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.

Courtney Vandersloot completes the New York Liberty’s superteam

February 3, 2023

Will Betnijah Laney be the Liberty’s opportunity cost?

How the Breanna Stewart decision places both her and the Liberty where they’ve always wanted to be

February 2, 2023

Jonquel Jones: ‘I feel like the city deserves this’

Breanna Stewart of the New York Liberty. (Screenshot from Stewart's Twitter account)

Breanna Stewart announces she’s joining the New York Liberty

February 1, 2023

A seismic move for an original WNBA franchise

Jonquel Jones, wearing a teal green suit and a black turtleneck, walks up the street.

Bahamian food, new kicks and championship buzz: How the New York Liberty welcomed Jonquel Jones

January 21, 2023

Jones and the Liberty enter a new chapter together with the same vision

Trading for Jonquel Jones solidifies the New York Liberty’s championship aspirations

January 17, 2023

New York adds Thornton and payroll flexibility, too

2023 WNBA free agency preview: New York Liberty

January 6, 2023

New York wants to return WNBA finals for the first time since 2002, and 2023 free agency will determine how long that could take

Mary Ashley Groot’s desire to build takes her to Purdue

December 23, 2022

With Groot, the Big Ten will only get more competitive

Watch DiDi Richards grow the game, one small shopper at a time

December 21, 2022

‘We are going to go to her game and she’ll remember you’

These 10 players with WNBA marketing deals marketing deals are already paying dividends

December 8, 2022

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

Layshia Clarendon (7) handles the ball against the Chicago Sky during the second round of the 2021 playoffs. Photo Credit: John McLellan

Layshia Clarendon discusses joining 2023 Athletes Unlimited roster

October 25, 2022

‘I just wanted the opportunity to continue to play’