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How do WNBA players choose their overseas teams? It’s complicated

On Jasmine Thomas’ first night in the Czech Republic as a member of Sika Brno, the police showed up at her house. They did so not because Thomas purposefully committed any wrongdoing, but because as she unpacked her belongings, Thomas blew her apartment’s electrical fuse, and she knew only one number to call. When authorities …

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Women’s college basketball, WNBA mailbag: Is something off with Iowa? Who should Lynx draft?

South Carolina is still the class of college hoops, and the Indiana Fever stand to benefit in the draft from the generational talent who’s propelling the Gamecocks in their bid for a repeat. It’s time for the first mailbag of the college season, with a heavy sprinkling of WNBA, because as we all know, there …

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WNBA style power rankings: Sylvia Fowles, Sue Bird go out in style ahead of playoffs

Although they’ve come to the end of the road, don’t be too sad about the legend Sue Bird finishing the final regular-season games of her career. Yes, Bird and the Seattle Storm took a loss in the season finale to the Las Vegas Aces, but there’s playoff basketball starting on Wednesday night, and that’s something …

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WNBA Playoffs 2022: Las Vegas or Seattle in the finals? Top underdogs?

Ahead of the WNBA Playoffs, our writers sat down to discuss the biggest questions coming into the postseason: Who’s winning it all? On whom should you wager your money? Is this a season for underdog highlights or heavy favorite finishers? Here’s what they had to say… Who do you have as WNBA champion and finals …

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Chicago Sky’s aggressive edge key to WNBA repeat, Game 2 victory over New York Liberty

CHICAGO — Three days after a surprising Game 1 playoff loss and a mere 19 seconds into Game 2, Kahleah Copper drained a 3-pointer from the wing, posed with her right arm still extended and turned to the Chicago Sky bench with a determined glimmer in her eye. Nearly four full quarters were left to …

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NCAA women’s basketball national title game moving to ABC in 2023, 2024

If you are a women’s college basketball fan, the following sentence is news you have been wanting for some time: The women’s title game is moving to ABC. The 2023 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Game will air on ABC, The Athletic has learned, on Sunday, April 2, at 3 pm ET from American …

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