Category: USA Basketball

On Thanksgiving...Four Things I'm Grateful for in Women's Sports

On Thanksgiving...Four Things I'm Grateful for in Women's Sports
Happy Thanksgiving, my Token Female friends! I usually grouse on these pages 364 days of the year about the lack of coverage of women’s sports…the lack of inclusion for women radio sports anchors…the general state of women and equality in America.  And in 2015, I found just a few reasons to be grateful: 1)  U.S.... Read more »

DePaul Lady Blue Demons earn second Big East Conference title; 13th NCAA berth awaits

DePaul Lady Blue Demons earn second Big East Conference title; 13th NCAA berth awaits
Was this any real surprise? As predicted earlier in the season, DePaul’s Lady Blue Demons (26-7) earned an automatic NCAA berth (their 13th consecutive) by capturing their second consecutive Big East title. But victory was not so easily won. They did it with a hard-fought 78-68 victory over Seton Hall on Tuesday night. The tournament’s Most... Read more »

Chicago Sky-Phoenix Mercury WNBA Finals a ratings winner

Chicago Sky-Phoenix Mercury WNBA Finals a ratings winner
Forget the Finals..or the outcome for the Chicago Sky in the closerthanthis 87-82 loss in the WNBA Finals. Without Brittney Griner, who was injured by Sasha Goodlett in Game 2, the Sky made a game of it even in the sweep. They were thisclose to a Sunday matchup at UIC Pavilion And there were these... Read more »
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The Woman Who Knows the Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose

The Woman Who Knows the Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose
As free agent Carmelo Anthony begins his ‘I Want A Championship Ring Now!’ tour of the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks this week, he’s indicated the key factor in his decision will be if he’s on a team that can win a championship. Joakim Noah’s recruited the former New York Knicks star like... Read more »

Chicago Sky Stars Delle Donne, Fowles, Sloot Selected for USA Basketball Team

USA Basketball announced three Chicago Sky stars have been selected as part of the 2014-16 USA Basketball Women’s National Team pool. Sylvia Fowles, Elena Delle Donne and Courtney Vandersloot were among the 33 players selected for the pool from which the 2014 USA World Championship Team and the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team, if qualified, will be selected.... Read more »