The women’s NCAA Tournament starts Friday. In an article for Excelle Sports, I look at the top players to watch.
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The Team That Launched the WNBA
The 1996 women’s Olympic basketball team didn’t lose a single game during its year-long tour, which culminated in a gold medal at the Summer Games in Atlanta. But its lasting legacy is the WNBA, which launched largely because of the success of the ’96 team. For a story published in Excelle Sports, I interviewed some of the team’s players and coaches, as well as other key figures, for their recollections of that incredible team.
RIP Pat Summit
Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in college basketball history, died Tuesday. The Tennessee women’s basketball legend is remembered fondly by all she encountered, and I tried to capture those feelings in a story for Excelle Sports. I only met Summitt once, but her attraction was evident.
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