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Sheryl Swoopes

Sheryl SwoopesAKA Sheryl Denise Swoopes

Born: 25-Mar-1971
Birthplace: Brownfield, TX

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Bisexual [1]
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Three-time WNBA MVP


[1] Interview with Cyd Zeigler, Jr., Outsports News, 28 October 2005: "I'm not bisexual... I don't think I was born [gay]. Again, it was a choice. As I got older, once I got divorced, it wasn't like I was looking for another relationship, man or woman. I just got feelings for another woman. I didn't understand it at the time, because I had never had those feelings before." But by 2011, she was engaged to be married with a man, Chris Unclesho.

Mother: Louise
Husband: Eric Jackson (div. 1999, one son)
Son: Jordan Eric Jackson (b. 25-Jun-1997)
Girlfriend: Alisa Scott (together 1998 until perhaps 2010)
Boyfriend: Chris Unclesho (together since 2011)

    University: South Plains Junior College, South Plains, TX
    University:
Texas Tech University

    March of Dimes
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving National Board of Advisors (2001)
    Associated Press Athlete of the Year (female) 1993
    Olympic Gold Medal Women's Basketball (1996)
    Olympic Gold Medal Women's Basketball (2000)
    Olympic Gold Medal Women's Basketball (2004)
    Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1999
    Endorsement of Hasbro
    Endorsement of Kellogg
    Endorsement of Nike
    Bankruptcy 2004 ($711,050 in debts)

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Tulsa Shock (2011)
    Seattle Storm (2008)
    Houston Comets (1997-2007)

Official Website:
http://www.sherylswoopes.net/

Author of books:
Bounce Back (1996, memoir)


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