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Remembering the WNBA's first game 25 years later

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Inside the WNBA's inaugural game, 25 seasons later

The first WNBA game was June 21, 1997. Penny Toler reflects on her historic basket and Teresa Weatherspoon admits some players were "scared to death."

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2021 ESPYS: Vote for Best WNBA Player

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Should Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka, Amanda Nunes or Breanna Stewart win the ESPY for Best Athlete, Women's Sports? Cast your vote today.

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