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Helping Young Athletes Catch the Stars

Tamika Catchings | Posted 08.09.2011 | Sports
Tamika Catchings

I was a little girl growing up with a hearing problem, speech problem and big hearing aids enveloping my ears. I vowed never to go back to school but when my parents kept telling me I had to go back to get smart, I chose the next best thing: sports!

Another Marshall Plan

Matt Farmer | Posted 08.06.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

Ron Huberman gutted Marshall last year as part of another CPS "turnaround." Tony Skokna was handed a pink slip, his 17 years at Marshall presumably viewed by Huberman as part of the school's problem.

Laura Gottesdiener

WNBA Thursday: Swin Cash Spills The Secrets To The Huskies Winning Streak

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 08.02.2011 | Sports

The Women's National Basketball Association regular season kicks off on Friday with the Minnesota Lynx taking on the Los Angeles Sparks in L.A. Led by...

Laura Gottesdiener

'The Opportunity To See The World': WNBA Thursday With Angel McCoughtry

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.26.2011 | Sports

The Washington Mystics took the early Eastern Conference lead in the WNBA preseason this week with back-to-back wins over the New York Liberty and the...

Laura Gottesdiener

WNBA Thursday: Exclusive With Nicole Powell

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.18.2011 | Sports

Welcome to WNBA Thursday! The season kicks off June 3, but on Thursday the Chicago Sky faces the Chinese National Team in the first preseason game. Mo...

Women's National Book Association Announces 2011 Pannell Award Winners

Bookselling This Week | Posted 07.16.2011 | Books

On Friday, May 13, the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) announced the winners of the 2011 WNBA Pannell Award, presented annually since 1983 ...

Laura Gottesdiener

EXCLUSIVE: WNBA's Maya Moore Speaks about Pay, Labor and Going Pro

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.12.2011 | Sports

She was the number one draft pick for the WNBA, a four-season All-American at University of Connecticut and a world championships gold-medalist for th...

Laura Gottesdiener

No Forfeit Here: WNBA Players Win At Motherhood And Career

HuffingtonPost.com | 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-...

WATCH: The Best Super Bowl Commercial You Never Saw

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This is a great dead-on parody of those Visa commercials featuring the Super Bowl super fans. Too bad Tosh.0's producers didn't have a spare $6,000,00...

Kobe Bryant's Dad Loses Battle With WNBA

TMZ | 8/17/2010 12:10 AM PDT by TMZ Staff   | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Kobe Bryant's father just lost big in his ongoing battle against the lawyers who repped him when he got fired from coaching a WNBA team -- and it's go...

United Nations Foundation Launches 'Girl Up' Initiative

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tina Wells

The Girl Up initiative encourages American girls to raise awareness and funds for the 600 million adolescent girls living in developing countries.

Smackdown! New York vs. Louisville

David Serchuk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Serchuk

As a newcomer to Louisville (that's in Kentucky) I can't help but compare it to my old stomping ground, New York City. Why did I move here? Should you...

PHOTOS: Obama's Daddy-Daughter Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

President Obama and Sasha were able to work in some daddy-daughter time this weekend (before she heads off to Spain with mom), attending an WNBA game ...

July: The Best Month for Sports

Hayes Permar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Hayes Permar

Only one month contains both the WNBA All-Star game and the Super Bowl of Competitive Eating: the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. And that month my friends is July. And this year's offerings did not disappoint.

Jumping Through Hoops: A Father's Day Tribute to a Fiery Football Coach

Maegan Carberry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Maegan Carberry

I've stood on the sideline on the football field next to my father in almost every game he's ever coached. He's a mastermind.

The New Real Estate In Sports

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

What this really shows, both for Foxwoods and for Under Armour, is the ability to again be liquid and find unconventional cost efficient ways to grow brands through sports.

My Sit Down With Big Red: Dave Cowens on Being a Good Man

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tom Matlack

Good Men Project cofounder Tom Matlack, an unabashed Celtics fan, met with Cowens last month at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The Top Five Things Professional Sports Can Do Without

Ed Berliner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ed Berliner

#5: Musical introductions for players coming to bat. This has been on my list for several years. Once a game is OK. Twice, we're stretching.

Lisa Leslie Looks to Help Win a New Battle, One of Cancer Awareness

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joe Favorito

Leslie is taking on another challenge, helping to grow awareness for a disease that is close to her heart -- her stepdad Tom passed away from liver cancer.

Nancy Lieberman's Legacy Transcends Sports

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

One of the great things that draws us to athletics, competing or even watching, is the surprise. Nancy Lieberman, 50 years old and a New York City native, has seemingly conquered every barrier ever presented to her.

Authors Gortner, Kamen Goldmark and Egan Gibson Bring WNBA Reading Group Month Celebration to Life

C.W. Gortner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
C.W. Gortner

What do a Spanish renaissance princess, a book-phobic overweight girl and a vegetarian child desperate for artificial sweeteners have in common? You'd think, not much!

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.