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The persisting culture of sexism towards the WNBA

Oct 05, 2017 - 7:58 PM

Instead of people commenting praises for the Minnesota Lynx's championship victory, Facebook soon became a hotbed for machismo-driven witticism

CHAMPIONS AGAIN. The Minnesota Lynx won their 4th WNBA championship, but they couldn't escape the typical chauvinistic comments on social media which seek to minimize the achievements of female athletes. Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images/AFP

WNBA admits ref mistake helped decide championship

Oct 22, 2016 - 3:20 AM

A missed shot clock violation in the final 75 seconds helped the Los Angeles Sparks win the WNBA Finals

CHAMPIONS. The Los Angeles Sparks prevailed in 5 games over the Minnesota Lynx with some luck from the refereeing. Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images/AFP

WNBA: Sparks topple Lynx to claim elusive WNBA title

Oct 21, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Candace Parker scores 28 and Nneka Ogwumke drills the game winner to lead the Sparks to the title

Utah Jazz's Hayward, WNBA's Thompson to visit Manila

Apr 11, 2014 - 3:58 PM

NBA player Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz is set to arrive in the Philippines along with WNBA great Tina Thompson on April 25 27

PH VISIT. NBA player Gordon Hayward and WNBA great Tina Thompson are coming to Manila for the Jr NBA/Jr WNBA National Training Camp. File photos from EPA.