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Monday, May 20, 2024

Inside the Most-Hyped WNBA Draft in History

  • Caitlin Clark was drafted No. 1 overall to the Indiana Fever.
  • Reporter Alex Schiffer joined 'Front Office Sports Today' to give a behind the scenes look at the draft.
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The WNBA enters a new era with Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese, and Cameron Brink set to join the league. The WNBA will seek to build on the popularity of the most successful women’s college player in history, with expansion and a new media rights deal looming.

Plus, the Arizona Coyotes are likely heading to Utah, the NBA play-in tournament starts tonight, and we hear from someone tasked with looking after the Stanley Cup as it travels the globe, from the NHL finals to local bars and far beyond.

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