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  1. WNBA - Candace Parker named WNBA All-Star Game MVP

    Graham Hays

    In a season dominated by talk of special rookies, the unlikeliest All-Star rookie stole the show Saturday, as Candace Parker scored a record 23 points and led the West past the East.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  2. Cool-headed Candyce Bingham calms down Louisville Cardinals

    Graham Hays

    As is usually the case for Louisville, Angel McCoughtry earned the headlines in the Big East semifinal victory over Pitt. But Candyce Bingham's level-headed leadership is just as important.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2009
  3. Looking beyond the top three picks

    Graham Hays

    Whether this year's draft goes down as a chapter heading or a footnote in the ongoing history of the WNBA will have a lot to do with more than just the top three picks.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2008
  4. Defense helps Tennessee successfully defend title

    Graham Hays

    These back-to-back champs will always be Candace Parker's Lady Vols. But a true team effort was what defined Tennessee on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2008
  5. Two-year plan pays dividends for Parker, Summitt

    Graham Hays

    When Candace Parker arrived four years ago, many expected Pat Summitt would add multiple championships to her legacy. But it was a perfect two-year plan that added up to titles No. 7 and 8 for the coach and her program.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2008
  6. With star benched, Lady Vols pick up where Parker left off

    Graham Hays

    No Candace Parker? No problem. At least, it wasn't Wednesday when the Tennessee star was benched. Her teammates picked her up, and if that's their New Year's resolution, it's a scary proposition for future opponents.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2008
  7. Top pick could spur on Sparks

    Graham Hays

    The Sparks weren't the only big winners in the WNBA draft lottery Tuesday. With L.A. landing the top pick for next April, it was also a big coup for the league itself ... and Candace Parker, should the superstar choose to come out.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2007
  8. Summitt, Parker carry Lady Vols to Cleveland

    Graham Hays

    After 33 seasons, Pat Summitt still wins because she changes with the times. And in lifting Tennessee to its 17th Final Four, who better to help the coach carry the past into the present than Candace Parker?

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2007
  9. Three keys to the Dayton Regional

    Graham Hays

    Three things will determine which teams keep dancing in Dayton on Sunday. And we're talking about a lot more than the numbers on the jerseys of the regional's biggest stars.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2007
  10. Blue Raiders win 27th straight -- and a new fan

    Graham Hays

    The Blue Raiders make basketball fun and make you want to root for them. And, with all apologies to the higher seeds ahead of Middle Tennessee in Dayton, the Blue Raiders are the kind of team the NCAA Tournament needs.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2007
  11. Spencer's 3-pointers a key to Lady Vols' NCAA run

    Graham Hays

    First and foremost, Tennessee needs Candace Parker at the top of her game. But at some point, if they're going to play six games, the Lady Vols will need senior Sidney Spencer to put together a fond farewell.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2007
  12. The good news? UConn takes lick, keeps on ticking

    Graham Hays

    Down 18 and having just watched Candace Parker dunk on their home court, the UConn Huskies could have collapsed. Instead, they rallied with heart and style and just fell short of the comeback.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2007
  13. Tar Heels trudge on, take out No. 4 Tennessee

    Graham Hays

    Sunday's UNC-Tennessee matchup had everything, from All-Americans on the court to famous coaches in the crowd. If only the game hadn't been so sloppy.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2006
  14. Parker dunks a reminder of how game is changing

    Graham Hays

    The few instances of a woman dunking were at best aberrations, and at worst, contrived sideshows. Candace Parker changed all that Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2006