Coach Geno Auriemma and the U.S. women’s basketball team, including former UConn players Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones and Tina Charles, say they’re ready to begin the quest for gold.
Former UConn star Swin Cash was named MVP of the WNBA All-Star Game, though her West team lost to the East,, 118 to 113, including 15 points from another UConn standout, Tina Charles.
Five former UConn women’s basketball stars — Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Tina Charles, Maya Moore and Diana Taurasi are among those chosen for the WNBA All-Star teams.
Diana Taurasi’s Turkish team says it will sue the lab which reported an apparent “false positive” on her drug test. One board member calls it “the greatest scandal in world sports.”
Turkey’s basketball federation lifted American star Diana Taurasi’s provisional doping suspension
Wednesday after a lab retracted its finding that she tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance.
Former Connecticut women’s basketball star Diana Taurasi says she hadn’t even heard of the banned stimulant modafinil until she found out she had tested positive for it. Taurasi is adamant that she never used performance-enhancing drugs.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ Geno Auriemma is standing by his former Connecticut star Diana Taurasi .Auriemma said Taurasi told him that she didn’t take the banned substance _ modafinil _ that she tested positive for […]
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) _ A Turkish television report says WNBA star Diana Taurasi’s backup doping sample has also tested positive for a banned substance. NTV television did not cite a source for its report Monday. […]
By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Diana Taurasi is facing one of the most difficult challenges to her stellar basketball career. The WNBA standout and former UConn star tested positive for […]