Minnesota’s Sylvia Fowles Named 2017 WNBA Most Valuable Player

NEW YORK, New York — Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles has been named the 2017 WNBA Most Valuable Player, the WNBA announced today. The 10-year veteran earned her first MVP award and became the ninth different player in the last nine years to win the honor. She is the second winner for the Lynx, joining…

WNBA Players test out first video game

NEW YORK — For the first time, all 12 WNBA teams, plus All-Star rosters, are available in the new NBA Live 18 game, which will be released Friday. The Associated Press brought an advanced copy to a New York Liberty practice Saturday and let Rodgers and teammate Shavonte Zellous give it a test run. WNBA…

Phoenix Mercury beat Sun 88-83 to advance to Seminfinals

UNCASVILLE, Conn — Diana Taurasi improved her personal record to 11-0 in closeout games after the Phoenix Mercury beat the Connecticut Sun 88-83 on Sunday to reach the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs. Brittney Griner had 26 points and nine rebounds, Diana Taurasi added 23 points. Phoenix will face the second-seeded Los Angeles on Tuesday…

Kristi Toliver catches fire earning Mystics trip to Semifinals

NEW YORK, Manhattan –- The Washington Mystics Kristi Toliver and former Maryland Terrapin had a career night, scoring 32 points and sinking a WNBA-record nine three-pointers in Washington’s 82-68 win over New York. Her nine three-pointers were the most by any player, regular season or playoffs, in WNBA history. Elena De11e Donne scored 18 points…

New York’s Charles, Los Angeles’ Parker Named WNBA Players of the Week

NEW YORK, New York -– Tina Charles of the New York Liberty and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Aug. 21-27. Charles was selected Player of the Week for the 27th time in eight seasons, extending her…

New York Liberty Partner With RISE to Host “Unity Game” at MSG

NEW YORK – Dr. Eric Dyson served as the moderator at the first ever Unity Game hosted by the New York Liberty. The organization partnered with the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) for a town hall meeting prior to Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Lynx. The panel discussion included Kristen Clarke, President &…

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson to moderate pregame panel at Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK – Dr. Michael Eric Dyson will moderate the pregame panel at #UnityGame this Sunday 8/20 at The Garden to fight against injustice. The Unity Game celebrates community leaders, Liberty players and fans, and youth groups to build on the foundation created a year ago, and serve as a focal point for demonstrating how…