While the women's NCAA tournament was in full swing this past week, WNBA stars Tamika Catchings and Ebony Hoffman were bringing basketball to Thailand.
Tamika Catchings is checking in from Thailand, where she is sharing her experiences with young athletes.
Ray Lewis, who is set to retire after the Super Bowl, is one of just six players to be named the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year multiple times. With six days until Super Bowl XLVII, we tip our helmets to fantastic defenders in the women’s game who are still going strong: USC libero Natalie Hagglund, a back-to-back first-team All-America selection; Fever forward Tamika Catchings, who won her fifth WNBA defensive player of the year award in September; and UNC and U.
It's funny how no matter what happens, every season finishes the same way: by cleaning out your locker. So just two days after the incredible high of winning my first WNBA title, here I am, pulling a yellowed robe out of the bottom of my locker.
There’s nothing better than celebrating a big win at Bobby’s Burger Palace! Just kidding … but when you’re looking for a place to eat at midnight, your options are slim. Of course, we were so thankful to have something to celebrate that any kind of food sounded good to us!
Well, it’s a good thing our team thrives under pressure! We had our backs against the wall Sunday in a must-win situation against Atlanta, but we played a great team game to stay alive in the series.
On my flight home from London, gold medal in hand, I ended up taking pictures with just about every person in business class. Even the pilot came out to take a look at the hardware! Less than 24 hours before that trip back to the States, I was celebrating Team USA’s fifth straight gold medal with my family, friends and teammates at our hotel in London.
Tamika Catchings is blogging for espnW throughout the year. Check back in May for more from her about the WNBA and Olympic team training camps.After the selection committee's announcement on Friday, I can officially say that I'll be on my third Olympic team this summer in London.
Tamika Catchings is blogging for espnW throughout the year. Check back in April for more from her about the selection of the Olympic team.The way I see it, if I can hold my own against guys, I'll be that much more prepared to go up against women when the WNBA training camp opens next month.