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Can Breanna Stewart transform the WNBA?
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's May 23 WNBA Issue. Subscribe today! For more WNBA20 content, visit our WNBA20 page . BREANNA STEWART HAS spent the past several hours in stiletto heels, and her hair has been teased so many times that it must be self-conscious. So it's a relief when her
Tyler Summitt 'profoundly disappointed' over relationship, resigns
Tyler Summitt, the son of Hall of Famer Pat Summitt , has resigned as the women's basketball coach at Louisiana Tech after "engaging in a relationship that has negatively affected the people I love, respect and care about the most." The 25-year-old Summitt just finished his second season at the
The most impressive championship streaks in all of sports
Winning a championship is a special feat for any team. But winning three or more championships in a row? That's nearly impossible, and few have been able to do it. Take a look at some special teams that have won multiple titles in a row -- sometimes more than once: UConn Huskies Championship
Huskies aren't burdened by pressure in pursuit of four-peat
INDIANAPOLIS -- Wrestling legend Cael Sanderson calls the feeling "peace." The word former volleyball standout Blair Brown Lipsitz uses is "relief." But for basketball's Kellie Harper, the memory of her last college competition doesn't bring either of those feelings. Just the opposite, in fact,
Tennessee timeline: Tracing a decade of key changes in Knoxville
Last week, Tennessee's athletic department settled a lawsuit with three former employees -- Jenny Moshak, Heather Mason and Collin Schlosser -- in regard to a gender discrimination complaint that originally began in 2010. After what has been a tumultuous last five years in particular for Tennessee
Muffet McGraw reaches 800 wins as No. 3 Notre Dame tops Pitt
PITTSBURGH -- No. 3 Notre Dame clamped down in the fourth quarter against Pittsburgh to give coach Muffet McGraw her 800th victory on Sunday. Brianna Turner scored 20 points in Notre Dame's 65-55 win, including eight points in a game-ending 14-2 run. "Down the stretch, we wanted to go to the
Serena Williams named Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year
Serena Williams , who won three Grand Slam events en route to a 53-3 record and her seventh WTA Player of the Year award, was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year on Monday. Williams was ranked No. 1 throughout 2015 and won a WTA-high five titles -- including three at major
No. 1 Connecticut women breeze past Chattanooga 79-31
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- In the moments after his team's 79-31 blowout victory, Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma gave Chattanooga's Jim Foster a pat in the back as the two Hall of Famers briefly chatted at midcourt. Auriemma understands all too well how it feels to get beaten soundly by a good friend.
Chamique Holdsclaw embraces role of mental health advocate
ATLANTA -- Heading into the 1999 WNBA draft, there was no doubt that University of Tennessee star Chamique Holdsclaw would be the No. 1 overall pick. Holdsclaw was dubbed the "Female Michael Jordan," and like MJ many expected her electrifying talents to raise the league's popularity and visibility.
Lauren Hill: Mourners Pay Tribute to Teen Athlete Who Died of Cancer
The number 22 is cropping up in all sorts of places as people pay tribute to Lauren Hill, a teen who died last week after gaining national attention by playing college basketball this fall despite her inoperable brain tumor. Her motto was, "Never give up." Hill, who died on Friday at age 19, was a