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Taurasi and Lyttle lead UMMC Ekaterinburg to 2016 EuroLeague title

Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury) and Sancho Lyttle (Atlanta Dream) led UMMC Ekaterinburg to the team's 3rd EuroLeague title Sunday beating Nadezhda 72-69. Taurasi led UMMC in scoring with ...

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USA Women Battle Russia For 78-70 Victory And Sixth-Straight U19 Gold Medal

USA beats Russia for 78-70 victory and sixth-straight U19 gold medal

Notes || Quotes || USA Photo Gallery The United States earned its sixth consecutive FIBA U19 Women's World Championship gold after successfully holding ...
September 2014, Stefanie Dolson, Paris

Dishin & Swishin 10/02/14 Podcast: Stefanie Dolson on USA Basketball, the WNBA, UConn and Spartak

Eiffel Tower selfie! #americaninparis #usabwnt @SkyDigg4 @bigmamastef @MooreMaya @seimoneaugustus @FIBA pic.twitter.com/rG92brft5C— USA Basketball (@usabasketball) September 17, 2014 Stefanie Dolson was a freshman ...
2014 WNBA Draft: April 14, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2

Dishin & Swishin 04/10/14 Podcast: It is time to put the NCAA tournament behind us and focus on the WNBA Draft

Congratulations to the Connecticut Huskies on completing the NCAA college basketball season with an amazing 40-0 record. Somehow, when the game ...

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 8/15/12 Podcast: A Roundtable recap of the Olympics and preview of the returning WNBA season

I'm so psyched for the return of the WNBA this week that we are not even going to wait until Thursday ...
Liz Cambage dunking vs. Russia.

Australian Liz Cambage’s dunk in win over Russia is first for women’s basketball in Olympic history

Australian 20-year-old center Liz Cambage became the first woman to dunk in Olympic history in a 70-66 victory over previously unbeaten ...

2012 Olympics: Women’s basketball statistical leaders

Statistical leaders after three games of the preliminary round of women's basketball in the 2012 London Olympics. Games resume Friday. [Full ...

2012 Olympics: Women’s basketball, day one recap and results

Monday Schedule and TV/Streaming Links Group A - China 66, Czech Republic 57 China started the day on a 15-4 run against the ...

Russian national team member Becky Hammon checks in from London, talks about Olympic prep, the toughest foes and more

After helping the San Antonio Silver Stars win a franchise-record ninth straight game on July 13, South Dakota native Becky Hammon ...

Dishin & Swishin 7/19/12 Podcast: AP’s Doug Feinberg breaks down women’s basketball at the 2012 London Olympics

Doug Feinberg has been the Associated Press’s lead writer for women's basketball coverage for several years. He has been to Final ...

Dishin & Swishin 7/13/12 Podcast: Summer 2012 is a good time to be Becky Hammon!

Your WNBA team is riding an eight-game winning streak to a 12-5 record and Western Conference playoff contention after a 4-5 ...

Spartak releases Lauren Jackson, star will suit up for Canberra

Lauren Jackson is close to signing a deal to play with the Canberra Capitals for the rest of the WNBL season.  ...

Spartak Moscow owner Shabtai Kalmanovitch assassinated

Shabtai Kalmanovitch, owner of the highly successful Spartak Moscow women’s basketball team, was shot and killed in Moscow according to ...

Russian women’s team CSKA Moscow in jeopardy of folding

WNBA players with plans to play overseas this winter may face the unfortunate prospect of squads in economic turmoil. Women's basketball ...

France beats Russia to win European Women’s Basketball Championship

France overcame a fourth-quarter run by basketball powerhouse Russia to win the European Women’s Basketball Championship, 57-53, in Riga, Latvia. Center Sandrine ...

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2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials includes 142 athletes

The 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials will include 142 athletes who are 16 years old or younger. The ... [+]

Dallas Wings: Erin Phillips named director of player and franchise development

Nearly two weeks after waiving her before the regular season began, the Dallas Wings announced former player, Erin Phillips, is joining ... [+]

Los Angele Sparks’ championship ring ceremony will be live streamed on Twitter

The Los Angeles Sparks’ championship ring ceremony will be live streamed on Twitter and Periscope on Friday, May 19, beginning at ... [+]

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signs four-year contract extension

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signed a four-year contract extension the team announced today. “I am thankful for the faith that ... [+]

Tennessee: Redshirt sophomore guard Te’a Cooper to transfer

Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick announced Tuesday that 5-8 redshirt sophomore guard Te’a Cooper (Powder Springs, Ga.) is transferring. “Te'a Cooper and ... [+]

Diana Taurasi signs a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury

Diana Taurasi signed a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury, the team announced today. “As long as Diana Taurasi wants to ... [+]

LSU to retire jersey of Sylvia Fowles

The LSU Hall of Fame Committee unanimously approved the retirement of the jersey of Minnesota Lynx player and three-time Olympic gold ... [+]

Dallas Wings finalize roster to begin 2017 season

The Dallas Wings has a final roster for the 2017 regular season. The Wings begin play Saturday, May 14, in Phoenix against the ... [+]

Empire State Building lights illuminated in New York Liberty colors

The Empire State Building lights were illuminated in New York Liberty colors on Wednesday night to commemorate the team’s 2017 season ... [+]

Stars trade guard Jazmon Gwathmey to Fever in exchange for 2018 Draft 3rd round pick

The San Antonio Stars acquired the Indiana Fever’s third round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft in exchange for 6-2 guard ... [+]

Shoni Schimmel to miss 2017 WNBA season “to deal with some personal issues”

The New York Liberty and guard Shoni Schimmel released the following statements regarding the 2017 WNBA season: New York Liberty president Isiah ... [+]

San Antonio Stars: Kelsey Plum suffers sprained right ankle

San Antonio Stars guard Kelsey Plum suffered a sprained right ankle at today’s team practice the franchise announced. Her status will ... [+]

#WNBA Preseason Transactions as of May 3, 2017

Preseason schedule/results May 3, 2017 Atlanta Gatling, Markeisha Waived Atlanta Reynolds, Jordan Waived Indiana McKinney, Shanece Waived Indiana Motley, Adrienne Waived Indiana Williams, Ronni Waived San Antonio Bulgak, Adut Waived April 30, 2017 Dallas Lang, Kelsey Waived Dallas Purcell, Kalani Waived April 29, 2017 Chicago Cooper, Shayla Waiver claim San Antonio Williams, Courtney Waived Washington Range, ... [+]

Fever waive Shanece McKinney, Adrienne Motley and Ronni Williams, 14 players remain on training camp roster

Following a preseason loss Tuesday against the Washington Mystics, the Indiana Fever waived three players from their preseason roster: Shanece McKinney, ... [+]

Thirty-three players receive invitations to attend 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team trials

Thirty-three of the nation’s top 19-and-under players have accepted invitations to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team ... [+]

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