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Jamaican government honors Simone Edwards with Order of Distinction

Basketball pioneer Simone Edwards received the Order of Distinction (OD) from the Jamaican government during a special ceremony today, National Heroes Day, at the King's House ...

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Katie Smith named head coach of the New York Liberty

Katie Smith has been named head coach of the New York Liberty, the team announced Monday. She is the seventh head coach ...
San Antonio Stars fan group "The Blue Sisters." Photos courtesy Suzanne Kenoyer.

Upset, floored, sad and angry: San Antonio Stars season ticket-holders, fans speak out on team relocation

Since the news broke last Thursday that the San Antonio Stars were being sold and relocating, fans of the team, and ...

2017 Pac-12 Media Day: Commissioner Larry Scott emphasizes extensive TV coverage as a bedrock of women’s basketball success

SAN FRANCISCO – Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott opened the conference’s 2017 women’s basketball media day reiterating how much he loves the ...
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San Antonio Stars to relocate, league: “Negotiations with a potential buyer of the Stars team are ongoing”

Thursday evening, Terrence Thomas at the San Antonio Express-News reported that the WNBA's San Antonio Stars was going to be sold ...

For 2017-18, Cal eyes a return to top of the Pac-12 and a deep NCAA tourney run

BERKELEY, Calif. – Like many other programs around the country, Cal held an open practice for fans in early October, marking ...

Lynx beat Sparks in Finals Game 5 to win their 4th WNBA title

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2_wzR9AasE Box score Game 1 Recap Game 2 Recap Game 3 Recap Game 4 Recap Video: Sylvia Fowles Game 5 Highlights ...

Seattle Storm hires Dan Hughes as head coach

Nearly two months after firing Jenny Boucek, the Seattle Storm hired Dan Hughes as the franchise's head coach, bypassing Gary Kloppenburg ...

Lynx win pushes Finals series to Game 5, Sparks eschew comparisons to last season

Box Score Game 1 Recap Game 2 Recap Game 3 Recap LOS ANGELES – With their backs against the wall in ...

Los Angeles Sparks a win away from 2017 championship, take 2-1 series lead over Minnesota Lynx

Box Score Game 1 Recap Game 2 Recap LOS ANGELES – The last time the Los Angeles Sparks won back-to-back WNBA ...

Led by Whalen, Lynx recover to douse Sparks 70-68 in Finals game two and even the series

The Minnesota Lynx recovered from a game one loss in the WNBA Finals to take down the Los Angeles Sparks 70-68 ...

Chelsea Gray propels Sparks to victory in Finals game one, Los Angeles tops Minnesota 85-84

Photos © Lee Michaelson, all rights reserved. Replay of Game 1 Box Score Overnight ratings For the first ten minutes of game ...

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-18-2017

#WNBA Finals Schedule https://t.co/GAZdmQznnx Play begins Sun. Sept. 24, Sparks @ Lynx, TV: ABC -> Lynx-Sparks #WNBA Finals provides another ...
September 24, 2017 (Minneapolis) - Minnesota Lynx players stand with linked arms during national anthem before game one of the WNBA Finals. Los Angeles Sparks players decided to stay in the locker room during the anthem. Photo: © Lee Michaelson.

Los Angeles Sparks show solidarity with NFL players, WNBPA issues statement in support of team

With additional reporting by Lee Michaelson Today, before the tip off of game one of the WNBA Finals, players from the Los ...

Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray named the 2017 WNBA Rookie of the Year

Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray is the 2017 WNBA Rookie of the Year, the league announced today. Gray received 30 votes from ...

Lynx and Sparks are 2-0 in semifinals, Mystics and Mercury on verge of elimination

Full Playoffs Schedule https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FBoTsIUNc0 Minnesota 93, Washington 83 The Minnesota Lynx moved a step closer to reaching the WNBA Finals with a 91-80 defeat ...

