Study: WNBA still No. 1 in racial, gender hiring practices

Las Vegas Aces’ Kelsey Plum drives against the Dallas Wings during the second half of a WNBA basketball game June 5 in Las Vegas. Plum has been elected to serve as first vice president of the WNBA Players Association. It is her first term on the WNBPA Executive Committee. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport announced Wednesday that the WNBA received an A for its overall racial and gender practices for 2022. That includes an A+ for racial hiring and an A for gender hiring, according to the annual report.