Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Quiet day

Olympic team news: Team USA is adjusting to different styles of play in the Olympics. Olympic player news: Hooping for another country can be a side door...

Catching up on last night

Olympic news: The U.S. got past France, 93-82, but still isn't in sync. USA isn't dominating the Olympics. Get used to it. Tournament pairings were announced earlier: China-Serbia;...

U.S. sweeps pre-Olympic exhibition series

The USA beat Australia, 104-89, in the final tune up before heading to the Rio Games. Diana Taurasi lead them with 20 points. Box score. Photos. Will...

A broad collection of storylines

A whole lotta Kayla: The Stars closed on a 22-4 run to beat the Liberty, 93-81. Kayla McBride had a career-high 31 points and Kayla...

USA dominates again in second game

The USA dominated again today, wiping out Spain, 103-63. Quotes. Photos. Only this box score available that is non-PDF (??). More results: Canada roared back from an 18-point deficit...

40 collegiate athletes named to USA Basketball U23 training camp roster

Look at this mind-boggling list: Kristine Anigwe (California/Phoenix, Ariz.) Ariel Atkins (Texas/Duncanville, Texas) Monique Billings (UCLA/Corona, Calif.) Erin Boley (Oregon/Hodgenville, Ky.) Kalani Brown (Baylor/Slidell, La.) Lexie Brown (Duke/Suwanee, Ga.) Tyra Buss...

A hot night before a big showdown in Los Angeles

The Lynx-Sparks match up: Both teams are putting their undefeated records on the line tomorrow. Will the Sparks upset the Lynx? LA has surged with the return...

Evening briefing

Today's Olympic results: Australia overcame a physical French team, 89-71. Belarus handed Brazil a heartbreaking 65-63 loss in the game's final seconds. Turkey routed Japan, 76-62. Those were...

World Cup, day one results

Big games today: Perfect shooting from Nneka Ogwumike led the U.S. past Senegal, 87-67. Liz Cambage conducted a clinic in Australia's 86-68 win over Nigeria, with...

Pause for the cause

WNBA teams have Memorial Day off, as they should. In the meantime, the league has named eight breakout players for the season, thus far: Tiffany Hayes,...