Kevin Durant Congratulated The Louisville Women's Basketball Team, And Some Dude Accidentally Got Punched In The Face

Kevin Durant was in the house last night when the Louisville women knocked off Brittney Griner and Baylor in Oklahoma City. After the game, Durant paid his respects by visiting the Cardinals' locker room. He was greeted like a rock star. One of his pals just got in the way. [SportsGrid, via Tom B.] »4/01/13 12:59pm

One Of Our Favorite Sports Columnists, Sally Jenkins, Is Here To Take Your Questions

Sally Jenkins is an award-winning sportswriter for the Washington Post, but don't hold that against her. She's one of the sharpest columnists in the country. She's also written a bunch of books, including It's Not About The Bike, the No. 1 New York Times bestseller she co-authored with Lance Armstrong, and Sum It Up—a… »3/13/13 2:08pm

Brittney Griner Threw Down This Dunk, And Women's College Hoops Had A Very Good Night

Last night in South Bend, Ind., a women's college basketball game between the sports' Nos. 2 and 3—Notre Dame and UConn, respectively—went to triple OT to decide the Big East. The Fighting Irish defeated UConn, 96-87, to earn its second straight regular-season conference title and become the first team in two… »3/05/13 12:05pm

Women's College Basketball Player Quits School To Pursue Professional Modeling Career

Krystal Forthan had transferred from LSU to West Virginia just last month, after only one season in Baton Rouge. She's a 6-foot-4 former high school All-American, so her arrival in Morgantown was hailed as a coup for Lady Mountaineers coach Mike Carey. But before Forthan even enrolled at WVU, she changed her mind… »6/08/12 2:10pm

Oklahoma State's Head Women's Basketball Coach And Assistant Die In Plane Crash

Well, this is very sad: Oklahoma State's women's basketball coach Kurt Budke and assistant Miranda Serna died in a plane crash in Perry County, Ark., on Thursday night. There were no survivors in the crash, which also killed the pilot of the plane and another individual not directly affiliated with the university. The… »11/18/11 11:45am

Cal Coaches Use Foolproof Technique To Connect With Their Team: White Person R&B

Oh god. I can't. This is almost too painful. Cal women's basketball held a team retreat last week, apparently in my grandfather's finished basement. Assistant coach Daron Park, with the rest of the coaching staff on backup, entertained the players with an altered Montell Jordan routine that really speaks to their… »9/15/11 12:45pm

Lil' Wayne Likely First Rapper Ever To Wear A Women's College Basketball Jersey In Public

Weezy's full-blown crush on Notre Dame guard Skylar Diggins swelled to a creepier degree last night, when he performed at Indiana University in a #4 Fighting Irish jersey. We're unable to confirm this, but we reckon that this just may be the first time in our nation's history that a rapper has donned a women's college… »4/13/11 3:30pm

A Dayton Women's Hoops Player's Only Career Basket Warms Our Frigid Hearts

Ebony Gainey joined the University of Dayton women's basketball team four years ago but had never played in a game until this past Saturday, when the Flyers wrapped up their regular season with a 69-51 victory over Fordham. She was diagnosed with a heart condition just before her freshman year that kept her from… »3/03/11 4:00pm