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  • 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...
  • 'My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist'

    'My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist'
    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...
  • UConn, Sun Represented On USA Invite List

        Former UConn All-Americans Bria Hartley, Stefanie Dolson, current Husky All-American Breanna Stewart and Connecticut Sun rookie Chiney Ogwumike are among the 27 players who will begin training in defense of the USA's FIBA World Championship title on...
  • For Rewards, Increasing Risks

     For Rewards, Increasing Risks
    Heading overseas is a way of life for many WNBA players as they supplement what they earn in the United States. Over the years, two of the more lucrative places have been Israel and Russia, each torn by political strife that may not stop WNBA players...
  • 2014 Ms. Basketball Buss named NHSCA player of the year

    2014 Ms. Basketball Buss named NHSCA player of the year
    Mount Carmel (Ill.) graduate Tyra Buss, who broke the state career scoring record with 4,897 points last season, was named girls basketball player of the year by the National High School Coaches Association on Monday. Buss is one of 20 student-...
  • Sports Line: Giants trade for Peavy

    The San Francisco Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers. The 2007 NL Cy Young Award winner will start Sunday night's series finale...
  • Where are the female pro athletes?

    On Wednesday, one of my daughters asked me for help in picking the top female athlete of the past year. She's only 8 and she still thinks dad knows a thing or two, at least for the moment. She was voting in the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Sports Awards. She'...
  • Elena Delle Donne's health a major issue for Sky

    Elena Delle Donne's health a major issue for Sky
    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...
  • 2013-14 Tribune/WGN Ch. 9 Athlete of the Year | Young's Jahlil Okafor

    2013-14 Tribune/WGN Ch. 9 Athlete of the Year | Young's Jahlil Okafor
    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...
  • Community celebrates Lincoln's 50 years

    Community celebrates Lincoln's 50 years
    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...
  • Sue Bird On Anne Donovan, Aging And The Big Picture

    Sue Bird On Anne Donovan, Aging And The Big Picture
    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...
  • Tyra Buss, Jahlil Okafor named Ms., Mr. Basketball of Illinois

    Tyra Buss, Jahlil Okafor named Ms., Mr. Basketball of Illinois
    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-...