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Sparks sign Ebony Hoffman; re-sign Penicheiro and Quinn

Los Angeles Sparks Ink Ebony Hoffman to Free Agent Contract; Penicheiro and Quinn Re-SignFormer USC Standout Returns Home for 2011 WNBA SeasonLOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks have signed forward Ebony Hoffman – a Southern California native who ...

Dymond Simon day-to-day with "concussion-like symptons"

The Arizona State guard may not play this week after showing "concussion-like symptoms" after the Sun Devil's win over USC last weekend. Even if she doesn't play against Stanford, ASU has a game plan.

All levels tidbits

It's WNBA signing and trading season......More on Andrea Riley's trade.It's early committment season.......Top 2012 high school prospect Breana Stewart verbally committed to UConn yesterday on an unofficial visit to the school.An Oregon TV station catc...

National Girls and Women in Sports Day is tomorrow

And AAHPERD has got the list to end all list of events. WOW.Go get into some of that.Here's some perspective, courtesy of Bridgit Pettis.

Sparks trade Riley to Tulsa

The LA Sparks have traded reserve point guard Andrea Riley, who is seven months pregnant, to the Tulsa Shock in exchange for a second round 2012 draft pick. This opens the way for the Sparks to pick up another player…

Uppers, a downer and some warm fuzzies

Alana Beard stopped in to play ball with the Obamas.On the down side, since Beard left Louisiana, girl's basketball has been in a slump in that state.Tennessee:The Vols have several days off, and Coach Pat Summitt and superstar freshman Meighan…

Connecticut 87, Duke 51

Well, that was underwhelming.I don't think anyone thought Duke would remain undefeated after tonight - including, sadly, Coach Joanne McCallie herself - who said, "I mean, the outcome was never in question here. You all know that." But to get…

BIG

The biggest news of today, of course, was Baylor's at-the-wire win over Texas A&M, 63-60, in front of 13,162 raucous fans. The Aggies slowed Baylor's Brittney Griner, but they couldn't do the same to Odyssey Sims. The freshman lead all…

Nike Extravaganza 2011

It's on like Donkey Kong at Mater Dei High School this Friday:Girls Friday Session 3:00 pm Rosary vs. Mission Viejo 4:30 pm JSerra vs. The Bishops School 6:00 pm Orange Lutheran vs. Edison 7:30 pm Brea vs. Bishop Gorman 9:00…

Dymond Simon concussion?

Arizona State's Dymond Simon may have a concussion after a collision yesterday in her team's win over USC at Galen Center in Los Angeles. IM in OC reports that Simon ran into a blind screen set by Trojan freshman Cassie…

Edison 46, Troy 32

Southern Section Division 1A's top two teams - the Edison Chargers and Troy Warriors - faced off at on Troy's home court in Fullerton tonight.Edison came into the game with a 19-2 record, with losses to Cajon and La Jolla…

Michael Cooper teaches USC women that basketball “is a thinking player’s game”

Two things about USC practices stand out right away: they are spirited, and they are technical. Players are called from their warm-up shooting into a circle, where they clap in unison. Coach Michael Cooper gives them the focus for the…

Catching up with Jacki Gemelos: Q & A with the USC guard

Jacki Gemelos was the number one guard in the country in 2006. It was her senior year at St. Mary’s High School in Stockton, California. She was averaging 39 points per game, and had never been injured before. The first…

USC holds off San Diego State to win Women of Troy Basketball Classic

Box score Los Angeles – USC held off a surging San Diego State squad Sunday to win the championship of their tournament, the Women of Troy Basketball Classic, 74-64. Trojan point guard Ashley Corral led all scorers with 23 points,…

CSUN falls to Chattanooga at Woodland Hills Holiday Inn Classic

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. – Chattanooga used shooting and defense to edge Cal State Northridge in the consolation final of the Woodland Hills Holiday Inn Basketball Classic 2010, 74-68. Both teams started out slow offensively, taking turns missing baskets. But then Whitney…

Jason Flowers seeks to revive Cal State Northridge program

It was the first day of practice, and they kept coming. Cal State Northridge students walking past the open gym doors between classes stopped, stood and watched for a few minutes. Others paused on a balcony walkway above the floor…

New LA Sparks president aims to help team become financially viable “for years to come”

Sparks fans wondering who new team president Mike Levy is need only look at his resume. It is pretty long. Most recently he ran the Cleveland Thunderbolts of the Arena Football League until the team folded. He worked in Major…

Sparks co-owner Kathy Goodman talks about the season and the team’s future

Sparks owners Carla Christofferson (left) and Kathy Goodman (right) By the Fourth of July, the Los Angeles Sparks’ season had been declared a wash. With Candace Parker and Betty Lennox out for the season and a 5-13 record, fans were…

Seattle avoids three games with sweep of Los Angeles

Game Thread || Box Score LOS ANGELES — The Seattle Storm overcame a slow start and withstood a run by a scrappy Los Angeles Sparks team in the third quarter to sweep them in the first-round Western Conference playoff series…

Los Angeles and Seattle: Owners, coaches, players and fans weigh in on the rivalry

If tonight’s first-round playoff matchup between the Seattle Storm and Los Angeles Sparks feels like déjà vu, it’s because it is. The two teams have met in the opening round four times out of the last five years, and five…

Veterans led Sparks in the homestretch to playoffs

Box Score | Game Thread A powerful fourth-quarter surge propelled the Los Angeles Sparks past the Minnesota Lynx 98-91 Friday night and into a Western Conference playoff spot in front of a crowd of 13,154 at the Staples Center. Tina…

Sparks still in playoff hunt, Tina Thompson leading the way

Tina Thompson’s 33 points and 50 percent-plus shooting were not enough to lift Los Angeles as they dropped a close game to Phoenix last night. The Mercury beat the Sparks 90-84 in front of a crowd of 8,817 at the…

Lady Vol Amber Gray to transfer, will resume playing basketball at Xavier

Lady Vol redshirt sophomore Amber Gray is reportedly in the midst of transferring from Tennessee to Xavier University, where she will play basketball. Sources outside the university say that Gray, who was not cleared to play by UT after suffering…

Feature report: The rise of club ball and its effect on recruiting and high school teams

Several nights a week all spring and most of summer, they are there at the gym practicing: layup and box-out drills, running plays, practicing transition and defense – all to the soundtrack of their own squeaking shoes on the hardwood.…

For USA Basketball’s U18 team, Wednesday is show time

Photos courtesy USA Basketball The 12-member USA Under-18 National Team comes off two weeks of training to begin their quest Wednesday for the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Women in Colorado Springs, Colo. They play Argentina in the first…