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New "Final Four Fling" seeks to attract lesbian basketball fans

This April, on the eve of the NCAA Women's Final Four Championship semifinals games, a San Diego woman will host the first event in what she hopes will become the annual Dinah Shore weekend of women's basketball - "The Final Four Fling."

SDNN expert picks: Super Bowl XLIV

It's Manning vs. Brees. Old power vs. new upstart. Head vs. heart. Who does the SDNN sports staff like on Sunday? Click to find out.

Iconic athlete to visit SDSU

Former Olympian Tommy Smith will discuss the crossroads between sports and an athlete’s accountability during the kickoff event for Black History Month at San Diego State University.

Weekend eight greats: CIF Bowl Games and bad Santas

A welcome reprieve from the holiday-themed events is Friday's CIF State Football Championship Bowl Games, where two local prep teams will battle for state titles.

National Center for Lesbian Rights wins landmark Title IX retaliation lawsuit on behalf of former head basketball coach

The California State Court jury awarded $28,000, the equivalent of one year’s salary, in damages, finding that the District had retaliated against Sulpizio when she complained that Mesa engaged in gender inequities in violation of Title IX, a federal statute that prohibits discrimination based on sex in any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance in the United States.

Women's Basketball Gets a Local Boost

A Chicagoan recently blogged "women’s professional sports are INSIGNIFICANT in the sports landscape and need to go away. I understand that they heavily promote athletics for girls, but then again…who looks up to a WNBA player? I couldn’t name three players in the WNBA." Ambassador Jody is taking his words as a personal call to action, and wants you to join her cause.