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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 [gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="43611,43608"] Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO - Even though the U.S. defeated France by a hefty margin, 86-67, to reach its ...

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

[caption id="attachment_43599" align="alignnone" width="590"] Spain after beating Serbia in the semifinals of the Rio Games. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] RIO DE JANEIRO - With ...
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

[gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="43438,43499"] Final Standings of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals1 Ousted In Quarterfinals 5. Australia (5-1) Group A, lost to Serbia 6. Turkey ...

#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

[caption id="attachment_43557" align="alignnone" width="590"] August 16, 2016. USA vs. Japan. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] Box Score Additional Quotes Photo Gallery Recap from USA Basketball: RIO DE ...

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

[caption id="attachment_43537" align="alignnone" width="590"] Diana Taurasi talks to the media at practice during the Rio 2016 Olympic. Photo: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE ...

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

[gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="43500,43499,43501"] RIO DE JANEIRO - In the summer of 2012, the Olympic journey of fiery Brazilian shooting guard Iziane ...

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

[caption id="attachment_43488" align="alignnone" width="590"] August 12, 2016 - USA vs. Canada. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Box score || USA ...

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

[caption id="attachment_43480" align="alignnone" width="247"] Chris Sienko. Photo: Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images.[/caption] Chris Sienko announced today he will step down from his ...

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

[caption id="attachment_43452" align="alignnone" width="590"] August 10, 2016 - Spain's Alba Torrens. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group ...

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

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson [caption id="attachment_43438" align="alignnone" width="590"] August 9, 2016. Penny Taylor. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] Full Schedule and Group Standings Group A ...

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

[gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="43408,43409,43410,43411"] Bus in Rio shot at carrying journalists RIO DE JANEIRO -- An Olympic media transport bus came under ...

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

[gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="43408,43409,43410,43411"] A media bus carrying journalists on the way back from the last Rio Games women's basketball game of ...

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2018 Naismith Girls’ High School Watch List announced

The Naismith Girls High School Player of the Year Trophy is presented annually to the high school basketball player who achieves great success ... [+]

John R. Wooden Award 2017-18 Preseason Top 30 list announced

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Women’s Preseason Top 30 today. The list includes 30 student-athletes and chosen by a ... [+]

Oregon sweeps Player of the Week awards, Sabrina Ionescu and Satou Sabally earn honors

[caption id="attachment_49623" align="alignnone" width="590"] Image: Pac-12.[/caption] PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sabrina Ionescu, SO, G, Oregon (Walnut Creek, Calif.) 2 GP, 22.0 ppg, ... [+]

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association joins other unions to launch brand management and sports licensing agency

[caption id="attachment_49619" align="alignnone" width="590"] REPeveryplayer.com[/caption] The Women’s National Basketball Players Association joined unions from other leagues to launch a full-service brand management ... [+]

Las Vegas wins the top pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft

Las Vegas won the 17th annual WNBA Draft Lottery giving the newly relocated team the top pick in the 2018 WNBA ... [+]
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Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-06-2017

Watch list for 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award announced https://t.co/naog1uGR7I #ncaaw -> Virginia freshman guard Amandine Toi to miss season due to ... [+]

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, WBCA announce candidates for inaugural Lisa Leslie Award

[caption id="attachment_36731" align="alignnone" width="590"] Lisa Leslie at her induction into the Naismith Hall of Fame.[/caption] The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame ... [+]
Katrina McClain speaks during the Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Symphony Hall on September 7, 2012 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Photo: Jim Rogash/Getty Images North America.

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and WBCA announce watch list candidates for inaugural 2018 Katrina McClain Award

[caption id="attachment_49538" align="alignnone" width="590"] Katrina McClain speaks during the Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Symphony Hall on September 7, ... [+]

NCAA releases latest Graduation Success Rate data, women’s basketball matches record-high

[caption id="attachment_49534" align="alignnone" width="590"] Image: NCAA.[/caption] GSR Database (Search by school, conference, sport, year and/or state) The NCAA announced the latest Graduation Success ... [+]

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, WBCA announce candidates for inaugural Cheryl Miller Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced 20 watch list candidates for the inaugural ... [+]

Watch list announced for the inaugural Ann Meyers Drysdale Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the 20 watch list candidates for the ... [+]

Watch list for 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award announced

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the watch list for the 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award today. Twenty athletes are ... [+]

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-23-2017

Dayton predicted to repeat as A-10 champions https://t.co/vElaDItois #ncaaw -> Ohio State tops Big Ten preseason rankings. Preseason POY: Kelsey ... [+]

Big 12 women’s basketball tournament returns to Kansas City in 2020

https://twitter.com/Big12Conference/status/922825008019161091 The Big 12 women's basketball tournament will return to Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium in 2020. The tournament will take place the ... [+]
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Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-16-2017

Upset, floored, sad & angry: San Antonio Stars season ticket-holders speak out on team relocation https://t.co/Rc0Twf9vhi #wnba -> San Antonio ... [+]

 

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