2015 US Open News: Victoria Duval back at the US Open after beating cancer

2015 US Open News:  Victoria Duval back at the US Open after beating cancer

Flushing Meadows, NY ~ 08/26/15  - The last time we saw 19-year old Victoria Duval at the US Open, was in 2013 when she made headlines with her victory over the 11th seeded Sam Stosur.  After qualifying for the US Open, Duval won her first-round match by a score of 5–7, 6–4, 6–4 against Top 15 [...]

IAAF World Championships, Bejing 2015 update: Day 3 ~ Double-bronze night for U.S. Women

IAAF World Championships, Bejing 2015 update: Day 3 ~ Double-bronze night for U.S. Women

BEIJING — A pair of American women competing in their first IAAF World Championships turned in bronze medal-winning performances Monday night in Beijing.
Tori Bowie (Sandhill, Miss.) and Emily Infeld (Cleveland, Ohio) each placed third at opposite ends of the running-event spectrum, with Bowie placing third in the 100 and Infeld grabbing bronze in the 10,000m [...]

IAAF World Championships, Bejing 2015 update: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) wins gold in the 100m, Tori Bowie (USA) takes bronze

IAAF World Championships, Bejing 2015 update: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) wins gold in the 100m,  Tori Bowie (USA) takes bronze

It was one of the most anticipated events of the championships, and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce did not let the fans down. The Jamaican dominated the field in spectacular fashion taking the 100m victory in 10.76. She now holds three world championship titles, making her the most decorated woman in the event’s history.
Running two lanes to the [...]

Katie Ledecky’s incredible 2015 World Championships

Katie Ledecky’s incredible 2015 World Championships

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Katie Ledecky is the third swimmer and first woman to win four individual gold medals at the World Championships.
On Aug. 8, 2015, the great Ledecky finished another perfect World Championships with an 800m freestyle title, becoming the first swimmer to sweep the 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m frees at a [...]

Becky Hammon’s ‘Ring of Honor’ Speech

Becky Hammon’s ‘Ring of Honor’ Speech

Former NY Liberty and San Antonio Silver Stars guard Becky Hammon was in New York on Sunday, August 2nd to be inducted into the NY Liberty ‘Ring of Honor.’
Hammon signed with the Liberty as an undrafted free agent on May 19, 1999, and played for New York until 2006. She helped lead the franchise to [...]

Becky Hammon “I think anything is possible”

Becky Hammon “I think anything is possible”

Former NY Liberty and San Antonio Silver Stars guard Becky Hammon was in New York on Sunday to be inducted into the NY Liberty ‘Ring of Honor.’
Hammon signed with the Liberty as an undrafted free agent on May 19, 1999, and played for New York until 2006. She helped lead the franchise to three WNBA [...]

Sue Bird becomes the first player in WNBA history to score at least 5000 points and dish out 2000 assists

Sue Bird becomes the first player in WNBA history to score at least 5000 points and dish out 2000 assists

The storied career of Sue Bird continues.  Bird, hit a 3-pointer against the NY Liberty on Sunday to become the first player in WNBA history to score 5,000 points to go along with 2,000 assists. The Storm lost the game to NY at the Garden, but the All-Star did not lose sight of where she [...]

Gymnastics: Simone Biles wins all-around title at 2015 U.S. Classic

Gymnastics: Simone Biles wins  all-around title at 2015 U.S. Classic

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., July 25, 2015 – Two-time World and U.S. champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, won the senior all-around title for the second straight year at the 2015 Secret U.S. Classic on July 25 at the Sears Centre Arena. 2012 Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Buckeye Gymnastics, was [...]

Becky Hammon leads Spurs to NBA Summer League Title

Becky Hammon leads Spurs to NBA Summer League Title

LAS VEGAS — Becky Hammon made history when she became the first female head coach in NBA summer league. Leading the San Antonio Spurs to the Las Vegas Summer League championship just made the experience that much sweeter.
Hammon coached the Spurs to a 93-90 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday in the title game.
“It [...]

NY Liberty Center Kiah Stokes hosts Garden ‘Block’ party as Liberty defeat Sun 64-57

NY Liberty Center Kiah Stokes hosts Garden ‘Block’ party as Liberty defeat Sun 64-57

Liberty block 10 shots, Kiah Stokes with franchise record 8

Behind a dominant defensive performance which included a franchise single-game record eight blocks from rookie Kiah Stokes, the New York Liberty (9-5) defeated the Connecticut Sun 64-57 on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden to move into a tie for first place in the Eastern Conference [...]

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