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Notre Dame Looking For First Big East Championship

AP | By DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Muffet McGraw and Notre Dame are one victory away from crossing another item off this season's to-do list. Natalie Novosel scored ...

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos Feb. 27 - March 4

Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure. ...

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos Feb. 20-26

Posted 02.27.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure. ...

Arkansas Stuns No. 10 Lady Vols In Final Seconds

AP | By BETH RUCKER | Posted 02.23.2012 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Arkansas had learned a few things about not giving up thanks to its first game against Tennessee this season. Those lessons paid ...

Title IX's Impact on My Life

Swin Cash | Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports
Swin Cash

Every person who participates in sports won't become a professional athlete. But everyone should have the same opportunities to chase their dreams. I may not have the same basketball gifts as a Kobe Bryant or LeBron James, but like them I was given a chance for equal play.

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos Feb. 13 - Feb. 19

Posted 02.22.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure. ...

'Celts for Blue Cure' to Fight Prostate Cancer -- Will Other Schools Follow?

Gabe Canales | Posted 04.23.2012 | Impact
Gabe Canales

Celts for Blue Cure won't be just another cancer awareness event. It will bring a message for action aimed directly at students. That message? Diet and lifestyle can help you avoid getting prostate cancer.

HIGHLIGHTS: No. 1 Baylor Battles No. 2 UConn

AP | By STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

WACO, Texas -- Brittney Griner scored 12 of her 25 points during the closing run that pushed top-ranked Baylor past No. 2 Connecticut 66-61 on Sunday ...

No. 9 Canes Beat No. 11 Rutgers In Overtime

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 02.05.2012 | Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Riquna Williams scored a career-high 36 points, including a pair of 3-pointers to start the second overtime, and the ninth-...

Tragedy For Oklahoma State

AP | By JEFF LATZKE | Posted 01.18.2012 | Sports

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Kurt Budke believed in Oklahoma State when no one else did, and he wasn't afraid to show it. Less than two years after his Cowgi...

Plane Crash Kills Two Oklahoma State Women's Basketball Coaches

AP | JEFF LATZKE | Posted 01.18.2012 | Sports

STILLWATER, Okla. — Kurt Budke turned Oklahoma State's women's basketball team into a winner and hoped he'd found the place where he'd coach unt...

No. 8 Blue Devils Survive BYU

AP | Posted 01.12.2012 | Sports

PROVO, Utah -- Spurred on by its boisterous home crowd, BYU gave visiting Duke all it could handle. The young Cougars fell just short of pulling off ...

Summitt Focuses On Hoops While Managing Dementia

AP | By BETH RUCKER | Posted 12.26.2011 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Pat Summitt has handled the talk about her dementia diagnosis the same way she manages Tennessee basketball and her life: with con...

"The Mighty Macs": Amazing But True

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.24.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The Mighty Macs is a good movie but it has some things going against it.

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...

UConn Women's Coach: Don't Expect A Title This Season

AP | By PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 11.14.2011 | Sports

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma says he doesn't think his Huskies will win an eighth national title this se...

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...

Players, Colleagues and Fans Offer Support To Pat Summitt On Twitter

Posted 10.24.2011 | Sports

The news that legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt had been diagnosed with early-onset dementia sent a shockwave through the sports communit...

Famed College Basketball Coach Suffering From Dementia

AP | By BETH RUCKER | Posted 10.24.2011 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Pat Summitt struggled for several months with how to tell the women's basketball players at Tennessee, recruits and fans that she ...

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...

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...

Aggies Win 1st NCAA Championship

AP | By DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 06.05.2011 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- Scoring, rebounding, even making a key steal, Danielle Adams saved her best game for the biggest stage and brought Texas A&M its first...

NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Bracket Announced

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Connecticut's path to a third straight national championship could include a renewal of the most heated rivalry in women's college basketball. For Ge...