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Lisa Borders

The Most Powerful Women in Business: WNBA’s Lisa Borders

Learn more about Lisa Borders, president of the WNBA, and why she was named one…

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little ballers

‘Little Ballers Indiana’ Docuseries From WNBA Star Skylar Diggins to Premiere on Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons Channel

The triumphant story of six young, dynamic, and diverse female basketball players

Dallas Wings WNBA All Star Skylar Diggins is behind a three-part docu-series from, premiering Friday,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Christine Simmons

The Shadow League: Christine Simmons, LA Sparks

Learn how LA Sparks President and Chief Operations Officer Christine Simmons is advocating for others

Check out Christine Simmons insight as she details her journey, the Sparks’ 2016 WNBA Championship,…

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women Olympians

Get Motivated With These Quotes by 8 Great Women Olympians

Their words of determination inspire us all to keep going

Simone Biles at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
As the 2016 Olympic Games in…

By Lisa Fraser

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Women’s History Month: Olympian and WNBA Star Tamika Catchings Shares Stories of Triumph in New Book

Champion baller talks overcoming disability and the league's role as a inspiration for female athletes

WNBA baller Tamika Catchings shares insights on her new book, overcoming being born with a…

By Mia N. Hall

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Sheila Johnson, Salamander Hospitality

Black History Month: Sheila C. Johnson, CEO of Salamander Hospitality

29 days of modern black history makers

Sheila C. Johnson, best known as co-founder of Black Entertainment Television, is the first African…

By Safon Floyd

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WNBA Lisa Borders

Former Coca-Cola Executive Named WNBA President

Lisa Borders comes to the league as it celebrates its 20th season

WNBA appoints Lisa Borders to president.

By Courtney Connley

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WNBA’s Oklahoma Shock Approved To Move To Dallas

The move has been approved but not without opposition

Team owners hope the move to the larger Dallas market will improve the franchises profitability,…

By Michael Tolbert

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Nike Inks Massive Apparel Deal With The NBA

Nike is set to take over the NBA's uniform design during the 2017-18 season

One notable change in design that’s already planned is the addition of the Nike logo…

By Michael Tolbert

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Lisa Leslie Talks Upcoming Induction into Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Gold Medalist talks career journey and induction into the Women's basketball Hall of Fame

Lisa Leslie, Gold Medalist and first woman to dunk in a professional game, talks career…

By Kandia Johnson

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Cool Jobs: WNBA’s Chief of Basketball Operations and Player Relations Talks Being a Power Woman in Sports

Brown opens up about navigating her way through the sports business

WNBA’s Chief of Basketball Operations and Player Relations, Renee Brown, talks being a power woman…

By Courtney Connley

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5 Women in The NBA Making History Off the Court

These dynamic women play by their own rules and make sports history

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As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we examine those who’ve opened doors across all professional…

By Essence Gant

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Maya Moore is WNBA MVP

Minnesota’s Maya Moore Wins WNBA MVP Award

Last year's Finals MVP captures the award for the regular season

Last year’s WNBA Finals MVP, Maya Moore, wins the regular season MVP Award

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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San Antonio Hires Female Basketball Coach

Team makes history with the hire

WNBA player, Becky Hammon, was hired as an assistant coach for the world champion San…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Former Lakers’ Player, Michael Cooper, Has Tongue Cancer

Head coach will have surgery this week

Atlanta Dream head coach and former LA Lakers player, Michael Cooper, has tongue cancer and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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NBA Hires Pamela El as Chief Marketing Officer

Former Nationwide Insurance executive will start her new position in August

Former Nationwide Insurance Executive, Pamela El, is hired by the NBA to become their latest…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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WNBA Player, Brittney Griner, Sets Blocks Record

Surpasses record previously set by Lisa Leslie and Margo Dydek

Griner sets WNBA record with 11 blocked shots

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Tina Charles Donates $50,000 to Charity

WNBA Player Tina Charles Donates Half Her Salary to Charity

"It's extremely important as in my past history people have given to me," Charles said

Charles has already raised $48,000 for the Hopey’s Heart Foundation to purchase 100 automatic external…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Join Magic Johnson at the Entrepreneurs Conference

Sparks Owner Magic Johnson: ‘This Is a Great Day for the City of Los Angeles’

Both sides pleased with group's purchase of the Los Angeles Sparks

Both sides involved pleased with group’s purchase of the Los Angeles Sparks.

By Darren Sands

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Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner Has WNBA’s Top-Selling Jersey

Griner will make start in July 27 All-Star Game

Griner, who wears No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, is a rookie out of…

By Darren Sands

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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