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Team USA Women’s Basketball Hold Training Camp for Summer Olympics
February 11, 2021
The members of Team USA Women’s basketball reunited for a training camp at the University of South Carolina for the first time in almost a year. ... read more »
Nike ‘Made to Play’ Panel Shows the Benefits of Women in Sports
September 24, 2020
Nike hosted a virtual panel on Wednesday about the importance of girls playing sports. The panel consisted of decorated athletes: newly crowned WNBA MVP A’ja Wilson, Olympic Medalist and Nike coach, Shalane Flanagan, Team USA long-distance runner Marielle Hall, and Portland Thorns FC forward Sophia Smith. ... read more »
The New Faces on the L.A. Sparks Roster
July 16, 2020
Due to the Coronavirus delaying the start of the 2020 WNBA season, each team had to cut their roster to 12 players. This allowed players to receive their first paycheck in late June. To finalize their roster, the Sparks had to waive their rookies Beatrice Mompremier and Tynice Martin. ... read more »
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Wyomia Tyus, Tennessee State, Blazed a Trail for Womens’ College Athletics
March 25, 2020
 When Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 was passed, academic institutions had to ensure equality in the federal funding of activities for men and women. Prior to that, women’s athletic activities go little to no funding. ... read more »
Female Tennis and Basketball Players Through History
February 23, 2020
Great athletes through history ... read more »
Nneka Ogwumike to Represent Sparks on FIBA Women’s World Cup Team
September 19, 2018
USA Basketball announced Wednesday that Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike will be one of the 12 players to represent the United States in the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (10/26-11/1/17)
October 28, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Staley proud to be 2nd African-American coach to win title
April 8, 2017
Staley joined Peck as the only African-American coaches to win an NCAA women's basketball championship Sunday night when South Carolina beat Mississippi State 67-55. ... read more »
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