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Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles gets an invisible crown as she is introduced in the starting lineup before a game against the Atlanta Dream at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn., on Aug. 7, 2022. (Photo credit: John McLellan)

‘Syl gave us everything’: Inside the Minnesota Lynx’s celebration of Sylvia Fowles

By Lucas Seehafer / August 13, 2022

The regal postgame ceremony was a fitting tribute given Fowles’ on-court accolades and off-court interests

Phoenix Mercury combo guard Diana Taurasi looks towards the court, while Sue Bird hunches with her hands on her knees next to Taurasi. Behind Bird stands Mercury wing Diamond DeShields.

‘An incredible ride’: Inside Sue Bird’s likely final game against Diana Taurasi

By Hayden Cilley / July 23, 2022

With Briann January also bidding farewell to Phoenix and Tina Charles playing against the team she left midseason, it was a night of storylines

‘Like a fairy tale’: Sights and sounds from the final homecoming of Sue Bird

By Em Adler / June 21, 2022

An ending so perfect, it could have been scripted

Rutgers women's basketball head coach C. Vivian Stringer has announced her retirement, effective Sept. 1, 2022. (Photo credit: HighlightHER Twitter page)

C. Vivian Stringer announces retirement after legendary career

By Tee Baker / April 30, 2022

The Hall of Fame coach laid a foundation in women’s basketball

‘You are the reason I stayed here 40 years’: The legacy of Harvard’s Kathy Delaney-Smith through those she’s molded

By Jenn Hatfield / April 18, 2022

630 wins, countless relationships

Even in defeat, Kathy Delaney-Smith’s legacy at Harvard shines through on KDS Day

By Jenn Hatfield / February 15, 2022

‘Nothing compares to being a part of that literal empire that Kathy’s built’

What Sylvia Fowles’ announcement means for the WNBA, Lynx

By Gabriella Lewis / February 1, 2022

With last-year announcements from Sylvia Fowles and Sue Bird, the 2022 WNBA season is bound to be epic.

Harvard head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith will retire after the 2021-22 season

By Jenn Hatfield / November 6, 2021

Entering her 40th season, Delaney-Smith is the winningest Ivy League coach of all time in any sport