ICYMI: The IX Newsletter talks to Val Ackerman about the future of women’s ice hockey

Hi all: I haven’t updates in a while, but ahead of my next hockey edition of The IX Newsletter, I wanted to repost my interview with Val Ackerman from last week. You might recognize the name Val Ackerman from her time with the NBA, USA Basketball, the first WNBA President, or as the current commissioner … More ICYMI: The IX Newsletter talks to Val Ackerman about the future of women’s ice hockey

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ICYMI: Liberty running out of time to salvage the season

I arrived in Minnesota early ahead of the 2018 WNBA ALl-Star Weekend to take in a New York Liberty game … in Minnesota. Tuesday was the final game before the All-Star break for both teams and what an exciting one it was! Despite getting out to a strong start, the Liberty fell to the Lynx … More ICYMI: Liberty running out of time to salvage the season

WATCH: Diana Taurasi gushes about Argentina, motherhood

My interview with Diana Taurasi for High Post Hoops Tuesday night was another one for the book in the career of Diana Taurasi. She helped the Phoenix Mercury secure an 83-69 win over New York by shooting over 60% from the field. She also went seven for her first seven from deep, a first in WNBA history. … More WATCH: Diana Taurasi gushes about Argentina, motherhood

The IX: Your Curated Guide to Women’s Sports

Hey folks: I’ll be contributing to a new women’s sports newsletter, The IX. Learn a bit more about our vision from Annie Peterson below. For the full entry, click here. To guarantee you’ll get my women’s hockey entry, subscribe here. Finally, our SAWEET Twitter profile picture is an original sketch by Mirabelle Megdal. The IX: … More The IX: Your Curated Guide to Women’s Sports

WNBA, ESPN hold Annual Inspiring Women Luncheon in NYC

Today, the WNBA and ESPN hosted the WNBA Inspiring Women Luncheon. Since 2006, the WNBA has honored women in a variety of professions doing amazing work to pave the way for girls and women to excel. Kimberly Bryant, Kayla Canario, and Andrea Jung are the 2017 inspiring women. Behind the scenes at the 2017 @WNBA … More WNBA, ESPN hold Annual Inspiring Women Luncheon in NYC

REPOST: Forbes on the growing wage gap in professional basketball

In his latest as a contributor to Forbes, David Berri writes about #SportsMoney by way of professional basketball player salaries. https://t.co/T1du8wQiUVIt is estimated that @SylviaFowles and @jus242 are underpaid by more than $1 million in the WNBA. — David Berri (@wagesofwins) September 20, 2017 For those familiar with WNBA salaries, or the salaries (or lack thereof) … More REPOST: Forbes on the growing wage gap in professional basketball

Rebecca Lobo reflects on her Hall of Fame career and the moment that might have prevented it

September 8, 2017 for The Summitt Rebecca Lobo looked up after crossing the stage at the 2017 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement press conference in Springfield, Mass. yesterday. She and ten others are the most recent pictures added to the dome of the building. “During the press conference I was kinda looking around at … More Rebecca Lobo reflects on her Hall of Fame career and the moment that might have prevented it

New York Liberty partners with RISE for Town Hall on race and racism in America

At Madison Square Garden, WNBA players and NYPD face off over racial justice The New York Liberty hosted a panel discussion on race and our collective role in confronting hate. AUG 21, 2017, 1:38 PM for ThinkProgress NEW YORK, NEW YORK — During this particular moment of heightened racial and political tension across the country, the … More New York Liberty partners with RISE for Town Hall on race and racism in America

ICYMI: Liberty hang on to defeat Indiana

August 9, 2017 for The Summitt  The @nyliberty snapped a 2-game skid with a hard-fought win over the Fever. @elindsay08 has the takeaways: https://t.co/5WNNV4uOXw pic.twitter.com/zKM8xjUTOC — The Summitt (@SummittHoops) August 9, 2017 The Indiana Fever looked to remain hot as they traveled to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Liberty. Indiana won … More ICYMI: Liberty hang on to defeat Indiana