In between natural disasters and things


The Connecticut Sun avoided Hurricaine Irene by being out of town. They will play for a post-season berth.

The Lynx are on the verge of capturing their best record ever.

Love this piece on how Sheryl Swoopes’ comeback season has been going this summer, almost as much as the fact that she’s making a comeback at 40.


China will be going to the Olympics next year, after a heart-stopping 65-62 victory yesterday against Korea in the FIBA Asian Championship.


Shaquala Williams took a high school coaching job in Oregon last month, but has now resigned to take an assistant coaching position at Sacramento State.

The University of Southern Mississippi has reported secondary violations, including some in women’s basketball.

Pat Summitt:

Alzheimer’s experts are praising Pat Summitt for her courage and candor in dealing with the disease.