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From Texas to Stanford to Los Angeles: Nneka Ogwumike’s impressive trajectory and rookie splash

Stanford just lost to Baylor in the Final Four this past April, the final game of Nneka Ogwumike's college, but in the locker room afterward, the ...

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With motivation from teammates, Toliver overcomes record number of turnovers to give Los Angeles a thrilling victory over Tulsa

Box score LOS ANGELES - As a game that featured 10 lead changes and three ties wound to a close Tuesday night, ...

Los Angeles Sparks’ defense key to hot start in games vs. Seattle

LOS ANGELES - The touted rematch between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Seattle Storm turned out to be one-sided Tuesday, ...

Sparks beat Japan, Ogwumike leads again in Sparks preseason

Los Angeles – The Sparks overcame a slow first half Thursday to rout the visiting Japan National Team, 95-77. Rookie Nnemkadi Ogwumike ...

Los Angeles Sparks working on defense as roster shapes up, Ross makes cuts

LOS ANGELES – Just in time for their second exhibition game against the Japan National Team, all prospective Los Angeles Sparks ...

New coach Carol Ross sets tone for aggressive play as Los Angeles Sparks begin training camp

LOS ANGELES – Carol Ross definitely set a new tone on the first day of training camp for the Los Angeles ...

Pro hopefuls showcased their skills in front of WNBA coaches and execs during Final Four

Photos © Sue Favor DENVER, Colo. — For the 15th consecutive year, during Final Four weekend in Denver, pro prospects showcased their ...

Championship postgame Q&A: Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins and Devereaux Peters

Skylar Diggins How was this game different than last year’s final? “We lost by 20. We were the underdogs and weren’t expected to ...

2012 Final Four: Postgame Q&A with Amber Orrange, Joslyn Tinkle, Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike

Nneka Ogwumike You’re incredibly poised for having just lost your last college game. How are you able to do that? It’s reality. The ...

2102 Final Four: Postgame Q&A with Notre Dame’s Natalie Novosel

Sue Favor caught up with Natalie Novosel last night after the Irish beat UConn to advance to the championship game in ...

Pat Summitt appearance at WBCA All-America game a pleasant surprise

DENVER, Colo. -- Tennessee Coach Pat Summitt surprised those in attendance Saturday when she showed up for the ceremony naming the ...

2012 Final Four: Potent quotables from Saturday’s press conference

Baylor Q. If you could each take this one on, can you just talk about the sisters over at Stanford and what ...

Final Four Notes 3/31/12: Saturday practices, awards and more

Open practices at Pepsi Center began the day. First up is the Notre Dame Irish, who seem energetic and spirited as ...

Jewell Loyd leads White team in WBCA High School All-America Game

DENVER - The White Team overcame some lopsided statistics to beat the Navy Team, 74-62, in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association ...

Chamique Holdsclaw’s autobiography an engaging read about overcoming clinical depression

Breaking Through: Beating the Odds Shot After Shot Published by Chamique Holdsclaw, LLC or Chamique Holdsclaw wrote her new autobiography in hopes ...

Pac-12 coaches, including Cal and USC, approve of tournament move to Seattle

The Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament will move to Seattle in 2013 “in order to create the most dynamic atmosphere for student ...

Stanford takes Pac-12 Tournament title, but Cal finishes a stellar season

LOS ANGELES – Nnemkadi Ogwumike exploded for 29 points Saturday, including three three-point shots, to lead the Stanford Cardinal to their ...

Pac-12 Tournament: Stanford and Cal overcome deficiencies to seal semifinal wins, stage set for title game

LOS ANGELES - The stage is set for a Stanford-Cal Pac-12 Tournament Championship showdown today at Staples Center. The fact that the ...

Pac-12 Tournament: Day 2 recaps and remaining schedule

LOS ANGELES – A key quarterfinal upset has resulted in an unlikely semifinal showdown Friday afternoon at the Pac-12 Tournament. Second-seeded Cal will ...

Upsets on first day of the Pac-12 tournament: Three lower seeds surprise opponents

LOS ANGELES – The Pac-12 Tournament was rife with upsets on opening day Wednesday, as three of four higher seeds fell. In ...

