Chiney Ogwumike


ESPN’s Malika Andrews And Chiney Ogwumike Are The Future In Sports News

For Black women in sports broadcasting, "we’re reinventing what it means to succeed, and that means being collaborative instead of competitive,” said Ogwumike. On the daily ESPN show NBA Today, host Malika Andrews and WNBA player turned analyst Chiney Ogwumike are applying full-court pressure, Ari Lennox–style, to professional basketball news. “And we do it with some flavor,” Ogwumike says.
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Midland Reporter-Telegram

WNBA star, NBA analyst Chiney Ogwumike on tireless quest to have it all

LOS ANGELES - The elevator ride to Chiney Ogwumike's Century City penthouse began in silence and ended with the steady thump of Afrobeats. It was a random Tuesday afternoon, but Ogwumike was moving and talking faster than the music, whirling around a condominium that is a monument to multitasking. In a downstairs gym, Ogwumike has prepared for her upcoming season with the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks. Upstairs, the baller-slash-broadcaster has arranged her office around a tidy bookshelf that serves as a backdrop for remote television appearances.
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SB Nation

Chiney Ogwumike takes her next step in her media career with NBA Today

Ever since she started her broadcast career at ESPN, Chiney Ogwumike has been trying to go with the flow, taking advantage of whatever opportunities she could while still being a professional athlete. Whether that was anchoring SportsCenter Africa or being a basketball analyst on the domestic version, producing the film...
Daily Breeze

Chiney Ogwumike could rejoin Sparks’ lineup on the road

The Sparks returned from the WNBA’s month-long Olympic break poised to make a sharp turn in the right direction, reeling off three consecutive victories for the first time this season to improve to 9-13 and move into a virtual tie for eighth place, back in the playoff conversation. Chiney Ogwumike’s...
Bleacher Report

Nneka, Chiney Ogwumike Reportedly File Appeals to FIBA over Nigeria Petitions

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike and Atlanta Dream center Elizabeth Williams are appealing FIBA's decisions to reject their transfer requests to play for the Nigerian women's national basketball team, per ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. In addition, Sparks forward Chiney Ogwumike, who was cleared to play for Nigeria as a naturalized...

Chiney Ogwumike Has No Use For Hesitation

Chiney Ogwumike is on. On court with the L.A. Sparks; on ESPN with her podcast, Chiney; on a bold and towering mural alongside Ashleigh Johnson, Alex Morgan, Oksana Masters and Chelsea Wolfe in a partnership with Secret to promote girls and women in sport; and soon, if FIBA’s multi-tiered approval process passes, on the Nigerian women’s basketball team for the upcoming Olympics alongside her sisters, Erica and Nneka.