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Video: 2014 UConn Basketball First Night – Rebecca Lobo & Sue Bird Tribute

In case you weren’t at the 2014 UConn Basketball First Night festivities on Friday night, here is the tribute video played for former UConn Women’s Basketball legends Rebecca Lobo and Sue Bird before they were announced.
Via Sox and Dawgs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Jackson picks same school as mom Sheryl Swoopes

Sheryl Swoopes led Texas Tech to the 1993 women’s basketball national championship and is still the program’s top career scorer. Her son Jordan Jackson is also a hoops standout, so it was fitting when the St. Pius X senior guard verbally committed to the Red Raiders over the weekend. Jackson, who wears No. 22 like his mother, committed while eating at Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith’s house.
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sheryl Swoopes Son Commits To Texas Tech

Jordan Jackson, 3-star recruit from Houston, committed to Tubby Smith’s Red Raiders. He’s following in the footsteps of his famous mother Sheryl Swoopes. 2015 6'3" Jordan Jackson verbals to TX Tech one of the best athletes in TX regardless of class @TexasHoopsGASO @tj_ford @JayJack_22 — texasboysbasketball (@TXboysbasketbal) October 12, 2014 Swoopes, 6-time all-star...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Candace Parker to become the first woman in the NBA – on the big screen

Jim Racalto There is currently funding underway for a new film called “Leader Of The Pack” that will feature WNBA star Candace Parker in the leading role. Parker stars as Marcie Jones, a female MVP who aspires to play in the NBA. Per ballislife.com: As stated previously the role of Marcie Jones will be portrayed by, Candace […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports...
Via Sports-Kings
18 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Mercury Finish Sweep Of Chicago Sky For Third WNBA Title

CHICAGO — Diana Taurasi and Candice Dupree scored 24 points each, and the Phoenix Mercury, playing without star center Brittney Griner, beat the Chicago Sky 87-82 Friday night to complete a three-game sweep of the WNBA Finals for their third championship. DeWanna Bonner added 12 points for the Mercury, who also won titles in 2007 and 2009. Griner sat out following surgery to correct...
Via NESN.com
September 13, 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

Tamika Catchings, Candace Parker to miss world championships

Tamika Catchings and Candace Parker have withdrawn from the U.S. women's national team pool because of injuries and won't play in the world championship later this month. Catchings dealt with a variety of injuries during her recently completed WNBA season. She missed the first 17 games for the Indiana Fever because of a back issue. She has been a part of the past three Olympics...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Mystics Ivory Latta breaks Fever Briann January’s ankles with nasty crossover

The Washington Mystics opened up their best-of-three Eastern Conference Semifinals series with the Indiana Fever with a 78-73 loss. But the highlight of the game came with the Mystics on top. Mystics’ All-Star point guard Ivory Latta served up a nasty stepback crossover on Indiana Fever’s Briann January, causing the fellow All-Star to fall to the floor. Latta added insult to...
Via KCM Sports
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner, Fellow WNBA Star Glory Johnson Get Engaged (Photo)

PHOENIX — Women’s basketball stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are engaged. Griner proposed to Johnson and both posted it on social media, with Griner showing a photo of her on one knee with a ring in her hand in front of Johnson on her Instagram account. Griner plays for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury and Johnson for the Tulsa Shock. In the post, Griner wrote: “Last Night...
Via NESN.com
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WNBA stars Britney Griner and Glory Johnson now engaged

Congratulations are in order for WNBA star Brittney Griner and her girlfriend, Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson. The two got engaged Thursday night when Britney popped the question. Last Night was a Night to Remember I became the happiest person on this earth! (almost pass out but when that one word came out I came back to life) Me and my baby @missvol25 are in it for Life! ...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx star Moore turns in memorable, MVP-caliber performance

MINNEAPOLIS -- Whatever is necessary. Sometimes, it's timeliness. Others, steadiness. Tuesday night for Maya Moore, it was totality. On a night when old reliable Rebekkah Brunson returned, Shoni Schimmel shone, and the Lynx and Dream clashed in a gritfest becoming of another WNBA Finals rematch, Minnesota's star forward strode closer toward league MVP honors. "I don...
Via Fox Sports North
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: WNBA players forget that they can't dunk

If you didn’t know there was a WNBA All-Star today, you weren’t alone. It would have been nice if Drake alerted us. He is the best highlight from the game. H/T @Steve_OS
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dupree, January selected as All-Star reserves

Mercury forward Candice Dupree and former Arizona State guard Briann January were among 12 reserves selected for Saturday's WNBA All-Star Game at US Airways Center. Dupree, who is averaging 15.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game for the first place Mercury, joins two of her Phoenix teammates -- starting center Brittney Griner and starting guard Diana Taurasi -- on the Western...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Augustus, Whalen named WNBA All-Star reserves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Once again, the Lynx will be well-represented at the WNBA All-Star Game this weekend. The league announced Tuesday that Minnesota point guard Lindsay Whalen and wing Seimone Augustus will join Maya Moore and the Lynx coaching staff on the Western Conference team. The conference coaches voted Whalen and Augustus in as reserves after fan balloting named Moore a starter...
Via Fox Sports North
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Maya Moore tops all WNBA players in All-Star voting

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore's won WNBA, NCAA, Olympic and Chinese titles. Now, she can add a pseudo-popularity contest to her resume. Moore became the first top WNBA All-Star Game fan vote recipient this season, receiving 28,389 online and social media votes thanks to a remarkable first half of her fourth season. The 6-foot, 183-pound forward came into Tuesday night's clash...
Via Fox Sports North
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Drake still pursuing Skylar Diggins over Instagram

Even after a stern ‘warning’ from Skylar Diggin’s boyfriend, Daniel, Drake continues to defy his words and pursue her love. This is like a poor man’s Romeo and Juliet Kids starving all over the world and Drake is voluntarily choosing to die of thirst. Shameful.
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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