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WNBA President Lisa Borders Takes New Role at Time’s Up

Las Vegas Aces’ Kayla Janine Alexander, left, WNBA President Lisa Borders, center, Las Vegas Aces’ Moriah Jefferson, right, gather during the reveal of the Las Vegas Aces WNBA basketball team at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Monday, December 11, 2017. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez @jajuarezphoto / Las Vegas Review-Journal
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Lisa Borders is stepping down from her position as the President of the WNBA to become the first-ever President and Chief Executive Officer of Time’s Up. ...
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10 things to know about the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup

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Held every four years, the FIBA World Cup is the world’s largest women’s basketball international competition. The 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup is taking place in Tenerife, Spain from September 22-30. ...
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LGBTQ & women’s rights champion Robbie Kaplan to receive 2018 WNBA Inspiration Award

Robbie Kaplan
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Robbie Kaplan also helped launch #TimesUp Legal Defense Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to women who have experienced sexual violence, abuse or harassment. ...
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Seattle Center Arena will sit on ‘Seattle Storm Way’ thanks to WNBA champs & Mayor Durkan

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Mayor Jenny A. Durkan has transmitted legislation to designate the main pathway next to new Seattle Center Arena as “Seattle Storm Way.” ...
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Seattle Storm Brews a 3-0 Clean Sweep Championship Win on the Road

The team enjoys champagne in the locker room. (Neil Enns/Storm Photos)
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With a 98-82 win over the Washington Mystics on Wednesday night, the Seattle Storm completed the series sweep and clinched its third WNBA Championship in franchise history. ...
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MVP Stewie Unanimously Selected to 2018 All-WNBA First Team

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WNBA Most Valuable Player Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm was unanimously selected to the 2018 All-WNBA First Team, the WNBA announced Wednesday. ...
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Seattle Storm Seek to Put Hands on WNBA Trophy

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The Seattle Storm are one game away from winning its third WNBA championship trophy as they prepare to play game three of the WNBA Finals against the Washington Mystics in Washington, D.C. ...
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Breanna Stewart & Elena Delle Donne Featured in Kobe Bryant’s Detail on ESPN+

Elena Delle Donne
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WNBA stars Breanna Stewart and Elena Delle Donne are featured in the next installment of Kobe Bryant’s Detail, available now exclusively on ESPN+. ...
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Bird, Stewart Offer Preview for Game 2 of the WNBA Finals

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Bird said she expects “a ton of energy” from Washington as they try to even the series. ...
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Storm Owns Game 1 Defeating Mystics, on Path to 2018 Championship

Sue Bird gets past Aerial Powers for two points. Bird scored four points in the game and dished out seven assists. (Neil Enns/Storm Photos)
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Sue Bird, the hero of Game 5, scored just four points, but her points weren't needed on this night. Natasha Howard added 17 points making 7 of 8 shots. ...
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