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WNBA offseason 2013-14

Keeping up with offseason news for each WNBA team.

2014 WNBA Eastern Conference Predictions

Here are some predicted WNBA Eastern Conference standings for 2014.

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Kalana Greene claimed off waivers by the Washington Mystics

Greene was a regular starter for the Connecticut Sun for each of the last three seasons and was waived Monday. The Mystics now have picked her up, so this may be an indication that the team may cut a guard soon. H/T to CharGrayJ for finding this.

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Prahalis, Powell & others cut

According to Sue Favor, Samantha Prahalis, Nicole Powell, Avery Warley, Cassie Harberts and Meighan Simmons were all cut today. So much for this post earlier...

Mystics waive Burke and Spanou

In addition, Kia Vaughn has returned.

Swintastic! Atlanta Dream acquires Swin Cash

The Atlanta Dream pick up two-time Olympic gold medalist and four-time All Star Swin Cash from the Chicago Sky in a pre-season trade.

Indiana's Jeanette Pohlen out for 2014

Pohlen suffered a torn left Achilles tendon during practice.

The Swish Appeal Podcast, Episode 3

Listen to our interviews with Holly Warlick, Essence Carson, Dr. Nicholas Gallucci, and Michael Cooper here.

WNBA Training Camps start today

The season is coming up in less than a month!

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Lawson gives interview to Monumental Network

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Here's the first video from Monumental Network which features their new veteran leader (click here if you can't see the embed). In the back, you can see Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman getting interviewed, and they have a home playoff game Friday against the Chicago Bulls. It's been a busy week.

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Storm waive Charde Houston

Storm waived Charde Houston. Interesting news since told was being picked up at airport Friday. More to come... #StormCrazies ...

Here's the video of the Dolson-Fallon dance-off

Watch it here.

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Stefanie Dolson and Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon have their dance-off

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Washington Mystics rookie Stefanie Dolson plays NBA Jam against Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon

Australian Liz Cambage to miss 2014 WNBA season

Once again, the Tulsa Shock have announced that they will be without 6-foot-8 center Liz Cambage for the 2014 season.

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Bria Hartley gets a Mystics cake from her boyfriend's family

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I wonder where they got the cake from.

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Lawson and Latta participate in the White House Easter Egg Roll

On Monday, April 21, the Washington Mystics guards took part in the annual event.

NY's Leilani Mitchell to forgo 2014 WNBA season

She will spend this summer with family and training for the FIBA World Championships where she will represent Australia.

What impact will Fowles' injury have on Chicago?

There will likely be some replacement by committee while the reigning Defensive Player of the Year is out, but it also could temper expectations for the Sky, at least for the regular season.

What are your predicted 2014 WNBA standings?

Most of the major moves have now been made, and here's your chance to say where you think each team will fall.

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Mystics announce training camp invitees

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They add Kirby Burkholder, Haley Peters, Artemis Spanou, Rachel Tecca, Kayla Thornton, and Kody Burke, one of the Mystics' third round picks to training camp roster. We've had some links in the comments, including Jim Hu who mentioned that Burkholder got an invite. But here's the official release from Monumental Sports which came out earlier today.

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Brittney Griner talks about her experience in China to ESPN's Kate Fagan

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If you haven't had a chance to read this piece which was published on Wednesday, we strongly encourage you to read it. Great work!

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Jeff Van Gundy likes Stefanie Dolson's screens

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There were so many links but I'll just point this one out which I missed. During a broadcast of an Oklahoma City Thunder and Indiana Pacers game on ESPN last Sunday, April 13, Van Gundy, an NBA ESPN analyst, pointed out that he really like that she "lays the wood on people" right after an advertisement for the WNBA Draft. Cool moment for UConn and Mystics fans.

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Lynx sign Tan White, trade Sugar Rodgers to New York

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The Lynx signed free agent Tan White (formerly of the Connecticut Sun) and traded Sugar Rodgers to the New York Liberty for the right to swap third-round picks in the 2015 draft. More on the Rodgers Trade: here. More on signing of Tan white here.

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Chicago Sky offseason: Draft brings post help

They're no longer rookies obviously, but while one of them is playing overseas, two have decided to stay on this side of the Atlantic and Pacific.

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2013-14 San Antonio Stars offseason: What's next?

A look at how the San Antonio might build their roster through the draft and free agency before the 2014 WNBA season.

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L.A. Sparks offseason: Magic, Dodgers acquire team

After a month of public drama, the Los Angeles Sparks have found new ownership to keep them in Southern California.

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Indiana Fever offseason: Fever add Howard, Achonwa

After winning the 2012 WNBA title the Indiana Fever fell short in the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals. Can they get back to the top in 2014 or will competition in the East be too tough?

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2013-14 Atlanta Dream offseason: Schimmel added

The Atlanta Dream made the first splashy move of their offseason as they announced that Michael Cooper will be their new coach. Then they made a couple of splashy point guard signings. Most recently, they've added Shoni Schimmel in the WNBA draft.

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2013-14 Tulsa Shock offseason: New coach, logo

The Tulsa Shock improved in 2013 and might see more improvement in 2014 after drafting a talented group of players headlined by Odyssey Sims.

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Lynx offseason: New unis, same championship talent

The defending champion Minnesota Lynx will return to action this summer with new uniforms, fresh young talent, and the same championship core.

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Mike DiMauro: Tina Charles trade is an example of the "diva-ization" of the WNBA

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A pretty harshly worded piece at now-New York Liberty center Tina Charles. But I agree that the Sun fared well in terms of the assets that they received in exchange for Charles. From theday.com

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2013-14 Mercury offseason: A reshaped backcourt

The Mercury will be yet another team looking for a new head coach with Russ Pennell moving on.

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