Shock and Sparks Give Us Our First WNBA Brawl

On Saturday, Milka Duno threw her towel at Danica Patrick for yelling at her after a time trial for the Honda Indy 200, and we all called the minor flare up between the two female athletes a “cat fight.” But what happened last night in Detroit - the bench-clearing WNBA brawl featuring Candace Parker and […]

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Love & Loathing At The Celebrity Bass Challenge

C.J. of the MINNEAPOLIS STAR-TRIBUNE reels in all the fun & frivolity that took place at the Wednesday night pre-party for the E.J. Henderson Celebrity Bass Challenge.

Before hitting the lake to tackle some trout for the Vikings linebacker’s charity organization, some Twin Cities bigwigs chatted it up while chomping down on some sushi at the […]

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The Reax Of Announcer Makes This Oh-So-Postable

Over the weekend Candace Parker of the L.A. Sparks became, apparently, the second player in WNBA history to dunk:

More fun is listening to the highlight call by KCAL’s (and KSPN’s) John Ireland, who normally is a fixture on Lakers TV broadcasts. You can tell just how excited he is about switching gigs.

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American Basketball Player Defects To Russia

Becky Hammon has played in the WNBA since 1999. Last season, she was second in that league’s MVP voting. But when the United States went to build their team, Hammon wasn’t even invited.

And that’s when Hammon issued her own code red.

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Brog: Jenner Adores SPORTSbyBROOKS Girl Cora

Had several people today email me links to photos of SbB Girl Cora Skinner and Brody Jenner on the beach in Hawaii. I haven’t been following Cora’s career that closely the past couple years, but apparently she’s been an item for some time with gentleman Jenner - and his rather regrettable ink job:

Cora has done […]

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Blog-A-Roni: Samantha Steele Next Erin Andrews?

• Move over, Allie LaForce: WHEN KEGSTANDS GO WRONG serves up yet another collegiate challenger to someday succeed sideline siren Erin Andrews - Liberty University sports reporter Samantha Steele:

Better watch your back, Erin!

On second thought, we’ll watch it for you.
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WNBA Beats NBA Brethren To Outdoor Pro Game

For once, the WNBA will have the upper hand on its b-ball brethren, as the league of ladies will be the ones to play the first outdoor pro basketball game on the American mainland.

THE SPORTS NETWORK reports that the New York Liberty will host the Indiana Fever on July 19 at Arthur Ashe Stadium - […]

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Ex-Con Russian Pays Well For WNBA “Girlfriends”

The LOS ANGELES TIMES sends Megan K. Stack to a place called Vidnoye, Russia, to write about the owner of a women’s professional basketball team. Sounds bizarre, eh? Well, when you read the piece, you’ll know why.

(What a lovely couple!)
The owner is an ex-con, greaseball named Shabtai von Kalmanovic. Kalmanovic, who claims to have […]

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WNBA Team Desires Singer 1st, Asst. Coach 2nd

Good to see the Los Angeles Sparks having their hiring priorities straight. Over on the front page of the WNBA team’s website, a large story pops up announcing that the Sparks are looking for singers to perform the pre-game National Anthem.

But just below that - and in much smaller type - is a small blurb […]

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WNBA Team Fires Coach After Harassment Claims

Bo Overton, the coach and general manager of the Chicago Sky of the WNBA, quit Wednesday after accusations of sexual harassment surfaced on the team’s official Internet message board last week. Steve Key, an assistant for the Sky, takes over both roles without an interim title.

(Bo Overton)
Margaret Stender, President and CEO of […]

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