July 1, 2006
Sunday, you had a front-page story on Joe Bryant, who coaches the Sparks. That night, Lisa Leslie scored 41 points and became the first woman in WNBA history to score 5,000 points, the Sparks won their eighth game in a row ... and The Times buried the story on the ninth page. It would be nice if The Times would give Lisa Leslie and the Sparks the respect they deserve. TERRI K. TAYLOR Westminster
March 10, 1994
USC's Lisa Leslie was named national women's player of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Assn. The 6-foot-5 senior from Inglewood is the Pacific 10 Conference's all-time leading scorer and rebounder. UCLA's Natalie Williams was also named to the 10-player USBA All-American team.
August 11, 2000
A guest list of sports figures to be featured on TV and radio from today through Thursday: * Jose Canseco --"Up Close," today, 2:30 p.m., ESPN; 11:30 p.m., ESPN2 * Don King --"The Last Word," tonight, 6:30 and 11:30, Fox Sports Net * Lisa Leslie --"NBA Inside Stuff," Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Channel 4 * Paul Hackett, Bob Toledo --"The Irv Kaze Show," Saturday, 6-7 p.m., KIEV (870) * Keyshawn Johnson --"Goin' Deep," Sunday, 7 p.m., Fox Sports Net * Denny Neagle --"Up Close," Monday, 2:30 p.m.