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Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

If a gay player alleged a bullying culture anywhere, I'd have the same response as a reporter: Do interviews, try to verify. That's the job.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

That said, the WNBA's players & former players who've taken the leadership position of responding have shown character/compassion/eloquence.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

Candice Wiggins' remarks maligned literally the entirety of the WNBA, saying it had a harmful culture. How does league not respond to that?

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

Those of us who cover the WNBA have sought official comment from league since Monday. A simple statement should not be this hard to do.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

A separate issue is how WNBA leadership just left players on their own to respond to defending the league's working environment, culture.