Posts by Howard Megdal

Howard is the founder of The Next and editor-in-chief.

Connecticut Sun guard Rebecca Allen smiles and high-fives teammate DeWanna Bonner as she is introduced before a game.

Rebecca Allen thrives in New York Liberty playoff game — but for the Connecticut Sun

September 24, 2023

Longtime Liberty mainstay critical to Sun win in Game 1 on the road

2023 WNBA Playoffs logo. (Via WNBA Media Central)

Frustration boils over in WNBA’s playoff charter travel policy

August 30, 2023

‘A bunch of stipulations’

New details on Las Vegas Aces investigation contradict Becky Hammon’s comments

May 17, 2023

Inside the methods used to investigate Dearica Hamby’s claims

LSU's Angel Reese points to the finger she's going to use for her championship ring.

Takeaways from LSU topping Iowa for 2023 national title

April 2, 2023

Hot-shooting half by Tigers too much for Hawkeyes

Caitlin Clark dribbles during the 2023 Final Four game between Iowa and South Carolina, MAr. 31, 2023. (Howard Megdal photo)

Key takeaways from Iowa’s upset win over South Carolina

March 31, 2023

Caitlin Clark meets the moment and makes history

Virginia Tech and LSU tip off the 2023 Women's Final Four on Friday, Mar. 31, 2023. (Howard Megdal photo)

Key takeaways from LSU’s win over Virginia Tech

March 31, 2023

Fierce battle in early game of 2023 Women’s Final Four

Kenny Brooks hoists up the net he cut down after winning the ACC Tournament championship on March 5, 2023 in Greensboro, N.C. Virginia Tech faces LSU Friday night in the 2023 Women's Final Four. (Mitchell Northam / The Next)

Don’t overlook Virginia Tech or LSU

March 31, 2023

Hokies and Tigers offer plenty of must-see talent

The owner of the Las Vegas Aces Mark Davis celebrates after the Aces win the 2022 WNBA Championship seriesbetween the Las Vegas Aces and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA on September 18, 2022. (Photo credit: Chris Poss)

Sources: WNBA is investigating Las Vegas Aces for circumventing the salary cap

February 8, 2023

Pay-for-play scheme alleged

Courtney Vandersloot of the Chicago Sky shooting the ball in the second-round of the single-elimination game against the Minnesota Lynx. Photo Credit: John Mac

Courtney Vandersloot to meet with Lynx; Many suitors for Azurá Stevens

January 19, 2023

The post-Fowles plan takes shape

Uncasville, Connecticut/USA - Aug. 17, 2018: Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) shoots during a WNBA basketball game between the Minnesota Lynx and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Connecticut Sun defeated the Minnesota Lynx 96-79. Photo Credit: Chris Poss

Maya Moore announces retirement from professional basketball

January 16, 2023

‘It was a dream come true for me to play basketball at the highest level’