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Jurich to headline fall booster meeting

Got a question or two for Tom Jurich? What’s next for the athletic program? Tom Jurich The University of Louisville athletic director will answer any and all questions at the fall gathering of the Central Cardinal Club, scheduled Wednesday, Nov. 5th at the PNC Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Jurich is always forthcoming, very candid, at these meetings, not leaving the...
Via Louisville Card Game
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream's McCoughtry named to USA World Championships team

The Dream's Angel McCoughtry will make a run at her second World Championships gold. Tuesday, she was named to USA Basketball's roster for the 2014 FIBA World Championships, which will be held Sept. 27-Oct. 5 in Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey. The team was selected by the USA Basketball Women's National Team Player Selection Committee, chaired by USA Basketball women'...
Via Fox Sports South
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. women's team preps for world championship with scrimmage

  Nneka Ogwumike scored 26 points in an intrasquad exhibition game between players in the U.S. national women's basketball team pool on Thursday night at the University of Delaware. It wasn't enough for the White squad, which fell to the Red team 95-87. The entertaining back and forth contest showcased some of the best talent in the world. Maya Moore connected with Angel...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

US women's hoops team shows off in exhibition game

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Nneka Ogwumike scored 26 points in an intrasquad exhibition game between players in the U.S. national women's basketball team pool on Thursday night at the University of Delaware. It wasn't enough for the White squad, which fell to the Red team 95-87. The entertaining back and forth contest showcased some of the best talent in the world. Maya Moore connected...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

US women's hoops team shows off in exhibition game

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Nneka Ogwumike scored 26 points in an intrasquad exhibition game between players in the U.S. national women's basketball team pool on Thursday night at the University of Delaware. It wasn't enough for the White squad, which fell to the Red team 95-87. The entertaining back and forth contest showcased some of the best talent in the world. Maya Moore connected...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream's McCoughtry named All-WNBA Second Team

Dream guard/forward Angel McCoughtry was named to the All-WNBA Second Team, the league announced Thursday. Voting was conducted by a panel of 38 national and local sportswriters and broadcasters at the conclusion of the regular seasons. Each player was selected by position, receiving five points for each First Team vote and three for Second Team. McCoughtry, the WNBA's leader...
Via Fox Sports South
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Anita Durr chooses Louisville women’s basketball

She has closely watched Angel McCoughtry and Shoni Schimmel play for the Atlanta Dream so she is quite familiar with the Louisville game. Anita Durr, the top-ranked player in the recruiting class of 2015, has made her choice official. It’s the University of Louisville women’s basketball team for her. Sorry, Baylor, Duke, Maryland, Notre Dame, UConn and Kentucky Durr, a 5-foot...
Via Louisville Card Game
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream's offseason focus on keeping core together, adding size

Despite a disappointing exit after claiming the franchise's first No. 1 seed for the playoffs, first-year coach Michael Cooper sees a lot to like on his Atlanta Dream roster. "I think we've got a great foundation.," he said. "I thought we did tremendously good job." The Dream lost 2-1 to the Chicago Sky in the opening around, culminating in a one-point...
Via Fox Sports South
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream's offseason focus on keeping core together, adding size

Despite a disappointing exit after claiming the franchise's first No. 1 seed for the playoffs, first-year coach Michael Cooper sees a lot to like on his Atlanta Dream roster. "I think we've got a great foundation.," he said. "I thought we did tremendously good job." The Dream lost 2-1 to the Chicago Sky in the opening around, culminating in a one-point...
Via Fox Sports South
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Elena Delle Donne's late jumper rallies Sky past Dream

  Elena Delle Donne scored 17 of her 34 points in the fourth quarter, including the winning jumper with 8.4 seconds left, as the Chicago Sky rallied from 20 points down to beat the Atlanta Dream 81-80 on Tuesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Tamera Young scored 16 points and Sylvia Fowles added 13 points and 15 rebounds as the Sky won a playoff series for the...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream's season ends as Delle Donne lifts Sky in Game 3

ATLANTA -- As the buzzer sounded and the Sky began celebrating a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals, Angel McCoughtry walked back to the Dream bench with her hands on her hips. She stared up at the Philips Arena ceiling, toward where a digital billboard ready "Run with the Dream." That run came to a stunning end as top-seeded Atlanta led by as many as 20 points but had...
Via Fox Sports South
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Delle Donne's late jumper rallies Sky past Dream

ATLANTA (AP) Elena Delle Donne scored 17 of her 34 points in the fourth quarter, including the winning jumper with 8.4 seconds left, as the Chicago Sky rallied from 20 points down to beat the Atlanta Dream 81-80 on Tuesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Tamera Young scored 16 points and Sylvia Fowles added 13 points and 15 rebounds as the Sky won a playoff series...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sky-Dream Preview

A shocking loss at home in the series opener left Angel McCoughtry feeling on edge, and she took out her frustrations in Game 2 while helping the top-seeded Atlanta Dream even their first-round series with the Chicago Sky. Another solid performance in Tuesday night's decisive Game 3 against visiting Chicago would get Atlanta closer to its fourth Eastern Conference title in five...
Via AP on Fox
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream drop Sky to force Game 3

