I really can't put words to the feeling of making my very first Grand Slam semifinal. But it feels awesome, and I can say I really like it.I have been very comfortable and relaxed here in Melbourne all tournament long, and that has helped me a lot so far.
On this day in 1789, Georgetown University was founded, becoming home to several noteworthy women in the sports world. Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a three-time gold and one-time silver medalist in swimming at the 1984 Los Angeles Games, graduated from Georgetown University Law Center.
Remember Ecaterina Szabo? The Romanian gymnast, who celebrates her 46th birthday today, won four gold medals and one silver at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Heading into the Games, she was dubbed “the next Nadia” after Nadia Comaneci.
Happy New Year!My blog is back from its winter break. I can't believe it’s already 2013! Each day I wake up in beautiful Palo Alto, I know I am blessed.First, I am blessed to be playing the sport I love.
After we finished nonconference play this season, our strength and conditioning coach, Will Stephens, made the second annual presentation of the Iron Devil Belt. First, a few words about the one and only Coach Will, and then more about this belt.
Today we honor Martin Luther King Jr., who fought for equality for all people. And, according to a 2012 study by the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, the WNBA is well on its way to realizing King’s dream.
We can’t celebrate Inauguration Day without revisiting some of the key visitors during President Barack Obama’s first term in office. Obama hosted a Who’s Who of female athletes at the White House over his first four years.
Today we remember Sarah Burke, the freeskier who advocated for and saw the inclusion of ski halfpipe to the 2014 Winter Olympics just months before her tragic death a year ago today at the age of 29. This past summer, she was inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame for her leadership in transitioning the discipline from the fringe to the mainstream, effectively becoming the most well-known athlete in the sport.
Hello again! I’m back with a lot of stuff to catch you up on.Everyone on the team had a wonderful Christmas -- time we spent with family and friends. Prior to leaving for the holidays, the team took a trip to two different hospitals to spread some cheer to those who might not be home around Christmas.
The inaugural National Women's Soccer League College Draft, part of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Convention, will be held Friday in Indianapolis. Each of the eight teams will select four stars, one each round, for their 20-player rosters.
I'm happy to report that I'm two-for-two so far here in Melbourne! I've come out with two victories against Romania's Simona Halep and France's Kristina Mladenovic.Although the conditions were again very hot Thursday against Kristina, it actually wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be.
Wednesday night in Oakland, Miami Heat guard LeBron James scored his 20,000th point, becoming the youngest player ever to hit that milestone. James put up 25 points against the Warriors to get to the 20K mark just a few weeks after his 28th birthday.
The past few months -- even years -- have been a whirlwind for Lance Armstrong, whose interview with Oprah Winfrey will stretch across two nights, Thursday at 9 and Friday at 9, on OWN network. Up until the interview that was taped on Monday, the seven-time Tour de France champion had vehemently denied doping.
Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will undergo his second hip surgery since 2009 to repair a genetic condition today. So that got us thinking about how much gender plays into susceptibility of injury.
Behind the Lady Lions team, there is another team that helps us prepare for every game. It goes by the name “The Red Dragons” or “P-Squad.” The Red Dragons are our men’s practice team and they are a crucial part of our success.