WNBA

In this May 31, 2019, file photo, the Los Angeles Sparks' Chiney Ogwumike, obscured at left, and her sister Nneka Ogwumike celebrate after a win over the Connecticut Sun in Los Angeles.
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Associated Press
January 14, 2020 - 10:26 am
The WNBA and its union announced a tentative eight-year labor deal Tuesday that will allow top players to earn more than $500,000 while the average annual compensation will surpass six figures for the first time.
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Mercury's Leilani Mitchell (5) and Brittany Griner (42) double-team Liberty's Tina Charles (31) during the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Ariz. on Aug. 19, 2018.
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January 23, 2019 - 12:08 pm
James Dolan's days as owner of the New York Liberty are officially over. Dolan had owned the Liberty since they were founded in 1997, but on Wednesday the WNBA announced that the team had been sold to Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai. Tsai owns 49 percent of the Nets, a share he bought last...
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