Inmate backed by WNBA’s Moore gains release

Maya Moore’s quest to see Jonathan Irons walk free from Missouri’s Jefferson City Correctional Center was realized on Wednesday. Moore, who put her WNBA career with the Minnesota Lynx on hold in 2019 to help Irons have his conviction for burglary and assault with a weapon overturned, was among those greeting Irons outside the prison. Moore posted video of the […]

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WNBA pushes back planned May start to season

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 been with ESPN since 1996. The WNBA has delayed the start of its 24th season because of the coronavirus pandemic, commissioner Cathy Engelbert announced Friday. The league was supposed to begin training camps April 26 and open […]

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