Syracuse basketball star perseveres in breast cancer fight

Syracuse basketball star perseveres in breast cancer fight

FILE – In this Jan. 23, 2019, file photo, Syracuse’s Tiana Mangakahia dribbles down court in the second quarter of an NCAA basketball game against Miami in Syracuse, N.Y. Mangakahia is halfway through treatment for breast cancer and says she often wonders “Why me?” One of the top women’s basketball players in the country and […]

Jerry Colangelo wants USA Basketball to win with ‘defense and rebounding’ in absence of a Kevin Durant-type player

Jerry Colangelo wants USA Basketball to win with ‘defense and rebounding’ in absence of a Kevin Durant-type player

Team USA managing director Jerry Colangelo wants USA Basketball to win with “defense and rebounding” since they don’t have a “Kevin Durant-type player.” Team USA doesn’t have a superstar on it who can take over games. The roster has some good scorers on it, headlined by Donovan Mitchell and Kemba Walker, but no one with […]

Moline’s Harris signs to play basketball in Barcelona | Sports

Moline’s Harris signs to play basketball in Barcelona | Sports

On the personal side, it was a no brainer for 2011 Moline graduate Marquisha Harris. However, it was the professional side she needed to look at before she signed with FC Barcelona the past weekend in Spain. Harris spent most of the late spring and summer looking for a place to play where she could […]

Busse tours Brazil with USA DII Women’s Basketball Team | News, Sports, Jobs

Busse tours Brazil with USA DII Women’s Basketball Team | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo courtesy of Bob Berry, WSC Sports Information Halley Busse drives into the paint in a women’s basketball game last season with Wayne State University in Nebraska. Busse started all 30 games for the Wildcats last season. Submitted photo The USA DII Men’s and Women’s teams pose after practicing at Clube Jundiaiense. Photo courtesy of […]

1 2 3 72