A Fencer Strives to Crack a Saber Ceiling (Published 2015)

Daryl Homer, right, defeated Tiberiu Dolniceanu of Romania on his way to earning a silver medal at the world championships last month. Daryl Homer secured his spot in United States fencing history last month by becoming the first American man to claim a medal in saber fencing at the world championships, winning silver in Moscow. But for a broader scope of the legacy he has been building, look no further than his home fencing club in Midtown Manhattan. The club, the Manhattan Fencing Center, is

WNBA legend Weatherspoon remembers first game in league history

Teresa Weatherspoon was one of the WNBA's first stars, all-time fiercest competitors and notable winners. That much you remember. What fans might forget, though, as the WNBA has begun its 20th season, is that 19 years ago this week, Spoon's New York Liberty defeated Lisa Leslie and the Los Angeles Sparks in the league's first game at Great Western Forum. "First of all, we wanted to perform well," Weatherspoon remembers about that historic contest on June 21, 1997. "There was a game plan; we ha