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WNBA executives ratify CBA

Updated: March 7, 2014, 9:50 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The WNBA Board of Governors ratified a new eight-year collective bargaining agreement Friday.

The biggest change in the deal is an increase by one in the team's maximum roster size to 12. Teams were severely hampered after rosters were cut from 13 to 11 in 2009 to save money and keep labor peace.

"That's huge and one of the big things we talked about," WNBPA president Tamika Catchings said. "It's important for our team but also looking across the league from the standpoint ...

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