Last night, the future stars of the WNBA ascended on Samsung 837 to learn their professional fate. As expected, Kelsey Plum was selected first overall by the San Antonio Stars. No. 1 pick @KelseyPlum10 joins the @ESPN set to talk about heading to the @SAStars! #WDraft17 pic.twitter.com/yarfyRpaLY — WNBA (@WNBA) April 14, 2017 See where … More 2017 WNBA Draft: Plum goes #1, SEC has eight players drafted.
April 5 for Double G Sports Photo: Sky Blue FC Last weekend, I caught up with Sky Blue FC head coach Cristy Holly, as well as the rookies-by-way-of-USC duo Mandy Freeman and Kayla Mills. Holly again will look to integrate young talent into a roster with diverse professional experience. In my latest for Double G … More Sky Blue FC gains another preseason win, but the best is yet to come
March 31, 2017 for Double G Sports Photo courtesy of New York Liberty Hometown: Meriden, CT Profession: Vice President for Team Business Development, New York Liberty College: Canisius College – Business Major and Student-Athlete Favorite Inspirational Female: Nikki McCray All in the Family Manager of Promotions & Fan Development, Keia Clarke, spoke to students at VACS in Newark, NJ, … More Women in Sports: Keia Clarke
March 28, 2017 for Double G Sports (Photo by Karen King – Double G Media) When you play for a team as decorated as the Connecticut Huskies, it can be hard to step out from the shadows of 11 national titles, nine (now ten) Final Four appearances, and countless other streaks. However, the newest cast of … More UConn Advances to Tenth Consecutive Final Four: Latest Team Ready to Write their Own History
March 24, 2017 for Double G Sports Photo Credit: Mike McCarthy Hometown: Buffalo, NY Profession: Pole Vaulter College: University of Notre Dame Sponsor Team: Nike and New York Athletic Club (NYAC) Favorite Inspirational Female: Stacey Dragila So, how doe gone get into pole vaulting? If you are Mary Saxton, a persistent coach at track camp persuades you, … More Women in Sports, Day 15: Professional Pole Vaulter, Mary Saxer
March 26, 2017 for Double G Sports (Photo by Karen King – Double G Media) In Bridgeport on Saturday, Oregon and UCONN advanced to the Elite 8 round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. The two teams will face off on Monday for a chance to break into the Final Four. One team enters Monday … More Bridgeport Regional Final Set: Oregon and UCONN look to punch ticket to Dallas
USA Basketball will announce the head coach of USA Women’s Basketball tomorrow at the University of South Carolina. Former Olympian and current assistant coach Dawn Staley is the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks Women’s Basketball team. In anticipation of tomorrow’s announcement, here is some of my Dawn Staley coverage over the past year: … More New head coach of USA Women’s Basketball to be announced tomorrow at the University of South Carolina
On Monday, former MLB pitcher and SNY analyst Nelson Figueroa held his First Annual Charity Bowl at Lucky Strike in Manhattan. On MLK Day 2017, a self-proclaimed “kid from Brooklyn” did his part to share his gifts and blessings with a fan that gave him a lucky bracelet eight years ago. “I threw my only … More Nelson Figueroa hosts star-studded Charity Bowl to benefit Chai Lifeline