Kate Yanchulis is the news editor for Just Women’s Sports. After starting her sports journalism career as a reporter, she transition to editing and production for the Washington Post and for Sports Illustrated before joining JWS.

Her Work

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Diana Taurasi will miss rest of regular season with quad strain

Phoenix loses Taurasi in the midst of a playoff chase.

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U.S. offers Russia prisoner swap for Brittney Griner, Paul Whelan

The U.S. government proposed the deal in June.

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NWSL plans streaming upgrades starting in August

Plus, notes on expansion, VAR technology.

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Brittney Griner pleads guilty in Russian court, asks for mercy

Griner has been detained in Russia since February.

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Isabelle Harrison doubles down on Vickie Johnson frustrations

The Wings forward called out her coach via TikTok.

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Track star Abby Steiner calls out ‘harmful’ speculation of pro contract

Steiner won the 200m dash at the USATF championships last week.

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A’ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart draft WNBA All-Star teams

The All-Star game is set for July 10 in Chicago.

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Elena Delle Donne reveals first signature shoe with Nike

Just one other WNBA player has a signature sneaker.

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Wimbledon: Iga Swiatek continues to roll with 37th consecutive win

Swiatek continues to make history.

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Watch: Emma Raducanu’s Wimbledon run comes to early end

The British teenager lost in straight sets.

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Former WNBA MVP Tina Charles signs with Seattle Storm

Charles parted ways with the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday.

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Well before trade to Dream, AD Durr starred in TV spot for team

Durr was traded to the Dream from the Liberty.

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UC Berkeley swim coach under investigation over abuse allegations

Cal has placed Teri McKeever on administrative leave.

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UC Berkeley swimmers walk out on coach after reports of verbal abuse

Teri McKeever is accused of creating a toxic culture.

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Sha’Carri Richardson joins stacked field at Prefontaine Classic

She’s set to compete in the 100 meters.

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Sports world reacts to USWNT’s landmark equal pay deal

The U.S. women’s national team struck a deal for equal pay.

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World No. 21 Pavlyuchenkova ends season due to knee injury

She finished as runner-up at the 2021 French Open.

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Ben Olsen steps down as Washington Spirit president

Olsen has served in the position since September.

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Aces waive top pick Mya Hollingshed after trading up draft board

The Aces selected both players in this year’s draft.

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OL Reign’s Bethany Balcer calls out NWSL for Challenge Cup final start time

The final is set for 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 7.

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Allyson Felix set to retire from track after 2022 season

Felix is the most decorated U.S. Olympic track athlete.

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South Carolina’s Aliyah Boston, Dawn Staley sweep Naismith awards

Aliyah Boston was named national player of the year and defensive player of the year.

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Louisville advances to Final Four with win over Michigan

Hailey Van Lith scored a game-high 22 points to lead Louisville.

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UConn’s Christyn Williams: ‘We have Paige Bueckers and they don’t’

Bueckers scored a game-high 27 points in UConn’s win over NC State.

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UConn beats NC State in double overtime to clinch Final Four berth

UConn advanced to its 14th consecutive Final Four.

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UConn’s Dorka Juhász exits Elite Eight game with wrist injury

She suffered a wrist injury midway through the second quarter.

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Isobel Cup final: How to watch the PHF championship game

The Boston Pride are aiming for a second straight title.

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Iowa State’s Ashley Joens will return to Cyclones for fifth season

Joens has started in every game for Iowa State since her freshman year.

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Tennessee lands Mississippi State transfer Rickea Jackson

The 6-foot-2 forward was the leading scorer in the SEC when she entered the transfer...

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UConn’s Paige Bueckers is biggest social media star in Sweet 16

UConn’s Paige Bueckers has the highest social media earning potential among all players remaining in...

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Ash Barty retires: Her career by the numbers

Barty became the second player to retire while at the top of the WTA rankings.

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Former athletes accuse ex-U.S. Snowboard coach Peter Foley of sexual misconduct

Foley no longer works for U.S. Ski and Snowboard, the organization said Sunday.