The London Olympics were a benchmark for women, especially U.S. women. But what does that mean beyond the Games? For two team sports, the hope and expectation is their accomplishments in London will be a springboard to something more.
WNBA president Donna Orender has stepped down from her post. Orender is leaving the league during its crucial adolescent years, but the league's connection with the NBA, and its improving product will help it stay afloat.