The Atlanta Dream announced Tuesday that "Juneteenth" will become an official paid company holiday.
The WNBA has announced plans to play a reduced season, with a 22-game schedule that would begin in late July without fans in attendance.
"We're facing a serious threat, but this city has conquered bigger challenges before."
The WNBA has postponed the start of its season because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A GOP political consultant has told the Associated Press that Brian Kemp will appoint Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler to fill Johnny Isakson's Senate seat.
The College Park Skyhawks are hoping to soar in their home opener this week, as they take on the Delaware Blue Coats inside the brand-new Arena at Gateway Center.
The WNBA'S Atlanta Dream unveiled its new brand on Friday.
Tiffany Hayes scored 18 points, Elizabeth Williams had a season-high 17 points and nine rebounds and the Atlanta Dream beat the Connecticut Sun 78-75 on Wednesday.
Tiffany Hayes scored 21 points, Brittney Sykes had 11 points, eight rebounds and five assists and the Atlanta Dream beat the Seattle Storm 77-66 on Friday night.