• WNBA Draft 2014: Chiney Ogwumike taken 1st Overall, Tulsa get Odyssey Sims at #2

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    Published 16. April 2014 at 2:20 am - No Comments

    The Connecticut Sun have selected Stanford forward Chiney Ogwumike as the No. 1 pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm. The selection made sports history. Chiney’s older sister Nneka Ogqumike was the No. 1 pick in 2012. If all goes well tonight, the Ogwumike sisters join NFL quarterbacks Payton and Eli Manning as the only siblings to get drafted as No. 1 in North American sports history. #2 Overall pick Odyssey Sims with a huge hug for Mom (Twitter photo) Odyssey Sims didn’t have to wait long to see where she would be playing basketball at the next level. The Tulsa Shock picked the 5-8 guard...

  • Rewind: UConn Women’s Basketball Team are National Champions

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    Published 15. April 2014 at 2:49 am - No Comments

    National Championship: UConn makes history Stefanie Dolson had 17 points and 16 rebounds as UConn improved to 40-0 and won its ninth national championship. The Huskies started the second half on an 18-4 run and went on to win 79-58.

  • Baylor’s Odyssey Sims wins 2014 Wade Trophy

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    Published 13. April 2014 at 11:17 pm - No Comments

    Photo credit: baylorbears.com NASHVILLE – Odyssey Sims was named the winner of the 2014 Wade Trophy, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced tonight during the fourth annual WBCA Awards Show. The prestigious award, regarded as “The Heisman of Women’s Basketball,” is presented annually to the NCAA Division I Player of the Year by the WBCA and the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America). Earlier this week Sims was named a WBCA All-American for the third consecutive season (2012, 2013, 2014). She was also named a USBWA All-American for the third time and...

  • SURFING: Carissa Moore Reigns Supreme at Drug Aware Margaret River Women’s Pro

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    Published 8. April 2014 at 3:53 am - No Comments

    Carissa Moore celebrates winning the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro (ASP / Kirstin Scholtz) Drug Aware Margaret River Pro Stop No. 2 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour MARGARET RIVER, Western Australia (Sunday, April 6, 2014): Reigning two-time ASP Women’s World Champion Carissa Moore (HAW) was victorious today, winning the Drug Aware Margaret River Women’s Pro and defending her event title in an electric day of competition. Moore battled against 2013 ASP Women’s Runner-Up Tyler Wright (AUS) in what proved to be a thrilling Final for the second stop on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP Women’s...

  • WTA: Serena Wins 7th Miami Title

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    Published 29. March 2014 at 10:45 pm - No Comments

    Photo credit: SonyOpenTennis.com Serena Becomes Winningest Player in Sony Open History Serena Williams won her seventh WTA title in Miami, making her the winningest player, female or male, in tournament history. And she did it in grand style. Facing a first set 5-2 deficit to Li Na, the World No.1 player mounted a furious comeback, showing her full arsenal to a stunned Na. Down 3-5, Williams took three straight points, including whipping two serves by Li, to hold in the ninth before breaking her opponent in a classic Game No. 10 in which both players traded five points – with Li actually serving for the set at 40-30...

  • International Women’s Day 2014: Inspiring Change

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    Published 8. March 2014 at 11:12 am - No Comments

    International Women’s Day 2014 Theme: INSPIRING CHANGE Women’s equality has made positive gains but the world is still unequal. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing world attention on areas requiring further action. Inspiring Change is the 2014 theme for our internationalwomensday.com global hub and encourages advocacy for women’s advancement everywhere in every way. It calls for challenging the status quo for women’s equality and vigilance inspiring positive change. Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is...

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WNBA Draft 2014: Chiney Ogwumike taken 1st Overall, Tulsa get Odyssey Sims at #2

WNBA Draft 2014: Chiney Ogwumike taken 1st Overall, Tulsa get Odyssey Sims at #2

The Connecticut Sun have selected Stanford forward Chiney Ogwumike as the No. 1 pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm. The selection made sports history. Chiney’s older sister Nneka Ogqumike was the No. 1 pick in 2012. If all goes well tonight, the Ogwumike sisters join NFL quarterbacks Payton...

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NCAA Women’s Basketball Player Profile:  Odyssey Sims

NCAA Women’s Basketball Player Profile: Odyssey Sims

Photo credit: baylorbears.com The 2013-2014 season was supposed to be a rebuilding season for the Baylor Lady Bears. With the loss of game-changer Brittney Griner, outstanding senior guard Odyssey Sims has stepped up, big time. Sims, a 5-8 senior guard from Irving, Texas, has taken the lead for the Lady Bears this...

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Two-Decade Road to Sochi: Meryl Davis and Charlie White Profile

Two-Decade Road to Sochi: Meryl Davis and Charlie White Profile

A hockey player looking for better posture and a shy girl in need of a partner: Charlie White and Meryl Davis found each other in ice dancing and made each other a champion.

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WNBA Draft 2014: Chiney Ogwumike taken 1st Overall, Tulsa get Odyssey Sims at #2

WNBA Draft 2014: Chiney Ogwumike taken 1st Overall, Tulsa get Odyssey Sims at #2

The Connecticut Sun have selected Stanford forward Chiney Ogwumike as the No. 1 pick...


WNBA: Elena Delle Donne Returns home as Sky host WNBA Preseason game at University of Delaware

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