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Seattle Storm signs key free agents, poised to go for it all in newly revamped home

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Three women in bright yellow basketball uniforms.
Elaine Thompson
The Associated Press
Seattle Storms' Jewell Loyd (24), Sue Bird (10) and Breanna Stewart (30) pose during a photo session during the WNBA basketball team's media day May 9, 2018, in Seattle.

The Seattle Storm this week locked up their top three players for the 2022 season. It's a season that has them returning to their revamped home: Climate Pledge Arena. More in this week's conversation between KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel and Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.

Kirsten Kendrick has been hosting Morning Edition on KNKX/KPLU since 2006. She has worked in news radio for more than 30 years. Kirsten is also a sports lover. She handles most sports coverage at the station, including helping produce a two-part series on the 50th anniversary of Title IX and the ongoing series "Going Deep."