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Stories tagged: women

Comets Roll Along As Liberty Falters New York Loses First Place As Confidence Ebbs Away

A recent stumble by the Liberty - three losses in four games - has dropped them out of the lead in the Eastern Conference of the Women’s National Basketball Association, …

Liberty Beat Monarchs To Move Into First

WNBA Sophia Witherspoon had 13 of her game-high 21 points in the first half as the New York Liberty snapped a three-game losing streak with a 79-63 victory over the …

Monarchs Win

Latasha Byears had a season-high 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds Sunday night as Sacramento beat the New York Liberty 76-69, the Monarchs’ third straight victory after a nine-game losing …

Swoopes Lends Comets A Hand

Charlotte’s Vicky Bullett (23) and Rhonda Mapp (51) surround Phoenix’s Jennifer Gillom in the first half of Saturday’s game. Photo by Associated Press,

Bolton-Holifield’s 34 Lead Monarchs

WNBA Ruthie Bolton-Holifield scored a season-high 34 points, including 11 straight midway through the second half, as the Sacramento Monarchs rallied to a 93-78 victory Friday night over the visiting …

Cooper, Comets End Rockers’ Win Streak

WNBA Cynthia Cooper, the leading scorer in the WNBA, had 30 points Tuesday night as the Houston Comets snapped Cleveland’s eight-game winning streak with a 76-66 victory over the homestanding …

Sting Hold Off L.A. Sparks

WNBA Andrea Stinson and Rhonda Mapp each scored six points over the final 5:28 and the Charlotte Sting beat the Los Angeles Sparks 77-70 Sunday night. Los Angeles tied the …

Rockers Extend Win Streak To 7

Eva Nemcova scored 17 points and Janice Braxton did not miss a shot while scoring 15 as the Cleveland Rockers ran their winning streak to seven by beating the Phoenix …

Swoopes, Baby Watch As Comets Clean Up

New arrival: Sheryle Swoopes-Jackson of the Houston Comets holds her newborn son, Jordan Eric Jackson, at courtside during Saturday’s game between Houston and Sacramento. Photo by Associated Press,

Sacramento Rallies

Chantel Tremitiere scores season-high 16 points for the Monarchs. Photo by Associated Press

Sparks Hand Rockers Third Straight Defeat

Sparks guard Tamecka Dixon drives around the Rockers’ Eva Nemcova. Photo by Associated Press,

Lobo At 99 And Counting Former Connecticut Star Shoots For 100th Straight Victory Wednesday

Rebecca Lobo (13) and teammates, including the U.S. Olympic team, have celebrated 99 straight wins the past three years. Photo by Associated Press

Comets Win In Overtime

Janeth Arcain scored 17 points, including two key free throws in overtime Monday, leading the Houston Comets to a 71-66 WNBA victory over the Los Angeles Sparks. Arcain’s effort helped …

Palmer Powers Starzz’s Victory

WNBA Wendy Palmer scored 28 points, 18 of them in the first half, as the Utah Starzz overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Los Angeles Sparks 102-89 Monday …

A Quest To Earn Respect Abl Star Not Overly Thrilled By Challenge Of Upstart Wnba

Andrea Lloyd of the Columbus Quest in the ABL says her league has more talent from top to bottom than the WNBA. Photo courtesy ABL.

Wnba Just Wants Its Chance Players In New League Say Fans Could Be Surprised

Rebecca Lobo says the naysayers should take a look before deciding the WNBA isn’t worthy of watching. “People can say whatever they want at this point, but they should turn …

Cheryl Miller Satisfied Directing From Bench

Cheryl Miller wants to get one thing straight. “No, I am not at all interested in playing in the WNBA,” she said recently from her Phoenix workout site. “I think …

Vols Do It Once More Tennessee Repeats Ncaa Title With Holdsclaw In Starring Role

1. Tennessee players Chamique Holdsclaw, Abby Conklin and Pashen Thompson, left to right, rush to join the celebration. Photo by Associated Press 2. Chamique Holdsclaw, left, and Kellie Jolly know …

Be Prepared, The Wild Girl Will Be Returning Soon

The best gift for making a conscious, disciplined trip through menopause is “postmenopausal zest.” This is a special, buoyant sort of energy, fueled in part by the hormonal change in …

Georgia, Tennessee Renew Intense Rivalry

Georgia’s Bulldogs are down to their last game. It’s make-good time for Saudia Roundtree. When she signed with Georgia out of Kilgore (Texas) Junior College two years ago, Roundtree promised …

Killer Rejects Efforts To Halt Her Execution


Office Aims To Protect Women

Armed with a chilling set of statistics on the increase in violent crime against women, President Clinton on Tuesday named the first director of a new Justice Department office to …