WNBA looks for new president, profitability in 2019

Sports 12/28/18, 14:45

As 2018 comes to a close, the WNBA is at a crossroads.The play on the court has never been better, with Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird leading the Seattle Storm to a championship. Most of the playoff positions weren't decided until the final days of the season. Television ratings were ...

Sue Bird enjoying time in Nuggets role, still wants to play

Basketball 12/16/18, 20:58

Sue Bird, basketball operations associate for the Denver Nuggets. The title has a nice ring to it.Sue Bird, point guard for the Seattle Storm. Now that's a title she's not quite ready to give up.Bird has spent the last month with the Nuggets, hitting the road to help out with ...

Irish and Huskies ready for latest chapter of rivalry

Basketball 12/01/18, 03:19

There's been no better and more entertaining rivalry in women's college basketball over the past decade than the one between Notre Dame and UConn.From Breanna Stewart's dominance of the Irish in the Final Four while UConn won four straight national championships to Arike Ogunbowale's last-second shot in overtime of the ...

Staley switches from US team to college mode with Gamecocks

Basketball 10/04/18, 18:02

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley began fall practice Thursday, hoping her experience leading some of the world's best players to a FIBA World Cup crown can help mold the young Gamecocks into a championship group.Staley was leading practice on campus, just four days after guiding the U.S. national women's basketball ...

Staley guides US to another gold using calm demeanor

Basketball 10/01/18, 03:21

Dawn Staley knows the pressure that comes with coaching USA Basketball. It's gold medal or bust.She experienced it first as a player with the U.S., then as an assistant and now as the team's head coach. She's been successful in each position, helping the Americans win gold."Dawn's demeanor is so ...

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 ...

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, ...

No rest for WNBA champs Bird, Stewart and Loyd

Basketball 09/20/18, 15:34

It's been a whirlwind week for Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and Jewell Loyd. The trio won a WNBA championship with the Seattle Storm and then dashed off to play for USA Basketball in the FIBA Women's World Cup."It's been busy, now we are turning the page," said Stewart, the WNBA ...

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