Why The Washington Mystics are title contenders, travel woes and other notes from week one of the 2022 WNBA season

7:15 a.m. ET Alexa FilippoESPN Close Covering women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered by Hartford Courant’s UConn and WNBA Connecticut Sun A Stanford University graduate based in Baltimore with additional experience with the Dallas Morning News, The Seattle Times and the Cincinnati Inquirer Natasha Cloud I watched it Sophia Washington Defeat teammates Las … Read more

How far can Sylvia Fowles lead the Minnesota Lynx in her farewell season?

May 11, 2022 Michel VoebelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers WNBA, women’s basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Minnesota Linux Coach Sheryl Reeve is used to hearing knocks on the door. You know Reeve every morning during the WNBA season as … Read more

Women’s Fictional Basketball – Career year coming up for former top seed pick Jackie Young?

1:19 p.m. ET Eric MoodyESPN Who’s trending in fantasy women’s basketball? What are variable cycles? What are the latest notable injuries around the WNBA? Here’s a league look at the most fictional news and notes for all 12 teams: Atlanta Dream Ryan Howard It was an impressive debut in the regular season against Dallas Suites … Read more

Women’s Fictional Basketball – Career year coming up for former top seed pick Jackie Young?

1:19 p.m. ET Eric MoodyESPN Who’s trending in fantasy women’s basketball? What are variable cycles? What are the latest notable injuries around the WNBA? Here’s a league look at the most fictional news and notes for all 12 teams: Atlanta Dream Ryan Howard It was an impressive debut in the regular season against Dallas Suites … Read more

WNBA Couples: Beyond the Vanderquigs

When Jasmine Thomas traded with Sun in 2015, she had plans. She planned to avenge her sweep in the WNBA13 Finals with a dream and not achieve it the following year. She plotted to earn more minutes on guard and up her game, emerging from the worst statistical season of her career. But Natisha Hedman’s … Read more

WNBA Power Rankings – Becky Hammon earns a Las Vegas ace flick, at the top in week one

7:00 a.m. ET Michel VoebelESPN.com Close Michel Voebel covers WNBA, women’s basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. If the ESPN pre-rankings are determined by educated guesswork, the first week of WNBA Power’s rankings are based on a very small sample … Read more

WNBA Power Rankings: Becky Hammon earns Las Vegas ace flick, top in first week

If the ESPN pre-rankings are determined by educated guesswork, the first week of WNBA Power’s rankings are based on a very small sample size. However, a strong start is a good sign, as the three teams are tied 2-0 after the opening weekend of WNBA 2022. For Los Angeles Sparks And Sophia WashingtonThis is particularly … Read more

Former Notre Dame players in the WNBA 2022 rosters

The 2022 WNBA season is over, and there’s plenty of Notre Dame representation. This should come as no surprise given that they all played under Muffet McGraw. I hope that one day Neil Ivy will have a similar number of her former players vying for the top of women’s professional basketball. For now, McGraw’s legacy … Read more

WNBA Fantasy and Betting Tips for Sunday

Each day of the WNBA season, our team of fantasy and betting experts breaks down every game on the roster, taking note of everything from injuries and lineup changes to recent trends and more. Here’s what to look for during today’s menu: Los Angeles Sparks at Indiana fever 6 p.m. ET, Gainebridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis Line: … Read more

Diamond DeShields and the WNBA comeback no one knew about

May 7, 2022 Holy RowESPN reporter Close Holly Rowe joined ESPN as a regular in August 1998 as a college football reporter. Rowe has also played women’s college basketball and ESPN’s women’s college volleyball since 1998. On January 17, 2020, just weeks after an MRI revealed she had a grape-sized tumor in her spinal cord, … Read more