Quest For Gold – Episode 32: Diamond DeShields: ‘The rest of the world is catching up. We have to bring our 'A' game.’

Quest for Gold

Diamond DeShields of the Chicago Sky reacts after accepting the trophy for winning the Skills Challenge of the WNBA All-Star Friday Night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on July 26, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

This week on Quest for Gold:

We get an update on construction ahead of the Olympics in Tokyo.

The IOC says the Summer Games are full steam ahead, despite Coronavirus worries.

Softball pitcher Monica Abbott can send you a birthday greeting!

Simone Biles weighs in on the toll of the USA Gymnastics settlement over the Dr. Larry Nassar scandal.

And our athlete spotlight we talk with Chicago Sky standout Diamond DeShields as she tries to make Team USA for 5×5 women’s basketball.  Her dad and brother are professional baseball players, but she’s hoping to walk in her mother’s shoes.

Monica Abbott cameo:

Shawn Johnson East is raising money for Nashville tornado victims:

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Business News

More Business News

Political News

More Political News

Technology News

More Technology News

Science News

More Science News

Entertainment News

More Entertainment News

Odd News

More Odd News


More Blackhawks


More Northwestern

Quest for Gold
with Ryan Burrow QuestForGold

WGN's Ryan Burrow hosts "Quest For Gold," a weekly podcast on preparations for the Winter Games. He'll talk with athletes, coaches, reporters and other newsmakers involved in the Olympic movement. He'll also update on preparations, health protocols, new sports, and future games. (Click for more.)



More SportsClick

Olympic News

More Olympic News