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Cambage expected out; severe risk if she gets virus

NEW YORK (AP) -- Las Vegas Aces All-Star center Liz Cambage is expected to miss the upcoming WNBA season for health reasons, according to her agent.''In the evaluation of Liz Cambage's health and pre-existing risk factors with her team...

Aces star Angel McCoughtry views jersey initiative as seed for change

Angel McCoughtry heard the talk. Basketball is a distraction right now, players said. It’s tough to play and fight for social justice simultaneously, some added. So the Las Vegas Aces star got to work. She pitched a #SayTheirNames initiative to...

Athletes honor America by refusing to stick to sports

Narrated by two-time WNBA champion and activist Renee Montgomery, Yahoo Sports celebrates Independence Day by examining sports through the lens of athletes overcoming and evolving in the fight for American justice and equality. Source link

Maya Moore looks forward to rest and an unknown future after helping free innocent...

Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore hasn’t played in the WNBA since 2018, but for good reason: she’s been dedicating herself to freeing a wrongly convicted man from prison.Moore opted to sit out both the 2019 and 2020 seasons to...

Missouri man freed from prison with help from WNBA’s Moore

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Missouri man was freed from prison Wednesday after a county prosecutor declined to retry his case, punctuating years of work by WNBA star Maya Moore and other supporters who argued he was falsely...

Maya Moore helps free man from prison

In 2019, Maya Moore put her WNBA career on hold to help the case of a man she believed had been wrongfully imprisoned.The six-time All-Star sat out the entire 2019 season to focus her life on helping Jonathan Irons,...

Sparks new social justice initiative focuses on voting

The Los Angeles Sparks are getting involved year-round with a new initiative focused on social justice, including efforts to promote voting and support immigration reform.The “Change Has No Offseason” community outreach program references the fact that the team and...

Sky F Lavender has foot surgery, will miss 2020 season

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Sky forward Jantel Lavender is recovering after surgery on a broken bone in her left foot.The team announced Lavender had the procedure on the fifth metatarsal in the foot on Tuesday in Los Angeles.Lavender, who...

WNBA should force out Kelly Loeffler and her anti-Black/LGBTQ views

The WNBA needs to force Kelly Loeffler out.Loeffler is the co-owner of the Atlanta Dream. She’s also a U.S. Senator from Georgia, appointed to her seat last December.What Loeffler has said publicly is at least as bad, if not...

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Indians bench coach Brad Mills opts out for family

Cleveland Indians bench coach Brad Mills has opted out of the 2020 season, manager Terry Francona said Sunday.Francona told reporters that Mills left the...