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WNBA On Fines: 'We Needed To Move On'

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA President Lisa Borders says she hopes that rescinding the fines the league imposed over black warmup shirts worn in solidarity for shooting victims will lead to a fresh start on social activism for the players and their union. 514 more words

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Tina Charles and Nneka Ogwumike Named WNBA Players Of The Week

NEW YORK, July 25, 2016 – Tina Charles of the New York Liberty and Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played July 18 through July 22. 309 more words

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WNBA Rescinds Fines Against Players Wearing Shirts Supporting Black Lives Matter

WNBA withdraws fines for teams who wore shirts in support of #BlackLivesMatter. https://t.co/ryhuPyeuRE

— The FADER (@thefader) July 24, 2016

Looks like the WNBA finally got their mind right.

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WNBA Fines 3 Teams, Players For Shirts In Wake Of Shootings

NEW YORK (AP) — Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.

The WNBA has fined the New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and Indiana Fever and their players for wearing black warm up shirts in the wake of recent shootings by and against police officers. 256 more words

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U.S. Olympic Basketball Team Starts Training In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Coach Mike Krzyzewski got his first glimpse at the new-look U.S. national team, as the team opened camp at UNLV with just two players back from the 2012 national team that won the gold medal in London. 645 more words

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Women want own Origin series

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Report: Venus And Serena's Father Suffers A Stroke And Memory Loss

Serena Williams hid a family heartache as she won Wimbledon last week. It has been revealed that her dad, Richard Williams, had a stroke and has “debilitating memory issues,” his wife told… 305 more words

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