Ogwumike leads Los Angeles, Sparks stifle Taurasi, take game one in semifinals vs. Phoenix

LOS ANGELES – With rapper Biz Markie spinning tunes in the courtside DJ booth, the Los Angeles Sparks won the first ...

WNBA Playoffs: Phoenix Mercury and Washington Mystics prevail in second round, advance to semifinals

Phoenix 88, Connecticut 83 The Phoenix Mercury took down the Connecticut Sun 88-83 after overcoming a 17-point second quarter deficit. The Mercury ...

WNBA Playoffs Round 1 Recap: Mystics and Mercury advance after close first halves

Washington 86, Dallas 76 In the first game of the WNBA playoffs, a single-elimination contest, the Washington Mystics held off the Dallas ...
2017 - Nigeria claimed their third FIBA Women's Afrobasket title. Photo: FIBA.

Nigeria tops Senegal 65-48 for FIBA Women’s AfroBasket title

Nigeria’s D'Tigress won the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket title Sunday after beating Senegal 65-48 in Bamako, Mali. It is the third ...

Indiana Fever guard Tiffany Mitchell to miss the remainder of 2017 season after sustaining torn cartilage and a bone bruise in her right knee

Indiana Fever guard Tiffany Mitchell will miss the remainder of the 2017 season after sustaining torn cartilage and a bone bruise ...

South Carolina tops women’s basketball attendance for 3rd straight season; Washington has largest home attendance increase

Source: NCAA. Top 50 DI Attendance Leaders || Full 2016-17 Attendance Report (PDF) The NCAA released its annual women’s basketball attendance report for ...
USA U23 training camp: Arike Ogunbowale dribbles past Sabrina Ionescu. Photo: USA Basketball.

2017 USA Women’s U23 National Team announced

https://twitter.com/usabasketball/status/893550487076691968 The 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U23 National Team was announced after five days of training camp at the United States Olympic ...
Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner in NBA Live 18. Image: Electronic Arts.

WNBA players and rosters make debut in NBA Live series

Video: EA. For the first time, WNBA rosters will available in the popular NBA Live video game Electronic Arts (EA) announced today. ...

Sky trade Tamera Young and Imani Boyette to Dream in exchange for Jordan Hooper and 1st round pick

The Atlanta Dream traded forward Jordan Hooper and its 2018 first-round pick to the Chicago Sky for center Imani Boyette, forward ...

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WNBA saw increases in attendance, viewership, social media and merchandise during the 2017 postseason

The WNBA saw increases in attendance, viewership, social media and merchandise during the 2017 postseason the league announced today. The season ... [+]

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Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-25-2017

ICYMI: Sparks show solidarity with NFL before #WNBA Finals game 1. Includes postgame comments: https://t.co/lPQIIDKA1O -> Chelsea Gray @cgray209 propels ... [+]

WNBPA distributes money raised from league fines as grants to non-profits

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association selected four charities to receive grants funded by fines and suspensions assessed to players during ... [+]

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-18-2017

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Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-11-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 9-04-2017 https://t.co/uOKgnKCtHr #ncaaw #wnba -> Los Angeles ... [+]

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-04-2017

Atlanta Dream fires head coach Michael Cooper https://t.co/ysruosvHPJ #wnba -> Bill Laimbeer named #WNBA Coach of the month https://t.co/1SBowzzs9Y -> ... [+]

New York Liberty guard Sugar Rodgers named the 2017 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year

From the league: New York Liberty guard Sugar Rodgers has been named the 2017 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year, the WNBA ... [+]

WNBA announces officials for the 2017 playoffs

The WNBA today announced the list of 16 referees who earned spots to officiate the 2017 WNBA Playoffs. The playoffs begin ... [+]
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Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 08-21-2017

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San Antonio Stars waive injured center Erika de Souza

The San Antonio Stars waived center Erika de Souza who suffered a lower right leg bone bruise during the team's practice ... [+]

 

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