Oakland City Council Calling for WNBA Team in Approved Resolution

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Sports Illustrated

By Wilton Jackson The city hopes to become the destination for one of two teams that could be added to the WNBA in the 2024 season. The WNBA could potentially find its way to the city of Oakland. The Oakland city council approved a resolution on Tuesday urging the league to establish a WNBA team. But the city’s recent resolution was not the first step in its plan to secure a team. Before WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert shared that Oakland was one of several cities in which the league is exploring to establish a franchise in June, the Oakland Coliseum Authority, Alameda County Board of Superv…

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