If the stakes were Olympic gold or a WNBA championship, by all means, score as many baskets as you can. No one will fault you for a single pick-and-roll.But beating an inferior opponent 107-2, as the Bloomington (Ind.
I know that most Olympic athletes looked forward to a break after London, but I was not one of them. I have such a passion for soccer; it comes easily and naturally to me, so of course I want to keep it going.
A couple of weeks ago our race team closed out a great season in Pomona, Calif. We finished in fifth overall in Funny Car and I won rookie of the year while my team was awarded the Full Throttle Hard Working Crew Award.
One of the most important relationships as a college basketball player, in my opinion, is the one you form with your position coach. When I committed to Penn State way back in the day, Itoro Coleman was going to be my position coach.
"Football. There's murder in that game. Prizefighting doesn't compare in roughness or in danger with football. In the ring, at least you know what you're doing. You know what your opponent is trying to do.
My team and I are in Austin, ready for the regional semifinals of the NCAA championships. We'll play Wichita State in the round of 16 Friday at Gregory Gym. My teammate Sara Shaw is from Austin, so she's always talking about how great this place is.
When I was 23, I was on top of the world. It was 10 years ago, and I had qualified to represent Team USA in my first Olympic Games in aerial skiing. When I put on my first U.S. Olympic team jacket I felt like I had reached the most incredible accomplishment life could offer.
For those of you who don't know, I announced my "divorce" from the game of basketball this past summer and on Sept. 22, 2012, I played my last game. Basketball was just like a marriage: love, time consuming, commitment, sacrifice, hard work, laughs, tears .
This week we head to UConn, where I will be running into some familiar faces. Just like last year in the NCAA tournament, it is always great to be back on the court with my old high school teammate and friend, Caroline Doty.
Hey, women’s basketball fans, Destiny Williams from the Baylor Lady Bears here, checking in with my first blog of the season. I’m new to this so “Bear” with me!!!After a couple of exhibition games, we opened the season.
Duke freshman Alexis Jones was excited to be named ACC Rookie of the Week. She talked to Haley Peters about that honor, bonding with her fellow freshmen and what she does with her free time.
Aloha! I hope everybody had a wonderful Thanksgiving. One of the most obvious and expected things I am thankful for is my team. My last expectation for this early in the year was to make headlines, but we did: We beat Hawaii, Tennessee-Martin, and last but not least, Baylor.
It feels like Christmas came early this year, because my trip to Paris was that awesome. I won gold in the Trophée Eric Bompard, which means I get to go to Sochi, Russia, for the Grand Prix finals next week.
The old adage, "You have to walk before you can run" pretty much sums up the last year for me. Of course, in my situation it's more like, "Before you can snowboard on an Olympic course, you have to prove that your repaired ACL can handle running.
This past week we traveled across country to Northridge, Calif., for a Thanksgiving tournament. It was my first visit to California, and even though it was a business trip, we also got to have a little fun, too.