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Who leads the NCAA in scoring and steals? Not Maya Moore, but Oral Roberts University's Kevi Luper.Ben York says Candace Parker is the WNBA's fifth-best player.Penn State Coach Coquese Washington wants it all.Nebraska snapped its six-game losing streak...

Powerade Fab 50 – week 12

Unlike the NCAA rankings, not much movement going on here:Rank School (City, State) Record Prev 1 Brea Olinda (Brea, Calif.) 27-0 1 2 Polytechnic (Long Beach, Calif. 25-2 2 3 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) 26-1 3 4 Bolingbrook (Bolingbrook,…

More WNBA fit at Jam Session

Yesterday's clinic was hosted by Tina Thompson and Katie Smith. Here's the slideshow.That lonely picture of Thompson's son Dyllan is a result of her knocking out her own child in the "knockout" game."Gotta start learning the hard way," the Sparks…

Slideshow: Post-NBA All-Star Game, WNBA players host clinic for kids

Slideshow: Post-NBA All-Star Game, WNBA players Tina Thompson and Katie Smith host clinic for kids on Monday, February 21, 2011.

Shake up in AP poll

Nothing surprising, given last week. It's just interesting to see all the movement.RK TEAM RECORD PTS 1 Connecticut (37) 26-1 997 2 Stanford (3) 24-2 953 3 Baylor 24-2 914 4 Tennessee 25-2 892 5 Texas A&M 22-3 819 6…

Insane amount of significant news

Let's start with the upset: North Carolina State beat #13 North Carolina, 88-72. Wow!Remember Kye Allums, the first transgender athlete to play basketball? His mother claims George Washington University has prevented him from playing, and from speaking...

WNBA fit clinic slideshow

Tamika Catchings, Swin Cash, Alana Beard and Candice Wiggins ran a "fit clinic" at the NBA All-Star Jam Session Saturday. Here's the slideshow.

Slideshow: WNBA players at Saturday’s NBA All-Star Jam Session

WNBA players participated in several NBA All-Star activities this past week including the Jam Session on February 18-21 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. It featured player meet-and-greets, fitness clinics and autograph sessions. The slideshow is from Saturday’s Jam session.

Swoopes, Thompson, Leslie recognized at game

The WNBA tweeted this evening that basketball legends Sheryl Swoopes, Tina Thompson and Lisa Leslie - pictured here - were recognized during tonight's NBA All-Star game. I don't know whether it was at a timeout or halftime, but I hope…

Stanford 67, UCLA 53

Chiney and Nnemkadi Ogwumike walk out of the locker room just before the second half. Nneka was talking emphatically to her younger sister....and Chiney had a big second half._______________________It was an exciting game for the first half and some ch...

LA Southern Section Saturday results

Last night was round two, and here's how the top divisions fared:DIVISION 1AASecond round, SaturdayBrea Olinda 67, Mira Costa 53Corona Santiago 65, Summit 61Cajon 53, Colony 49Canyon Springs 72, Lynwood 46Mater Dei 76, Warren 24Etiwanda 45, Redondo 42S...

Fake caring

Supposedly, the NBA cares - according to their campaign, that is. But they obviously don't care too much.I stopped by the "jam session" today at the NBA All-Star Weekend shindig at the LA Convention Center. I went right to the…

LA City Section round one scores

From last night:DIVISION IFirst round, FridayNarbonne 70, Los Angeles 15Crenshaw 56, King-Drew 25Chatsworth 69, Gardena 29Los Angeles University at Washington, score not reported (Sue's note - Washington won, I just don't know the score)Fairfax 58, Cle...

Baylor upset

Texas Tech has snapped the Bears' 21-game winning streak and will probably drop to second in next week's poll.Nice Sheryl Swoopes interview by my friend Donald Barnat.Nebraska still has a chance at the post-season, believe it or not.

Pro thinking

The WNBA's 2011 season promo slogan is "basketball is basketball."Q has chosen some WNBA draft prospects to watch out for this year, from majors, mid-majors, independent colleges and NAIAs.Teresa Edwards and Tara VanDerveer have made the final cut of t...

End-of-a-long-day quickies

It's late in the season and you know what that means.....news on the run......Remember that on-court, during-game brawl Monday between Bethune-Cookman and Maryland-Eastern Shore? Nine players have been suspended.Fresh off my ponderings of the other day...

This week’s NJCAA rankings

This week's top 25 (actually 26, as two teams are tied for 25th):Rank College Region Record Points 1st Pl Votes Last Week 1 Pensacola State College 8 27-0 200 8 1 2 Vincennes University 12 22-2 192 0 2 3…

What’s up with Cal? and other odds and ends

Interesting analysis on the struggles of the Cal Bears this season. Theories advanced by the writer: trouble with a continuity offense, no true point guard, and lack of depth. You be the judge.Diana Taurasi speaks after being cleared of doping…

Turkish basketball federation lifts provisional ban on Diana Taurasi

Things are looking up for Diana Lorena Taurasi today.

Naismith Trophy mid-season list announced

Look at all the fine players on the list:2010-11 Naismith Trophy Midseason 30 Danielle Adams, Texas A&M, Forward/Center, Senior Kachine Alexander, Iowa, Guard, Senior Angie Bjorklund, Tennessee, Guard/Forward, Senior Jessica Breland, North Carolina, Fo...

Focus on retro

There's still backlash after ESPN's "Maya cam" last night. Berry Tramel said the split screen made a mockery of the UConn-OU game.Hoopfeed has a fantastic slideshow and story on last night's big Baylor-Texas A&M matchup. Kim Mulkey is worth the…

WBCA rosters announced

The Women's Basketball Coaches Association has selected 20 players to participate in the annual high school East-West matchup two days before the Final Four:Name (School/ Hometown) SignedCierra Burdick (Butler HS/ Matthews, N.C.) TennesseeBriyona Canty...

Powerade Fab 50 rankings, week 11

A couple of the top tens fell out, and there are some new entries at the end. But no major shake-ups in week 11:Rank School (City, State) Record Prev 1 Brea Olinda (Brea, Calif.) 25-0 1 2 Polytechnic (Long Beach,…

Maya Moore, Baylor make for a big evening

Maya Moore became the Big East's all-time scoring leader tonight, as UConn routed Oklahoma 86-45. Moore put up 27 points to pass Angel McCoughtry's two-year-old record of 2,779 points.TV viewers were largely annoyed at ESPN for splitting the screen bet...

Nikki Caldwell makes Bruin history

Best season start in UCLA history with this weekend's defeat of Oregon State:The previous 20-2 record to start a season went back 34 years, while the previous 10-1 record to start conference play was performed in the late 90s. Granted…