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​Tamryn Spruill is an author and freelance journalist covering women’s basketball, with issues of gender, race and sexuality central to her reporting. She has followed the WNBA since its 1997 inception, and she is writing a book about its exciting history through the lens of the passionate, persevering and powerful women who make the league up: COURT QUEENS: The Story of the WNBA's Power, Passion and Perseverance On and Off the Court (ABRAMS 2022). Spruill’s bylines include Harper’s BAZAAR, The New York Times, SLAM, ZORA, Teen Vogue, The Athletic and Swish Appeal, where she served as editor-in-chief from 2018, when hired as the first woman to hold that position, and 2021, when she stepped down from the role to finish her book. Spruill has appeared in interviews as an expert source for NPR’s All Things Considered, Fox Sports’ First Sports in the Morning, The Julie DiCaro Show on 670 The Score and Bleacher Report. She holds Bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and Journalism (University of South Carolina) and a Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (Goddard College).

Get active this #NGWSD2021 with #AtHomeRecess

Before Ruthie Bolton, Kahleah Copper, Allisha Gray and their WNBA cohorts kick off a National Girls and Women in Sports Day panel at 2 p.m. ET, they want you to break a sweat and share the video using hashtag #AtHomeRecess.

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Cloud: Inauguration Day brought tears, ‘a sense of hope’

WNBA champion Natasha Cloud spoke with Outsports recently and reflected on her journey toward embracing her bisexual and biracial identities, and explained why Inauguration Day was emotional for her.

WSLAM: Kayla McBride is headed to the Minnesota Lynx

Kayla McBride, WNBA All-Star Three-Point Contest participant and Las Vegas Aces fan favorite, is moving to the Minnesota Lynx, WSLAM reports.

WNBA Free Agency 2021: Signing period starts Feb. 1

Last year’s frenetic WNBA free agency signing period saw Skylar Diggins-Smith land with the Phoenix Mercury (from the Dallas Wings), DeWanna Bonner move to the Connecticut Sun (from the Mercury) and other franchise favorites take their talents elsewhere. Could the 2021 free agency signing period that begins on Feb. 1 yield similar roster shakeups?

AJC: Sale of Atlanta Dream nearing completion

Kelly Loeffler lost her U.S. Senate seat on Jan. 5 after WNBA players during the 2020 season successfully campaigned for her rival and eventual winner Rev. Raphael Warnock. The fallout of her race-baiting political campaign drew the ire of the players who called for her to be ousted from the league. Their demands appear to be nearing realization.

Preview: South Carolina hopes to stay undefeated in the SEC vs. Arkansas in Top-20 MLK Day matchup

Aliyah Boston has used an expanded arsenal to carve her way through SEC play, but she’s had a lot of help from her No. 4 South Carolina teammates, up and down the roster. It will be all hands on deck for the Gamecocks against the high-scoring No. 15 Arkansas Razorbacks.

A’ja Wilson: Statuesque and bronze

South Carolina Athletics installed on Thursday the bronze statue, more than a year in the making, of the women’s basketball program’s most famous Gamecock: A’ja Wilson. It is a rare tribute to the greatness of any woman anywhere, let alone a Black woman in the Deep South.

Jocelyn Willoughby’s ‘Read What You Sow’ virtual book club kicks things off with NYT bestseller

New York Liberty guard Jocelyn Willoughby’s "Read What You Sow" virtual book club is scheduled to discuss its first tome, Brit Bennett’s "New York Times" bestselling "The Vanishing Half" on Feb. 2. The deadline to sign up (for free) is Friday, Jan. 15!

VIDEO: Te’a Cooper likens games without crowds to hard practices

On Tuesday, Te’a Cooper spoke with members of the media one day after the Los Angeles Sparks announced her re-signing. She spoke of her experiences playing in the "wubble" during the 2020 WNBA season, her goals for 2021 and more!

Te’a Cooper’s undeniable ‘Spark’ inspires Derek Fisher to keep her in Los Angeles

The WNBA free agency signing period has begun with franchises locking down the players they have rights to. For Los Angeles Sparks head coach and general manager Derek Fisher, that means keeping fan favorite, and burgeoning fashion icon, Te’a Cooper in the City of Angels.