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    the University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball team. Their perfect one hundred and eight game streak and four back to back national championships has earned them the title, Dynasty. While this resume is almost uncomparable with any other sports record out there, there are those who believe that the UConn Huskies are hurting the progress of women's basketball and overall the progress of women's sports. Jack Brewster, of the University Wire writes, “The Huskies are winning so often and by so much that they are making women's basketball uncompetitive and therefore uninteresting”. Some may believe this to be true, but I feel that the University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball dominance is…

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    History Women playing basketball professionally was unheard of until April 24, 1996 it was televised all across the world. This all began with a press conference that included star players such as Rebecca Lobo, Lisa Leslie, and Sheryl Swoopes. Later that month, a man Val Ackerman was named First president of the WNBA. The First game began on June 21, 1997, starting two teams The New York Liberty and Los Angeles Sparks. The WNBA is currently about to enter their 19th season. Success The WNBA…

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    concept of women’s basketball was approved by the NBA Board of Governors on April 24th of 1996; this was the established of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). The WNBA begin play in June of 1997. Shortly after the NBA Board of Governors approved the concept of a women’s basketball league Val Ackermann was named the first president of the WNBA on August 7th, 1996. Before women’s basketball was officially established in 1996 and the association began in 1997 a gentlemen by the…

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    Emily Morua Edwardo Pedregon English 4 April 20, 2016 Morua i Final Draft Basketball was invented by a physical education instructor named Dr. James Naismith in the early 1890s. He was challenged to come up with a new game that was able to be played indoors due to the cold weather. Back in the days before the actual basketball was invented, they would play with a soccer ball. The basket didn’t have a hole on the bottom of the rim just yet. So what they had to do was, climb up to the top of…

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    Basketball, to me and others, is their favorite sport, whether it’s if you enjoy watching, playing, or even just knowing things about the game. For myself, I enjoy all of these things from: shooting the ball, to watching my favorite teams, to knowing the stats of my favorite players. Now, on the subject of the game, many people would always strive to get better at playing the game, if it’s in the aspects of: shooting, passing, dribbling, etc. For me, I would always try to figure out how to get…

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    My Career goal is to be a WNBA Player (Women’s National Basketball Association).WNBA is a women’s professional league. There are 12 teams in the league. In Women’s basketball, it helps to be tall, but height alone won’t keep you in the game. In basketball you have to eat the right food and stay health and get plenty of rest, and also stay in shape. I plan to achieve my goal when I’m done with high school and going to college to play basketball in college. When I start playing in college I’m…

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    After coming off a six game winning streak the Central Connecticut women's basketball team have went on to lose two straight games. Their luck changed as they went on to win a thriller against Bryant University by a score of 53-52 in the final 10 seconds. The Blue Devils started off the game to a weak start as Bryant University began the first quarter with a 10-3 run. But the Blue Devils quickly responded with a 11-6 run of their own. BU own Alex Klein had six points for the first quarter,…

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    revelation that will and has taken years to change. An athletic scholarship is something every young athlete desires during their middle school and high school years. From basketball- soccer, an athletic scholarship can be gained by hard work and with integrity. Many men & women participate in these sports. Yet, one simple fact, that has still…

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    With a mere 39.0 seconds left in the 1998 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship Game, the Lady Volunteers, coached by Pat Summitt are in the lead by twenty-two points. As Chamique Holdsclaw, player of the game, comes off of the court, she carries with her twenty-five points, ten rebounds, and six assists. While starters celebrate the victory with their coach, the underclassmen players finish out the game, holding the other team from a victory. The Lady Volunteers won that game against Louisiana…

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    Basketball a sport of stealing and making hoops. This game was made by Dr. James Naismith in 1891at the Springfield YMCA collage the games purpose was to condition outdoor athletes in winter. Originally the list of rules was 13 but has undergone many years of revision for faster play and greater athleticism. Today it’s one of the most popular American sports and the rest of the world has adopted itProfessional basketball started in New York in 1896 and was originally played in mesh wire cages.…

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