Caster Semenya is an interesting story. At age 18, the South African runner dominated the 2009 world track and field championships. She won the 800 meter by more than 2 full seconds (which is crazy for running race). 624 more words
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PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner signed a multiyear contract with the team Sunday.
Griner, a three-time All-Star and two-time WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, signed the deal during the pregame TV show leading up to the Phoenix Suns’ game against the Portland Trail Blazers. 142 more words
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Washington guard Kelsey Plum’s postgame celebration Sunday consisted of hugs with family and friends, pictures with kids, autographs and then she was headed to ESPN’s nearby studios for a SportsCenter appearance, her second in two days. 789 more words
Basketball practice is beginning and USA TODAY Sports is about to select its American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Girls Basketball Team. The girls team will be released Wednesday. 59 more words
To say the least, the past 24 hours have been bittersweet for the Chicago Sky.
A day after clinching a playoff birth in the WNBA with a Sunday win over Connecticut, the franchise’s fourth in a row and fourth in team history, the Sky had to take the very bad news that leading scorer and reigning league MVP Elena Delle Donne is scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday to repair her right thumb. 441 more words