Posts by Jackie Powell

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

These ten players with WNBA marketing deals marketing deals are already paying dividends

December 8, 2022

Engelbert: ‘Now we can start to blow this out’

Brittney Griner holds up a photo of her Russian club team during her trial on Aug. 4, 2022.

BREAKING: Brittney Griner released from Russian custody

December 8, 2022

Months-long ordeal comes to an end

BREAKING NEWS: Dallas Wings hire Latricia Trammell as new head coach

November 1, 2022

First-time head coaching hire brings wealth of experience

Two pictures side-by-side, of Seattle Storm big wing Breanna Stewart on the left and a smiling and jogging-upcourt Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson on the left

Breanna Stewart, A’ja Wilson headline All-WNBA team

September 15, 2022

Second team includes Ogwumike, Fowles

South Carolina's Brea Beal gets in the way of UConn's Paige Bueckers. (John McClellan photo)

UPDATED: How South Carolina smothered UConn’s title hopes

April 3, 2022

Destanni Henderson’s career night came at the right time

South Carolina celebrates after defeating Louisville, 72-59 at the women's Final Four April 1, 2022. (John McCLellan photo)

The slow inevitability of Aliyah Boston sinks Louisville

April 1, 2022

23 and 18 to put the Gamecocks one win from the title

Introducing: Locked On Women’s Basketball, presented by The Next

March 23, 2022

A daily women’s basketball podcast, with insight from the entire staff of The Next, is here

Mercer and UConn mascots go at it. (Howard Megdal photo)

Visiting Storrs: Inside Mercer, UCF and Florida’s visit to the Nutmeg State

March 19, 2022

Finding the next level requires two-way performances

Russian state news agency reports detention of Brittney Griner extended until May 19

March 17, 2022

New date runs beyond start of WNBA season

Players on the Minnesota Lynx circle-up and put their hands together in the middle before a send-off

ROUNDTABLE: ‘Too Many Lynx,’ starring Cheryl Reeve

February 23, 2022

The Next staff offers solutions for Minnesota’s roster crunch