Football

State of Tenn. honors Peyton, Cutcliffe, Lawson

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Peyton Manning, the former quarterback with a record five NFL MVPs among the string of awards and honors to his credit, calls his decision to attend the University of Tennessee one of the best he has ever made.That makes being inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday night along with a handful of fellow Volunteers and David Cutcliffe, his former quarterbacks coach and
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What Lindsay Gottlieb hire means for women coaches, the NBA and Cal

[ad_1] 9:18 AM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.The door to women coaching in men's basketball has been slowly cracking open the past few years, thanks to the NBA. Wednesday's news that Cal Bears coach Lindsay Gottlieb is joining the Cleveland Cavaliers as an assistant moved
Basketball

Cavaliers hire Cal women’s coach Gottlieb to staff

[ad_1] 12:55 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN In a landmark appointment for the NBA, the Cleveland Cavaliers have hired University of California-Berkeley women's coach Lindsay Gottlieb to be an assistant coach on John Beilein's staff, it was announced Wednesday.Gottlieb -- a Final Four and seven-time NCAA tournament head coach for the Golden Bears -- is the first women's collegiate head coach recruited to an NBA staff.Sources said Gottlieb, 41, will sign a
Basketball

Sources — Cavs hiring Cal coach Gottlieb to staff

[ad_1] 12:55 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN In a landmark appointment for the NBA, the Cleveland Cavaliers are hiring University of California-Berkeley women's coach Lindsay Gottlieb to be an assistant coach on John Beilein's staff, league sources told ESPN.Gottlieb -- a Final Four and seven-time NCAA tournament head coach for the Golden Bears -- is the first women's collegiate head coach recruited to an NBA staff.Sources said Gottlieb, 41, will sign a
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Women’s World Cup 2019 – U.S. women make opening statement with record rout of Thailand

[ad_1] 6:54 PM ETGraham HaysespnW.com CloseGraham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999.REIMS, France -- The last team off the field four years ago in Canada, when it hung around amidst the confetti to celebrate its third world championship, the United States was the last contender to take the field in the 2019 Women's World Cup.The Americans looked like a team
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Ticha Penicheiro passes her way into Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

[ad_1] Nobody played basketball quite like Ticha Penicheiro.It wasn't just the no-look passes that separated the Portuguese point guard from the pack. The four-time WNBA All-Star was part artist, part magician, all panache. Her signature was her ability to deliver a creative pass -- behind-the-back, around her neck, between her legs -- with precision.When she retired from the WNBA in 2012, no one had amassed more assists than her 2,599.This
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U.S. star Rapinoe — France team to beat at WWC

[ad_1] 12:01 PM ETGraham HaysespnW.com CloseGraham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999.ENFIELD, England -- The United States doesn't leave its training camp in England for the Women's World Cup until the end of the week, but Megan Rapinoe suggested Wednesday that the favorite to win the tournament may already be on site.The American captain, who previously played professionally for Lyon,
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Women’s World Cup 2019 – Carli Lloyd knows her moment will come again with U.S. women

[ad_1] 10:12 AM ETGraham HaysespnW.com CloseGraham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999.HARRISON, N.J. -- Thousands of eyes and the blazing midday sun followed Carli Lloyd with equal intensity as she went through her pregame routine before the U.S. women's national team played its final World Cup send-off game last week. As her teammates warmed up in groups around her, Lloyd
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U.S. women ready for World Cup after 3-0 win in final tuneup

[ad_1] May 26, 2019Graham HaysespnW.com CloseGraham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999.HARRISON, N.J. -- Sunday had the air of an occasion. There was the pregame roar echoing out of stands full of the fans who gathered outside more than two hours before kickoff. There was a giant U.S. flag that swallowed the field as a World War II veteran played
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Women’s World Cup 2019 – U.S. women ready for World Cup after 3-0 win in final tune-up

[ad_1] 2:51 PM ETGraham HaysespnW.com CloseGraham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999.HARRISON, N.J. -- Sunday had the air of an occasion. There was the pregame roar echoing out of stands full of the same fans who gathered outside more than two hours before kickoff. There was a giant U.S. flag that swallowed the field as a World War II veteran