WNBA expansion Oakland

Graphic with a photo of WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert and the ownership group of the new Golden State expansion team at the team's announcement press conference. Text below reads "The Portland Problem: Part 2"

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Is WNBA expansion in jeopardy? The Portland Problem, Part 2

By The Next / November 12, 2023

‘Whatever it is, they’re never gonna find … a better market to expand to than Portland.’

Cathy Engelbert addresses expansion, media rights and Liberty-Aces WNBA Finals

By Aya Abdeen / October 8, 2023

The commissioner’s annual pre-WNBA Finals address touched on a variety of topics.

Alana Beard. (WNBA Media Central)

How Alana Beard’s vision fits with Oakland WNBA expansion

By Gabriella Lewis / October 29, 2021

AASEG leadership group and Oakland municipal leaders continue progress

The Next presents: An Oakland WNBA expansion draft simulation (Part 1 of 2)

By The Next / August 27, 2021

Our beat reporters set which players are off-limits

WNBA expansion moves closer in Oakland

By Tee Baker / July 19, 2021

Vice Mayor of Oakland: WNBA team in Bay Area is a “perfect alignment”