Golden girls: US wins 3rd straight women’s hoops World Cup

Basketball 09/30/18, 21:52

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi shared a hug as the final seconds ran down on a third straight World Cup championship.The longtime USA Basketball teammates had accomplished another piece of history together.The pair has been a key part of all three titles and hasn't lost a World Cup game in ...

Taurasi scores 26, helps US reach World Cup gold-medal game

Basketball 09/29/18, 14:15

Diana Taurasi scored 26 points, including hitting five 3-pointers, to help the U.S. beat Belgium 93-77 on Saturday in the semifinals of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.Breanna Stewart added 20 points while Brittney Griner had 16 for the Americans, who will be trying to win a third straight gold ...

Update: US reaches gold medal game again at World Cup

Basketball 09/29/18, 11:13

The Latest on the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup semifinals (all times local):8 p.m.Diana Taurasi scored 26 points, including hitting five 3-pointers, to help the U.S. beat Belgium 93-77 in the semifinals of the Women's Basketball World Cup.Breanna Stewart added 20 points while Brittney Griner had 16 for the Americans, ...

Healthier living helps USA veterans Bird, Taurasi on court

Basketball 09/27/18, 13:32

Veterans Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi each had one of their best WNBA seasons.Both players credit changing the way they take care of their bodies off the court for their successes on it. Eating healthier, getting more rest and doing more stretching has helped. Also, the USA Basketball mainstays are ...

Women’s World Cup gets underway in Spain

Basketball 09/22/18, 05:15

The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets underway on Saturday with eight games. The U.S. will tip off against Senegal in its quest for a third consecutive championship, something the Americans have never done in their storied history.While the U.S. has been the dominant force in the sport for the ...

US women basketball team heavy favorite to win World Cup

Basketball 09/21/18, 15:38

It would be easy to think it's a forgone conclusion that the U.S. women's basketball team will win a third straight World Cup.The Americans haven't lost a major international contest since falling to Russia in the semifinals of the 2006 world championship. That includes winning the last two world championships.Still, ...

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