Women in Sports WNBA announces plan to tip off season By Sue Favor on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Today the WNBA announced a plan for a 22-game season that will culminate with a traditional player format. The league is finalizing an agreement with IMG Academy in Bradenton, Floria to have the season there. Games will be played without fans. Should the league and the NBA act as if Black Lives Matter more than a restart or a start? WNBA news: The league and the WNBPA have been honored with the Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award. WNBA player news: Jasmine Thomas and Kaila Charles are eager to be at the forefront of the movement for racial justice and societal change. WNBA GM news: Wings GM Greg Bibb sees the positives of a shortened season. NCAA news: A new names, images and likenesses lawsuit against the NCAA could put millions of dollars at stake. Oregon’s Sedona Prince is among 12 athletes who are suing. College news: Virginia has changed its logo to remove slavery history representation. The president of the University of Texas will meet with student groups to discuss their demands to ditch “The Eyes of Texas” song, and rename several school buildings. Robert Morris has left the NEC and will join the Horizon League. College team news: Normalcy is still a foreign concept, as South Florida begins workouts. A small number of Gonzaga players are taking part in voluntary workouts. College coach news: In emotional times, Arizona coach Adia Barnes said she and her players will continue to stand up for what’s right. Jimmy Colloton is a new assistant coach at Navy. 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?