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Angel McCoughtry was determined to make sure the Atlanta Dream weren't done in the WNBA playoffs. McCoughtry scored 39 points, and the Dream beat the Chicago Sky 92-83 on Sunday night to even their Eastern Conference semifinal series at one game apiece. Game 3 is Tuesday in Atlanta, with the winner moving into the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana. ...
Via AP on Fox
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Angel McCoughtry vs. Sky to keep Dream's season alive

  Angel McCoughtry was determined to make sure the Atlanta Dream weren't done in the WNBA playoffs. McCoughtry scored 39 points, and the Dream beat the Chicago Sky 92-83 on Sunday night to even their Eastern Conference semifinal series at one game apiece. Game 3 is Tuesday in Atlanta, with the winner moving into the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana. ''I just...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream drop Sky to force Game 3

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Angel McCoughtry was determined to make sure the Atlanta Dream weren't done in the WNBA playoffs. McCoughtry scored 39 points, and the Dream beat the Chicago Sky 92-83 on Sunday night to even their Eastern Conference semifinal series at one game apiece. Game 3 is Tuesday in Atlanta, with the winner moving into the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana. ...
Via Fox Sports South
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

McCoughtry powers Dream past Sky 92-83

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Angel McCoughtry scored a career-high 39 points, and the Atlanta Dream beat the Chicago Sky 92-83 on Sunday night to even their WNBA playoff series at one game apiece. Game 3 is Tuesday in Atlanta, with the winner moving into the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana. Tiffany Hayes added 15 points for top-seeded Atlanta, and Jasmine Thomas had nine points...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Sky Look to Wrap Up Series Tonight

The Chicago Sky have the opportunity to win their first playoff series in franchise history tonight when they face the Atlanta Dream at the Allstate Arena. Coming off an 80-77 victory Friday in Atlanta, Pokey Chatman’s group is riding high after just squeaking into the playoffs. In a season that began with championship aspirations, the Sky faced a slew of injuries to key players...
Via Sports Mockery
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream fall to Sky in playoff opener, face elimination

ATLANTA -- The WNBA's three-game series playoff format can be cruel at times, the spoils of regular-season victory snatched away in 40 minutes. When the universally cherished home-court advantage disappears, as it did for the Atlanta Dream on Friday night, the series favorite's backs immediately hit the wall. The Chicago Sky walked into Philips Arena to find the No. 1 seed...
Via Fox Sports South
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Vandersloot leads Sky past Dream 80-77

ATLANTA (AP) Tiffany Vandersloot made a tiebreaking jumper from the top of the key with 20 seconds left the Sky to an 80-77 win over the Dream in the first game of their WNBA playoff series. The game's decisive shot came after officials reviewed a loose ball scramble under Atlanta's basket and then called for a jump ball that Chicago center Syliva Fowles won over Atlanta...
Via AP on Fox
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream's Lyttle, McCoughtry make WNBA All-Defensive First-Team

Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle and guard/forward Angel McCoughtry have been named to the 2014 WNBA All-Defensive First Team, the league office announced Friday. Lyttle and McCoughtry were the only two players in the league to average more than two steals per game this season. A panel of the WNBA's 12 head coaches voted on the WNBA All-Defensive Team, selecting First and...
Via Fox Sports South
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cancer-stricken Cooper leads Dream into playoffs

ATLANTA (AP) Michael Cooper remembers the day well. The sun was shining bright, yet the notorious Atlanta heat wasn't too stifling. The sky was a brilliant blue, speckled with only a few puffy white clouds. As he looked out the eighth-floor hospital window, all seemed right with the world. His job was going well. His wife and young son were good. Then, the doctor delivered one...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sky-Dream Preview

The Atlanta Dream were looking the part of the top seed in the Eastern Conference before struggling down the stretch amid adversity. Now the defending East champs know they'll need a healthy Angel McCoughtry to make another run at their first WNBA title. The Dream look to begin that march Friday night when they open the playoffs against Elena Delle Donne and the visiting Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

A look at first-round series in WNBA playoffs

A look at the four first-round series in the WNBA playoffs, which start Thursday: No. 1 Atlanta (19-15) vs. No. 4 Chicago (15-19) Season Series: Sky won 3-2. Atlanta: The Dream looked good for the first three months of the season before struggling in August and dropping 10 of their final 14 games. The losing skid coincided with the loss of coach Michael Cooper, who missed a half...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream have 'Unfinished Business' heading into WNBA playoffs

ATLANTA --Sitting at a bar top table in a downtown restaurant, Michael Cooper motioned to a television on the back wall, where highlights of Little League World Series star Mo'ne Davis played. "Have you seen her this girl yet," Cooper asked. "She's incredible." Cooper knows a thing or two about phenoms. He was on hand for the start of Magic Johnson'...
Via Fox Sports South
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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