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#Rio2016: U.S. overcomes feisty French squad 86-67 to reach sixth-straight gold medal game

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO - Even though the U.S. defeated France by a hefty margin, 86-67, to reach its sixth straight Olympic ...

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#Rio2016: Spain reaches medal round for first time, women’s basketball heydays are back for the Spaniards

RIO DE JANEIRO - With a 68-54 win over Serbia in the semifinals of the Rio Games, Spain is set to ...
August 14, 2016. Sue Bird. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016 Semifinal Game Notes: France vs. USA

France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m PT, Barra Carioca Arena 1 Full list of Rio Olympic broadcasters || NBC Stations/Streams The ...

New York Liberty to honor Swin Cash with a retirement ceremony on Sept. 7

From the New York Liberty: The New York Liberty will celebrate the career of forward Swin Cash, one of the most decorated ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-17-2016

Europe's top Olympic official arrested in Rio over ticket sales (BBC) https://t.co/cMoWsGlX7e #Rio2016 -> #Rio2016: World's greatest athletes, tall and small: Liz ...

#Rio2016: Statistical breakdown of teams in the semifinals

Semifinals Spain (5-1) vs. Serbia (3-3), 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT Barra Carioca Arena 1 France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m ...
August 9, 2016. Penny Taylor. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: Rankings, Notes and Statistics of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals

Final Standings of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals1 Ousted In Quarterfinals 5. Australia (5-1) Group A, lost to Serbia 6. Turkey (3-3) Group A, ...

#Rio2016: Sue Bird injury update

From USA Basketball: USA guard Sue Bird injured her right knee during the USA’s Aug. 16 game against Japan. She underwent an ...

U.S. Sets Another Record In 110-64 Quarterfinal Win Over Japan

Box Score Additional Quotes Photo Gallery Recap from USA Basketball: RIO DE JANEIRO (Aug. 16, 2016) - Leading by just two points, 48-46, ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-16-2016

Serbia stuns Australia, advances to semifinals. Final: #SRB 73, #AUS 71 https://t.co/gcolflwsAB #Rio2016 -> Serbia led by Los Angeles Sparks' Ana Dabovic ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-15-2016

#Rio2016 Women's #Basketball Quarterfinals Schedule https://t.co/NOBUTCqiSE https://t.co/GXCboVsBb2 -> Tennessee guard Diamond DeShields has regained her health, confidence (AP) https://t.co/Ly1jhf7fjI #ncaaw -> Retiring ...
August 14, 2016. Sue Bird. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: USA practice quotes before quarterfinals begin, game vs. Japan on tap

Full Schedule and Group Standings Teams that advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rio Games begin play Tuesday. The U.S. and Australia ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-14-2016

#Rio2016: Today's games: #CHN vs. #USA, #SEN vs. #SRB, #ESP vs. #CAN Full schedule: https://t.co/NOBUTCqiSE -> #USA 43, #CHN 19 at 5:18 ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-13-2016

Today's games: #AUS vs. #BLR || #TUR vs. #BRA || #JPN vs. #FRA Full schedule: https://t.co/NOBUTCqiSE -> Final: #AUS 74, #BLR ...

Brazil’s captain, Iziane Castro Marques, set to retire after team’s final contest in Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO - In the summer of 2012, the Olympic journey of fiery Brazilian shooting guard Iziane (“Izi”) Castro Marques ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-12-2016

Today's #Rio2016 games: #SRB vs. #CHN ||| #CAN vs. #USA ||| #ESP vs. #SEN. Full schedule: https://t.co/NOBUTCqiSE -> Halftime: Serbia #SRB 40, ...
August 12, 2016 - USA vs. Canada. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 7 Notes: USA moves to 4-0, Canada suffers first loss

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Box score || USA Quotes || Canada Quotes ||  Full Schedule and Group Standings RIO DE JANEIRO ...

