2021 WNBA Finals – Skylar Diggins-Smith seals Game 2 victory as Phoenix Mercury even streak with Chicago Sky

2:12 a.m. ET Michel VoebelESPN.com Near Mechelle Voepel covers WNBA, women’s basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Phoenix – In the final seconds of overtime, with the Phoenix Mercury clinging to a three-point lead, Skylar Diggins-Smith caught a glimpse of … Read more

UConn coach Geno Auriemma refuses to respond to Nneka Ogwumike’s omission from the US Olympic team

UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma, a member of the US Olympic team selection committee, refused to respond to the omission of Los Angeles Sparks star Nneka Ogwumike from the US list who will seek his seventh consecutive gold medal in Tokyo later this month. But he addressed the fingers that pointed his way. “What … Read more

As USA Basketball turns to Tokyo, men’s and women’s teams appear stacked

Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi are aiming for gold again.Picture: Getty Images Yesterday, Team USA’s women’s basketball team announced their 12 teams for next month’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, and the men’s roster, although not yet finalized, is taking shape. Despite the ongoing pandemic, and in some cases, the need for prolonged rest, many of … Read more