As I write this in my best attempt to stay clear of being judge and jury, a fight occurred during a basketball game in a familiar venue.
If the Palace at Auburn Hills rings a bell, then you must understand that there has been one too many fights in this Detroit suburb.
It's certainly one of the reasons Michael Alter was attracted to Amber Stocks.
When the Chicago Sky owner began to look for a new head coach last month, he put championship experience near the top of his wish list.
"She brings essential experience from assisting the evolution of the Los Angeles Sparks from contenders to champions." Stocks, who played college ball at Cincinnati and got her most extensive coaching experience as an assistant at Xavier for seven seasons, is excited for a homecoming of sorts.
(CBS Sports.com) • The backlash against "Johnny Football" Athletes often have a harder time pulling off the antihero.NFL play begins this weekend after an off-season marked by arrests and player suspensions. LEARN MORE ABOUT SPORTS AND CHARACTER: Urban Meyer thought he was making an encouraging comment about the way he'd recruit at Florida when addressing Gator Clubs early in his tenure.Our panelists examine how much character matters in sports. He had heard about the difficulty of getting into the University of Florida — the "top one percent academics," he recalled Wednesday.The Sun have three rookies on the roster, and other than nine-year veteran Camille Little, nobody has more than five years of WNBA experience.The team’s willingness to buy in to Miller’s style and philosophy has begun a shift in culture that made Etess and Sienko sure they have the right man in charge.“He’s the right person for this job,” Sienko said. There’s a certain thing about Curt that’s very special. They’ve jelled and you can see the transition of our team and what it’s become the last month or so. It’s going to be an amazing run in the future and Curt’s the guy for the job.”Miller said he spoke to a number of coaches and general managers in the league to gauge the pros and cons of the dual role.“Having ultimate say on player personnel decision is very, very important,” Miller said.MOHEGAN — If there was any doubt how the Connecticut Sun would react to their rookie coach adding a new title to his job description, it was erased quickly following the official announcement prior to Friday’s game.