Reigning NCAA women’s basketball champion Baylor finds out the path it will have to successfully navigate in its quest to win a second straight national title Monday night when the brackets are unveiled.
Top of the morning to former Solheim Cup captain Patty Sheehan, auto racer Danica Patrick, WNBA player Kalana Greene, figure skater Gracie Gold (as in pot of) and rising golf star Latanna Stone (as in Blarney).
On March 16, 1996, Christy Martin and Deirdre Gogarty took to the ring in a Las Vegas boxing match that was considered by many to be the birth of modern professional women’s boxing. The two staged a bloody six-round slugfest and clearly impressed the ringside fans and a worldwide pay-per-view audience, upstaging Mike Tyson’s easy win over Frank Bruno.
On this date in 1820, Maine became the 23rd state in the United States. Since then, several noteworthy female sports figures have called the state home. Born in Cape Elizabeth on May 16, 1957, Joan Benoit Samuelson won the gold medal in the first women’s marathon at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.
Today marks 30 days out from the start of the inaugural National Women’s Soccer League season. On April 13, Alex Morgan, Christine Sinclair and Tobin Heath will kick things off when Portland Thorns FC ventures into the Heartland to take on Nicole Barnhart, Becky Sauerbrunn, Lauren Cheney and FC Kansas City.
I've been under the weather with a virus for the past week or so, but this was an event I had to get out and see: the opening of the new USC Merle Norman Sand Volleyball Stadium! Here's a bit of background information on sand volleyball.
As the regular season and Big Ten tournament have come to a close, the Lady Lions are focused and looking forward to the most exciting time of year: March Madness and the NCAA tourney.We have a little less than two weeks to rest and work on ourselves before the madness begins.
Of the 14 American skaters competing in the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ontario, six train in the suburban Detroit area, which makes the 140ish-mile trip an easy hop over the border. The sextuplets who won’t be adding much to their frequent-flier mileage include two pairs from Canton, Mich.
I've finished my last week of training and am now in London, Ontario, for the World Championships, which start on Thursday for the ladies. Since my lackluster performance at nationals, I did what any right-minded elite-level athlete would do: I obsessed about it.
The 2013 LPGA season is officially under way! We started in Australia, Thailand and Singapore. When the weather can still be cool in most parts of the USA, we head overseas to start our season in some much warmer climates.
The No. 2 Notre Dame women’s basketball team will be going for its first Big East tournament championship Tuesday night against No. 3 Connecticut. The last time the Fighting Irish won a conference title was in 1994, when they beat Xavier 72-63 in the final of the Midwestern Collegiate Conference, which is now known as the Horizon League.
From the beginning of the year, we did not know what to expect for this season. We lost our quintessential All-American, my sister Nneka, along with other instrumental cogs to the Stanford women's basketball machine: Lindy La Rocque, Grace Mashore, Sarah Boothe.
Since it is the month of March, only two things are on my mind: The fact that there is only one more month until I am back on U.S. soil, and that MARCH MADNESS is beginning!!! I always look forward to both the men’s and women’s tournament, and that is definitely the case this year.
So many amazing things have happened with just a couple weeks off in between races. I took a flight at speeds over 700 miles per hour, which is twice the g-forces and speed that I’m used to in a Funny Car.
Don't pass the salt, pass the message. World Salt Awareness Week starts on Monday, so put down the shaker and pick up healthier ways to flavor your favorite foods. Still, you’ve got to be on the lookout for the tiny seasoning.