| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:58 PM
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...
| 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...
| Aug 27, 2009
Fells Point's Michael Phelps headlines the roster for the 2009-2010 national team released by USA Swimming. Also among the 110 team members are Ryan Lochte, Rebecca Soni and Aaron Peirsol.
Professional soccer: D.C. United announced it will induct...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:35 PM
In the greatest rivalry in women's college basketball history, UConn and Tennessee played 22 times in the 12 years between 1995 and 2007.
For UConn and Notre Dame, this will be 14 times in three years and 55 days. This will be 11 times in two years...
| Mar 8, 2013
We know an awful lot about the numbers. What we don't know about are the numbers.
For days now, even with the official Big East divorce announcement pending, we have known that UConn, Cincinnati and South Florida will get $20 million to $25 million as...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:06 PM
It would make for a delicious metaphor to assert that Kelly Faris plays as if there is no scorebook.
Only it wouldn't be a metaphor.
"Points, that's one thing I never did emphasize very much," Bob Faris said. "There was never even a book kept on our...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Jen Rizzotti had just finished talking to reporters about Hartford's extraordinary pregame ceremony, about the Newtown massacre and was still dabbing tears from her eyes when she sat down at Chase Family Arena.
Any question was going to be easier than...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 1:05 AM
1987 -- Craig Nettles, trying to win a spot on the Atlanta roster, hit three home runs and a double to lead the Braves to a 12-1 exhibition baseball victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
1992 -- Chris Webber scored 23 points and Jalen Rose added 20 as...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:10 AM
BRISTOL -- The photograph was the moment that stood out for her. The girls she had grown up with playing AAU basketball. The young women she had admired through four years in college. The opponents she had battled hardest right through the Final Four...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 10:28 PM
The Seattle Storm today announced a trade with the Chicago Sky, giving the Storm the No. 2 pick in the 2012 WNBA Draft. In return, the Sky acquires forwards Swin Cash and Le’coe Willingham and the 23rd overall pick in the second round.
| Jun 3, 2012
| 10:38 PM
The biggest shot of Nneka Ogwumike's young pro career sunk the Storm Sunday in Los Angeles. With the game tied at 65 and the clock ticking toward zero, the No. 1 overall pick of this year's draft drove and shot an off-balance runner under defensive...