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Olympic gymnastics champion Gabby Douglas says she is aiming for the 2024 Paris Games

Gabby Douglas, the first Black woman to win the Olympic all-around gymnastics title, is taking aim at the 2024 Olympics in Paris. Douglas announced on...

Beacon on the blacktop: Angel Reese Basketball Court opens in Maryland

A newly renovated basketball court at the Scotts Branch Activity Center in Randallstown, Maryland, was dedicated to Angel Reese on July 17. Reese, a native...

Indiana Fever’s Quest for Game-closing Consistency

In another nail-biting encounter against the Dallas Wings, the Indiana Fever faced a daunting challenge early on, allowing 27 points in the first 10...

Boston locks up another Rookie of the Month award

Aliyah Boston, the Indiana Fever rookie center and 2023 WNBA All-Star, has been named the WNBA Rookie of the Month for June, marking her...

Gymnastics star Simone Biles returns to competition in August in first meet since 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles is back. The gymnastics superstar plans to return to competition at the U.S. Classic outside Chicago in early August. The meet will be Biles' first since the pandemic-delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Biles made headlines at the 2020 Games when she removed herself from several events to focus on her mental health. She returned on the last day of the meet to earn bronze on the balance beam, her seventh career Olympic medal. Biles will be joined at the U.S. Classic by 2020 Olympic champion Sunisa Lee.

Boston leads Fever against Phoenix after 20-point outing

Indiana faces the Phoenix Mercury after Aliyah Boston scored 20 points in the Fever's 88-80 loss to the Las Vegas Aces. Thursday's meeting will...

Boston to start in the 2023 WNBA All-Star Game 

Aliyah Boston of the Indiana Fever has been named a starting player for the upcoming WNBA All-Star Game, which is set to take place on Saturday, July 15 at the Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas. 

Honoring Negro Leagues Baseball Week

Minor League Baseball (MiLB) is hosting Negro Leagues Baseball Week from June 20-24. The Indianapolis Indians are paying homage to the pioneers of the Negro...

Aliyah Boston named Rookie of the Month

Indiana Fever and No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 WNBA Draft Aliyah Boston was named the league's Rookie of the Month for May. The announcement came on June 1. Boston's accolade makes her the second player in Indiana Fever history to receive the award (Natalie Achonwa, June 2015.)

Biden celebrates LSU women’s and UConn men’s basketball teams at separate White House events

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has appealed for more support for female athletes during a White House event celebrating Louisiana State's championship women's basketball team. The event once appeared in jeopardy after Biden's wife, Jill, suggested that the losing Iowa team be invited, too. Friday's ceremony was briefly halted when forward Sa'Myah Smith appeared to collapse on stage. The Bidens lavished praise on the LSU Tigers for their performance and the way they've helped advance women's sports. Neither one mentioned the uproar Jill Biden's earlier comments caused. Biden also welcomed the UConn men's championship basketball team to a White House celebration later Friday.
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