Cal Coach Lindsay Gottlieb Says Southwest Airlines Demanded Proof She Was Her Biracial Son's Mother

Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb was about to board a plane in Denver with her year-old son Jordan on Monday when she was stopped by a Southwest Airlines employee, who demanded to see proof that she was Jordan’s mother. Even after Gottlieb showed Jordan’s passport, the employee was not satisfied, which…

This Was Muffet McGraw's Masterpiece, And Notre Dame's Next Season Could Be Even Better

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Muffet McGraw’s husband Matt clearly knows the drill by now. He beamed as he watched his wife of 40 years hold court with reporters after the greatest coaching win of her career. She wore a black dress that she’d bought especially for what turned out to be her second national championship, her…

Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale Crushes Mississippi State With Championship-Winning Three

For a while, it looked like today’s National Championship game would be an anticlimactic finale after both semifinals went to overtime on Friday. Mississippi State led Notre Dame 30-17 at the half, holding the Irish to just three points in the second quarter. But Notre Dame fought back and gave us another instant…

Teaira McCowan Is The Most Undeniable Player In Women's College Basketball

COLUMBUS, OH — When Teaira McCowan grabbed her 23rd rebound of Mississippi State’s semifinal win over Louisville on Friday night, she just kept coming down with it—all the way to the floor. That’s a long way down for McCowan, who stands a muscular 6'7", but she wasn’t going to let this rebound get away. That board…

Geno Auriemma Bravely Defies Silly NCAA Rule By Drinking Out Of Water Bottle

Of the many stupid NCAA rules and regulations that people tend to notice in March, the insistence that public-facing people—coaches, players, even folks in the media room—drink only from NCAA-branded cups ranks pretty far up there. During yesterday’s Final Four press conference, UConn coach Geno Auriemma rebelled: He…

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