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Voepel: WNBA must take stand on domestic violence

It's time for the WNBA and USA Basketball to make a statement on domestic violence: Women are not just victims, and in same-sex cases, we can't be any less diligent in demanding accountability.

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Sky preparing to move on without Fowles

Sylvia Fowles wants a trade -- possibly to Minnesota -- but the Chicago center and the Sky have been in a stalemate. Will it mean a third Olympian will sit out at least part of the WNBA season?

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"Isiah Thomas is new NY Liberty president" is something I'd expect a wickedly clever WNBA fan to pass off as an April Fool's Day headline.

Isiah Thomas named president of Liberty

Isiah Thomas, whose checkered reign with the Knicks ended ignominiously in the aftermath of a 2007 sexual harassment scandal. has been named president of the WNBA's New York Liberty, sources told ESPN's Chris Broussard. Story

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It's time for the WNBA and USA Basketball to make a statement on domestic violence: Women are not just victims, and in same-sex cases, we can't be any less diligent in demanding accountability.

WNBA: Isiah Thomas has been named President of New York Liberty, will have part ownership of team - Chris Broussard

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A dangerous approach to life is to walk around thinking you don't owe anyone, anything. The truth is we all have a responsibility to serve.

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Statement also said Brittney Griner, "knows USA Basketball deserves her full mental and physical commitment and given the circumstances ...

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Brittney Griner's agent released a statement on BG not participating in USA Basketball camp, saying Griner opted to focus on counseling.