U.S. women’s basketball team takes aim at World Cup title

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SFGate—TENERIFE, Spain - It would be easy to think it's a forgone conclusion that the U.S. women's basketball team will win a third straight World Cup. The Americans haven't lost a major international contest since falling to Russia in the semifinals of the 2006 world championship. That includes winning the past two world championships. Still, winning another title is something that veterans Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi don't take for granted. Especially with the rest of the world getting better and the...

U.S. women’s basketball team pulls away from Japan in exhibition at Smith Center. A'ja Wilson leads the way with 26 points on 10-for-15 shooting for the shorthanded Americans.