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In The News
September 6th, 2014

Mercury v. Sky: WNBA Finals Preview

Can the Chicago Sky upset the Phoenix Mercury in the upcoming WNBA Finals? With the Sky’s Elena Delle Donne nursing a bad back, espnW’s Michelle Smith thinks it will be a tall task to top Brittney Griner and her teammates.

In The News
August 9th, 2014

Former Teammate Assesses Becky Hammon’s New Role As NBA Pioneer

The San Antonio Spurs have hired WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. Is this a sign that more women will fill the NBA coaching ranks? ESPNW’s Kate Fagan shares her thoughts.

Feature
July 5th, 2014

WNBA Cashing In With Pro-LGBT Campaign

Early in its history, the WNBA took steps to avoid becoming known as a “lesbian league.” But this summer, the WNBA held its first nationally televised Pride game, acknowledging those fans who’ve been there from the beginning. Karen Given has the story.

Featured Book
April 12th, 2014

‘In My Skin’ Shares Inside Look Into Brittney Griner’s Life

In ‘In My Skin,’ Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner details her struggles as a child and as a student at Baylor. She joins Bill Littlefield to discuss her past and her transition to the WNBA.

Only a blog
February 15th, 2014
By Zoë Sobel

Gay Athletes: Billie Jean King To Michael Sam

Missouri star and NFL prospect Michael Sam might soon be the first active gay NFL player. Here’s a look back at some of the LGBT athletes who came before him.

Interview
November 16th, 2013

Making The Case For Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike

With Baylor star Brittney Griner now playing in the WNBA, who is the top player in women’s college basketball? ESPNW’s Michelle Smith shares her pick with Bill.

Extra
September 20th, 2013

Fountain Of Youth Rejuvenates WNBA

Experts feared that the WNBA was going under, but with three dazzling rookies, a new website, logo, and colors, interest is rising. Will the WNBA be able to grow and prosper? Nate Taylor from the New York Times joins us to discuss the leagues fate.

Profile
June 22nd, 2013

Elena Delle Donne Soars With The Chicago Sky

One month into their eighth season, the Chicago Sky are trying to do something they’ve never done before: qualify for the WNBA playoffs. To help them in that quest, the team has an asset they’ve never had before: rookie Elena Delle Donne. Only A Game’s Karen Given has our story from Chicago.

February 9th, 2012

For WNBA’s Moore, Winning Isn’t Everything, It’s The Only Thing

In the aftermath of the Super Bowl, it figures that lots of are still thinking about the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Bill Littlefield finds himself thinking about an athlete for whom the latter concept is apparently inconceivable.

September 24th, 2011

WNBA Playoffs Heating Up

The WNBA playoffs are underway, with the Minnesota Lynx facing up against the Phoenix Mercury in the Western Conference Final and the Indiana Fever playing the Atlanta Dream in the East. Clay Kallam of FullCourtPress.com joins Only a Game this week.

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