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  • The impact of Title IX — in their own words

    The impact of Title IX — in their own words
    Athletes and administrators with ties to this area describe what Title IX has meant to their athletic careers — and their lives. Angel McCoughtry Angel McCoughtry starred at St. Frances Academy before playing collegiately at Louisville, where...
  • Md. angle: McCoughtry perfect from field as U.S. women pound China

    — The U.S. women's basketball team destroyed China, 114-66, on Saturday afternoon at Olympic Park Basketball Arena, closing pool play unbeaten in five games and setting team records while doing so. In winning its 38th straight Olympic game, the...
  • WNBA brawl puts Mahorn in awkward spot

     
    If you have not seen it yet, here's a report on a rare WNBA brawl, this one involving the Los Angeles Sparks and the Detroit Shock. L.A. is coached by former Laker Michael Cooper and Detroit is coached by former......
  • At 50, Nancy Lieberman taking it to the hoop again

     
    It???s difficult to know what to make of today???s announcement by the Detroit Shock that they???ve signed ESPN analyst Nancy Lieberman to a seven-day contract. Lieberman, 50, last played when she was 39 for the Phoenix Mercury during the WNBA???s......
  • Does crown fit?

    On the dais, side by side, sat the king and queen of the XXIX Olympiad. His excellency, Michael. Her majesty, Dara. If there was any doubt about who had been anointed the respective titles of Golden Boy and Golden Girl of these Games, consider it gone....
  • TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

    IT BEGINS FOR PHELPS, HOFF: Swimming is one of two sports NBC insisted on having in prime time for U.S. audiences. The other was gymnastics. Michael Phelps of Rodgers Forge goes for gold medal No.1 tonight in the 400-meter individual medley between 10 and...
  • Todd Akin's mind stuck in pre-enlightened era

    "Ladylike?" It is a telling choice of word. Hearing it used unironically, as would-be Missouri senator Todd Akin did last week, one almost feels as if Amelia Earhart never flew a plane and Sally Ride never rode a space shuttle. As if Madame C.J. Walker...
  • Pasadena Poly's Michelle Miller tops the Pasadena Sun's Top 10 Sports Moments of 2012

    Pasadena Poly's Michelle Miller tops the Pasadena Sun's Top 10 Sports Moments of 2012
    A year of championships, suspensions and seemingly endless tension dominated the Pasadena-area sports scene in 2012. While the writers and editors of the Pasadena Sun came up with a list of 30 impact events that took place within the coverage area,...
  • PASSINGS: Joe Clarke, Ronald Searle

    PASSINGS: Joe Clarke, Ronald Searle
    Joe Clarke Youth basketball icon in Los Angeles Joe Clarke, 75, a youth basketball icon in Los Angeles for nearly 40 years who founded the Watts Magicians travel team and helped dozens of boys and girls try to reach their basketball dreams on and off...
  • Girls' basketball: Windward's Imani Stafford has grown into one of the best

     
    Windward junior Imani Stafford, 6-foot-7, has transformed over the last two years into one of the best young basketball players in the nation. "Two years ago, she wasn't on anybody's chart," said Coach Steve Smith. Now she's the 11th-ranked prospect......
  • Julia Roberts, Fergie celebrate Glamour Women of the Year

     
    It was a fine night to be a girls' girl, as famous femmes including Julia Roberts, Fergie, Oprah Winfrey, Chelsea Clinton and Janet Jackson gathered Monday for Glamour magazine's Women of the Year event in New York. Fergie, an honoree,......
  • Nike's retail expansion: 15th California store open and 250 to 300 new stores planned globally

     
    Nike expands retail presence with 15th California store. 250 to 300 new stores planned over the next five years....