Dolson's Diary: Olympics end with gold medal, meeting Yao
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) (Jeff Roberson)I woke up this morning and looked over to the table and saw my gold medal and I just smiled. As a young girl I watched and dreamed of being in the Olympics and winning a gold medal, but this is far beyond what I ever imagined. It was an unbelievable feeling to know we just won a gold medal. The whole atmosphere leading up to the gold medal game was great starting with the giant drum they were banging during introductions. She was part of the U.S. 3-on-3 team that won a gold medal in the inaugural competition in that event at the Tokyo Games.wftv.com
Taurasi re-signs in Phoenix while Clark heads to Washington
Taurasi is staying in Phoenix while Alysha Clark is heading across the country to join the Washington Mystics. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)NEW YORK – Diana Taurasi is staying in Phoenix while Alysha Clark is heading across the country to join the Washington Mystics. Unlike Parker, there was no real expectation the 38-year-old Taurasi would leave the team that drafted her No. Clark also led the WNBA in 3-point field goal percentage (52.2) for the second consecutive season. Change is never easy but having teammates and an organization excited to have you join their family makes it better,” Clark said.