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Video: Reigning WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike featured on cover of ESPN The Magazine’s Annual BODY Issue

Reigning WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike is among the athletes featured on covers for ESPN The Magazine’s BODY Issue, hitting newsstands July 7. In her interview, the Los Angeles Sparks forward discusses developing ...

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Defense lifts Mystics over Liberty, 67-54

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It was a bizarre night for the top Eastern conference matchup. Poor shooting and rock-solid defense from the ...

Maya Moore and Elena Delle lead the pack in early fan returns of 2017 WNBA All-Star Voting

Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx and Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics are the top vote-getters after early fan returns of 2017 ...

NCAA council proposes starting regular season three days earlier; other changes also proposed

The college basketball season could start three days earlier if changes proposed by an NCAA council are implemented. The organization's Division ...

Phoenix Mercury add forward Angel Robinson

The Phoenix Mercury signed forward Angel Robinson. The Georgia graduate just completed playing commitments for Montenegro in the 2017 FIBA EuroBasket ...

San Antonio Stars trade Monique Currie to the Mercury in exchange for Shay Murphy, Sophie Brunner and a third round pick

The San Antonio Stars traded forward Monique Currie to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for guard Shay Murphy, forward Sophie Brunner ...

Matchups for the 2017 Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge announced

The Big Ten/ACC Women's Basketball Challenge will take place for the 11th consecutive season over  two days in late November, beginning Wednesday, Nov. 29. ...

Washington Mystics find consistency, blow past Seattle Storm 100-70

https://twitter.com/WashMystics/status/879759999794282497 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Washington Mystics evened the game series with the Seattle Storm at 1-1 after a 100-70 win at ...

Atlanta Dream signs guard Darxia Morris

The Atlanta Dream signed Darxia Morris Monday. The guard originally joined the Dream on a training camp contract in February 2017. ...

WNBA Players of the Week for games played June 19-25: Alyssa Thomas (Connecticut Sun) and Skylar Diggins-Smith (Dallas Wings)

Alyssa Thomas of the Connecticut Sun and Skylar Diggins-Smith of the Dallas Wings today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western ...

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 06-19-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 06-12-2017 https://t.co/yt66ce7RkH #ncaaw #wnba -> #WNBA Players of ...

Atlanta Dream waived center Rachel Hollivay and guard Brianna Kiesel; Sancho Lyttle to return after EuroBasket

The Atlanta Dream waived center Rachel Hollivay and guard Brianna Kiesel. Veteran forward Sancho Lyttle will return to the team this ...

Video: Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner records her first dunk of the 2017 WNBA season

Video: Phoenix Mercury. Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner recorded her first dunk of the 2017 WNBA season in an 85-82 win at ...

Diamond DeShields leaves Tennessee to go pro

Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick announced Friday that Diamond DeShields is no longer with the program and will not play her ...

New York Liberty activates guard Epiphanny Prince from temporary suspension, waives forward Cierra Burdick

The New York Liberty activated guard Epiphanny Prince from the temporary suspension list and waived forward Cierra Burdick. Prince missed six ...

Lynx part of Timberwolves three-year deal to make Fitbit the “Official Wearable” and “Official Sleep Tracker” of the franchises

The Minnesota Lynx, along with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Iowa Wolves, are in a three-year deal to make Fitbit, a manufacturer ...
Photo: FIBA/Julien Gazeau.

Russia wins women’s 2017 FIBA 3×3 World Cup

Russia beat Hungary 19-12 to win the women's 2017 FIBA 3x3 World Cup in Nantes, France. Overall, Russia finished the tournament ...

Connecticut Sun: Alex Bentley returns after competing in EuroBasket, Feyonda Fitzgerald waived

Connecticut Sun guard Alex Bentley returned to the team after participating in the FIBA EuroBasket Women’s Tournament. The team waived Feyonda ...

City of Phoenix unveils banner celebrating Diana Taurasi for becoming WNBA’s all-time leading scorer

The City of Phoenix unveiled a 20-foot by 40-foot banner on the east side of City Hall in downtown congratulating Phoenix ...
Kia Vaughn

New York Liberty center Kia Vaughn returns after competing in EuroBasket, Ameryst Alston waived

The New York Liberty activated center Kia Vaughn from the temporary suspension list and waived guard Ameryst Alston. Vaughn missed six ...
Jonquel Jones

WNBA Players of the Week for games played June 12-18: Jonquel Jones (Connecticut Sun) and Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks)

Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks are the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference ...

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 06-12-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 06-05-2017 https://t.co/DXmiolit7k #ncaaw #wnba #usa -> #WNBA Players of ...
Glory Johnson drives past Krystal Thomas. Photo: NBAE/Getty Images.

Glory Johnson leads Dallas, Mystics fall 87-83 to Wings’ last-second surge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Dallas Wings stunned the Washington Mystics Sunday afternoon, earning a 87-83 win late in the fourth quarter ...

Diana Taurasi becomes the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer passing Tina Thompson

[embed]http://hoopfeed.com/documents/DianaMoment.mp4[/embed] The Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi became the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer Sunday afternoon in a game against the Los Angeles Sparks. ...
MIT women's basketball alumna Jasmin Moghbeli and Caltech women's basketball assistant coach Jessica Watkins. Photo: NASA.

NASA’s 2017 astronaut class includes former MIT player Jasmin Moghbeli and Caltech asst. Jessica Watkins

At some point, every little kid dreams of becoming an astronaut. Two members of the NCAA Division III women's basketball world ...

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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 ... [+]

Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 List

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Women's Midseason Top 25 list for the 2018 honor. Wooden Award candidates must be full-time students ... [+]

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announces the eligible candidates for the Class of 2018

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the eligible candidates for the Class of 2018. The Hall of Fame revealed ... [+]

Social media recap: The Force is with Cal during Star Wars-themed doubleheader

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" official trailer Cal routed BYU Saturday evening 70-45 led by senior guard/forward Mikayla Cowling (21 points/8 rebounds) ... [+]
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Week of 12/4/17 Poll Roundup

Poll roundup for the week of Dec. 4, 2017 Associated Press UConn Texas Notre Dame Louisville South Carolina Mississippi State UCLA Baylor ... [+]

Oklahoma State gives Mississippi State their hardest battle yet, Bulldogs fight for 79-76 win

STARKVILLE, Miss. – In this week’s SEC/Big 12 Challenge, the Mississippi State Bulldogs (8-0) etched out a 79-76 win against the ... [+]

The WNBA Board of Governors approved four rules changes for the 2018 season

The WNBA Board of Governors approved four rules changes for the 2018 season. The new rules are related to the WNBA ... [+]

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

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sabrina Ionescu, SO, G, Oregon (Walnut Creek, Calif.) 2 GP, 22.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 15-26 (.577), 5-8 ... [+]

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

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association joined unions from other leagues to launch a full-service brand management and sports licensing business ... [+]

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 ... [+]
Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest

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

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

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association 20 watch list candidates for the inaugural 2018 ... [+]

 

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