Posts by Howard Megdal

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

Shorthanded Las Vegas Aces found answers in Game 4

October 18, 2023

How sheer will propelled the Aces to victory

Las Vegas Aces guard Chelsea Gray shoots a fadeaway jump shot over two New York Liberty defenders while center Kiah Stokes sets a screen.

Las Vegas Aces will miss both Chelsea Gray and Kiah Stokes in Game 4

October 17, 2023

New details on Riquna Williams’ availability

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Sources: Portland expected to be second WNBA expansion team

October 5, 2023

Discussions have reached Board of Governors level

Betnijah Laney and Breanna Stewart embrace following the New York Liberty's 87-84 victory in Game 4 of the WNBA semifinals in Uncasville, CT on Oct. 1, 2023. (Domenic Allegra photo)

Column: Betnijah Laney made this moment possible for the New York Liberty

October 2, 2023

Brondello: ‘B’s built like this’

Olivia Nelson-Ododa of the Connecticut Sun corrals a rebound against the New York Liberty in Game 2 of the WNBA semifinals on Sept. 26, 2023. (Howard Megdal photo)

Did the Connecticut Sun improve on their Game 1 deficiencies?

September 26, 2023

Mixed signs in Game 2 as the Liberty tie the series

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

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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