New WNBA initiative gives back to women’s causes

Great initiative announced by the league office today:

The WNBA invites fans to “take a seat, take a stand” for women and girls this season:

NEW YORK, May 17, 2018 – The WNBA today launched “Take a Seat, Take a Stand,” its new women and girls empowerment program for the 2018 season. When regular-season games begin tomorrow, May 18, WNBA tickets will do more than support women’s sports – when fans take a seat at a WNBA game, they will also have the chance to support several organizations that are changing the game for women and girls.


WNBA business:

The league gets a wider platform and expands their partnership with FanDuel.

WNBA team news:

Minnesota sits on top of the AP preseason power poll again.

Why the Lynx and Sparks won’t meet again in the finals this season.

Moore and Charles have the highest odds of winning MVP.

This year’s condensed schedule may work in Minnesota’s favor.

Five things to know about Dallas before tipoff.

The Mystics are set to adjust to life without Emma Meesseman.

WNBA player news:

Put some respect on Candace Parker’s name.

Preseason rookie report.

Briann January will make her Phoenix Mercury debut tomorrow.

Skylar Diggins-Smith wants the WNBA to win.

The arrival of Courtney Paris gives the Storm a strong inside presence.

Kalya Thornton is set to open her second WNBA season with the Wings.

Unselfish Lynx players make it easy for the team to attract talent.

Tina Charles is saving kids’ lives.

Kelsey Mitchell will absolutely get buckets for the Indiana Fever.

Diamond DeShields and brother Delino, who plays for the MLB’s Texas Rangers, had an embrace tonight before tonight’s game against the White Sox.

A record 17 UConn alumni made WNBA rosters for the season.

A Cal report substantiate’s Layshia Clarendon’s claims of sexual harassment. The employee who assaulted her was fired.

WNBA coach news:

New Liberty coach Katie Smith’s no-nonsense approach gives the team a chance for redemption.

College team news:

Liberty is moving non-football sports to the Atlantic Sun Conference.

College coach news:

Jeannette Mosher is UT Tyler’s new head coach.

Danny Hughes is South Florida’s new assistant coach.

Justine Raterman has been promoted to assistant coach at Miami Ohio.

Simon Harris is a new assistant coach at NC State.

Abilene Christian has added Drew Cole as an assistant coach.

Jocelyn Wyatt is a new assistant coach at Western Kentucky.