June 19, 2022
Daily Briefing — June 19, 2022: Four nationally televised games for Father’s Day
... but the four games are on four different stations, so check your remote's batteries.
Happy Father’s Day! In honor of both Father’s Day and Pride month, be sure to thank 1) every gay dad you see, and 2) the Dad Lesbian in your life; we’ll appreciate it. Welcome to The Next’s Daily Briefing, featuring the daily Watch List. Day 36 of the WNBA season is here, featuring four — count ‘em, four — nationally televised games, all spread out nicely so you get one game every two hours. A star-studded Seattle with Sue Bird’s last trip home against a surging New York, a dominant Connecticut against an Elena Delle Donne-full Washington, and also Los Angeles-Dallas and Minnesota-Las Vegas, too. They’re also playing on national TV … albeit on four different networks or platforms. Boy do I feel bad for whoever’s gotta write The Daily Briefing tomorrow.
*checks my and Isabel’s schedule*
(Editor’s note: Gee, I wonder who sets that schedule…)
But anyway: four nationally televised games! I don’t know squat about which sports queer guys prefer, but I do know that Dad Lesbians are feeling the love today.
But first, read:
- Our Antonio Losada once again rounds up big moves in EuroLeague free agency.
- The Denver Post’s Noelle Phillips discovers women’s basketball, in a mining town, in a state less than 20 years old, just one year after James Naismith invented the sport of basketball — seriously, this is crazy.
- The Spokesman-Register’s Stephen Hunt details the final year of Briann January’s career, from her homecoming to her post-playing plans.
- Basketball News’ Mark Schindler uses the Dream’s offensive explosion in Chicago to break down Aari McDonald’s breakout.
- Our Scott Mammoser briefs you on what’s going on with Team USA’s 3×3 squad at the World Cup.
Watch List, Sunday, June 19
(All times in Eastern, Game Of The Day in bold)
Seattle @ New York, Noon, ESPN
Connecticut @ Washington, 2 p.m., CBS
Chicago @ Indiana, 3 p.m., League Pass (Local: WCIU, Indiana Fever Livestream)
Los Angeles @ Dallas, 4 p.m., Amazon Prime video (Local: Bally Sports Southwest Extra)
Minnesota @ Las Vegas, 6 p.m., CBS Sports Network (Local: Bally Sports North Extra, My LV TV)
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