The Lynx sweep of the San Antonio Stars marked the end of Becky Hammon's 16-year WNBA career. But she's hardly finished with basketball as she prepares for her assistant coaching position with the NBA's Spurs.
Alex Morgan scoring two goals is about the only thing that seems right. What's with Joel Embiid hitting the links after getting devastating injury news, an 11-year-old starring at the U.S. Women's Open and a police chase on Minnesota fairways?
With the game in the bag and the title all but locked up, the Spurs were able to start the celebration with plenty of time left on the clock. Things were nowhere near as fun for LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and the Heat.
Brittney Griner's life will forever be impacted by her own experiences with bullying. But with the release of her autobiography, "In My Skin," and the development of an anti-bullying smartphone app, Griner hopes to help others cope.
Lorde tweeted she was "an outsider to the world of sport" while at the Thunder-Bulls game, so we've got quite an introduction today for the pop star: mascot humiliation, musical nerds and a football-playing canine.
The NBA and basketball worldwide grew an amazing amount under David Stern's stewardship. But in founding the WNBA in June 1997, Stern helped change women's basketball and the very landscape of women's athletics.
The Dallas Stars couldn't refrain from mocking Justin Bieber on Thursday, and nobody could stop from mocking the injured Kobe Bryant's All-Star selection. But a young fan made it a much sweeter night for Richard Sherman.