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  1. U.S. women to face Serbia, China, Angola at worlds

    The U.S. women's national basketball team will play Serbia, China and Angola in the opening rounds of the world championship.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  2. Syracuse's Brianna Butler is espnW's player of the week

    Charlie Creme

    After leading Syracuse to a trio of big wins, including an upset of No. 12 Texas A&M, Brianna Butler nabbed our weekly honor.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2013
  3. Lauren Jackson helps Australia secure world championships berth

    Lauren Jackson scored a team-high 21 points to lead Australia to an 84-66 win over New Zealand on Sunday and into a place at next year's world basketball championships in Turkey.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2013
  4. Women's college basketball - Matt Bollant out to turn around Illi...

    Graham Hays

    For as good as Green Bay was during his tenure, Matt Bollant jumped at the chance to coach Illinois -- and recruit players he couldn't attract to a mid-major.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2012
  5. Chicago Sky still seek first playoff appearance

    Michelle Smith

    After six seasons but no playoff appearances, Chicago revamped its roster. Coach Pokey Chatman hopes the experienced veterans help the Sky reach new limits.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2012
  6. U.S. women's basketball adds tuneup games

    The United States women's basketball team will tune up for the London Olympics with a few exhibition games.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  7. Los Angeles Sparks obtain Nicky Anosike from Washington Mystics

    The Washington Mystics have acquired guard Natasha Lacy and forward LaToya Pringle Sanders from the Sparks in a trade that sends center Nicky Anosike to Los Angeles.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2012
  8. Los Angeles Lakers' Lamar Odom, Besiktas reach agreement, sources...

    Marc Stein

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom has reached an agreement in principle to sign with Besiktas of Turkey and team up overseas with Nets star Deron Williams, according to sources close to Odom.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2011
  9. Kevin Love of Minnesota Timberwolves declines Besiktas' offer

    Marc Stein

    Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love informed Besiktas of Turkey on Sunday that he's declining their offer to sign with the Istanbul-based club and team up with New Jersey Nets guard Deron Williams.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2011
  10. Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant has offer to play in Italy

    Kobe Bryant has been offered a $6.7 million, one-season contract to play for the Italian team Virtus Bologna, appealing to his childhood memories of growing up in the country.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  11. Catching up with Tamika Catchings

    Tamika Catchings

    The WNBA player talks about playing overseas in Turkey, giving a commencement speech at her alma mater and the current Indiana Fever training camp that will determine who makes the team.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2011
  12. Diana Taurasi says she's tougher after Turkish doping case

    Diana Taurasi says she is a tougher person for her experience with the doping authorities in Turkey and doesn't worry that the situation there will affect her reputation.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  13. Diana Taurasi signs with Galatasaray in Turkey

    Diana Taurasi is heading back to Turkey after being cleared of doping allegations she faced while playing in the country.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  14. U.S. women's basketball: Diana Taurasi eager to get on floor

    Michelle Smith

    Doping allegations led to a five-month break from the game. She's vindicated, and coaches say the layoff has helped her.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  15. Jayne Appel on embarking on recovery road

    Jayne Appel

    In 2010, Jayne Appel led Stanford to the NCAA title game, got drafted by the WNBA, won a world championship with Team USA, was hired to play hoops in Turkey ... and was in pain the whole time. In her debut post, Appel tells the tale of a trying season.

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  16. Tamika Catchings, world traveler

    Tamika Catchings

    Tamika Catchings has had a busy few weeks. She's started training with her team in Turkey, but she made a swing back to the States for a few charity events at her alma mater and All-Star Weekend.

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2011