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Chantel Jennings

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Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Chantel:

Sue Bird and Seattle, a love story 20 years and 2,500 miles in the making

Bird brought Seattle four championships and 13 All-Star appearances. In return, the city gave her another home. → Read More

WNBA expansion could add 2 teams before 2024. Here are 6 possible cities

Portland, Philadelphia and Oakland are among cities with interest, and the potential financial backing, to add a team. → Read More

‘We went through hell’: Former players accuse Cynthia Cooper-Dyke of demeaning, demoralizing and abusive behavior

WNBA legend and Hall of Famer’s alleged actions led to a Title IX investigation at Texas Southern. → Read More

2021 WNBA Draft: Rounds 1, 2 and 3 picks, grades, analysis, fit, trades, how to watch, draft order

The draft begins at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN with Texas' Charli Collier widely expected to go off the board first. → Read More

'We fell short': NCAA apologizes for lack of women's tournament amenities

NCAA senior vice president of basketball Dan Gavitt apologized Friday for the lack of weight room equipment available to players at the women's NCAA Tournament, saying his "leadership may have fallen short this time." → Read More

2021 NCAA Women's Tournament Bracket: A guide to all 64 teams, from Stanford to Drexel

As you begin to pick your Cinderella, get to know every team in the 64-team NCAA Tournament pool with this region-by-region guide. → Read More

Best freshman seasons in women's college basketball history – The Athletic

Paige Bueckers' fast start has raised questions about where her freshman season will fall among the greatest. Here's what she's up against. → Read More

SC Cartoons: DeAngelo Williams and Goliath

Former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams tells the story of his battle with Kris Jenkins from his rookie year. → Read More

California to celebrate Marshawn Lynch cart ride with bobblehead

Cal's Nov. 5 game with Washington will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Marshawn Lynch's cart ride with a unique bobblehead. → Read More

Brock Turner, former Stanford Cardinal swimmer, used drugs, court documents show

Brock Turner discussed using LSD and ecstasy and smoking marijuana and dabs of butane hash oil, known as "wax,'' from as early as April 2014, court documents show. → Read More

Oregon Ducks' Pharaoh Brown shines in return from serious injury

Oregon's Pharaoh Brown once faced amputation for a horrific leg injury. But he's come all the way back and starred in Oregon's spring game. → Read More

Stuck in an elevator with Zach Banner and the USC offensive line

After a dinner out Friday, USC offensive linemen packed a few too many bodies into an elevator, resulting in a 911 call and an impromptu rap. → Read More

Christian Laettner on Grayson Allen of Duke Blue Devils

Christian Laettner says he hoped Grayson Allen learned from what he went through in college before a fruitful 13-year career in the NBA. → Read More

Uni Watch: Ranking the Sweet 16 uniforms

March Madness is down to the final 16 teams -- and the final 16 uniforms. With the Sweet 16 tipping off Thursday, Uni Watch ranks the uniforms that are still in play, from UNC to A&M. → Read More

Protester invades SportsCenter in Cuba

Bob Ley begins to wrap up the day in Cuba, and then a protester invades the shot and throws pamphlets calling for reform in Cuban law. Ley then explains how the protester was swiftly arrested. → Read More

Most show resiliency, strength in face of terror

While attending the Rays' game against the Cuban national team, President Barack Obama speaks to Karl Ravech about the terrorist attacks in Brussels. → Read More

The guide to whom you should root for in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament

OK, your bracket is a mess. Your alma mater is out. So now what? The Sweet 16 has arrived and you need to find someone -- or something -- to embrace. We're here to help. → Read More

The madness of Champ Week

Check out the sights and sounds from Champ Week. → Read More

The Rose Bowl grass is a labor of love far before it's loved by the players

Many people work to produce the verdant turf you see each New Year's Day. It'll look a little different this year. → Read More

How they got to the Sweet 16: Utah

Strong post play was key for the Utah Utes in their first two NCAA tournament games. → Read More