Lady Vols in the news

Kara Lawson is embarking on a journey with her husband to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Disease research:

Pat Summitt has meant so much to so many of us. Whether you’re a former player like myself or a fan who follows women’s basketball, we all owe Coach Summitt a debt of gratitude. In some way, shape or form, we are where we are because of her.

Just as she is there for me every time I need someone to turn to, I will be there for her now. We will be there for her now.

Lawson talks to David Siegel about that and more, on the weekly Dishin & Swishin podcast.

Tamika Catchings had to keep quiet about her MVP award for two days before the news was made public.

Other items:

For whatever reason, it seems like Americans are compelled to rank things. So now Mechelle Voepel and Michelle Smith have ranked all of the past 14 WNBA championships. Of course your favorite ‘ships will be the one(s) your team has won, and your least favorite, the one(s) taken by the team you despise. The end.

The University of Cincinnati will be on probation the next two years for numerous recruiting violations in women’s basketball and football.