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CBS Sports to launch 'We Need to Talk,' first all-female show

After much speculation, CBS Sports announced Tuesday that they’ll be debuting the first-ever all-female sports show. “We Need To Talk” will be hosted, produced, and directed by women. Leslie Visser, Amy Trask, Tracy Wolfson, Dana Jacobson and Allie LaForce will host the show, which premieres Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 10 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network. “From the moment news of...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lisa Leslie Interview

  Lisa Leslie is no stranger to excelling on the basketball court. She is a four time Olympic Gold Medalist. She is a two time WNBA Champion, a three time WNBA MVP, and in college she was the National Player of the year in 1994. The list goes on and on with her many accomplishments at the college and pro level. Now as a co-owner of the LA Sparks, motivational speaker, and sports...
Via StraitPinkie.com
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

BSO Interview: Lisa Leslie Talks March Madness & Capital One Cup

BlackSportsOnline’s Simone Bridges sat down with Lisa Leslie to talk about Her analysis on top rookies, Her thoughts on freshman of the year. Top eligible WNBA Draft contenders and senior standouts Thoughts on women’s bracket and the road to Final Four. Implications a national championship win will have on the race for the Capital One Cup. Her trip down to Women’s Final Four...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Sparks take the Lakers? Lisa Leslie says maybe

Model, mother, wife, hoops legend. And now, basketball analyst. Lisa Leslie's done in all. In Brentwood to speak at a Young Women's Conference on Saturday, the former L.A. Sparks legend was asked to weigh in on who would win in a game between the injury-hobbled Lakers and her former team. "Our team may have a chance actually," the three-time WNBA MVP said of the...
Via Fox Sports West
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lisa Leslie, fellow athletes talk women in sports

From four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie to Academy Award winners Geena Davis and Reese Witherspoon, the female heavyweights were in full swing at the Young Women's Conference at Brentwood School on Saturday. High-profile females from all professional industries -- sports, entertainment, medicine and business -- were on hand alongside Emmy-winning journalist, producer...
Via Fox Sports West
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lisa Leslie: Brittney Griner would have to bulk up to play in NBA

Could Brittney Griner play in the NBA? That has been a debated topic since Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said last week that he would consider taking the former Baylor star in the NBA draft, or at least giving her a shot to try out for the roster. Lisa Leslie is one of the best women’s basketball players of all time. Even though playing in the NBA was never a goal for her,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lisa Leslie on Louisville-UConn, Skylar Diggins’ future

Louisville looks to complete the rare sweep in winning a championship in both men’s and women’s basketball. They will have to beat UConn in order to do so, and that won’t be easy after the Huskies demolished Notre Dame in the Final Four on Sunday. LBS spoke with Lisa Leslie, who is a board member for the Capital One Cup, on Tuesday to get her thoughts on the title game. We...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lisa Leslie says Brittney Griner deserves to be on the Olympic Roster

On Tuesday morning, LBS spoke with WNBA legend and four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie, who was touring to promote the Capital One Cup. The Capital One Cup is awarded each year to the men’s and women’s athletic programs with the most points based on academic and athletic performance. Leslie said she is proud to be a part of it because it honors student athletes — something...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 03, 2012  |  2 Comments

LISA LESLIE TALKS TITLE IX, COLLEGE HOOPS & THE CAPITAL ONE CUP

As the anniversary of Title IX approaches, it’s difficult for many women to imagine a life without sports, and especially without trailblazers and icons like Lisa Leslie. Lisa was a “Title IX baby” who grew up to become one of the world’s most recognizable female athletes. Her athletic accomplishments include a stellar college career at USC, two-time WNBA champion, three...
Via A Glam Slam
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Pasadena Poly's Miller entering rare air

Lisa Leslie enjoyed one of the greatest high school careers to ever be played in the shadows of the Forum at Morningside High School in Inglewood. She started every game of her four year career for the Monarchs. Her career was probably most known for her 101 point performance in 1990 against South Torrance --in the first half. Her high school career concluded with 2,896 career...
Via Fox Sports West
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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