It's dad vs. daughter when Cal State Bakersfield plays Stanford on Tuesday. Junior Erica McCall knows family bragging rights are on the line against her father, Roadrunners coach Greg McCall.
Dec 22 2:18 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
After scoring a career-high 27 points to pace the Blue Demons past previously unbeaten Northwestern, Megan Podkowa nabbed espnW's weekly honor.
Dec 20 11:43 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
After her aunt died in a domestic violence incident, UCF sophomore Aliyah Gregory was inspired to help others affected by similar tragedies. This month's fundraiser benefited a local shelter.
Dec 17 4:23 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Stanford's balanced attack overwhelmed an uninspired Tennessee on Wednesday. But while they are two of the most storied programs in the game, neither of them look like Final Four contenders.
Dec 17 2:47 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
After helping the Wildcats improve to 9-0 with wins over Louisville and Middle Tennessee, Makayla Epps nabbed espnW's weekly honor.
Dec 14 11:53 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Ruth Riley knows firsthand how much the food stamp program benefits families who need it. Breaking down the stigma and helping people be comfortable talking about it is just as vital.
Nov 25 12:19 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
University of Connecticut senior Breanna Stewart leads the list of 30 best players in the country. She has won three national championships with UConn.
Nov 17 1:09 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
What's the key to Arizona State improving on 2015's Sweet 16 appearance? Being tough enough down the stretch to do the little things that win big games. The Sun Devils say bring it on.
Nov 17 | By Michelle Smith
Is it harder to get to your first Final Four, or is it harder to get back? Second-ranked South Carolina, which lost by one point in last season's national semifinals, is about to find out.
Nov 5 | By Michelle Smith
Laurel Richie is stepping down as president of the WNBA, a post she had held beginning in 2011. A search for her replacement will begin immediately.
Nov 5 4:19 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Laurel Richie stepping down as WNBA president was her decision, and that it offers the league an opportunity to "reset" heading into its landmark 20th season.
Nov 4 10:04 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
The winds of change are blowing strong through the Pac-12. For the first time in 16 years, Stanford was not picked to win the league title. Instead, Oregon State was tabbed as the preseason pick.
Nov 4 | By Michelle Smith
Wouldn't it be great to see Swin Cash in the ballroom or the Ogwumikes bringing Nerd Nation back to life? Michelle Smith has some ideas on how the WNBA can win the marketing game this offseason.
Oct 20 2:18 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
The Indiana team that had been perfect in elimination games this postseason was far from it Wednesday. The Fever committed 21 turnovers and struggled to score as Minnesota won the WNBA title.
Oct 15 4:18 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Stephanie White said the officials cost Indiana a chance to win. Tamika Catchings, plagued by foul trouble, called it a missed opportunity. Minnesota's win Tuesday just left the Fever frustrated.
Oct 7 11:15 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Coach Cheryl Reeve shouldered some blame for Lindsay Whalen's lack of offensive productivity in these playoffs, noting that the addition of Sylvia Fowles has boosted emphasis on scoring inside.
Oct 5 9:21 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve pulled no punches about the fact her team needs more from veteran captains Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen, who combined for 13 points Sunday.
Oct 4 9:43 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
She's only in her second season in the league, but 28-year-old point guard Anna Cruz already has played a bigger role than expected in Minnesota's run to the WNBA Finals.
Oct 1 1:16 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
The WNBA on Monday acknowledged that the foul that helped decide Game 2 of the West finals should have been a no-call. It was the right thing to do, but sadly, the error was costly for Phoenix.
Sep 28 6:41 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Maya Moore not only had 40 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals, she came up with key plays down the stretch to sweep the Mercury and send the Lynx back to the WNBA Finals.
Sep 27 11:42 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
The Phoenix Mercury will need to rebound from their Game 1 loss as they return home with their backs against the wall in the Western Conference finals.
Sep 26 3:28 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
The pregame talk was all about the Brittney Griner-Sylvia Fowles matchup, but it was Rebekkah Brunson who commanded attention in a grind-it-out Game 1 victory for Minnesota.
Sep 25 1:16 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
The duel between 6-foot-6 Sylvia Fowles and 6-foot-8 Brittney Griner will be the marquee matchup in the Western Conference finals.
Sep 23 11:31 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Minnesota and Phoenix meet with a trip to the WNBA Finals on the line for the third consecutive season. The Lynx, coming off a balanced and complete performance Tuesday, have the upper hand.
Sep 23 6:58 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
It was the kind of win Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve has been waiting for all year: Maya Moore had plenty of help -- five players hit double figures -- as Minnesota eliminated Los Angeles in the West.
Sep 23 3:40 AM ET | By Michelle Smith