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Australia’s World University Games Team includes six NCAA athletes and two participants in Opals camp

The Emerging Opals, Australia's team for the upcoming 2017 World University Games, includes six players from NCAA programs. The full roster: Keely Froling (University of Canberra) ...

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Mercury’s Sandy Brondello named head coach of Australian women’s national team

Basketball Australia appointed Phoenix Mercury head coach Sandy Brondello to lead the Australian Opals. As a former Opal, Brondello won three straight Olympic ...

Australian basketball legend and former WNBA star Michele Timms inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame

Former Australian Opals star, three-time Olympian and Phoenix Mercury original Michele Timms was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame Class ...
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, ...
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 ...

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 ...
August 7, 2016. Diana Taurasi, USA vs. Senegal. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 3 Notes: USA hits 100 again

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings USA 103, Spain 63 || Game Quotes || Photo Gallery RIO DE JANEIRO - The ...
August 7, 2016. Diana Taurasi, USA vs. Senegal. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 2 Notes: USA sets records; Spain, Australia and France fight for wins

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings USA 121, Senegal 56 || Game Quotes || Photo Gallery RIO DE JANEIRO ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 1 Notes: France, Canada, Australia, Japan open with wins

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings || Saturday's Top Performers France 55, Turkey 39 RIO DE JANEIRO - Even ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games Women’s Basketball Competition Groups and Schedule

Groups Group A W-L Australia2 5-1 France 4-2 Turkey2 3-3 Japan2 3-3 Belarus1 1-4 Brazil1 0-5 Group B W-L USA 6-0 Spain 5-1 Canada2 3-3 Serbia 3-3 China1 1-4 Senegal1 0-5 Expanded Group Standings 1Failed to qualify for quarterfinals ...

NBA TV to televise four USA Women’s National Team exhibition games prior to Rio

NBA TV will televise four women’s USA Basketball exhibition games beginning Friday, July 22, at 10 p.m. ET when the USA Women's ...

Australia announces 2016 Olympic women’s basketball team

The Australian Women’s Olympic basketball team that will compete for gold at the 2016 Rio Games was announced today. The squad ...

Dishin & Swishin 4/07/16 Podcast: A legend all over the world, Lauren Jackson looks back and looks forward

Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast ...

Australian Opals announce 27-player pool for Rio Games training camps

The Australian Opals announced the list of 27 players who will participate in Olympic training camps this spring and summer. Marianna Tolo ...

WNBL: Melbourne Boomers ownership group puts team on the market

The ownership group of the WNBL’s Melbourne Boomers, the  Bulleen-Templestowe Basketball Club (BTBC), plans to sell the team's franchise license before ...

Australian Opals headed to Rio after sweep of New Zealand in FIBA Oceania Championship

From Basketball Australia: Veterans Suzy Batkovic and Laura Hodges helped the Australian Opals to an 80-63 victory in Game 2 of ...

Australian Opals drop Liz Cambage from qualifiying tourney after star misses camp to attend a music festival

Australian Olympian Liz Cambage will not play in the upcoming FIBA Oceania Championships because the team dropped her after she chose ...

Dishin & Swishin 5/28/15 Podcast: Brian Agler looks to create a new system in Los Angeles

Last night the Los Angeles Sparks opened their 2015 WNBA schedule with a preseason victory over the Chicago Sky at Mohegan ...

Basketball Australia statement on ABC cutting coverage of WNBL

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation announced Monday that it would end coverage of the WNBL. The decision of ABC, the country's national ...

Dishin & Swishin 09/25/14 Podcast: A look at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

After a brief hiatus coinciding with the end of the WNBA season, our favorite players lace up again starting this weekend. ...
September 2014: USA Basketball training camp in Annapolis, Maryland. Photo: USA Basketball

Dishin & Swishin 09/11/14 Podcast: Talking WNBA Finals and USA Basketball tryouts with AP’s Doug Feinberg

USA Basketball Training Camp Photo Gallery We are nearing the conclusion of the WNBA season, but it is also just the beginning ...

Lauren Jackson expected to make full recovery from surgery for hamstring injury

From the WNBL: Basketball Australia and Basketball ACT today confirmed Lauren Jackson is expected to make a full recovery from her hamstring ...

Dishin & Swishin 2012 in review: A fun year of podcasts

What a year it was for women’s basketball! The year 2012 brought more than its share of thrills and excitement, and ...

Dishin & Swishin 10/04/12 Podcast: Tully Bevilaqua calls it a career & Chasity Melvin on the WNBA conference finals

The WNBA season is nearing completion, and soon we will in the college season. Tonight begins the conference finals and Dishin ...

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Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 08-07-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 7-31-2017 https://t.co/oUz2iacrHA https://t.co/8awD4iWRi6 -> #WNBA Players Of ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Minnesota Lynx unveil new logo

The Minnesota Lynx unveiled a new logo as part of a rebranding effort of teams owned by the Timberwolves and Lynx ... [+]

Mercury center Brittney Griner returns to action Aug. 12 vs. Seattle

Phoenix Mercury starting center Brittney Griner will return to the team's lineup tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 12, against the Seattle Storm at ... [+]

D.C.’s Verizon Center becomes Capital One Arena

Washington D.C.'s Verizon Center has a new name: Capital One Arena. The name change is effective immediately. Monumental Sports and Entertainment ... [+]

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 07-31-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 7-24-2017 https://t.co/SPt8zOLhOw #ncaaw #wnba #FIBA -> Los ... [+]

Linnae Harper to replace A’ja Wilson on U23 National Team, Wilson out with groin strain

From USA Basketball: Six-time USA Basketball medalist Linnae Harper (Ohio State/Chicago, Ill.) will join the 2017 USA Basketball Women's U23 ... [+]
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Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 07-24-2017

Dallas Wings forward Evelyn @Akhator named to Nigerian National Team, will miss games to compete in AfroBasket https://t.co/QaEsai08Yc #wnba -> ... [+]

Los Angeles Sparks signed center Sandrine Gruda for the remainder of the season

From the Sparks: The Los Angeles Sparks have signed 6-foot-4 center Sandrine Gruda for the remainder of the season, as announced by ... [+]

WNBA Players of the Week for games played July 17-23, 2017: Tina Charles and Sylvia Fowles

Tina Charles of the New York Liberty and Sylvia Fowles of the Minnesota Lynx are the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference ... [+]

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 07-17-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 7-10-2017 https://t.co/l1ijuSgZs6 #ncaaw #wnba -> Today's #WNBA ... [+]

Atlanta Dream sign guard Chelsea Hopkins to 7-day contract, waive guard Darxia Morris

The Atlanta Dream signed guard Chelsea Hopkins to a seven-day contract Monday. The team also waived guard Darxia Morris. Hopkins, who was ... [+]

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 07-10-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 7-03-2017 https://t.co/hrqfDuOnoL #ncaaw #wnba -> Simon & ... [+]

Brittney Griner out 3 to 4 weeks with ankle sprain and bone bruise

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner sustained an injury with 8:49 remaining in Friday's game at Talking Stick Resort Arena against the ... [+]

Indiana Fever guard Shenise Johnson to miss the remainder of the 2017 season due to torn ACL

From the team: Indiana Fever guard Shenise Johnson will miss the remainder of the 2017 season after sustaining a torn anterior cruciate ... [+]

 

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