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June 22nd, 2013

Elena Delle Donne Soars With The Chicago Sky

One month into their eighth season, the Chicago Sky are trying to do something they’ve never done before: qualify for the WNBA playoffs. To help them in that quest, the team has an asset they’ve never had before: rookie Elena Delle Donne. Only A Game’s Karen Given has our story from Chicago.

May 29th, 2013

2013: The Year Of The Gay Athlete

It’s only late May, but Bill Littlefield believes 2013 will be remembered as the year that saw gay athletes take the spotlight and keep it.

In The News
April 13th, 2013

UConn’s Auriemma Ties Summitt With 8th Title

With Tuesday’s decisive victory over Louisville, UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma earned his eighth national championship, equalling Pat Summitt’s mark at Tennessee. The Hartford Courant’s John Altavilla joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the accomplishment and the future of the UConn program.

April 10th, 2013

A Distraction During NCAA Women’s Tourney

On Tuesday night, the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team overwhelmed Louisville, 93-60, to win their eighth NCAA Championship. But according to Bill Littlefield, an NBA owner’s headline-grabbing draft plan provided an unnecessary distraction from the Huskies’ ongoing dynasty.

In Depth
April 6th, 2013

Women’s Final Four Includes A Newcomer

The women’s Final Four tips off this Sunday with Cal taking on Louisville and Connecticut facing Notre Dame. Who will come out on top? espnW’s Michelle Smith has the answer.

March 30th, 2013

Brittney Griner’s Success Attracts Criticism

The success of Baylor women’s basketball standout Brittney Griner has attracted attention — some positive, some negative. ESPN’s Kate Fagan joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the six-foot-eight star.

March 16th, 2013

Career 900 For Stringer, Rutgers Misses Dance

For the first time in 11 years, the Rutgers women’s basketball will likely not play in the NCAA tournament. Head Coach C. Vivian Stringer joins Bill Littlefield to reflect on the season and to discuss her 900th career win.

In The News
March 16th, 2013

High Hopes For Diggins, No. 2 Notre Dame

Following Notre Dame’s victory over UConn in the Big East tournament, expectations are high for star Skylar Diggins and the No. 2 women’s basketball team heading into the NCAA tournament.

In The News
March 9th, 2013

Female Kicker’s NFL Flop Draws Criticism From Female Kicker

Lauren Silberman drew attention as the first female place kicker to participate in an NFL regional combine workout. She drew even more attention when her two kicks went about 15 yards each. Bill looks at Silberman’s effort and gets reaction from fellow kicker Katie Hnida.

January 26th, 2013

Argentine Women Seek Equality On The Pitch

In Argentina, boys are given soccer balls on their first birthdays and men play the game with their friends after work. But women are generally excluded from the fun, and women’s soccer is never shown on television. In Buenos Aires, Eilís O’Neill met up with some women who’ve decided it’s time for things to change.

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