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Behind the scenes with Chiney Ogwumike, the WNBA's top draft pick

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — After acting calm all morning, Chiney Ogwumike hugs her mother tight.

Emotion set in.

“I’m nervous, I’m nervous,” she squealed in anticipation of Monday night’s WNBA Draft. 1,365 more words

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Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike Selected With Top Pick In WNBA Draft

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (CBS / AP) — Chiney Ogwumike was selected No. 1 by the Connecticut Sun in the WNBA draft Monday night.

Ogwumike joined her sister Nneka, drafted by Los Angeles in 2012, as the only siblings to be chosen first in the WNBA. 238 more words

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How Sweet the Sixteen: Recapping Stanford's Tourney Run

Stanford University’s men’s basketball team beat the odds twice. Literally.

The Cardinal were underdogs (-3) heading into their match-up with the heralded New Mexico, but squeaked out a 58-53 win in St. 435 more words

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QB Brandon Connette reportedly mulling transfer from Duke

Whether it was necessary or not, there is, or soon will be, even more clarity at the quarterback position for David Cutcliffe and his Duke coaching staff. 311 more words

Rumor Mill

BYU picks up Stanford WR transfer

A player who struggled to see the playing field at Stanford has decided to move on for an opportunity to do so elsewhere.

BYU announced earlier this week that… 120 more words

Rumor Mill

2014 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Final Four: Preview UConn-Notre Dame

John Fineran has compiled this update of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament, which ends Tuesday with the Women’s National Championship Game. Results are through April 7. 228 more words

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That's Amaury's News and Commentary: Stanford's year was monumental after getting to the semi finals three straight times

by Amaury Pi Gonzalez

ANAHEIM–Stanford will always be noted for their great achievement for reaching the NCAA semi finals three times in a row although they lost to UConn all three times but they lost to a team that was either near perfect or perfect in the case of this year. 447 more words

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