Already back at training the day after returning from the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, gymnast Danusia Francis allowed herself a moment to savor her accomplishments.
Although born and raised in Southern California—attending high school at basketball powerhouse Narbonne and graduating from UCLA—Lisa Willis made a discovery while playing with the New York Liberty in 2007–08.
After a big home court win over the Los Angeles Sparks, the New York Liberty had one more game before the league headed into the WNBA All-Star break.
The Aliann Pompey Invitational in Georgetown, Guyana, named for the country’s four-time track Olympian, recently had its fourth edition
At the midpoint of the 2019 WNBA season, it’s now or never for the New York Liberty. In need of a win, rookie guard Marine Johannès, who only recently joined the team after fulfilling overseas commitments, was literally perfect.
The New York Liberty is once again trying to figure out how to sustain a winning momentum. Last week, the team was on the road, first dropping an 83–99 game to the Chicago Sky followed by a 69–78 loss to the Seattle Storm.
Things were looking good for the New York Liberty. After winning four straight games—three of them on the road—the team had reached .500. Unfortunately, a return to home court was anything but triumphant as the Liberty suffered a bruising 58–90 loss to the Las Vegas Aces on Sunday afternoon
Taking part in the festivities surrounding the Major League Baseball All-Star Game is a once-in-a-lifetime experience—unless you’re Mariah Harrison. Last weekend, the 11-year-old marked her third appearance as a national finalist and second consecutive win in the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run softball competition.
It was an impressive year in the classroom for St. John’s University student-athletes with 37 of them achieving a 4.0 grade point average in the spring semester.
On June 1, the Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation presented its annual showcase, “Showtime in Harlem,” at the historic Harlem Armory.