| Aug 5, 2012
| 8:47 PM
— 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...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 11:45 PM
After the United States overwhelmed France, 86-50, in the Olympic women's basketball final Saturday in London, new introductions were in order.
"My name is not Angel McCoughtry. My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist," the former St. Frances star...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Trying to relax in the players' lounge at Allstate Arena after another late June loss, Sky forward Elena Delle Donne's frustration was starting to show.
She has been battling debilitating headaches and exhaustion. The Sky have dropped eight of their...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:46 PM
The camp worker asked Jahlil Okafor a few biographical questions for his introduction to the young children he would be speaking to Wednesday morning.
It was standard stuff, but the last one made the 6-foot-11 giant chuckle a slightly embarrassed...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:02 PM
UNCASVILLE — Diana Taurasi turned 32 last week, just another number.
"I don't think growing up is in the plans for me," Taurasi said Thursday at Mohegan Sun Arena. "It's not on my bucket list."
Good for her. Good for women's basketball. It was...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Here’s some very good news about Diana Taurasi. She’s has no plans to shake off the youthful vigor she has for life.
“I don’t think growing up is in the plans for me,” she said Thursday at the Mohegan Sun Arena. “It&...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It's worth noting when a school building reaches 50 years of educating students, but it's a point of pride when many graduates go on to become famous athletes, performers or successful businesspeople.
A celebratory picnic after school on Friday paid...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 PM
UNCASVILLE — She was gone by dawn. Sue Bird had a chance to see Geno Auriemma's wife, Kathy, and their family. She saw Maria Conlon and Morgan Valley.
And, pffft, just liked that after winless Seattle lost 71-59 to the Sun on Friday night, Bird...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:03 PM
He led his team to the Class 4A state championship, is a McDonald’s All-American and national player of the year, a Parade All-American and is ranked the No. 1 player in his class.
She was named Ms. Basketball of Illinois in 2013, is a Parade All-...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Breanna Stewart is just the third sophomore to win the Associated Press player of the year award.
Stewart has played in two Final Fours and was most outstanding player both times. The last back-to-back winner was Tennessee's Candace Parker in 2007-08....
| Dec 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Pop and classical singer Josh Groban has listed his gated house in Malibu at $5.475 million.
The crooner put the Tuscan-inspired home up for lease a few years ago at $23,000 a month after it failed to sell at $6.1 million. Perhaps this time around it...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Candace Parker, who plays for the L.A. Sparks, and her husband, pro basketball player Shelden Williams, have listed their home in Playa Vista at $1.499 million.
The Mediterranean-style three-story house, built in 2007, features a den/office, a bar, four...