Women’s sports are having a huge moment. The WNBA is missing it.

April 10, 2023

The WNBA has remained a 12-team league for more than a decade now, despite interest from prospective ownership groups and cities as the league’s reach has grown across the country. In fact, there are two right here in the Bay Area: the African American Sports and Entertainment Group wants to bring a team to Oakland and the Warriors are interested in San Francisco.

But WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert continues to kick the expansion can down the road. The league originally targeted 2024 but Engelbert recently told media she’s looking more at 2025 – or perhaps later. The Mercury News