Connecticut Sun exec Chris Sienko to resign, effective end of September

Chris Sienko announced today he will step down from his position as vice president, general manager and COO of the Connecticut ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-11-2016

Today's games: #BLR vs. #TUR ||| #FRA vs. #BRA ||| #JPN vs. #AUS Full schedule: https://t.co/NOBUTCqiSE #Rio2016 -> Catch up on yesterday's ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-10-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-09-2016 https://t.co/7Bk2zydJLv #ncaaw #Rio2016 -> ICYMI: #Rio2016 Group Phase Day 4 Notes: ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 5 Notes: USA and Canada move to 3-0 ahead of Friday matchup, Spain holds off China

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings Group B – Spain 89, China 68 Box Score RIO DE JANEIRO - Spain ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 4 Notes: Penny Taylor leads Australia as Opals stay undefeated

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings Group A – Australia 89, France 71 Box Score RIO DE JANEIRO - The ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-09-2016

Australia off to a great start vs. France, 32-19, 5:10 in 2Q https://t.co/EyywnQtXP1 #Rio2016 Prelims Group A -> RT @JenRizzotti: Scout Day!! ...

Bus shooting in Rio: First-hand account from Hoopfeed correspondent Lee Michaelson

Bus in Rio shot at carrying journalists RIO DE JANEIRO -- An Olympic media transport bus came under gunfire on Tuesday ...

Bus in Rio shot at carrying journalists coming from women’s basketball competition

A media bus carrying journalists on the way back from the last Rio Games women's basketball game of the day was ...

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Sunday’s Stanford at Washington State game cancelled due to the passing of Cougars’ director of strength and conditioning David Lang 

https://twitter.com/WSUWomensHoops/status/967639318779973632 Saturday evening Washington State announced that a longtime member of the athletic department,  director of strength and conditioning David Lang, passed ... [+]

2018 Werner Ladder Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year Semifinalists

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the 10 national semifinalists in consideration for the 2018 Werner Ladder Naismith Women’s College Coach of ... [+]

Katie Smith, Tina Thompson and Kim Mulkey are finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Katie Smith, Tina Thompson and Kim Mulkey are finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018. In ... [+]

Citizen Naismith Trophy Women’s College Player of the Year late season list

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the 30 players on the Citizen Naismith Trophy Women’s College Player of the Year late season ... [+]

Ten athletes selected as finalists for the women’s 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award

Ten student-athletes were selected as finalists for the women's 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award. Eligibility requirements include classification as a senior and ... [+]

John R. Wooden Award 2017-18 Late Season Top 20 announced

The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the John R. Wooden Award late season top 20 list Monday. The list includes 20 ... [+]
Devereaux Peters. Photo: NBAE/Getty Images.

Washington Mystics sign forward Devereaux Peters and re-sign forward Asia Taylor

The Washington Mystics signed forward Devereaux Peters and re-signed forward Asia Taylor. “We are excited about adding Devereaux to our roster,” head ... [+]
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Seattle Storm forward Ramu Tokashiki will miss the 2018 WNBA season, will prepare for World Cup with Japan

Seattle Storm forward Ramu Tokashiki will miss the 2018 WNBA season due to her Japan National Team commitments as the squad ... [+]

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-29-2018

.@StanfordWBB completes weekend with 79-42 rout of Arizona, team alumnae and fans honor Amy Tucker (Hoopfeed) https://t.co/WG20wFkXlM #ncaaw -> The ... [+]

Indiana Fever acquires Kayla Alexander in a trade with the Las Vegas Aces

The Indiana Fever acquired five-year WNBA veteran Kayla Alexander in a trade with the Las Vegas Aces. Indiana also receives the ... [+]

Minnesota Lynx re-sign forward Rebekkah Brunson

The Minnesota Lynx re-signed forward Rebekkah Brunson, a 14-year pro who is coming off one of her best seasons where she ... [+]

Los Angeles Sparks sign Ana Dabovic and Karlie Samuelson, re-sign Odyssey Sims

The Los Angeles Sparks signed Ana Dabovic and Karlie Samuelson and re-signed Odyssey Sims. “It will be nice having Ana back on ... [+]

Ten candidates on latest watch list for the 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the latest watch list for the 2018 ... [+]

South Carolina: NCAA denies transfer waiver for Te’a Cooper

From South Carolina: South Carolina Athletics was informed today by the NCAA that the waiver of the transfer year in residence for ... [+]

Connecticut Sun’s Curt Miller chosen to serve on the 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee

Connecticut Sun head coach and general manager Curt Miller has been chosen to serve on the 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National ... [+]

 

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