Undefeated? Sure: the Duke freshmen are off to a good start.
Tennessee’s Angie Bjorklund is up for a Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.
Paul “The Guru of Go” Westhead is still going strong at 71.
#18 Iowa dumped #10 Michigan State tonight, 66-64.
South Carolina upset #24 Georgia, 57-48.
On the LA Sparks tip:
Players overseas update.
Candace Parker tells ESPNW that she “has a lot to prove.”
The Sparks added three to their staff this week:
Los Angeles Sparks Announce Three Key Front Office Hires
Imhoff, Rosenberg and Alkaly Join Franchise’s Management Team
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks today announced the appointment of three experienced sports industry professionals to key front office positions, in advance of the franchise’s 15th WNBA season in 2011.
Diana Imhoff has been named Vice President of Marketing Partnerships, while Lou Rosenberg will serve as Director of Ticket Sales and Ben Alkaly assumes the role of Director of Communications.They join Director of Marketing Christopher Forrest – now in his sixth year with the Sparks – as the lead external relations team reporting to President Mike Levy, who began his tenure with the franchise in August 2010.
“With the addition of Diana, Lou and Ben to our current management team, the 2011 Sparks will be talented in the front office as on the court,” Levy said. “We welcome them to the Sparks family and expect tremendous success in the areas of sponsorships, sales and publicity during our 15th anniversary season and beyond.”
Imhoff joins the Sparks from Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based Cartan Tours, where she held the position of Vice President of Business Development.There she designed and implemented the company’s marketing plan, with a focus on its 2010 FIFA World Cup