New Orleans woman is tied up and robbed

Elderly residents of East Village in East New Orleans are on guard, living in fear. It’s a small Vietnamese community just off Michoud Boulevard. Families said there had been several thefts and burglaries targeting older citizens. Months after our last report aired, residents of Village D’Lest said the crime had continued and they had had … Read more

2022 WNBA Draft Rankings – Indiana Fever, Atlanta Dream, Washington Mystics get top marks

1:15 a.m. ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984 and has worked for ESPN since 1996. The 2022 WNBA Draft will be judged a lot on how Indiana Fever improves after dominating the first round with four … Read more

2022 WNBA Draft – Baylor Bears’ NaLyssa Smith ready for WNBA dream start

7:00 a.m. ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984 and has worked for ESPN since 1996. NaLyssa Smith does not hesitate to answer the question. Yes, the Baylor Bears All-American thinks she should be the No. 1 … Read more

National Player of the Year Kiki Rice among top female basketball rookies at State Championship Invitational

The inaugural State Champions Invitational in Tampa, Fla., on Friday and Saturday, is the first of its kind nationally. The women’s basketball event features three teams ranked in the SC Next Top 25, including No. 1 Sidwell Friends (DC). The four participating schools, all of whom are state champions, were selected from the seven states … Read more

WNBA 2022 Simulation Draft, Version 5.0

10:45 a.m. ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984 and has worked for ESPN since 1996. The women’s college basketball season is over and the WNBA season kicks off a month from today. Which players will take … Read more

Geno Auriemma, reflecting on NCAA final loss, says UConn would still need a ‘little bit of luck’ to beat South Carolina

2:01 a.m. ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984 and has worked for ESPN since 1996. MINNEAPOLIS — UConn’s women’s basketball team played and won its first NCAA Finals in this city in 1995. And in 10 … Read more

South Carolina senior Destanni Henderson ends college career with national title

MINNEAPOLIS — Destanni Henderson of South Carolina rated Paige Bueckers. It was two minutes into the fourth quarter of the 2022 NCAA National Championship game between the Gamecocks and the UConn Huskies on Sunday night. Henderson dribbled the ball with his right hand as Bueckers tried to cheat a ball screen. But Henderson punctured the … Read more

South Carolina Gamecocks go wire to wire against UConn Huskies to win second national championship

10:46 p.m. ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with additional experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer MINNEAPOLIS — A year after a heartbreaking Final Four loss to eventual … Read more

Aliyah Boston buyout – National player of the year offers NCAA title to South Carolina

10:68 p.m. ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984 and has worked for ESPN since 1996. MINNEAPOLIS — Reruns don’t always happen in sports. The plane bouncing over the edge is the stuff of melancholic memories and … Read more

UConn-South Carolina predictions and why the Huskies’ championship history might not matter

6:05 a.m. ET Katie Barnes Close espnw.com Katie Barnes is a writer/reporter for espnW. Follow them on Twitter at Katie_Barnes3. Mechelle Voepel Close ESPN.com Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984 and has worked for ESPN since 1996. MINNEAPOLIS — The … Read more