Dallas Wings decline to retain Vickie Johnson
The Wings have moved on from Johnson after two years in Dallas.
BREAKING: Liberty trade Tina Charles to defending champion Mystics
New York Liberty head coach Walt Hopkins’ statement on Monday that Tina Charles is in the team’s plans didn’t age well. The Liberty’s all-time leading scorer was traded to the defending champion Washington Mystics on Wednesday, where she will again play for Mike Thibault.
Camille Little joins Brian Agler and the Dallas Wings coaching staff as an assistant
Camille Little retired as a member of the Phoenix Mercury following the 2019 WNBA season. In Dallas, she will be reunited with Brian Agler, with whom she won a championship with the Seattle Storm in 2010 during a six-year playing stint. Crystal Robinson also joins Agler’s Wings coaching staff while longtime assistant Erin Phillips is out.
BREAKING: Penny Toler has been ‘relieved of her duties,’ effective immediately
The Los Angeles Sparks announced on Friday that general manager Penny Toler has been "relieved of her duties and will no longer be with the organization, effective immediately."
Injury Update: Elena Delle Donne has been diagnosed with a herniated disc
Washington Mystics star and league MVP Elena Delle Donne left Game 2 of the WNBA Finals after three minutes and did not return. The series resumes on Sunday, with the Connecticut Sun hosting the Mystics in Game 3.
SUSPENDED: Brittney Griner, Diana Taurasi (Phoenix) and Kristine Anigwe, Kaela Davis, Kayla Thornton (Dallas)
The players were involved in a fourth-quarter brawl during the Phoenix Mercury-Dallas Wings game on Saturday, Aug. 10. Other players receiving punishment from the league are DeWanna Bonner (Mercury), Kaela Davis (Wings) and Diana Taurasi (Mercury).
Riquna Williams remains in Palm Beach County Jail following arrest
The guard for the Los Angeles Sparks is being held in Palm Beach County Jail on $20,000 bond following an arrest over a December altercation with an ex-girlfriend.
Noelle Quinn retires, joins the Seattle Storm as an assistant coach
After having played for Seattle since 2016, Quinn is embracing a new role with the organization.
BREAKING: Maya Moore to sit out 2019 season
The Minnesota Lynx will have some big shoes to fill, as Moore averaged 18 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists while shooting 36.5 percent from three-point range for the 2018 season.
Christin Hedgpeth has been named WNBA Chief Operating Officer
Hedgpeth had been serving in an interim position since October 2018.
Courtney Vandersloot and Allie Quigley tie the knot
The Chicago Sky’s power backcourt is now MARRIED.
Derek Fisher’s appointment as head coach in Los Angeles continues to ‘Spark’ concern
Fisher’s losing record as head coach of the NBA’s New York Knicks is one thing, but a blistering report from Deadspin on Fisher’s involvement with a predatory lending company has attracted even more attention to his off-court dealings.
The WNBPA says it is ‘awaiting complete information from the League’
Union president Nneka Ogwumike expressed the chief goal of attaining a full financial accounting of the WNBA during the CBA process. So far, it does not look like this has been achieved.
Lisa Borders steps down as WNBA president
The news comes as a surprise to many following the most successful season in WNBA history and the USA Basketball Women’s National Team winning its third straight FIBA World Cup gold medal just two days ago.
Fred Williams has been fired as head coach of the Dallas Wings
Taj McWilliams-Franklin will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the 2018 WNBA season.
Your 2018 WNBA All-Stars are...
Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will captain the teams for the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game, announced Tuesday.
Indiana Fever ownership group is closely monitoring the situation with Papa John’s
In a statement to Swish Appeal, Pacers Sports & Entertainment condemned racism and said they are evaluating the future of their sponsorship deal with the pizza company.
Women’s basketball icon, Anne Donovan, died yesterday at 56
Olympic Gold Medalist and Hall of Famer Anne Donovan passed away on Wednesday from heart failure. Donovan was the first woman to coach a WNBA Championship team — the Seattle Storm in 2004.
Tamryn Spruill is named editor-in-chief at Swish Appeal
She is the first woman to hold this leadership position at the site.
WNBA will feature its new Nike uniforms during the draft
The Draft will be at Nike’s New York Headquarters, so this is a logical time to do it.
Embezzlement allegations against former NC State DOBO
NC State campus police are investigating a former women’s basketball official accused of embezzlement.
Baylor’s Kristy Wallace tears ACL
The Lady Bears will more than likely play the rest of the postseason without its starting point guard.
'Defensive specialist,' Christmas-Kelly returning to Dallas
The Dallas Wings have announced they have re-signed veteran forward Karima Christmas-Kelly. "Karima is a great defensive specialist and an explosive scorer, that continues to be a strong leader on the court," said head coach Fred Williams in the team's release. "Her efficiency and ability to play multiple positions on both ends of the floor makes her a triple threat player, which is invaluable to us. She’s an all-around player who our fans and community admire, and we couldn’t be happier that she will continue her career with the Dallas Wings."
Oregon State disciplines a fan
After conducting an investigation, Oregon State has banned a fan for an incident involving a player at USC.
HS disqualified following investigation
After an 11-day investigation, Tucker High School in Georgia has been ruled ineligible to continue in the state tournament.
WSU mourning loss of conditioning coach
The WSU-Stanford game on Sunday has been canceled after the sudden death to the Cougars’ strength and conditioning coach.
SC Governor calls for apology to Dawn Staley
Henry McMaster, the Governor of South Carolina is wanting Missouri’s athletic director to apologize to Dawn Staley.
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Delaware State releases head coach
Barbara Burgess is no longer the coach of the Hornets.
Players, spectators caught fighting
Players and fans for Granville Central and J.F. Webb high schools are involved in an investigation after fighting during a game.
Drake “pleased” with court’s decision
The U.S District Court has terminated all charges against Drake and head coach Jennie Baranczyk.
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