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Sparks Welcome NCAA Contenders to Roster
April 21, 2022
 In the 2022 Draft, the Los Angeles Sparks selected Tennessee forward Rae Burrell, Kianna Smith of Louisville, UCONN center Olivia Nelson-Ododa, and Hawaii guard Amy Atwell. Head coach and general manager Derek Fisher was seeking out players who were positionless on defense and scorers on offense. ... read more »
Dawn Staley Makes History in NCAA Championship Victory 
April 7, 2022
Gamecocks head coach Dawn Staley has become the first Black coach, female or male, to win two national basketball championships  ... read more »
Staley leads South Carolina over UConn for second NCAA title
April 4, 2022
Dawn Staley hoisted the championship trophy high, strutted around the court and stopped for a brief victory dance. She handed over the hardware to South Carolina’s student band, then headed back to midcourt for more merriment. ... read more »
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Student Athlete of the Week: Gianna Maria Onore Bryant
February 27, 2020
Gianna Maria Onore Bryant was known for her curiosity for basketball and for being an intense competitor on the court. Bryant played basketball for the Harbor Day School and the AAU team the Mambas. ... read more »
City of Angels: NBA Icon Kobe Bryant and Daughter Gianna Among Nine Victims in Fatal Helicopter Accident
January 29, 2020
The Los Angeles area, nation and world mourns the loss of NBA icon Kobe Bean Bryant, 41, and his basketball prodigy daughter Gianna Maria Onore, 13. They were two of nine people who passed away in a helicopter accident on Sunday. ... read more / view gallery »
Chargers Re-sign Geremy Davis
March 21, 2019
The Los Angeles Chargers re-signed WR Geremy Davis to a one-year contract, the organization announced on Tuesday. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/22-3/28/18)
March 22, 2018
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 »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/1-3/7/18)
March 2, 2018
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 »
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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 »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (2/16-2/22/17)
February 16, 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 »
College Players Unite with Legends at Basketball Awards
April 14, 2016
Oklahoma Sooners guard Buddy Hield and University of Connecticut (UCONN) Huskies forward Breanna Stewart won the John Wooden award for male and female Player of the Year. ... read more »
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