "the 32-year old rookie," but what Rebekah Gardner means to the Chicago Sky can’t possibly be condensed into a one-line descriptor.

Mapping out the top five playoff seeds

Here’s where each of the top teams can end up in the playoff picture.

A look at Sue Bird’s legacy as she sees it

On Sunday, Sue Bird played in her final regular-season home game in the WNBA. She has played her entire career with the Seattle Storm.

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The Sparks sleeping in an airport again shows how bad WNBA travel can be

The Sparks are in the middle of a heated race for the final WNBA playoff seed. They just had to sleep in an airport, because the WNBA still doesn’t charter flights.

Triple Threat Podcast: Would the Indiana Fever be good with Aliyah Boston?

The Bonnet Gang talks WNBA playoffs, Liz Cambage, Paige Bueckers, and more.

Rough night for Liberty

The Phoenix Mercury trio of Diamond DeShields, Shey Peddy and Sophie Cunningham spelled doom for the New York Liberty Saturday night.

Rhyne Howard serves as crucial spark in win over L.A.

Led by Rhyne Howard’s 28 points, the Atlanta Dream picked up a win that not only boosts their playoff chances, but also provided a forum for something so much more important.

Chicago Sky take part in Sports Matter Day

Kahleah Copper and Allie Quigley helped provide Chicago youth athletes with necessities and inspiration.

Wings getting hot at the right time

The Dallas Wings have finally separated themselves from the pack of WNBA teams battling for a bottom-three playoff seed, earning huge wins over the Chicago Sky and Las Vegas Aces while dealing with some significant injuries.