A Missouri man whose appeal of his 50-year sentence for burglary and assault has been backed by the W.N.B.A. star Maya Moore had his conviction overturned by a state judge on Monday. Before a packed courtroom in Jefferson City, Judge Daniel Green capped months of review by issuing a ruling that vacated the guilty verdict of the victim, Jonathan Irons, and ordered that he be released from the maximum-security prison where he has been behind bars for the last 23 years. Tears we
Maya Moore is a four-time WNBA champion, two-time Olympic champion and two-time NCAA champion.
The Lynx superstar becomes the second woman to cover SLAM, and the first since 1998 #myamoore #wnba #nba #slammagazine
Following the announcement that NBA phenom LeBron James signed a $154 million/4-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, WNBA rookie A’ja Wilson took to Twitter on Sunday (July 1), to advocate for better pay for women in professional sports. Wilson tweeted, “154M ……….. must. be. Nice. We over here looking for a M but Lord, let me get back in my lane.” The message was accompanied by a GIF of a woman closing a door and walking away. The current rookie of the month added that she
The Maya Moore "Wings'' billboard -- which mimicked the iconic Michael Jordan poster from 1989 -- could return to downtown Minneapolis soon. The Jordan Brand, in a statement Wednesday, said it is in conversations with the city for a permanent installation of the billboard; such billboards are still up in New York and Los Angeles. "We were proud to join the world on May 20 to celebrate Maya Moore's greatness as she accepted her fourth WNBA championship ring,'' the statement re
It is the season to start recognizing the women who are playing in the WNBA this season. This league will be going into their 22nd season which will start on May 18. The WNBA Draft was held last week Thursday in New York City. The first round was broadcast on television on ESPN. The order of the draft went by the worse record even though there were some trades and a couple of teams like Indiana and Chicago had two picks in the first round. The Las Vegas Aces, who were formerl