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Welcome to L.A., Angel City FC 🤩 The NWSL expansion team added new members to their star-studded ownership group, including: Billie Jean King, Candace Parker, Lindsey Vonn, James Corden and more ⤵️ https://t.co/alhfthCQ16

“We just have some amazing women that know how to get s— done.” @ChantelJennings | @TheAthleticWNBA

We aren't going to stop with our W coverage in the offseason, but the focus right now is going to turn to women's college hoops. I'm excited to announce that we'll be starting our State of the Program series toward the end of this month as we gear up for this college season.

I wanted to say thanks again for following along with our WNBA coverage this season (more to come in the offseason). I wrote nearly 60 stories since the end of July, but this is the one — by far — that meant the most: https://t.co/qc11bW0Bqp

Sue Bird turns 40 today. And she still can't be stopped | @ChantelJennings https://t.co/B38snI5ch2

Before the 2018 midterm elections, @CarolynSwords approached @TheWNBPA: What if the #WNBA officially stepped into the political arena and found a way to collectively grow voter turnout? ✍️ @ChantelJennings https://t.co/nRJBqkvtqZ

In 2020, WNBA players changed the interpretation of where sports and activism fit in American culture. | @ChantelJennings https://t.co/IlIwNvrOCy

“We just have some amazing women that know how to get shit done." — @Nnemkadi30 The story behind the WNBA's call to organize, in a way no sports league has done before. @ChantelJennings spent all season reporting this one out 👏 https://t.co/Lx3Zk7sQWz

"These activists and organizers ... are saying, 'I don't know how these women are doing this in addition to their job as professional basketball players.'" 🎙️ @ChantelJennings joins @talkhoops to talk about her story on #WNBA organizing ⤵️ https://t.co/YADpnt6qIo

"We just have some amazing women that know how to get shit done."

A league of activists became a league of organizers, all while playing for a title. That's the story of the WNBA season.

@ChantelJennings dives deep on the evolution @TheAthletic: https://t.co/N4O5VE7P6n https://t.co/UfPZY5Feq3

"We just have some amazing women that know how to get shit done." A league of activists became a league of organizers, all while playing for a title. That's the story of the WNBA season. @ChantelJennings dives deep on the evolution @TheAthletic: https://t.co/N4O5VE7P6n https://t.co/UfPZY5Feq3

"This is the right time. This is the right group. This is the right issue. I think we all kind of felt like this has the potential of greater than the sum of its parts." @ChantelJennings | @TheAthleticWNBA

One of the conversations that started it all happened because of a chance meeting between @sandylocks and @SydJColson.

“This is the right time. This is the right group. This is the right issue." | @ChantelJennings https://t.co/nRJBqkvtqZ https://t.co/12S8scSxIG
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One of the conversations that started it all happened because of a chance meeting between @sandylocks and @SydJColson. “This is the right time. This is the right group. This is the right issue." | @ChantelJennings https://t.co/nRJBqkvtqZ https://t.co/12S8scSxIG

“I think there’s a lot of pressure for athletes not to take these kinds of risks. ... They decided that it was important for them to stand up and say, ‘You may own the team, but nobody owns our voice, and nobody owns our vote.’" —@ReverendWarnock https://t.co/qc11bW0Bqp

“Where we are now, we have more pro athletes — especially on the men’s side — getting involved in kind of leading their own initiatives and organizations. “But it was really the WNBPA that led.” Inside the #WNBA's groundbreaking season | @ChantelJennings https://t.co/nRJBqkvtqZ

Inside the WNBA’s evolution from a league of activists to organizers. “This is the right time. This is the right group. This is the right issue. I think we all kind of felt like this has the potential of being greater than the sum of its parts." https://t.co/qc11bW0Bqp

When Brian Agler was hired in 2018, GM Greg Bibb called him "one of the premier developers of basketball talent." This season felt like a good building block, but ultimately it wasn’t enough. Quick insight on the @DallasWings news ⬇️ https://t.co/OldzCUiBkx

Dallas Wings and Brian Agler mutually part ways https://t.co/UYtcm6arel

Brian Agler and the Dallas Wings have parted ways.

Per President Greg Bibb: https://t.co/kr53cSdKA4

Brian Agler and the Dallas Wings have parted ways. Per President Greg Bibb: https://t.co/kr53cSdKA4

Some thoughts from this 2020 season: 🤯 Reffing. GAH. 🦜 Can we get at least one more Sue Bird season? 🎬 Chennedy Carter is going to be a problem for defenses. 🥳 Future midseason gatherings - please? 📺 If you broadcast it, people will watch. (duh) https://t.co/ZOdMAK7Li7

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