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WNBA Stars Stand Up To Gilbert Arenas And His Sexist Comments

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.17.2015 | Sports

After former NBA star Gilbert Arenas expressed a series of sexist, denigrating thoughts about the state of the WNBA and its athletes on Wednesda...

Magic Johnson Buying Pro Team

AP | By DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports

Magic Johnson is getting back into the Los Angeles basketball scene in a big way. The former Lakers great is part of a group buying the...

HIGHLIGHTS: Parker Shines In WNBA All-Star Game

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 07.27.2013 | Sports

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Candace Parker put on a show in her All-Star debut. Parker scored a record 23 points to lead the West to a 102-98 victory over t...

WNBA Star's Husband Rants About Last Play

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

If you coach a team in the WNBA and need to draw up an endgame out-of-bounds play then you would count yourself lucky if you could simply hand the bal...


AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 10.11.2012 | Sports

LONDON — The names change, not the results. Just call the U.S. women's basketball team Olympic champion – again. The Americans won their ...

Another Blowout For U.S. Women's Basketball

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Another game, another blowout for the U.S. women's basketball team – not that the score matters to them. That sounds like the ri...

USA Women's Basketball Overcomes Sloppy Play To Beat Croatia

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Tina Charles scored 14 points and Angel McCoughtry added 13 to lead the U.S. women's basketball team to a sloppy 81-56 victory over Cro...

Olympic Moms: Candace Parker, Basketball Player

Posted 07.27.2012 | Parents

By Danielle Elliot From April to November 2008, Candace Parker’s career skyrocketed. She won her second NCAA National Women’s Basketball Title ...

PHOTOS: Sneak Peek At ESPN's 'Body Issue'

Posted 07.11.2012 | Sports

Whether it is continuing to play while concussed, hanging out with a porn star or just generally being a one-man fiesta, New England Patriots tight en...

Nine Lives: Athletes, Coaches On Impact Of Title IX

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 06.23.2012 | Sports

-- Title IX was initially intended to give women more opportunities in higher education, with access to athletics a mere side effect. By opening the ...

Candace Parker Talks Travel, Her Next Destinations & Freezing In Russia

Posted 01.12.2012 | Travel

Candace Parker is perhaps best known for her role as forward for the Los Angeles Sparks. When not playing for the WNBA, Parker spends the off-season p...

Thanks, Dad, for Believing in Me Before I Did

Candace Parker | Posted 08.16.2011 | Sports
Candace Parker

From my first dunk at 14 years old to my second NCAA Championship, my intense training with my dad was always to credit. From day one, he put me through the same regimen as my brothers.

Laura Gottesdiener

No Forfeit Here: WNBA Players Win At Motherhood And Career | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.06.2011 | Sports

When DeMya Walker, forward for the Connecticut Sun and now an 11-year WNBA veteran, became pregnant in 2006, the hardest part of her excruciating, 96-...

What Makes the Great Ones Great?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

In my work with athletes, I've been able to identify the five most important psychological qualities that distinguish the Wayne Gretzkys and the Candace Parkers from the rest of us.

Athlete Mom

Laura Pappano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Pappano

As working moms playing gold-medal-worthy competitive beach volleyball in bitsy bikinis, Treanor-May and Walsh may just be giving the rest of us a little more room to move.

Candace Parker's Pregnant And The WNBA Has Some Concerns

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paula Duffy

I understand that Parker has a job to do, but no male athlete has to account for his child birth decisions other than whether he'll miss a game or two to be at his partner's side.

WNBA Brawl: Fight Between Candace Parker, Lisa Leslie Breaks Out During Sparks, Shocks Game (VIDEO)

AP | VIN A. CHERWOO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Lisa Leslie and Candace Parker are the only players to have dunked in a WNBA game. On Tuesday night, they were involved in a skirmish _ another occur...

Greening Hollywood: Solar Powered ESPY's

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Limos provided by the ESPYs for the honored guests were all bio-diesel powered. The Awards' Red Carpet Event, Pre-Party and Press Tents' electricity were powered by solar energy.