Sue Bird on WNBA All-Star Game loss

July 14, 2021 Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close to Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel started playing women’s basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. LAS VEGAS — Dallas Wings security guard Arike Ogunbowale smiled broadly, but didn’t take the bait. After helping Team WNBA … Read more

New York Liberty’s Asia Durr allowed to resume basketball activities after missing 2 seasons with prolonged COVID-19

17:47 ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close to Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel started playing women’s basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. New York Liberty guard Asia Durr said during an Instagram Live session on Tuesday that she has been cleared to resume … Read more

Garbine Muguruza and Anett Kontaveit go on and play for the WTA Finals title

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Garbine Muguruza dominated Paula Badosa in a 6-3, 6-3 win on Tuesday and will face Anett Kontaveit for the title at the WTA Finals. Eighth-seeded Kontaveit defeated Maria Sakkari 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to advance, earning her first two finalists in the Women’s Season Ending Championship. Kontaveit lost to Muguruza in the final … Read more

New York Liberty’s Asia Durr allowed to resume basketball activities after missing 2 seasons with prolonged COVID-19

17:47 ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close to Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel started playing women’s basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. New York Liberty guard Asia Durr said during an Instagram Live session on Tuesday that she has been cleared to resume … Read more

Garbine Muguruza reaches WTA Finals semi-finals; Karolina Pliskova eliminated despite victory

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Garbine Muguruza ended Anett Kontaveit’s 12-match winning streak with a 6-4, 6-4 win on Sunday that propelled her to the semifinals of the WTA Finals. Muguruza, who will play in her first semi-finals of this tournament since 2015, needed the win to advance at the expense of Wimbledon finalist Karolina Pliskova. Kontaveit … Read more

USA beats Spain to put Billie Jean King Cup in semi-final vs. Russia

PRAGUE — The United States won both singles matches against Spain to reach the semifinals of the Billie Jean King Cup on Wednesday. The Americans had to win after losing 2-1 to Slovakia in Group C on Tuesday, with Sloane Stephens and Danielle Collins both taking outright wins to make the final doubles pointless. The … Read more

Chicago Sky Delivers Phoenix Mercury Biggest Defeat in WNBA Finals History in Game 3 Win

1:32 ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close to Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel started playing women’s basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. CHICAGO — By the fourth quarter of Friday’s Game 3 in the WNBA Finals, much of the electrical energy had dissipated … Read more

Diana Taurasi frustrated by WNBA travel restrictions, speed through to final

PHOENIX – Phoenix Mercury security guard Diana Taurasi was still frustrated on Tuesday, four days after she and two teammates had to charter a private plane Friday night so she could return to Arizona from Las Vegas after Game 5 of the WNBA semifinals for the birth of her second child. “We pay for everything,” … Read more