They didn't make the espnW HoopGurlz Nike Tournament of Champions all-tournament team, but juniors Mikayla Cowling, Monique Billings, Auteaonna Gilmore, Gabby Williams and Sierra Calhoun certainly made an impression.
The commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Title IX has at times felt like a birthday party where some show up just to point out flaws of the guest of honor. But it should remind us to appreciate athletes at every level, male and female.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster is usually the one making people laugh, thanks to his wild sense of humor. But an unexpected family event in 2009 tested his humor and his heart -- and changed the course of his life.