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Happy National Girls and Women in Sports Day!

Katie Smith | Posted 04.02.2012 | Sports
Katie Smith

There were times when women were limited in their athletic endeavors and it was not that long ago. We have to keep educating the next generation of girls so that we can continue to thrive and experience anything and everything life has to offer.

Read Today, Lead Tomorrow

Tammy Sutton-Brown | Posted 02.26.2012 | Books
Tammy Sutton-Brown

I want kids to be able to travel around the world without leaving the comfort of their living room, engaging their imagination and sparking their interest.

'Tis the Season for Giving Back

Lindsey Harding | Posted 02.14.2012 | Sports
Lindsey Harding

When I talk to young girls, I think back to when I was 12 years old and I had just moved to Texas from Alabama. My dad took me to a Houston Comets game and that was it. I told him right then that I wanted to play in the WNBA.

World AIDS Day 2011

Candice Wiggins | Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact
Candice Wiggins

In January 1991 I attended my father's funeral after he died from complications related to AIDS. Attending the funeral was a different experience for me, as I was just one month shy of my fourth birthday.

The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Laurel J. Richie | Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports
Laurel J. Richie

Competing with heart, honoring commitments, and giving back to the community -- to me, that's the stuff dreams are made of.

Minnesota Completes 3-Game Sweep To Win WNBA Title

AP | By CHARLES ODUM | Posted 12.08.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Seimone Augustus and the Minnesota Lynx turned up the defensive pressure on Angel McCoughtry and the Atlanta Dream. The result was the fin...

Survive and Advance

Kelly Krauskopf | Posted 11.22.2011 | Sports
Kelly Krauskopf

There is no doubt that in its 15th year, the WNBA continues to represent something more than just another pro basketball league. It also has become a social instrument for how we view women athletes in the professional team sports world.

Looking Back at WNBA Season

Conrad Smith | Posted 11.15.2011 | Sports
Conrad Smith

From setting a franchise record with 27 wins to tying the league's all-time single-season record for road wins to enjoying our best season attendance-wise since our inaugural season in 1999, this year has provided numerous unforgettable memories.

When 'Thank You' Isn't Enough

Ruth Riley | Posted 11.08.2011 | Sports
Ruth Riley

My sister found her passion in the Army. She fell in love with the camaraderie and challenge she found, first becoming an Arabic linguist and then a Blackhawk pilot. As I was preparing for the 2006 WNBA Finals, my sister was also preparing for battle -- the real one.

God's Gift

Tiffany Jackson | Posted 11.01.2011 | Sports
Tiffany Jackson

My faith plays a part in everything I do on and off the court. From coming early to practice to taking extra shots or staying afterwards to work on my free throws -- my faith inspires me to work harder and harder each day.

WNBA Star Hits Game-Winning Shot To Halt Epic Losing Streak

AP | Posted 10.27.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Sheryl Swoopes hit a jumper with 2.9 seconds remaining to lift Tulsa to a 77-75 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night, en...

Bringing Awareness to Breast Cancer

DeMya Walker | Posted 10.25.2011 | Sports
DeMya Walker

While we're out there on the floor, we need to take a moment and think about how hard those who have had breast cancer have fought and take that inspiration with us to the game.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Len Berman

When the Raiders chose Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor yesterday in the supplemental draft, you probably went "duh." No player has been too troubled or overrated for the black and silver to take a flyer on.

Record-Setting Loss In WNBA

AP | Posted 10.22.2011 | Sports

TULSA, Okla. -- Candace Parker's big second half sent the Tulsa Shock to the longest losing streak in WNBA history. Parker scored 16 of her 23 points...

Dribble to Stop Diabetes

Alana Beard | Posted 10.18.2011 | Sports
Alana Beard

As a WNBA player and a person with a family history of diabetes, I understand the importance of an active lifestyle. And as a Dribble to Stop Diabetes program ambassador, I am encouraging fans to understand their risk for developing or living with diabetes.

Shocking: WNBA Team Ties Record For Futility

AP | Posted 10.15.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Seimone Augustus scored 16 points and the Minnesota Lynx handed the Tulsa Shock their WNBA record-tying 17th straight loss with an 82-5...

Making A Difference With A Personal Approach

Katie Douglas | Posted 10.04.2011 | Sports
Katie Douglas

So many WNBA players have causes that we support, and all for good and justifiable reasons. The cause that I support, though, is personal. Cancer changed my life.

Global Spotlight Shines on Women's Sports

Laurel J. Richie | Posted 09.27.2011 | Sports
Laurel J. Richie

The WNBA is firmly entrenched on the global sports landscape. Games are broadcast in more than 200 countries and territories, the league trends strongly on Twitter on game nights, and it has become the destination for the most talented female players in the world.

Jordan Schultz

WATCH: Behind The Scenes WNBA Superstar Cappie Pondexter

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

The Huffington Post recently caught up with WNBA superstar Cappie Pondexter to talk about her Chris Paul-esque crossover dribble, her advice to young ...

Getting Ready for WNBA All-Star Weekend

Cappie Pondexter | Posted 09.20.2011 | Sports
Cappie Pondexter

I am feeling so much pride and excitement to be a part of the WNBA's 15th year celebration with an All-Star appearance and a Top 15 Players of All Time nomination.

Q&A With Charde Houston, Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award Recipient

Charde Houston | Posted 09.13.2011 | Sports
Charde Houston

"I have six girls that I really mentor... I'll pick them up and just spend time with them because I'd rather them be with me, a positive role model, than... doing something that could possibly get them in trouble."

Basketball Stars Visit Malnutrition Center In Haiti

Posted 09.09.2011 | Impact

Sacramento Kings' center Samuel Dalembert hasn't forgotten where he comes from. He went and paid a visit last month to a malnutrition center in Hai...

The Grind of the Road

Candice Dupree | Posted 09.06.2011 | Sports
Candice Dupree

We recently returned from a 10 day road trip that started with a short stint in San Antonio. Road trips are always a great time to bond more with your teammates.

WNBA Gets Violent

Posted 09.05.2011 | Sports

Tuesday night's WNBA game between the Phoenix Mercury and LA Sparks got a little chippy in the third quarter while Phoenix was clinging to a two-point...

Finding Female Role Models on the Court

Cathrine Kraayeveld | Posted 08.29.2011 | Sports
Cathrine Kraayeveld

With the WNBA, the destination for the greatest women's basketball players in the world, I hope to provide young girls with new hope, inspiration and someone to look up to.