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June 2017 Archive

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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San Antonio Spurs promote Becky Hammon to fill position vacated by James Borrego

June 27, 2018 release from the Spurs: The San Antonio Spurs today announced that assistant coach Becky Hammon has been promoted. Hammon ... [+]

Obituary and memorial service information for Anne Donovan

From Andrews Funeral Home in Wilmington, NC: Anne Theresa Donovan died unexpectedly on June 13, 2018. She was born November 1, 1961 ... [+]

Video: Louisville, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and UConn face the media

COLUMBUS, Ohio – On the day before the 2018 Final Four, the teams that made it to the national semifinals spoke ... [+]

A’ja Wilson wins Wade Trophy, WBCA All-Americans announced

Shorty after winning the Associated Press Player of the Year award, South Carolina's A’ja Wilson was honored with the 2018 Wade ... [+]

Minnesota Lynx to play preseason game vs. Washington Mystics in Des Moines

The Minnesota Lynx announced that the team will play a preseason game against the Washington Mystics in Des Moines, Iowa. The ... [+]

2017-18 U.S. Basketball Writers Women’s All-America Teams announced

Five players representing five different conferences were named to the 2017-18 U.S. Basketball Writers Women's All-America first team. The 31st annual ... [+]

Sweet 16 Day 1 and DII Championships One Sheet

Broadcast Information March 23, 2018 7 p.m. Oregon State vs. Baylor, Lexington Semifinal #1 Beth Mowins, Deb Antonelli, Allison Williams ESPN/ESPN App NC State vs. Mississippi State ... [+]

Mississippi State’s Vic Schaefer named 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach Of The Year

Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer is the 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year, the ... [+]

Virginia’s Joanne Boyle to retire from coaching

Just a few days after her team fell to South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Virginia head ... [+]

2017-18 Gatorade State Player of the Year for Girls Basketball selected

From Gatorade: The Gatorade State Player of the Year award was established in 1985 to recognize the nation’s most outstanding high school ... [+]

2018 WBI 1st Round, Day 1 Recaps

Binghamton 70, Youngstown State 59 || Box score Playing on the road over 350 miles away from their home gym was no ... [+]

UConn-bound Christyn Williams wins 2018 Morgan Wootten Award

UConn-bound Christyn Williams is the winner of the 2018 Morgan Wootten Award. Presented by the McDonald’s All-American Game organizers, the honor ... [+]

Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament to move to Las Vegas in 2019 and 2020

The Pac-12 Conference announced today that its 2019 and 2020 Women’s Basketball Tournaments will be played in Las Vegas after a ... [+]

2018 USA Today Sports Women’s Basketball Awards

Player of the Year A’ja Wilson, South Carolina Coach of the Year Muffet McGraw, Notre Dame Freshman of the Year Chennedy Carter, Texas ... [+]

Phoenix Mercury acquires Briann January in trade with Indiana Fever

The Phoenix Mercury acquired Briann January from the Indiana Fever in exchange for the eighth-overall pick (first round) of the 2018 ... [+]