Phoenix Mercury win WNBA title

While you were focused on the FIBA World Cup (right?!), the WNBA wrapped up its season with a matchup of two of the great young stars in the league. Unfortunately, Chicago’s Elena Delle Donne was dealing with a back injury and was getting back into shape. And then in Game Two of the series, Brittney […]

Why Becky Hammon will work

The Spurs were not quite groundbreakers in hiring Becky Hammon as an assistant coach Tuesday. The Cavaliers had hired Lisa Boyer as a voluntary assistant in the early 2000s. She will not even be the first woman coaching for pay in a NBA-affiliated league. Groundbreaking women’s basketball player Nancy Lieberman coached the Texas Legends of […]