After playing in front of a record crowd at BYU and losing 3-1, the team was looking to take the positives from the weekend and implement them for our upcoming Big Ten opener. Since our season started, we have gotten into a set routine during the week to prepare us for the next game.
I don't remember exactly when the phone call came, but it was sometime during my freshman year at the University of Connecticut. It was maybe a week or two after the 2006-07 women's basketball season had ended with a disappointing loss to LSU in the Elite Eight.
HOYLAKE, England -- Tournament golfers never fail to allow plenty of time before a competitive round. They will spend half an hour or so on breakfast, and they know precisely how long it will take to get to the course.
Dear friends, it has been a while since I wrote my last blog. For the past several weeks, in addition to playing LPGA golf tournaments, I also participated in a couple of charity events: the NB3 Foundation Challenge and Suzann Pro Challenge.
DURHAM, N.C. -- Almost as if it were yesterday, we return to Raleigh Durham International Airport. We are jet-setting yet again, but this time we are traveling to Florida to take on two of our ACC opponents in Florida State and Miami.
When you’re a child, all you dream about is what you want to be when you grow up. No one steps back and assesses all of the steps it takes to get to that final destination.In youth soccer, a lot of our dreams are the same.
HOYLAKE, England -- We are in Beatles territory this week in Liverpool, England. This week we pray and play upon Royal Liverpool Golf Club for the 2012 Women's British Open. I mean that literally. Praying is inevitable as the course is heavenly.
HOYLAKE, England -- The sky was black Wednesday and the day punctuated by angry squalls. Laura Davies said there was "doom and gloom" among the caddies and the players as they talked of how long and tough the course could be over the next days.
My aunt Sharon Cash was one of my biggest inspirations and an example I had growing up of someone completely selfless. She was also the first person I lost in my life who was close to me. Even now as I write, tears come to my eyes because I wish she were still with us.
As the late Los Angeles Lakers play-by-play announcer Chick Hearn once said, "This game's in the refrigerator: The door is closed, the lights are out, the eggs are cooling, the butter's getting hard and the Jell-O's jigglin'!
The U.S. Nationals got postponed because of rain, which left me a whole week in Indiana ... with my dad. The rest of my family flew back home, but my dad and I decided to stay in town until we could continue the race.
I'm not particularly proud of this, but if I'm being honest, I will admit I had four Popeye's drumsticks for breakfast Saturday. And fried chicken tenders for lunch. And um, a couple ham biscuits snuck from the cooler after the game.
When I first signed at the University of Tennessee, I must admit, I was a little afraid. Pat Summitt was a 5-foot-10 woman who possessed a deep Southern drawl, paced the sidelines, yelled at refs and glared at her players.
For a while Sunday, it felt like the early 1990s again at Arthur Ashe Stadium as images of a young Andre Agassi filled the big screen. The flowing hair, neon clothing and signature denim shorts brought back fond memories for Agassi and the crowd present to see him be inducted into the Court of Champions prior to the women’s singles final.
Adena Andrews catches up with Monica Seles and Jennifer Capriati at the International Tennis Hall of Fame Legends Ball.