Posts Tagged Professional basketball

US women’s hoops cruises past China 99-75

PARIS (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 16 points and Jantel Lavender added 14 to help the U.S. women’s national team beat China 99-75 on Saturday in an exhibition game.

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Column: Oh, Roger, you still don’t get it

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Oh, Roger, you still don’t get it.

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Tulsa Shock basketball player honored in Alliance

ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — Tulsa Shock forward Jordan Hooper has returned to her hometown of Alliance for a basketball jersey retirement ceremony.

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Illinois looks for slow-start fix against Bobcats

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has been a strong second-half team this season.

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Several US women post players out with injuries

FILE- In this Sept. 12, 2014, file photo, Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne (11) works the ball against Phoenix Mercury forward Candice Dupree (4) during the second half of Game 3 of the WNBA Finals basketball series in Chicago. Delle Donne became the latest post player to withdraw from the U.S. women's basketball team because of injury. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)

Candace Parker is out. So is Sylvia Fowles. Brittney Griner is questionable. And now Elena Delle Donne is a no-go.

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