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On August 3, EA Sports announced that NBA Live 18 will have a WNBA feature. The feature plans to include all of the league’s stars and teams for the first time ever in video games. The debut of WNBA teams in the virtual world comes 23 years after NBA Live’s inception. The 2K franchise officially…

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WNBA star Candice Wiggins says she experienced bullying from the gay community. Wiggins played for four teams during her tenure in the league and faced harassment, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune. Wiggins says the culture of the WNBA embraces homosexuality, but it can be a backlash against the players who aren’t gay. “Me being…

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For us mere mortals, the concept of retirement in your 30s is beyond comprehension, but for high-performing professional athletes, it’s an inevitable conclusion to a career. What distinguishes WNBA star Swin Cash’s retirement from so many others is while she continues to receive well-deserved honors and accolades for her achievements on the basketball court, her…

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Over the course of the past few weeks, WNBA players have taken it upon themselves to shed light on inequality and police brutality. The ladies of the Minnesota Lynx professional basketball team took to the court in early July wearing all black Adidas t-shirts that read “Change Starts With Us.” These shirts caused quit a stir after…

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When video of the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile went viral, Swin Cash and members of the WNBA wanted to make a statement about the injustices in America. Cash, her New York Links teammates, and members of the Indiana Fever decided to wear all-black in protest before the game. Unfortunately, the players…

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Angel McCoughtry, the star forward for the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream and Olympic gold medalist, came out as gay with fiancée Brande Elise last year after an alleged dispute with her overseas team during the U.S. off-season. “With all the energy I felt this was something I had to do and I wasn’t thinking about the…

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The NBA and the WNBA teamed up to criticize former NBA guard Gilbert Arenas, saying the comments about women basketball players are “utterly disrespectful.” The recent statements were made on an IG page bearing his name and image, @gilbertpettyarenas. Strangely, Arenas??? is on a social media rant insulting WNBA players, calling them #beaniepies and adding they resemble the women…

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From start to finish, the list of celebrities arrested in 2015 is a long one. Sadly, the number of Black entertainers and athletes continue to grow at a steady rate. Here are a few Black celebrities arrested in 2015. DMX-Earl Simmons DMX seems to be getting arrested on a fairly regular basis. In 2015, he was…

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For fans of WNBA star Brittney Griner, it might have seemed like it was “too soon” when she and fellow baller fiancée, Glory Johnson, tied the knot last week just two weeks after they were involved in a domestic dispute. But the two ladies wed in spite of the controversy and it seemed like the…

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Brittney Griner pops the question Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has asked Tulsa Shock’s Glory Johnson for her hand in marriage. And she said yes! On Thursday, August 14, the former Baylor College standout shared the exciting news via Instagram with, “Last Night was a Night to Remember. I became the happiest person on this…

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