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Athlete’s Voices: Plenette Pierson, Episode 2. Relaxing and Having Fun Before Heading Overseas

This is the DoubleGSports.com Athlete’s Voices column in which local star athletes provide guest posts updating their fans on what they have been up to. Today’s post is from the New York Liberty of the WNBA, Plenette Pierson.   Fall is here…October brings a close to a trying summer of basketball but begins FOOTBALL season.  Not making the More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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Liberty Close Out Newark Era, Katie Smith Honored

Katie Smith was honored prior to the game. (Photo by Marlene Amaya-Vazquez) The night was all about Katie Smith. Though the New York Liberty were still fighting to make the playoffs and put forth one of their best More...

By Luis Vazquez On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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Playoff Hopes Diminishing For New York Liberty

The strain of a season was on Cappie Pondexter’s weary face. In one telling moment, sitting in her near empty cubicle, she pretty much admitted that the energy needed to make up for lost players has stretched More...

By Adrain Palmer On Friday, September 6th, 2013
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Fashion Night Out With Bill Laimbeer and WNBA Stars

Photo by Mary Rogers McMaster Did someone say “No Fashion Night Out” in 2013? Absolutely not! With the heartbreaking suspension of the Vogue sponsored Fashion Night Out, 4 Season Style Management managed More...

By Luis Vazquez On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
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Liberty Catch-ing Fever as Indiana Wins

Plenette Pierson posts up Tamika Catchings. (Photo Credit: Marlene Amaya-VAzquez) The game started in the worst possible fashion here at the Prudential Center. Bad decisions and horrid passing killed the Kamiko More...

By Luis Vazquez On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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NEW YORK LIBERTY: ALL OR NOTHING

It has now come to this. The New York Liberty, in their final season at the Prudential Center, before returning to Madison Square Garden next year, are a game and a half behind the fourth and final playoff spot More...

By Luis Vazquez On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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LIBERTY AMBUSHED IN MINNESOTA, CAPPIE DOES NOT PLAY

The words of Cappie Pondexter concerning her foot injury were brave and spoken like a champion. Bill Laimbeer noted that four days off before the next road game in Chicago this Friday would be an optimum time to More...

By Luis Vazquez On Monday, August 19th, 2013
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As Liberty Fall to Washington, Cappie Refuses to Concede Season

Leilani Mitchell harassed by defenders. (Photo by Marlene Amaya-Vazquez) Sometimes, a loss has to be filed away and forgotten. Such was the case when New York (10-14) dropped their first game to the Washington Mystics More...

By Luis Vazquez On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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Cappie Pondexter: Win Games Now or Go Home

Pondexter’s huge game ends Atlanta’s home win streak. (Photo Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NY Daily News) The New York Liberty had scored a big road win in Washington and returned for a Saturday afternoon More...

By Luis Vazquez On Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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It’s Cappie’s Quarter Again, Liberty Rally to Beat Mystics

It’s been a back and forth affair for the New York Liberty (9-12) recently. Two hard earned wins which got them a split on a road trip followed by a brutal defeat to Connecticut at home after staying even at the More...