Natalie Nakase, a video intern for the L.A. Clippers, wants to become the first female coach in the NBA. ESPN’s Kate Fagan wrote about the former NCAA and professional player, and talked with Bill about Nakase’s work ethic and determination to succeed.
women’s college basketball
Former University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt has early-onset dementia. She retired in April. Nonetheless, Summitt has added yet another athletic achievement to her resume. This time on the golf course. Bill Littlefield explains.
The women’s NCAA tournament started three weeks ago with four No. 1 seeds, and four No. 1 seeds are all that remain heading into this weekend’s Final Four in Denver. Michelle Smith of ESPNW joins Bill to tackle all the big topics heading into this weekend’s games.
Pat Summitt has more wins than any other basketball coach in NCAA history. The head coach of the Tennessee women is suffering from early onset Alzheimer’s disease. As Summitt nears the end of what might be her final season, Bill Littlefield reflects on her career.
Brittney Griner and the Baylor Bears are dominating women’s college basketball. They’re so good that it almost becomes performance art. Bill Littlefield obliges with a poetic tribute to one of the greatest teams ever.
The Baylor women’s basketball team is an overwhelming favorite to win this year’s NCAA tournament. The team with the first shot to topple the Bears are the U.C. Santa Barbara Gauchos. Bill speaks with coach Carlene Mitchell about her team’s chances against the Bears.
Brittney Griner, junior center for the Baylor Bears, hopes to lead her team to an NCAA national championship this season. Ron Schachter reports from Waco, Texas.
The 2011 women’s NCAA Tournament hasn’t seen too many upsets. All four number one seeds advanced to the Elite Eight, and there doesn’t seem like there’s much stopping them from reaching the Final Four. Bill talks with ESPNW’s Michelle Smith about which favorites might fall in the final rounds of the tournament.
UCONN is no longer the top dog in the world of women’s college basketball. That title now belongs to Baylor, and they intend to remain #1 in the nation for a very long time. Only A Game’s Greg Echlin reports on the Lady Bears’ national championship hopes.
Bill Littlefield looks back on three of the most memorable sports stories of 2010.