Hay que recordar que cuando inicio la WNBA, Swoopes se perfilaba para ser la gran estrella de la liga junto con Lisa Lesley y Rebecca Lobo, pero una lesion en una de sus rodillas mando a Sherryl al quirofano perdiendose asi su primer temporada.
The talents and skills of Sheryl Swoopes are showcased in this work, and she is presented as a worthy role model for young basketball players.
Sheryl Swoopes grew up playing basketball with her brothers, James and Earl, in Brownfield, Texas.
Don't get me wrong, I think it's courageous of Sheryl Swoopes to come out as she did, but this is where my support wanes.
In a dignified, courageous, kick-ass announcement, the 34-year-old Swoopes revealed in October that she's in a long-term relationship with a woman.
Since she came out a year ago, Swoopes has continued to rack up basketball achievements--she was one of the first eight women selected for the 2006 USA women's basketball team that competed at the FIBA World Championship in Sao Paulo, Brazil--but it's been her courage to come out that has made the biggest splash both in the lesbian community and, it seems, for Swoopes herself.
How can you headline Sheryl Swoopes as a champion when she's made numerous public statements that her sexuality was a choice?
In a gay-press exclusive interview, Swoopes is forthright about the journey that led her here: "I don't want to say I've been living a lie, but for the past seven, eight years I haven't been able to be comfortable in my own skin, around my own friends and family.
Swoopes has been in a relationship with former Houston Comets assistant coach Alisa Scott for seven years, and the two of them co-parent her 8-year-old son from a previous marriage.
Well, Sheryl Swoopes is not going away, and (so far) neither is marriage equality in Massachusetts.
amp;uot;As a mom first and a basketball player second, I know in my heart the right thing to do is stay home with Jordan (Swoopes' son),&uot; Swoopes wrote in her journal.
We can go really deep,'' said the 34-year-old Staley, who, with Sheryl Swoopes (33), and the Sparks' Lisa Leslie (32), has been a part of the past two U.