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 [...]
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 [...]
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 season and, along with a [...]
BY AIMEE BERG I JAN. 21, 2013
In halfpipe skiing, there are women who can land 1080s. There are women who can spin 900s in both directions. But there is only one woman who has captured two world championship medals and four X Games medals and, this Friday, under the lights at the X Games [...]
Having earned the USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year honor in 2011 as well, Stewart is the youngest repeat recipient of the award.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 7, 2014) - On the heels of a fifth gold medal with USA Basketball that was earned at the FIBA U19 World Championship this past summer, as well as [...]
Honoring A Legend: University of Tennessee dedicates a new Pat Summitt Plaza and statue for the legendary coach.
Tennessee unveiled a bronze statue honoring women’s basketball coach emeritus Pat Summitt, who led the Lady Vols to eight national titles and 18 Final Four appearances
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee dedicated the new Pat Summitt Plaza and Statue was unveiled Friday on Tennessee’s campus.
The nine-foot-tall, 500 pound statue, created by internationally-known artist and sculptor [...]
Congratulations to former Texas Tech thrower Ifeatu Okafor, the 2013 NCAA Woman of the Year
INDIANAPOLIS – Former track and field student-athlete Ifeatu Okafor, an exercise and sport sciences graduate of Texas Tech University, has been named the 2013 NCAA Woman of the Year.
Okafor was selected from nine finalists during the 23rd annual NCAA Woman of [...]
Our spotlight athlete of the week is Tatyana McFadden. McFadden is one special athlete who has gone from an orphanage to the Paralympic medal stand, and from a child without a wheelchair to one of the fastest wheelchair racers in the world. Most recently, McFadden has done what no other athlete has accomplished, capturing [...]
October 10 – Behind a 23 point MVP performance by Maya Moore, the Minnesota Lynx captured their second WNBA Championship in 3 years. In what can be termed as the next WNBA dynasty, the Lynx showed off their skills on both ends of the court.
Lynx Complete Historic Sweep Over Atlanta to Win Second Championship in [...]
In Seattle’s game 2 loss to the Lynx, which eliminated them from the playoffs, Tina Thompson scored 13 points as she bid farewell to the WNBA!