US Women shut out China 1-0 to advance to World Cup Final

US Women shut out China 1-0 to advance to World Cup Final

Carli Lloyd Heads in Game Winner
OTTAWA, Canada (June 26, 2015) – The U.S. Women’s National Team recorded its fourth consecutive shutout to defeat China PR 1-0 in the Quarterfinals at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and advance to the tournament Semifinal.
Carli Lloyd, starting as the team’s captain, earned her 200th cap and headed in [...]

WNBA: Delle Donne’s Historic Game Lifts Sky Past Dream in OT

WNBA:  Delle Donne’s Historic Game Lifts Sky Past Dream in OT

CHICAGO- After five consecutive road games, the Chicago Sky (4-3) returned to the sold out Allstate Arena on Wednesday morning to host the Atlanta Dream (3-6) at 11:30 am CT in the first of two “Camp Day” games of the season. Led by 45 points and 11 rebounds from Elena Delle Donne, the Sky [...]

Serena wins 2015 French Open, her 20th Grand Slam Title

Serena wins 2015 French Open, her 20th Grand Slam Title

Another major title, and another step closer towards greatest-ever territory.
That’s the path Serena Williams is traversing following her latest tennis triumph, a memorable 6-3, 6-7(2), 6-2 defeat of Lucie Safarova to win her third Roland-Garros crown, and a magical 20th Grand Slam singles trophy.
Williams’ win on a sunny Saturday on Philippe-Chatrier Court puts her within [...]

Boxing: Team USA Defeats China in the Clash of Champions

Boxing: Team USA Defeats China in the Clash of Champions

(ATLANTA, GA.) – Nine elite American female boxers faced off with a top squad from China on Saturday at the Women’s International Clash of Champions in Atlanta, Ga. The duel competition featured several rematches between the two top squads at the Buckhead Fight Club, but the flyweight division bout held unique importance for 2012 Olympic [...]

Laila Ali headlines International Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Laila Ali headlines International Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Laila Ali, who in the early and middle years of the new century, was the acknowledged “face” of Women’s boxing during what will likely be remembered as the final flourishing time for the sport in the United States, will enter the International Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame as part of the 2015 class.
Ali will be [...]

Lisa Leslie elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Lisa Leslie elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Indianapolis, IN. – At a Press Event presented by Haggar Clothing Company, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the 11 members of the Class of 2015 to be honored September 10-12, 2015 during this year’s Enshrinement Ceremonies in Springfield, Massachusetts. This year’s list includes three-time WNBA MVP Lisa Leslie, 39-year NBA referee [...]

Serena Williams, Mikaela Shiffrin and Tatyana McFadden nominated for the 2015 Laureus World Sports Awards

Serena Williams, Mikaela Shiffrin and Tatyana McFadden nominated for the 2015 Laureus World Sports Awards

Three American Women have been nominated for the prestigious Laureus World Sports Award 2015
World No. 1 Serena Williams has been nominated for the Laureus SportsWoman of the Year Award 2015.  Williams is no stranger to the Laureus Sports Award having won three-times – Sportswoman’s Award (2003 & 2010) and Comeback Award (2007).  Williams makes a [...]

Cheryl Reeve & Dawn Staley Return To USA Basketball As 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team Assistant Coaches

Cheryl Reeve & Dawn Staley Return To USA Basketball As 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team Assistant Coaches

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 9, 2014) – After assisting USA head coach Geno Auriemma (University of Connecticut) to the gold medal and a 6-0 record at the 2014 FIBA World Championship, USA Basketball today announced  Minnesota Lynx’ Cheryl Reeve, University of South Carolina’s Dawn Staley and DePaul University’s Doug Bruno, will return as assistant coaches for the USA Women’s [...]

Australian Open 2015 Spotlight: Madison Keys

Australian Open 2015 Spotlight: Madison Keys

Madison Keys has rumbled all the way to the quarterfinals of a major for the first time – and she’ll meet the player who inspired her to take up tennis in the first place.
By Alix Ramsay | Wednesday, 28 January, 2015  —  www.ausopen.com
It cannot be easy growing up as a tennis player in America. For [...]

Video: Lindsey Vonn’s 63rd World Cup win – Cortina

Video: Lindsey Vonn’s 63rd World Cup win – Cortina

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (Jan. 19, 2015) – Sheer perfection! Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) put down a near flawless super G run Monday to win her 63rd Audi FIS Ski World Cup and etch her name into the record books as the winningest women’s World Cup racer ever. Skiing at the end of the top seed [...]

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