Baylor’s Kim Mulkey wants her team to experience what she accomplished as a player

It was 30 years ago this month that a 19-year-old point guard with long braids helped lead Louisiana Tech to the ...

USC finishing out regular season on upswing, honors seniors and beats Arizona State

LOS ANGELES - USC overcame poor first-half shooting and an Arizona State surge in the second half to seal a 59-53 ...

What a difference five months can make for Tamika Catchings

Indiana Fever star forward Tamika Catchings tore the plantar fascia in her right foot in game two of last season's WNBA ...

USC comes out on top against crosstown rival UCLA, 66-54, McGee sisters honored

LOS ANGELES - The USC Trojans beat the UCLA Bruins 66-54 Sunday, sweeping their crosstown rivals this season and breaking a ...

Alana Beard “thrilled” to be with the Sparks, Ticha Penicheiro still undecided about 2012 season

The Los Angeles Sparks added an important piece to their mix this week in acquiring veteran guard Alana Beard, but the ...

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San Antonio Spurs promote Becky Hammon to fill position vacated by James Borrego

June 27, 2018 release from the Spurs: The San Antonio Spurs today announced that assistant coach Becky Hammon has been promoted. Hammon ... [+]

Obituary and memorial service information for Anne Donovan

From Andrews Funeral Home in Wilmington, NC: Anne Theresa Donovan died unexpectedly on June 13, 2018. She was born November 1, 1961 ... [+]

Video: Louisville, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and UConn face the media

COLUMBUS, Ohio – On the day before the 2018 Final Four, the teams that made it to the national semifinals spoke ... [+]

A’ja Wilson wins Wade Trophy, WBCA All-Americans announced

Shorty after winning the Associated Press Player of the Year award, South Carolina's A’ja Wilson was honored with the 2018 Wade ... [+]

Minnesota Lynx to play preseason game vs. Washington Mystics in Des Moines

The Minnesota Lynx announced that the team will play a preseason game against the Washington Mystics in Des Moines, Iowa. The ... [+]

2017-18 U.S. Basketball Writers Women’s All-America Teams announced

Five players representing five different conferences were named to the 2017-18 U.S. Basketball Writers Women's All-America first team. The 31st annual ... [+]

Sweet 16 Day 1 and DII Championships One Sheet

Broadcast Information March 23, 2018 7 p.m. Oregon State vs. Baylor, Lexington Semifinal #1 Beth Mowins, Deb Antonelli, Allison Williams ESPN/ESPN App NC State vs. Mississippi State ... [+]

Mississippi State’s Vic Schaefer named 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach Of The Year

Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer is the 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year, the ... [+]

Virginia’s Joanne Boyle to retire from coaching

Just a few days after her team fell to South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Virginia head ... [+]

2017-18 Gatorade State Player of the Year for Girls Basketball selected

From Gatorade: The Gatorade State Player of the Year award was established in 1985 to recognize the nation’s most outstanding high school ... [+]

2018 WBI 1st Round, Day 1 Recaps

Binghamton 70, Youngstown State 59 || Box score Playing on the road over 350 miles away from their home gym was no ... [+]

UConn-bound Christyn Williams wins 2018 Morgan Wootten Award

UConn-bound Christyn Williams is the winner of the 2018 Morgan Wootten Award. Presented by the McDonald’s All-American Game organizers, the honor ... [+]

Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament to move to Las Vegas in 2019 and 2020

The Pac-12 Conference announced today that its 2019 and 2020 Women’s Basketball Tournaments will be played in Las Vegas after a ... [+]

2018 USA Today Sports Women’s Basketball Awards

Player of the Year A’ja Wilson, South Carolina Coach of the Year Muffet McGraw, Notre Dame Freshman of the Year Chennedy Carter, Texas ... [+]

Phoenix Mercury acquires Briann January in trade with Indiana Fever

The Phoenix Mercury acquired Briann January from the Indiana Fever in exchange for the eighth-overall pick (first round) of the 2018 ... [+]