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  1. WNBA -- Ever-confident Katie Smith remains underappreciated

    Heather Burns

    Long before she ever stepped on the court in the WNBA, Katie Smith had plenty of confidence. Twenty years later, it's well deserved, but her career remains a bit underappreciated compared to other legends.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  2. espnW and Nine for IX -- Sheryl Swoopes being herself

    LZ Granderson

    Sheryl Swoopes is not a spokesperson, not a contrarian, just herself. That's apparent in the Nine for IX documentary "Swoopes," and it's clear as she interacts with her new team at Loyola University Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  3. WNBA - Rebecca Lobo, Lisa Leslie and Sheryl Swoopes paved the way...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Before Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins, there was Lisa Leslie, Sheryl Swoopes and Rebecca Lobo, who helped shape the WNBA into what it is today.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2013
  4. Tulsa Shock have much more work to do after WNBA season ends

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Shock as an organization still have a lot to figure out once the season ends. But after snapping their WNBA-record 20-game losing streak, at least they will go into that important period for the franchise with a reminder of how it feels to win.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2011
  5. WNBA season looks bleak for Tulsa Shock after 0-4 start

    Mechelle Voepel

    Tulsa is off to an 0-4 start. And with no playmaker to get the ball to some young but talented posts -- and two players who really have no business being on the roster -- the rest of the season looks equally bleak.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011
  6. This Day In Sports: Score A "W" For The NBA

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images April 24, 1996: Coming off the much-publicized gold medal run for women's basketball in the 1996 Summer Olympics, the NBA Board of Governors approved the concept of a national women's basketball association. ...

    Blog | April 24, 2010
  7. USA Basketball names 21 players to senior team pool

    Twenty-one players were named to the 2007-08 USA women's senior national team pool on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2007
  8. Back spasms bench Swoopes for U.S. exhibition

    Sheryl Swoopes, the only player on the U.S. national team with three Olympic gold medals, was held out of an exhibition game against Australia on Thursday with back spasms.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2006
  9. Swoopes, Leslie lead way for Team USA (again)

    Mechelle Voepel

    Ten years ago, Sheryl Swoopes was ready to walk away from USA Basketball. But here she is, again leading the way for Team USA.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2006
  10. Special trio among seven original players left

    Just seven original players remain as the WNBA turns 10 this summer. But three of them really stand out.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2006
  11. Outside the arc

    Sheryl Swoopes, as told to LZ Granderson

    Yes, Sheryl Swoopes is gay. And now she's ready for you to know it.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2005
  12. Team USA turns to Thompson down stretch

    Sherry Skalko

    In her first Olympic appearance, Tina Thompson came through when it mattered most.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2004
  13. Thompson, Johnson propel U.S.

    Shannon Johnson and Tina Thompson gave the United States a huge lift with their second-half scoring, and the Americans beat Australia 74-63 on Saturday for their third straight gold.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2004
  14. Swoopes' late heroics hold off Russia

    Led by Sheryl Swoopes' late-game heroics, the U.S. women held off Russia on Friday to advance to the gold-medal game.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2004
  15. Defense driving U.S. game

    Next up for Sheryl Swoopes and her teammates: a quarterfinal game Wednesday with Greece, not the strongest of opponents, but certainly the best supported.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2004
  16. WNBA star could use time to rest injured foot

    The prospect of taking a month off to rest her injured right foot sounds appealing to Sheryl Swoopes, a two-time Olympian.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2004