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Jessica Breland battles to make WNBA
Jessica Breland found the strength to persevere through six months of cancer treatment. She missed a season with the Tar Heels and returned as a redshirt senior. On draft day last month, the Liberty acquired Breland, a 6-foot-3 forward, from...

One can't deny Marion Jones' resilience
It was just a regular afternoon this past summer, in a gym at the University of Tulsa, where you might have mistaken Marion Jones for somebody whose life hadn't completely collapsed. "Those are the moments I really cherished, where I...

Marion Jones makes comeback with new book
Former Olympic gold medalist and UNC track star Marion Jones is speaking out in a new autobiography about being a star athlete and the performance-enhancing drugs that ultimately led to the end of her track and field career. “On the...

Marion Jones: 'I really wish I wouldn't have lied'
What Marion Jones really wants you to know is she's sorry for lying to federal investigators about her drug use. That, and her role in a check-fraud scam, are what landed her in prison for six months in 2008, during...

Whirlwind: Title-winner Camille Little off to play ball in Israel
Catching up with Camille Little these days isn’t easy. She’s fresh off winning her first WNBA title with the Seattle Storm, but she’s also on the move, trying to figure out what time zone she’s in. “I’ve been home for...

Camille Little, Storm Win WNBA Title
Sue Bird jumped into Lauren Jackson’s arms to celebrate the Seattle Storm’s second WNBA championship and admitted that, after six years of waiting, this title was sweeter than the first. After losing in the first round of the playoffs five...

Marion Jones pleased with progress in 1st season in WNBA
As her first season in the WNBA comes to a close, Marion Jones is pleased with her progress and committed to continuing her development. "I'm encouraged that every game I feel more confident," the former world-class sprinter said. "I feel...

Camille Little does a lot for Storm
Camille Little refers to herself as having been "a mean girl" in college. She says this with a half smile, but she isn't really joking. This is a player almost disarmingly self-aware and candid. Little tells it like it is...

Tulsa Shock Signs Ivory Latta
A season of change continued for the Tulsa Shock on Monday as they signed veteran free-agent guard Ivory Latta to a contract. In order to make room on the 11-player roster, rookie guard Natasha Lacy was placed on waivers. A...

Marion Jones' transition to pro basketball proves to be 'a humbling experience'
Four of the players on Marion Jones' 1994 NCAA championship team were shorter than she is. None of her teammates on the Shock is shorter or lighter than the 5-foot-10, 150-pound Jones. But do not be confused. There is enough...

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