the first step on its quest to win a fourth straight gold medal at
the Olympics in Beijing next year, the United States Women's National
Team is taking on the best of the rest in the Western Hemisphere in
the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship for Women beginning Sept. 26 in
Chile. The gold medalist will earn a guaranteed spot in the 2008 Summer
Last week, Lauren Hill of Mount St. Joseph University courageously took the floor for her first college game, refusing to let an inoperable brain tumor keep her from achieving her dream – and WNBA stars Elena Delle Donne and Tamika Catchings were on hand to lend their support.