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Stripped Down And Stepping Back Out

Stripped Down And Stepping Back Out

Marion Jones was stripped of five medals from the 2000 Sydney Olympics due to using steroids, an accusation she fought for a long time. Once she stopped the fight she admitted to using the once undetectable steroid TGH. Lying about her use of steroids and a check fraud scheme cost her six months in a federal […]

Phoenix Mercury–Presidential Accolades

The Phoenix Mercury have another reason to celebrate. Not only are they the champions of the WNBA but President Barack Obama tipped his hat calling them role models for the nation’s girls. Obama is known for his passion for basketball and welcomed the Phoenix Mercury to the White House after their second WNBA championship. During the visit he noted he lives […]

Marion Jones Refocused And Back In The Game

Marion Jones, the epic Olympic sprinter, who was striped of her gold medal for doping charges has found a new home. She is playing in the WNBA for the Tulsa Shock. She has come a long way in her athletic journey. From the greatest sprinter for the USA, to the shame of the USA, she […]

Dominique Kelley Adding to Undefeated

Nebraska’s women’s basketball team is thus far undefeated and a big part of that record is because of the heart and skills of Dominique Kelley. Dominique was the hardest recruited player on the team. The 5-foot 7-inch junior guard is averaging over 12 points and four rebounds per game. “I think that’s what I bring to the […]

Erin Phillips Basketball Beauty

Erin Phillips gives basketball a different point of view. She is a guard for the Connecticut Sun in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and plays for Adelaide Lightning in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL). While Erin did not begin playing basketball until she was 13, she made the Australian basketball national team when she […]

Women In The NBA?

Ian Thompson, a writer for SI.com, a CNN Network site, asked David Stern (commissionerof the NBA) about the possibility of women playing in the NBA. David replied matter-factly, “Sure, I think that’s well within the range of probability.” Ian was sure to make note that in a previous conversation with the commissioner, that he told […]

Lisa Leslie Biography

Source:The Acorn of Agoura Hills, California: “Women’s sports pioneer Lisa Leslie is more than just the first female to dunk a basketball- she’s a star off the court with prolific dealings in fashion, business and broadcasting. “Don’t Let the Lipstick Fool You, the Making of a Champion” is a new hardcover by Kensington Books that […]