WNBA honors its top 25 players all-time
The WNBA honored its past and present when it announced the league's top 25 players Sunday. The “W25” has 10 current players, including Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Sylvia Fowles, Candace Parker and Breanna Stewart. Former stars Lisa Leslie, Tamika Catchings, Katie Smith and Sheryl Swoopes are among 15 retired players selected by a panel of media members and women's basketball pioneers and advocates.news.yahoo.com
Nancy Darsch, former Ohio State and WNBA coach, dies at 68
FILE - This is a June 21, 1997, file photo showing New York Liberty coach Nancy Darsch yelling instructions to her players during the inaugural WNBA basketball game, against the Los Angeles Sparks in Inglewood, Calif. Darsch, who guided the Ohio State women's basketball team to the 1993 title game and went on to coach in the WNBA, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in her hometown of Plymouth, Massachusetts. (AP photo/Kevork Djansezian, FIler)Nancy Darsch, who guided the Ohio State women's basketball team to the 1993 title game and went on to coach in the WNBA, has died. Ohio State went 28-4 in during the 1992-93 season and lost to Texas Tech 84-82 in the NCAA championship game. She will be dearly missed.”After her stay in Columbus, Darsch went to the WNBA and was the inaugural coach of the New York Liberty in 1997.