Tag: WNBA basketball

Wisconsin’s ‘Rae Rae’ leads Italy’s 3×3 squad at Tokyo Games

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To Italians, she sounds American. To Americans, she sounds Wisconsin. That's fine by Rae Lin D’Alie, because now she's an Olympian. ...

AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead

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July 22 1921 — Jim Barnes wins the U.S. Men’s Open...

Go-to woman: Callan’s stealthy impact keeps US hoops rolling

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LAS VEGAS — Carol Callan has excelled in many roles during her decades-long career as women's national team director for USA Basketball. ...

Wolves sale approved, as Taylor sends 20% to Lore, Rodriguez

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MINNEAPOLIS — The first increment of the $1.5 billion sale of the Minnesota Timberwolves to e-commerce mogul Marc Lore and retired baseball star Alex...

Court of Arbitration for Sport rejects Ogwumike’s appeal

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LAS VEGAS — Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams won't be playing for Nigeria in the Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected...

Replacement named for Liz Cambage in Australian Olympic team

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SYDNEY — Sara Blicavs has been given a late call-up to the Tokyo Olympics after WNBA star Liz Cambage’s withdrawal from the Australian women's...

Dolson’s Diary: Pre-Olympic training full of protocols

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LAS VEGAS — Wow, it’s been an awesome week of training in Las Vegas getting ready for my first Olympics. ...

Samuelson tests positive for COVID-19, out of Olympics

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LAS VEGAS — Katie Lou Samuelson is out of 3-on-3 basketball at the Olympics after contracting COVID-19 while training in Las Vegas. ...

US women earn first exhibition win, routing Nigeria 93-62

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LAS VEGAS — A'ja Wilson scored 16 points and Breanna Stewart added 14 to help the U.S. beat Nigeria 93-62 on Sunday in the...

AP sources: Ogwumike files appeal to play in Olympics

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LAS VEGAS — Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams have filed appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in a last-ditch effort to play...