The Indiana Fever hired Pokey Chatman as their new coach Friday, bringing in a WNBA veteran in hopes of continuing their annual visits to the postseason.
On a day the Indiana Fever blew past beat Dallas 83-60 for the team's most lopsided win of the season, the score didn't really matter. One of the best and most beloved stars in WNBA history was about to say goodbye to her adopted hometown.
After being roundly criticized for the penalties, the league is withdrawing its fines for teams and players who showed support for citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts.
The league has dinged the New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and Indiana Fever and their players for wearing black warm up shirts in the wake of recent shootings by and against police officers.
University of Kentucky women's basketball coach Matthew Mitchell has hired Hall of Fame coach Lin Dunn, completing an overhaul of his staff.
Stephanie White said in a written statement the chance to coach Vanderbilt was an opportunity she couldn't pass up. She will stay with the Fever through the end of the WNBA season.
White, who took the Fever to the WNBA championship game last year, has long wanted to become a head college women’s basketball coach.
Tamika Catchings, the league’s active leader in scoring, rebounds and steals, understands she’ll be the feature attraction everywhere she goes this season.
The WNBA and its players union have agreed to amend the collective bargaining agreement on fines for overseas play.
Indy native Shyra Ely-Gash runs a fashion consulting firm catering to professional athletes, college and professional coaches, and business executives.
The 10-time All-Star spent a few weeks in January as an intern in the NBA offices as part of a program to help players consider their post-retirement options.
It was a stunning collapse for the previously unflappable Fever, who had staved off elimination five straight times in the playoffs leading into Wednesday night’s loss to the Minnesota Lynx.
Tamika Catchings scored 14 points and made key defensive plays to lead Indiana to a 66-51 victory over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night, advancing the Fever to the WNBA Finals for the first time in three years.
For a third consecutive year, the Fever have led the WNBA in sponsorships sales and, more important, have been profitable. Team officials said the margin isn’t huge, but league sources confirmed the Fever is one of only six franchises in the 12-team league to be profitable this year at all.
Stephanie White was the perfect fit to coach the Indiana Fever. After all, the Indiana native has virtually spent her whole life in the Hoosier state.
An aggressive year-round sales effort and the backing of the Indiana Pacers’ owner and top executive have pushed the Indiana Fever to profitability and helped the 15-year-old team become one of the WNBA’s model franchises.
With the campaign, the WNBA is capitalizing on what it has known for years: The gay community makes up a significant portion of its fan base. The difference now is that the league is talking about it publicly and making it a deliberate part of its marketing strategy.