WNBA expansion

Uncasville, Conn. - May 24, 2018: Los Angeles Sparks guard Alana Beard (0) warms up before a WNBA basketball game between the Sparks and the Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena. Photo Credit: Chris Poss

Institutional Knowledge: When the WNBA expands, it has to be Oakland

By Michelle Smith / June 11, 2023

Column: With multiple interested parties, and a painful history of having the rug pulled out, Oakland deserves this

Bridget Carleton (turned away from the camera) faces the basket and follows through on a shot during pre-game warm ups at Scotiabank Arena

Maple leaves, hopes and dreams: Inaugural Canada game highlights human side of WNBA expansion

By Isabel Rodrigues / May 16, 2023

‘I kept telling myself, this is not going to be my last game’

Locked on Women’s Basketball: A hypothetical two-team WNBA expansion draft exercise

By The Next / January 7, 2023

Toronto and Oakland are on the clock

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 2 of 2)

By Howard Megdal / September 16, 2021

The picks are in

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”