How to watch, live games


It’s Tuesday. Welcome to The Next Daily Briefing, featuring the W Roundup and Daily Watchlist. Day nine of the WNBA has arrived, featuring the biggest night of the year yet, with five games on the schedule. It’s true: five! We have something for everyone: tough young teams in Atlanta-Indiana; the Wild West in Phoenix-Las Vegas; and more! Don’t feel too overwhelmed, though – with just one match on the schedule tomorrow, there’s plenty of time to catch up with what you might miss with so much action tonight.

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Overview W

Atlanta: Turned down combo forward Megan Walker’s fourth-year rookie contract option, by Rachel Galligan

Chicago: The Li Yueru Center is expected to arrive by the end of the week

Minnesota: Activation of off-ball guard Kayla McBride, ending combo guard Yvonne Turner’s struggling contract

Seattle: Combined guard Epiphanny Prince has approved health and safety protocols (big wing Breanna Stewart has not), ending point guard Raina Perez’s hardship contract

Washington: Point guard Natasha Cloud has approved health and safety protocols. Full explanation of recent Mystics moves here, via our own Jenn Hatfield:

Watchlist, tuesday may 17

(All times in Eastern, Game Of The Day in bold)

Connecticut @ New York, 7 p.m., League Pass (Local: NSN+/YES)

Atlanta @ Indiana, 7 p.m., League Pass (Bally Sports Southeast/Indiana Fever Live Stream)

Washington @ Dallas, 8 p.m., CBS Sports Network (Local: Bally Sports Southwest Extra/Monumental)

Phoenix @ Las Vegas, 10 p.m., CBS Sports Network (Local: Bally Sports Arizona Extra/My LV TV)

Minnesota @ Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m., League Pass (Local: Bally Sports North Extra/Spectrum SportsNet)


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