Posts by Jackie Powell

Jackie Powell covers the New York Liberty and runs social media and engagement strategy for The Next. She also has covered women's basketball for Bleacher Report and her work has appeared in Sports Illustrated, Harper's Bazaar and SLAM. She also self identifies as a Lady Gaga stan, is a connoisseur of pop music and is a mental health advocate.

Marquesha Davis handles the ball with Jaylyn Sherrod training behind her.

Liberty finalize 2024 roster for now

May 14, 2024

Why the Liberty might be able add a 12th player when it matters most

Sabrina Ionescu speaks to Betnijah Laney, Breanna Stewart, Courtney Vandersloot and Jonquel Jones

2024 WNBA season preview: New York Liberty

May 2, 2024

Healing the scar of the 2023 WNBA Finals

11th overall pick Marquesha Davis stands with WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert after getting drafted by the New York Liberty.

In a busy WNBA Draft, Liberty select Mississippi’s Marquesha Davis, stash Kaitlyn Davis

April 17, 2024

New York drafted with athleticism in mind for the long term

Courtney Vandersloot and Ellie the Elephant hug each other emphatically.

Courtney Vandersloot visits Hospital for Special Surgery; chats offseason, 2024 WNBA season

March 21, 2024

Vandersloot: ‘They just pour into us, this community, and they support us so much’

Rebekah Gardner poses with her hands on her hips during a game.

New York Liberty acquire rights to Rebekah Gardner from Chicago

March 15, 2024

New York’s low-risk trade could yield a higher reward and less worry about the in upcoming expansion draft

Breanna Stewart jogs onto the court for warmups.

Breanna Stewart re-signs with the New York Liberty

February 26, 2024

The reigning league MVP Stewart signs a one-year unprotected deal

Kennedy Burke drives past the defense.

How the New York Liberty retooled their bench during free agency

February 23, 2024

What new signings Kennedy Burke, Ivana Dojkić and Leonie Fiebich will bring to New York in 2024

Sabrina Ionescu points to the court.

Stephen vs. Sabrina is so much more than ‘Battle of the Sexes’ 50 years later

February 15, 2024

What are the implications of this first-of-its-kind shootout between a WNBA and NBA player?

A'ja Wilson discusses her new book.

For A’ja Wilson, the release of ‘Dear Black Girls’ has been a dream come true

February 9, 2024

Inside Wilson’s book talk at Barnes and Noble Union Square

Jonquel Jones guard Brittney Sykes

Inside the agreed-upon Jonquel Jones pact with New York Liberty

January 31, 2024

Details on length, size of contract and what it means for New York’s roster