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Past Views of Black Players Hinder WNBA’s Present and Future Elevation

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*Caitlin Clark’s arrival into the WNBA and its accompanying exposure may be a great sign of what its future holds, but the league’s past and present treatment of its black players are putting a hold on potential greatness where everyone wins. A recent piece in the Washington Post shines a light on Clark’s journey thus […]

Kim Kardashian’s SKIMS Becomes Official Underwear for NBA and WNBA

Kim Kardashian

*Kim Kardashian’s SKIMS is now the official underwear for the NBA, WNBA, and USA Basketball. “Together, SKIMS and the NBA will connect people of all backgrounds through fashion, sport, and talent, and I look forward to seeing the partnership thrive,” Kardashian said in a statement this week, Complex reports.  “We look forward to bringing NBA […]

Former WNBA Star Liz Cambage Denies Calling Nigerian Players ‘Monkeys’ | Watch

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*Former WNBA star Liz Cambage is addressing reports that she used a racial slur towards her Nigerian opponents during a pre-Olympics training game in 2021. At the time, the Australian newspaper The Sunday Telegraph ran a report about Cambage referring to anonymous players on the Nigerian team as “monkeys” and telling them to “go back […]

Brittney Griner Calls Out WNBA After Airport Heckling Incident

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*Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner is speaking out about being harassed by YouTuber Alex Stein at the Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport on June 10.  Stein followed Griner and several of her teammates and asked questions about her Russian imprisonment including whether she had sex with Vladimir Putin to get released. One of Griner’s teammates is […]

WNBA Players Criticized for Wearing Fake Lashes, Hair Extensions and Long Nails

*WNBA players are speaking out about the backlash and criticism they face for embracing their femininity while on the court.  Tennessee center Tamari Key is reportedly a prime example of this. Fans attacked her on social media late last year for wearing eyelash extensions during a game that she allegedly played poorly in.  As MSN […]

WNBA Players Mock Kelsey Plum’s Tiny All-Star MVP Trophy | Video

Kelsey Plum

*The WNBA is being mocked on social media for presenting Las Vegas Aces guard Kelsey Plum with a small All-Star Game MVP trophy.  The trophy “is a small tin cup that one would receive as a participation trophy when they are playing sports in Elementary School,” Hot New Hip Hop writes.  As reported by NBC […]

WNBA Considered Terminating New York Liberty Over Chartered Flights

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*The New York Liberty were fined $500,000 for taking charter flights to away games during the second half of the WNBA season. Team owners Joe and Clara Wu Tsai reportedly chartered the flights, which included an unsanctioned team trip to Napa, California. These flights are said to be a violation of WNBA’s bargaining agreement, per […]

WNBA Star Candace Parker Reveals She’s Married – Wife Expecting First Child

Candace Parker

*WNBA star Candace Parker revealed on social media Tuesday that she secretly tied the knot to her wife Anna Petrakova two years ago – and they’re expecting their first child together. Candace, 35, who is captain of the Chicago Sky, made the announcement via Instagram, in honor of the couple’s two-year anniversary.  “Happy Anniversary Моя […]