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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...
  • Basketball: Tennessee-bound Tucker gears up for FIBA championships

    New Town rising senior Jannah Tucker dreams of playing professional basketball in the WNBA and competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She already won a gold medal as a starter for the United States national Under-16 team at the FIBA...
  • McCoughtry now ready for key role on Olympic team

    McCoughtry now ready for key role on Olympic team
    When Angel McCoughtry steps on the floor of Basketball Arena in London later this month, she won't play in front of the largest crowd of her life. In her country's opening game against Croatia on July 28, the Baltimore native won't face the best...
  • Your best bets for weekend TV

    Your best bets for weekend TV
    Fire up that DVR: Here's our picks for Friday-Sunday. FRIDAY •"NSTF:SD:SUV" (Midnight; Adult Swim): The series premiere of the show (above) that rightfully takes "CSI" and "SUV" and all those other acronym-happy programs down a peg. •...
  • Phelps-led U.S. relay team 3rd in 400 free

    Et cetera Phelps-led U.S. relay team 3rd in 400 free Michael Phelps of Fells Point and his United States teammates finished third in the 400-meter freestyle relay on the first day of the World Swimming Championships in Shanghai, China. The Americans...
  • McCoughtry leads fourth-quarter surge for U.S.

    A handful of journalists were on hand to watch the U.S. women's basketball team win its Olympic opener against Croatia. It was an obvious contrast to the crammed news conference the previous day for the U.S. men's team, where reporters scurried toward...
  • '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...
  • Meet the Recruit: Terps women's commitment Tierney Pfirman

    Meet the Recruit: Terps women's commitment Tierney Pfirman
    In a small town best known for its world-famous summer baseball tournament, Tierney Pfirman stands out. Ever since Pfirman joined the South Williamsport (Pa.) High varsity basketball team as a freshman, her development has been closely chronicled in...
  • Stefanie Dolson Cut From USA Women's Basketball Team

    USA Loses To France After leading by as many as 18 points, the USA lost to France 76-73 in the final game of the France International Tournament in Paris, a tune-up for the start of play in the FIBA World Championship next weekend in Turkey. Maya...
  • USA Women's Basketball Blows 18-Point Lead In Loss To France

    USA Women's Basketball Blows 18-Point Lead In Loss To France
    After leading by as many as 18 points, the USA lost to France, 76-73, in the final game of the 2014 France International Tournament in Paris, a tune-up for the start of play in the FIBA World Championship next weekend in Turkey. Maya Moore sank her...
  • Diana Taurasi and Mercury sweep to WNBA title over Sky

    Diana Taurasi and Mercury sweep to WNBA title over Sky
    Now we know how much Brittney Griner means to the Mercury. And that Diana Taurasi means even more. With Griner, the Mercury beat the Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals by 21 and 29 points. Without their 6-foot-8 monster in the middle, the...
  • For Taurasi, a title triple triple

    For Taurasi, a title triple triple
    Great things have come in threes for Diana Taurasi. When she led the Mercury past the Sky Friday in a three-game sweep (what else?) of the WNBA Finals, it gave the 32-year-old guard a third WNBA title (after 2007 and 2009) to go with her three Olympic...