Posts tagged "Skylar Diggins"

The WNBA: Wings and a Prayer for the 20th Season

The WNBA: Wings and a Prayer for the 20th Season
The WNBA will look and sound just a little different in 2016. No more Tulsa Shock, for one. And now, a new president will take the helm, following the resignation of Laurel Richie after five years. NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum will oversee the WNBA on an interim basis, and a search for a new... Read more »

Thoughts on the 2015 WNBA Draft and leaving school early

Thoughts on the 2015 WNBA Draft and leaving school early
The 2015 WNBA Draft will be remembered primarily as the year underclassmen went 1-2. Yes, the men have been doing it since the 1970’s (think Moses Malone, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, etc.)  But the women? Not so much. The last player to declare early, according to the New York Times, was... Read more »

After Baylor, Women's NCAA Title Up For Grabs

After Baylor, Women's NCAA Title Up For Grabs
David vs. Goliath. Barbarella versus the steel-toothed dolls. The magic of  March Madness is watching little Division 1 NCAA programs overtake big, established powerhouses and making powderkegs out of them, watching them explode in their own dust. On the men’s side, no one went down harder than Ohio State and Thad Matta. Their “David” was... Read more »
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A Grudging Grudge Match for Notre Dame, Baylor in NCAA Women's Final

A Grudging Grudge Match for Notre Dame, Baylor in NCAA Women's Final
  In Denver, at the Pepsi Center, there’s a battle brewing. I can feel it from Chicago. Let’s call it the “Unfinished Business” championship, as the Associated Press suggested. I thought of it, too. But they’re the press of record. So they get credit for the phrase. I predict it will be “The Cat Fight of the... Read more »