Tag Archive | Sue Bird

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez Selected as Team USA’s Flag Bearers

 Four-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird and baseball player Eddy Alvarez, a 2014 Olympic silver medalist in speedskating, were selected as Team USA’s flag bearers for the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee today announced. The Opening Ceremony will be held Friday, July 23, at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. […]

Survey Says: Las Vegas Aces to Win WNBA Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2021 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 18th edition of the poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason […]

WNBA’s 25th Regular Season Starts on May 14

The WNBA most recently released its 2021 regular season game schedule with the league tipping off its landmark 25th season on Friday, May 14 with a weekend of action featuring all 12 teams. The league will unveil its complete television schedule in the upcoming weeks. On the heels of the launch of the WNBA’s season-long 25th anniversary campaign, Count It , and […]

USA Women Draw Japan, France, Nigeria for Olympic Preliminary Round Play

FIBA conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside host Japan, France and Nigeria for the July 26-Aug. 2 preliminary round. Rounding out the 12-team field are Canada, Serbia, South Korea […]

Nineteen Athletes Set to Return to Court for Feb. 4-7 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Minicamp

The USA Basketball Women’s National Team will return to the basketball court in a four-day minicamp, Feb. 4-7, at the University of South Carolina. The team last gathered for training camp one year ago in February 2020. A total of 19 athletes, including Olympic and/or FIBA World Cup gold medalists Sylvia Fowles (Minnesota Lynx), Brittney […]

CarMax Named Official Auto Retailer of the NBA and WNBA

CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced a new partnership with the NBA, WNBA and Turner Sports. As part of the multiyear agreement, CarMax is now the official auto retailer of the NBA and WNBA – the first automotive retail partnership in WNBA history – as well as the presenting […]

St. Francis College Brooklyn Nevena Dimitrijevic Named to 2021 Nancy Lieberman Award Preseason Watch List

St. Francis College Brooklyn women’s basketball sophomore guard Nevena Dimitrijevic was named to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame/Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s (WBCA) Nancy Lieberman Award Preseason Watch List. Dimitrijevic becomes the first Terrier in program history to be named to the respective list, and the second NEC student-athlete since Saint Francis (PA)’s Jessica […]