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Reigning WNBA Champion Mystics Release 2020 Schedule

January 16, 2020 - Washington, D.C. - The 2019 WNBA Champion Washington Mystics will open the 2020 WNBA season, presented by Capital One, on May 16 at 4:00 p.m. against the Los Angeles Sparks at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights. Fans attending the home opener will see the team raise the 2019 championship banner to the rafters. In addition, the WNBA announced the extension of the regular season from 34 games to 36 games. The extended schedule will see Washington face the Indiana Fever and the Atlanta Dream four times th... Full Story

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Minnesota Lynx to Open 2020 Season on May 15 at Chicago

January 16, 2020 - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team's schedule for the upcoming 2020 season. The Lynx will kick off their 22nd WNBA season, presented by Mayo Clinic, on the road by visiting the Chicago Sky on Friday, May 15 at 7:00 p.m. The team will host the Indiana Fever in its Home Opener Presented by Mayo Clinic on Sunday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. For the first time, the 2020 campaign includes 36 regular-season games from May 15 through September 20. The league will break from July 11 to August 15 to allow p... Full Story

2020 WNBA Season to Feature Inaugural Commissioner's Cup, Expanded 36-Game Schedule for Teams and More ABC Games

January 16, 2020 - NEW YORK - The 2020 WNBA season will feature the first-ever Commissioner's Cup tournament, an expanded schedule with 36 games per team and an increase in nationally televised games on ABC. The league's 24th regular season tips off on Friday, May 15, 2020 and concludes on Sunday, Sept. 20. "We are incredibly excited to introduce a first-of-its-kind in-season tournament for our league and present more regular-season games on ABC, increasing the WNBA's national television exposure," said WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert. "T... Full Story

Minnesota Lynx Hire Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer and Two-Time WNBA Champion Katie Smith as Assistant Coach

January 14, 2020 - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - Minnesota Lynx Head Coach and General Manager Cheryl Reeve today announced the hiring of former Lynx great and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Katie Smith as an Assistant Coach. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not released. "We are so happy that Katie Smith is returning to the Minnesota Lynx," said Reeve. "Katie is a Lynx legend and will once again be a tremendous asset to the Lynx organization." "I couldn't be more excited to be returning to the place I called home and began ... Full Story

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4-year-old Jake Schuman sings the National Anthem at an Indiana Fever Game
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Atlanta Dream Atlanta Dream - Atlanta, Georgia
Chicago Sky Chicago Sky - Chicago, Illinois
Connecticut Sun Connecticut Sun - Uncasville, Connecticut
Dallas Wings Dallas Wings - Dallas, Texas
Indiana Fever Indiana Fever - Indianapolis, Indiana
Las Vegas Aces Las Vegas Aces - Las Vegas, Nevada
Los Angeles Sparks Los Angeles Sparks - Los Angeles, California
Minnesota Lynx Minnesota Lynx - Minneapolis, Minnesota
New York Liberty New York Liberty - New York, New York
Phoenix Mercury Phoenix Mercury - Phoenix, Arizona
Seattle Storm Seattle Storm - Seattle, Washington
Washington Mystics Washington Mystics - Washington, District of Columbia


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