2016 Summer Olympics in Rio
Rio 2016

Joined at the Top of the Podium: Bird & Taurasi

IUPUI journalism graduate assistant Frank Bonner describes the roles Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi have played in an historic era that has led Team USA to another FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup gold medal game.


Defense Propels USA Past Nigeria, 71-40, and Into Semifinals

The ⁦Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame⁩ resume of Sue Bird has been well documented. IUPUI journalism student Frank Bonner shows how her leadership, after a challenging first half for Team USA pushed the USA into the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup semis.


Analysis: No. 1-ranked USA Goes For a World Cup Three-Peat

By Frank Bonner II | @Frank_Bonner2

Sports Capital Journalism Program

TENERIFE, Spain — The USA Basketball Women’s National Team will begin its quest toward a third consecutive FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup when it takes on Senegal to start the preliminary round at 1 p.m. EDT on Saturday.

It would be a historic moment for […]

Wilson, USA Basketball’s New Generation, Enters a Global Stage

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

TENERIFE, Spain — Expectations are high for the United States in this year’s FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup after 94 victories in its last 95 major international games. This roster is filled with veteran leadership. Sue Bird has been part of three gold medal-winning World Cup […]