Sports Rewind: Is the NBA Ready for Its First Female Player?

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  • Brittney Griner
  • Rutgers University, Tim Pernetti
  • Auburn University
  • Magic Johnson
  • Mike Tyson, Jack Johnson, President Obama
  • Bob Costas
  • Shaquille O'Neal
  • Kevin Ware
  • A Big Deal for Banks
  • Lamar Odom
  • Michael Turner
  • Jay-Z
  • Big East

A Groundbreaking Opportunity 

NBA team flirts with drafting its first female, Auburn football program faces lofty accusations, plus more sports headlines.  — Britt Middleton

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has said he is leaning toward yes, and made waves this week when he praised Baylor University star Brittney Griner. "If she is the best on the board, I will take her," Cuban said on the prospect of picking up Griner in the NBA Draft in June. (Photo: Cooper Neill/Getty Images)