August 31

Hayes, Dream beat Mystics 81-76 for 2-1 series lead

While the Washington Mystics tried adjusting without injured All-Star Elena Delle Donne, the Atlanta Dream benefitted from lessons learned after losing their best player weeks ago.
August 31

Chicago Sky fire Stocks as GM, head coach

The Chicago Sky fired Amber Stocks as general manager and head coach on Friday after a two-year tenure that included an overall record of 25-43 and no playoff appearances.
August 30

Storm's Sue Bird and Mercury's Diana Taurasi are foes on the floor, but best friends beyond it

The evolutionary track of WNBA guards will someday stem from the league's all-time leaders in points and assists.There's the Diana Taurasi model: flamboyant, dominant and…
August 30

Mercury hoping to end middle-game malaise against Storm

The Phoenix Mercury got off to good starts against the Seattle Storm in the first two games of the WNBA semifinals. They've been good in the fourth quarter, too, highlighted by Diana Taurasi's clutch shots at the end of regulation in Game 2.
August 29

Mystics F Delle Donne questionable with knee bone bruise

Washington Mystics star Elena Delle Donne has a bone bruise in her left knee and will be listed as questionable for Game 3 of the WNBA semifinal series against the Atlanta Dream.
August 29
Seattle Storm's Breanna Stewart looks to pass as Phoenix Mercury's DeWanna Bonner defends in the first half Tuesday.

Storm wins in overtime after Taurasi leads stunning Phoenix comeback

After watching her team let a big lead slip away, Sue Bird said hitting the reset button was as easy as resetting the game clock for an extra five minutes.
August 29

Did WNBA's Brittney Griner call out Heat's Tyler Johnson? 'Don't even know who he is'

a sort of — an apology from Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner.
August 28

Dream beats Mystics 78-75, Delle Donne down with knee injury

Elena Delle Donne was having another huge game, and the Washington Mystics were on the verge of taking command of this WNBA semifinal series.
August 28

Jackpot! Las Vegas wins WNBA draft lottery again

Bill Laimbeer and the Las Vegas Aces are on a hot streak.
August 26

Seattle's Breanna Stewart named WNBA MVP

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart has been announced as the WNBA MVP after a season where she finished second in scoring and led Seattle to the best record in the league.
August 26

Stewart, Loyd lift Storm to 91-87 win over Mercury in Game 1

On the day Breanna Stewart became the newly minted WNBA MVP, a key part of her supporting cast came through with a couple of big shots the Seattle Storm needed in the closing minutes.
Lynx
August 26
Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve knows changes are coming before 2019, and said nothing is off the table.

Reeve: No Lynx players off-limits in offseason re-tooling

Lynx coach and GM Cheryl Reeve reiterated in Friday's season-ending news conference that changes are coming. "Any phone call that comes, about anybody, you listen," she said.
August 26

Delle Donne, Mystics hold off Dream to win opener

The Washington Mystics decided to keep Elena Delle Donne in the post and see how the Atlanta Dream would adjust.
August 25

Old friends Taurasi, Bird meet as Storm faces Mercury

Considering their long history together in the WNBA, Phoenix's Diana Taurasi and Seattle's Sue Bird have rarely clashed in the postseason. Eight total games across more than 14 seasons of both being in the league, seems a low number of times for two of the game's great stars to meet in the postseason.
August 25

Dream face Mystics with coach of year but missing McCoughtry

The Atlanta Dream are back in the WNBA playoffs, led by the coach of the year but missing the face of the franchise.
August 25

Storm and Dream take similar approaches during week off

Dan Hughes found himself in a new situation this postseason.
August 24

Taurasi a ridiculous 13-0 in winner-take-all WNBA games

When it comes to winner-take-all games in the WNBA playoffs, Diana Taurasi takes them all.
Lynx
August 24
Reeve reflects on "many, many challenges" of Lynx season

Reeve reflects on "many, many challenges" of Lynx season

Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve said the full extent would need a "tell-all book." Meanwhile, Seimone Augustus and Rebekkah Brunson discussed their futures
August 24
Mystics guard Elena Delle Donne drives to the basket as Sparks guard Odyssey Sims defends

Mystics ease past Sparks 96-64 to reach semifinals

Elena Delle Donne had 19 points and 12 rebounds to help the Washington Mystics rout the Los Angeles Sparks 96-64 on Thursday night in the second round of the WNBA playoffs.
August 24
Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) gets past the defense of Connecticut Sun center Jonquel Jones (35) during the second half of a single-game

Griner, Taurasi lead Mercury past Sun, 96-86

Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi each scored 27 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Connecticut Sun 96-86 on Thursday night in the second round of the WNBA playoffs.