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  • 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'...
  • Pop Essentials for June 19-25

    Main Event Katy Perry ‘The Prismatic World Tour' The word: Much like a summer blockbuster, Perry's concerts are full-blown special effects extravaganzas. The encore even requires the audience don special 3-D glasses for the full range of...
  • Sun (8-6) vs. Mystics (6-9)

    Site: Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. Time: 7 p.m. TV: WCTX Key players: Washington — C Stefanie Dolson, C Kia Vaughn, G Bria Hartley, F Monique Currie, G Ivory Latta. Connecticut — F Chiney Ogwumike, F Alyssa Thomas, G Katie Douglas, G...
  • Connecticut Sun Goes For Seventh Win In A Row Friday

    WASHINGTON — At six in a row, the Connecticut Sun has its longest winning streak in six years. "We remember when we were 1-6 and 2-6," Kelsey Bone said. "I think that's the best thing about this situation. We didn't get too down when we were in...
  • Mystics 69, Sun 63

    The Sports Xchange Mystics 69, Sun 63 The Washington Mystics snapped the Connecticut Sun's six-game winning streak with a 69-63 victory on Friday night at the Verizon Center, in Washington, D.C. Washington, which improved to 7-9, was the last team to...
  • Sun's Streak Ends At 6

    WASHINGTON — During the winning streak that has turned their season around, the Connecticut Sun knew one thing to be true. It wasn't going to last forever. And it didn't. Emma Meesseman scored a career-high 22 points with 13 rebounds and Bria...
  • Teel Time: ACC wisely returning basketball tournament final to Saturday

    Teel Time: ACC wisely returning basketball tournament final to Saturday
    Wisely revisiting the past, the ACC is moving its storied basketball tournament championship game from Sunday afternoon to Saturday night. The announcement came Tuesday during the league’s annual spring meetings in Amelia Island, Fla. As was the...
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  • Big Ten eyeing Madison Square Garden for 2018 hoops tourney

    Big Ten eyeing Madison Square Garden for 2018 hoops tourney
    The Midwest will remain home to the vast majority of Big Ten championships, the conference announced Thursday. Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium secured the football title game through 2021, while Chicago’s United Center will host the men&...
  • The men who will decide Donald Sterling's fate: NBA's other owners

    As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale. Silver said that if three-quarters...
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  • Playing calm and smart key for Bulls and Blackhawks

    Playing calm and smart key for Bulls and Blackhawks
    In one dramatic 86-minute span Friday night, Chicago sports reinforced the power of its passion. 9:47 p.m.: The Bulls rallied to beat the Wizards 100-97 at the Verizon Center in Washington in a game tied until Jimmy Butler drilled a 3-pointer with 24....