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OSC Weekly Ratings Wrapup

OSC Original by David Carlson
October 16, 2019 - WNBA Playoff Ratings Review While last year's WNBA Finals only went three games, it was able to top over 500k viewers twice. The top number of viewers for this year's finals came in at just short of that with 499k. Both season's Finals games were aired during the NFL season. According to, this was the lowest-rated WNBA finals since 2013. The league's lone broadcast network airing of the Finals occurred on Sunday, placing it in direct competition with NFL football, drew fewer viewers than Tue... Full Story

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New York Liberty Announce Head Coach Katie Smith's Contract Not Renewed

October 16, 2019 - NEW YORK - The New York Liberty announced today that Head Coach Katie Smith's contract will not be renewed for the 2020 season. The search for a new coach will begin immediately. "On behalf of the entire Liberty organization, we want to thank Katie for her time with our franchise," said New York Liberty General Manager, Jonathan Kolb. "These decisions are never easy to make, but we felt it necessary to move our organization forward in a new direction. We wish her all the best." Smith was named head coach of the New Yor... Full Story

Last Week around the Leagues

OSC Original by Fran Stuchbury
October 15, 2019 - Last week the Washington Mystics won their first Women's National Basketball Association championship, the North Carolina Courage set a National Women's Soccer League record for most goals in a season with 54 and Todd Tryon was named the fourth commissioner in Indoor Football League history. Highlights from this week are from the Women's National Basketball Association, Canadian Premier League, American Hockey League and Canadian Football League. BASKETBALL Women's National Basketball Association The Washingt... Full Story

Aces Jackie Young Leads USAB 3x3 To, 22-3, Trouncing of Russia

October 15, 2019 - DOHA, QATAR - Las Vegas Aces guard Jackie Young scored a game-high nine points Tuesday as the USAB 3x3 squad trounced Russia, 22-3 (box score), to finish group play with a perfect 3-0 record. The U.S. defense was dominant holding Russia to 14 percent shooting from the field. Young was 7 for 15 from the field for nine points, while Napheesa Collier added six, Paige Bueckers scored 4, and Ruthy Hubbard chipped in with three. The top two teams from each of the four groups advance to the quarterfinals. As the winner of Gro... Full Story

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4-year-old Jake Schuman sings the National Anthem at an Indiana Fever Game
4-year-old Jake Schuman sings the National Anthem at an Indiana Fever Game
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Atlanta Dream Atlanta Dream - Atlanta, Georgia
Chicago Sky Chicago Sky - Chicago, Illinois
Connecticut Sun Connecticut Sun - Uncasville, Connecticut
Dallas Wings Dallas Wings - Dallas, Texas
Indiana Fever Indiana Fever - Indianapolis, Indiana
Las Vegas Aces Las Vegas Aces - Las Vegas, Nevada
Los Angeles Sparks Los Angeles Sparks - Los Angeles, California
Minnesota Lynx Minnesota Lynx - Minneapolis, Minnesota
New York Liberty New York Liberty - Westchester, New York
Phoenix Mercury Phoenix Mercury - Phoenix, Arizona
Seattle Storm Seattle Storm - Seattle, Washington
Washington Mystics Washington Mystics - Washington, District of Columbia

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