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March 26, 2020 - 11:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA draft will be a virtual event this year. The league announced Thursday that its draft will still be held April 17 as originally scheduled, but without players, fans or media in attendance due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The WNBA draft is a time to celebrate the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, New York Liberty guard Tanisha Wright, center, goes after a loose ball during the first half of the team's WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm at Barclays Center in New York. The Liberty will have a new home next year, playing their games at Barclays Center. Liberty team executives told the AP on Thursday that the franchise will play all its home contests at the Brooklyn arena that houses the Nets. The building was recently purchased by Liberty owner Joe Tsai, who also owns the Nets. Playing in Barclays Center is a huge upgrade for the Liberty, who played the past two seasons at the Westchester County Center, where the capacity was set for just over 2,000 fans. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
October 17, 2019 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty will have a new home next year — Barclays Center. Team executives told The Associated Press on Thursday the Liberty will play all their home games at the Brooklyn arena that houses the Nets. The building was recently purchased by Liberty owner Joe Tsai, who also...
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Lindsay Whalen plays for the Minnesota Lynx in the 2017 WNBA Finals.
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April 18, 2019 - 1:52 pm
MINNEAPOLIS ( WCCO ) -- As a kid growing up in Hutchinson, Minn., Lindsay Whalen never figured she would play professional basketball. Until she was 14, the WNBA didn't even exist. She just wanted to be a Minnesota Golden Gopher. "There was no WNBA. You hoped to get your four-year scholarship and...
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