Sue Bird has played in enough world championship medal games to know that they are rarely easy.
Geno Auriemma had a simple plan against France -- pound the ball inside.
Nneka Ogwumike scored 18 points to lead the U.S. women's national team to a record 119-44 rout of Angola on Tuesday night and close out preliminary play at the women's world championship.
U.S. women's national team players across the country say they have no hesitation about suiting up again this fall despite Paul George's gruesome injury.
Elena Delle Donne is already leaving her mark in the WNBA.
Tina Charles' 28 points weren't enough to help the United States overcome too many turnovers in a 83-77 loss to 2011 Czech League champion USK Prague on Saturday.
Baylor phenom Brittney Griner and Chicago Sky rookie Courtney Vandersloot were added to the U.S. women's basketball national pool Monday.