WNBA, players agree on CBA

Updated: March 7, 2014, 8:55 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The WNBA and the players' union have agreed to a new eight-year collective bargaining agreement Thursday night, pending approval by the league's Board of Governors.

"It's really exciting," WNBA President Laurel Richie told The Associated Press by phone. "Both sides started in the process wanting to come out with an agreement in the end. Everyone gave a little bit and everyone gained a little bit. We feel like we have a solid foundation for the future."

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