Posts by Howard Megdal

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

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

Brittney Griner soars to basket in Phoenix Mercury purple and orange uniform.

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

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Everything you need to know about the 2022 WNBA schedule

December 9, 2021

Expanded 36-game schedule tips off May 6

Ari Chambers.

LISTEN: Ari Chambers, HighlightHer and The Next pipeline at work

September 23, 2021

Why building out our newsroom today impacts newsrooms all over the industry tomorrow

For Liberty icon Tina Charles, a homecoming but not a victory

September 17, 2021

Point Tina wasn’t enough to lift DC into the playoffs