Women in Sports More signings and shifts By Sue Favor on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 WNBA team news: The Sparks need Chelsea Gray to lead them this season. LA is hoping their depth compensates for the loss of Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver. The Mystics have signed Alaina Coates and Shey Peddy. Washington had a Championship ring party over the weekend. WNBA player news: Angel McCoughtry is pleased that her idea for social justice activism on jerseys caught on with the NBA. Converse will cover Natasha Cloud’s WNBA salary this year while she focuses on social justice reform. Erica Wheeler is FITLIGHT’s new ambassador. WNBA coach news: Dan Hughes won’t coach the Storm in Florida, after his doctor declared him at higher risk to contract COVID-19. Gary Kloppenburg will serve as head coach. College team news: Louisville is prioritizing preparation for the season. UConn’s move to the Big East means a tougher game slate. College player news: Kansas State guard Christianna Carr received a racist direct message over the weekend. Purdue guard Karissa McLaughlin is out for the season with an injury. Stephanie Watts is returning to North Carolina as a grad transfer from USC. Oregon guard Morgan Yaeger will medically retire. Angel Reese hopes to carve out a basketball legacy at Maryland with her brother Julian. Bonus: Nike has introduced a women’s apparel line called Swoosh Fly. 0 Previous Post Next Post Related Posts Women in Sports Big scoring, big games Women in Sports Preview: Evans and No. 1 Louisville host Mangakahia and No. 23 Syracuse Women in Sports Preview: Will new Husky Evina Westbrook put on a show vs. former Lady Vols?