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Mohegan Sun to play host to WNBA All-Star Game, draft

The best players in the WNBA and the league's rookies will be back...venue for our midseason showcase event," WNBA President Laurel J. Richie said. "From...rookie was at the Mohegan Sun for the WNBA draft last April. It was the first time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-25/mohegan-sun-play-hos
WNBA on solid footing as tip-off for 18th season nears

NEW YORK - WNBA President Laurel J. Richie is heading to...begins its 18th season nearly half the 12 WNBA teams are profitable, there's been a...the season to tipoff this weekend."The WNBA begins its 18th season Friday night with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-14/wnba-solid-footing-tip-18th-seaso
Dream rookie Shoni Schimmel shines as East wins WNBA All-Star Game

...West 125-124 on Saturday in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go to overtime.Hitting...accomplishment to go out there and be in the WNBA," Schimmel said. "To have the fans...scored 17 points, including the third WNBA All-Star dunk, for the West.Schimmel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-19/dream-rookie-shoni-s
Top pick in WNBA Draft not a foregone conclusion

...and Skylar Diggins leading the way at the WNBA Draft.This time it's Stanford's Chiney...No. 1, it would be the first time in WNBA history that sisters were selected with...athletes. Their styles do translate to the WNBA. Chiney (is a) great rebounder, can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-13/top-pick-wnba-draft-
WNBA All-Star Game has fitting host team in Mercury

...desert is a perfect place for this year's WNBA All-Star Game. It's where the most...West coach Cheryl Reeve, of the reigning WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx, "the excitement...great measuring stick" for the rest of the WNBA.The Mercury drafted Griner No. 1 overall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-18/wnba-all-star-game-h
WNBA marketing campaign targets LGBT audience

...favor of gay rights in the U.S., the WNBA is launching a campaign to market the league...games.With the marketing campaign, the WNBA is capitalizing on what it has known for...has been with us very passionately," WNBA President Laurel Richie said.Before launching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-21/wnba-marketing-campa
WNBA star Becky Hammon to become the first full-time female NBA assistant

As a 5-foot-6 point guard, decorated WNBA veteran Becky Hammon has never had the experience of shattering...an NBA coaching staff. When Hammon retires from her 16-year WNBA career at the end of the San Antonio Stars' season, she will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-05/wnba-star-becky-hamm
Minnesota's Maya Moore earns first WNBA MVP award

...numbers all season for Minnesota. Now she's got her first WNBA MVP award.Moore earned the league's most valuable player...scoring, averaging a career-best 23.9 points. She set a WNBA record by scoring at least 30 points 12 times, including in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-21/minnesotas-maya-moore-earns-first
Andrew Wiggins leads World team to victory in Rising Stars Challenge

...night.Hart said, "No excuses," as he returned to the huddle.Madison Square Garden was abuzz with stars from the NBA, WNBA and Hollywood two nights before the NBA All-Star Game is played Sunday. But much of the attention was on the teenager, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-02-13/andrew-wiggins-leads-world-te
Brittney Griner looms large as new WNBA season nears

...Augustus, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2006 WNBA Draft. "So they're going to want to see...counted on to lead the Mercury to a third WNBA title, she's expected to open a gateway from the WNBA to new fans across the U.S. and beyond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-22/brittney-griner-loom