The World Cup superfans are none other than the players' friends and family, traveling around Germany in red, white and blue to support their loved ones.
For those who think the league is a drag on the NBA, nothing could be further from the truth.
This year's NBA draft lacks the big names of years past and could leave GMs with more questions than answers. Here's the top stories for draft night.
History was not on the WNBA's side 15 years ago, as a majority of women's pro leagues had failed and folded. But the WNBA is still going despite the bumps in the road.
NBA commissioner David Stern is optimistic about the possibility of a woman in his league, but many coaches and players are skeptical, citing disparity in size and strength between the sexes.