Posts Tagged: women’s college basketball

"To Survive in Women’s Sports, You Need to Be Somewhat Closeted": An Interview With Kate Fagan

From 1999 to 2004, Kate Fagan played Division I basketball for the nationally-ranked University of Colorado Buffaloes. She's now a reporter for ESPN. Her book, The Reappearing Act, out this week, chronicles her two-year coming-out process at Colorado, when she was a starting guard and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Your book covers a lot of ground. Can you break it down for anyone not familiar with your story?

It’s really a coming-of-age tale. It has the backdrop of big-time sports, Christianity, and sexuality as well. It’s about a two-year period in my life when I'm participating in the Fellowship for Christian Athletes and going [...]


A Brief Interlude for *Dunks*

Breanna Stewart, a 19-year-old sophomore, is considered the best player in women's college basketball. (The "ever" qualifier has also come up quite a bit this year.) She's currently leading the undefeated UConn Huskies to a possible second straight national championship. Last week I profiled her for Sports Illustrated's annual March Madness issue, and it just went online: read it here, if you'd like