With her talent, sunny personality and Nigerian background, Inky Ajanaku reminds a lot of people at Stanford of former basketball star Chiney Ogwumike, but she needs a final four appearance to complete the package.
The U.S. women's basketball team will be favored in the world championship no matter whom it selects, but deciding which superb players to leave off the squad will be brutally difficult, writes Mechelle Voepel.
Another regular season is almost in the books. But before the 2014 WNBA playoffs open Thursday, espnW's Michelle Smith and Mechelle Voepel name their winners for the league's regular-season awards, including MVP and Rookie of the Year.
WNBA president Laurel Richie spoke to espnW about the league's "Pride" marketing initiatives, its appreciation for its LGBT audience, and how the league is trying to connect with its core demographics.
Rebecca Lobo, voted the fourth most influential Hispanic female athlete of all time, ushered in a new era in women's college basketball during her days at UConn, and she continues to promote the game today.
It looks as if Rutgers is going to stand by its hire of Julie Hermann as athletic director. Hermann will tackle an already tough job made more difficult by missteps she's had even before officially taking over.