Posts by Aya Abdeen

Aya Abdeen is a student in sports journalism at Arizona State University and has been a contributing writer for The Next since December 2022. She is also a sports reporter for the Sun Devils’ women’s basketball team for The State Press. Her work has also appeared on AZPreps365.

Caitlin Clark on the ground after Chennedy Carter shoved her

Teresa Weatherspoon weighs in on Chennedy Carter-Caitlin Clark incident

June 3, 2024

‘Chennedy got caught up in the heat of the moment’

A WNBA ball rests on the court, with the Wilson logo visible and aligned perpendicular to the court.

Updated: WNBA opens investigation into bonus payments for Las Vegas Aces players

May 18, 2024

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is paying each Aces player $100,000

Wings forward directs traffic while on the basketball court

Dallas Wings forward Natasha Howard out with foot injury

May 17, 2024

Wings acquire Monique Billings on a hardship contract

Air Force One takes flight.

Players rejoice after WNBA announces plan for charter flights

May 8, 2024

Nneka Ogwumike: ‘It is time to be transformational’

Indiana Fever head coach Christie Sides talks to huddled up Indiana Fever players during a timeout

WNBA announces changes to coach’s challenge ahead of 2024 season

May 3, 2024

Two 20-second timeouts are eliminated and replaced by a new “reset” timeout

Chicago Sky big Candace Parker holds the ball at her hip while surverying upcourt

WNBA legend Candace Parker announces retirement after 16-year career

April 28, 2024

People all around the WNBA heaped praise on the future Hall of Famer

Seattle Storm point guard Sue Bird enters the Entertainment and Sports Arena. She's wearing shades, gold chains and a dark blue velvet shirt.

Seattle Storm legend Sue Bird joins team’s ownership group

April 25, 2024

Bird: ‘I am thrilled to continue contributing to the growth of the game’

Dallas Wings and Las Vegas Aces players cluster in the lane in pursuit of a rebound.

Dallas Wings could relocate downtown as soon as 2026

April 21, 2024

Plan to move to Dallas Memorial Auditorium faces a vote on Wednesday

Caitlin Clark smiles at a reporter at the 2024 WNBA Draft.

Inside the 2024 WNBA Draft audience records

April 17, 2024

Draft is most-watched WNBA event since 2000

Caitlin Clark stands against a wall surrounded by media members with outstretched microphones

Inside the WNBA national broadcast schedule

April 11, 2024

You want Caitlin Clark? You’re getting Caitlin Clark