This year’s WNBA draft class makes a strong case for humility. Without a season-long media campaign centered on a small group of prospects, women’s basketball fans got a broader look at the growing number of influential players during college season.
Color commentator LaChina Robinson, who watched many of these athletes in person this year through her broadcast work on ESPN and FOX Sports, admired the diverse range of this year’s crop of athletes.
The team - one of the WNBA's original franchises in 1997 - opened training camp Sunday after a sudden off-season change of ownership. Williams Group Holdings' announcement in December that they were giving up their ownership of the team sent fans into a frenzy. But just over a month later, Magic Johnson and business partners stepped up and bought the Sparks.
IRVINE, Calif. - If you are not already a fan of girls' basketball, first of all you are crazy! Second, the Schollyme All World Game held at Concordia University April 19 would have changed your mind. The game showcased some of the young women hoopers from around the globe. It was an electric environment, and both the SchollyMe Black and SchollyMe White teams put on a show.
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The University of Houston announced the
hiring of former Florida State assistant coach Ronald Hughey as the next head
coach of the women's basketball program on Monday.
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Lynx executed a sign-and-
trade deal that sent guard Sugar Rodgers to the New York Liberty in exchange
for the right to swap third-round picks in the 2015 WNBA Draft.