Posts by Howard Megdal

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

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’

Los Angeles Sparks off-ball guard Lexie Brown releases a long jumper off fingertips, as two Connecticut Sun defenders watch on from a distance too far away to contest

Lexie Brown talks new role with ACC Network

January 12, 2023

‘I’m so excited to talk about these girls’

Baylor's Dre'Una Edwards holds the ball during practice.

UPDATED: Baylor’s Dre’Una Edwards, a basketball star in limbo, wants to know why

January 5, 2023

‘It definitely does feel unfair’

These 10 players with WNBA 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