| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:04 PM
STORRS — The biggest question Friday was what did USA Basketball say to convince Geno Auriemma to once again jump into women's basketball's deep end.
Carol Callan, USA Basketball's national team director, thought she had the answer.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Shortly before leaving for the 2012 London Olympics, USA women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma stood with his arms folded at the team's training facility in Washington, pondering all that had led him there.
He said he was tired of the world travel. He...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Diana Taurasi got the biggest ovation Saturday. Candace Parker got the sterling silver Tiffany trophy.
During pre-game introductions at the 2013 WNBA All-Star Game, Taurasi got a bigger ovation than Tina Charles, bigger than Lindsay Whalen and even Maya...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:21 PM
There are many ways to chart the rise of the UConn women's basketball team into a national powerhouse. The simplest way is to count its eight national championships.
The other is to note that those championships have spanned three presidencies —...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Golf--The British Open Championship, 6 and 8 a.m. (ESPN)
Cycling--Tour de France, Stage 20, 6:30 a.m. (NBCSN)
Softball--Women’s National Pro Fastpitch, USSSA Pride at NY-NJ Comets, 1 p.m. (ESPN2)
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:48 AM
NFC champion quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Olympic gold medalist and new mom Kerri Walsh Jennings and 77-year-old golfer Gary Player are among the 21 athletes who will appear wearing as little as possible -- if anything at all -- in this year's edition of...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Not only does Chicago Sky draft pick Elena Delle Donne have one of the most fun names to say in all of sports — the final “e” is silent — but she also has one of the most intriguing backstories.......
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:38 PM
NEW ORLEANS — We heard greatness was coming, as sure as the distant whistle of an oncoming train. As sure as Diana Taurasi and Maya Moore, we all knew it was coming.
We just didn't know exactly when.
Today, we do. Greatness arrived in the City...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:33 PM
After only a month or so as a member of the Sky, Elena Delle Donne has already consumed a deep dish-sized slice of local culture.
So far the 23-year old, drafted No. 2 overall in April, has sat in the front row of a Bulls game at the United Center,...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:03 AM
After leading the United States women's basketball team to its fifth straight Olympic gold in August, Geno Auriemma was asked if he'd be willing to accept one more term in office; you know, try to do it again in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
In that instant,...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:06 PM
A handful of journalists were on hand to watch the U.S. women's basketball team win its Olympic opener against Croatia.
It was an obvious contrast to the crammed news conference the previous day for the U.S. men's team, where reporters scurried toward...