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Pat Summitt was Bigger than Basketball

You’re going to see a lot of words used to honor former University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt over the next few days. You’ll see “legend,” “Icon” and “Hero” and none of them will do her justice. Summitt was unparalleled in her sport, the best of her generation and long after. She not only changed the game of …

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Hope Solo, Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson and Double Standards

This will not be the article you expect it to be. Just this morning The New York Times ran the latest “troubling” article on Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo and how her off-the-field conduct creates some dark shadow over her on-the-field accomplishments as one of the best goalkeepers on planet Earth. On the field, Hope Solo is brilliant. Off the …

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Bruce Jenner and Fairness in Women’s Sports

Two thoughts occurred to me after Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer. The first was the thought I always have when I see Bruce Jenner on a commercial or in my Facebook/Twitter feed and that is profound sadness that this person who was once the greatest athlete on planet Earth is now primarily known as part of the Kardashian C-list …

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WNBA Picks – Weekend action includes the Red-Hot Phoenix Mercury hosting the San Antonio Silver Stars

WNBA Betting:  The red-hot Phoenix Mercury host the San Antonio Silver Stars in one of the six games this weekend.  The Phoenix Mercury have the best record in the league and they had won seven straight before Wednesday’s game against Seattle.  The Mercury are leading the league in scoring at 85 points per game and they have been unstoppable of …

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WNBA Predictions – Saturday’s Action Includes Chicago Sky vs. Seattle Storm on NBA TV

WNBA Betting:  The Chicago Sky visits the Seattle Storm on Saturday in one of four games on the WNBA schedule. This game that can be seen on NBA TV will be a revenge game for the Sky as they were beaten at home last month by the Storm, losing 80-76.  The other three games on Saturday have the San Antonio …

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WNBA Predictions – Tuesday Night’s WNBA Features Two Games on ESPN 2 including Indiana Fever at Atlanta Dream

WNBA Betting:  The Indiana Fever visits the Atlanta Dream on Tuesday night in a game that can be seen on ESPN 2.  There are four games on the WNBA schedule for Tuesday night with two games on national television. The other game on ESPN 2 has the Chicago Sky visiting the Los Angeles Sparks.  Here is a look at all …

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Weekend WNBA action includes Minnesota Lynx at San Antonio Silver Stars

WNBA Odds: This weekend’s action in the WNBA has one game on Saturday and four on Sunday. One of the games on Sunday has the San Antonio Silver Stars hosting the defending WNBA champions, the Minnesota Lynx.   This will be the back half of a home and home as the teams played in Minnesota on Friday. Here is a look …

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Weekday WNBA Action Includes Connecticut Sun at Chicago Sky on NBA TV

WNBA action this week includes the Connecticut Sun at the Chicago Sky on NBA TV. The advantage should be with the home team since they haven’t played since Monday while the Connecticut Sun had to play on Thursday at Indiana. Let’s take a look at all of the games from Tuesday through Friday in the WNBA and WNBA predictions.   …

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Weekend action includes Atlanta Dream vs Chicago Sky on NBA TV

WNBA Odds: The Atlanta Dream visit the Chicago Sky in the feature game in the WNBA this weekend. The contest is set for Saturday with a start time of 8 pm Eastern on NBA TV. Both teams are off to good starts this season, as the Chicago Sky are 3-0 while the Atlanta Dream are 2-0. There are three games …

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WNBA Predictions – Regular Season Begins on Friday with Minnesota Lynx Favored to Win the Title

WNBA Odds: The Minnesota Lynx begin the 2014 WNBA regular season as the defending champions and the favorites to win the title again. They have virtually the same team that dominated a year ago and they are the 7-5 favorite to win the WNBA title this season. The top contenders to challenge the Minnesota Lynx this season are the Los …

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