In the world of sports television, Lydia Murphy-Stephans is often the only woman in the room. That doesn't intimidate the 19-time Emmy winner as she prepares to launch Pac-12 Network next month.
Jul 17 | By Michelle Smith
Nneka Ogwumike has made the transition from college to the pros look easy. Just the Spark that Los Angeles needed.
Jul 14 | By Michelle Smith
Seimone Augustus has high expectations for the Lynx to repeat as WNBA champs this season despite a tough 96-90 loss to the Sparks.
Jul 13 10:23 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Aly Raisman was confident she would make the Olympic gymnastics team, but said she was "way more" emotional than she thought she would be when the moment came.
Jul 2 3:14 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Jake Dalton did what he could to make his case for the Olympic team with solid performances on vault and floor. He will find out Sunday if it was enough.
Jul 1 1:42 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
The reigning world champion in the vault doesn't want to be known as a one-trick pony. But that one trick might be what gets her to the Olympics.
Jun 30 4:03 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
The 2008 Olympic all-around champion's comeback attempt fizzled when she fell on the uneven bars and bobbled on the beam. It likely closed the door on another Olympics.
Jun 30 2:24 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Danell Leyva and John Orozco may have led 1-2 after the first day of the men's competition at the trials, but another gymnast you may not have expected is making an impression: Sam Mikulak.
Jun 28 11:51 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Jonathan Horton doesn't think a recent foot injury will get in his way for an Olympics spot. It's the depth of the field that has him a little nervous.
Jun 27 11:02 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
For three straight seasons, post Tina Charles has put up MVP-caliber numbers. But improved play from Kara Lawson, Renee Montgomery and the rest of Connecticut's backcourt has the Sun on top in the East.
Jun 25 10:43 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Despite not playing competitive golf for six years, Casey Martin looked like he belonged at Olympic the past two days.
Jun 15 11:08 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
The high school senior-to-be started his summer vacation by winning over the Olympic Club crowd and setting a course for his future.
Jun 18 12:38 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Michael Allen has been a member of the Olympic Club since he was 14 years old. As a young pro back in 1987, he geared his entire career path toward qualifying to play the U.S. Open on this golf course. Now he is realizing his dream.
Jun 15 4:26 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Last season, San Antonio posted the worst rebounding numbers in the league. Now, Jayne Appel and Danielle Adams are providing some punch in the paint -- and trying to help the Silver Stars keep pace with the Lynx.
Jun 7 8:32 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Fifteen months after a horrible ankle injury, triple jumper Erica McClain will find out if her painful rehab has led to a spot in the Olympics.
May 31 | By Michelle Smith
Before this season, Kristi Toliver hadn't quite found her WNBA footing. But now, the fourth-year guard is shouldering the offensive load for the Sparks -- and proving she's tougher than ever on defense, too.
May 30 9:26 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Cal's No. 1 Bears have made the most of their opportunity to host NCAA tournament games. Now, they're one win from the World Series.
May 28 2:38 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Cal had plenty of reason to celebrate after a 2-0 victory over Washington in the super regional clincher, but is holding off until after the World Series.
May 28 2:37 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Ticha Penicheiro is one of the WNBA's most veteran players. With her legacy as title winner and four-time All-Star secure, she's found a new home and new role in Chicago.
May 23 12:47 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
After six seasons but no playoff appearances, Chicago revamped its roster. Coach Pokey Chatman hopes the experienced veterans help the Sky reach new limits.
May 15 | By Michelle Smith
LSU's Nikki Caldwell has worn many hats as a head coach, including mentor and teacher. Now, after giving birth in March, she adds parent as she learns to master even more multitasking.
May 11 10:04 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Former Cal star Ashley Walker is in Mystics camp, among the players who are back from overseas and fighting once more for a few precious spots in the WNBA.
May 9 | By Michelle Smith
Kathy Jenkins is approaching her 600th victory as a Virginia high school lacrosse coach at St. Stephen's and St. Agnes -- a milestone she never expected to mark in a sport she never played.
May 3 | By Michelle Smith
The Stanford and Cal women's soccer teams played their spring game as a fundraiser to support 10-year-old cancer victim Brianne "Breezy" Bochenek.
Apr 24 | By Michelle Smith