Maryland head coach Brenda Frese got an early holiday present Tuesday as she and her family celebrated the successful end of three years of chemotherapy treatments for her five-year old son Tyler Thomas with a party at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Children's Center. Tyler had been treated at Hopkins for pre-B cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a condition with which he was diagnosed more than three years ago as a two-year-old toddler. He is now a healthy, energetic, avid Terrapin fan in kindergarten with his twin brother, Markus, according to a statement released by the university.
The Connecticut Sun drew the top pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft in a pre-draft lottery held today in Seacaucus, N.J., to determine the order of selection among the four teams with the league's worst 2013 records.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington Mystics head coach and general manager Mike Thibault announced today that guard Tayler Hill and her partner Dave Lighty are expecting their first child in May.
“We wish the best for Tayler and Dave,” said Thibault. “She intends to play at some point next season, and we will be glad to welcome her back when she is ready to return. Tayler’s improvement over the last two months of the season was significant, and we know that she is dedicated to becoming a great player in the WNBA.”
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Jennifer O'Neill scored a school-record 43
points and fifth-ranked Kentucky outlasted No. 9 Baylor, 133-130, in the
highest-scoring Division I women's game in history.
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks have signed head coach Carol Ross to a multi-year contract extension, the team's executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler announced Thursday. Pursuant to team policy, the terms of the deal were not made public.
University Park, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Natalie Achonwa posted 21 points and
10 rebounds and No. 4 Notre Dame put together a huge first-half run en route
to a 77-67 win over 10th-ranked Penn State in a key non-conference women's