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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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USA Basketball Team Selection Committees Picked for 2017-20

USA Basketball announced that the committees which will select coaches and athletes for various USA Basketball teams for the 2017-2020 period ...

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 ...

Dawn Staley named head coach of the USA Basketball Women’s National Team through 2020

Press conference video || Reactions from Staley's former coach and teammates USA Basketball announced South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley as the new ...

#Rio2016: USA wins sixth straight gold, beats Spain 101-72

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Quotes || Seimone Augustus Video ||  Medal Presenters The USA won its sixth straight Olympic women's basketball gold ...
August 20, 2016 (Rio de Janeior) - Serbia after winning the bronze medal vs. France. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: Serbia beats France 70-63 to win bronze

Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO - In their first-ever Olympic games, the Serbian women’s national team came away with the bronze medal after ...

#Rio2016 Gold medal game notes: USA vs. Spain by the numbers

Gold Medal Game, 2:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT In order to win the gold medal, the USA will have to go through ...

#Rio2016: U.S. overcomes feisty French squad 86-67 to reach sixth-straight gold medal game

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO - Even though the U.S. defeated France by a hefty margin, 86-67, to ...

#Rio2016: Spain reaches medal round for first time, women’s basketball heydays are back for the Spaniards

RIO DE JANEIRO - With a 68-54 win over Serbia in the semifinals of the Rio Games, Spain is set to ...
August 14, 2016. Sue Bird. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016 Semifinal Game Notes: France vs. USA

France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m PT, Barra Carioca Arena 1 Full list of Rio Olympic broadcasters || NBC Stations/Streams The ...

#Rio2016: Statistical breakdown of teams in the semifinals

Semifinals Spain (5-1) vs. Serbia (3-3), 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT Barra Carioca Arena 1 France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m ...
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, ...

#Rio2016: Sue Bird injury update

From USA Basketball: USA guard Sue Bird injured her right knee during the USA’s Aug. 16 game against Japan. She underwent an ...

U.S. Sets Another Record In 110-64 Quarterfinal Win Over Japan

Box Score Additional Quotes Photo Gallery Recap from USA Basketball: RIO DE JANEIRO (Aug. 16, 2016) - Leading by just two points, 48-46, ...
August 14, 2016. Sue Bird. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: USA practice quotes before quarterfinals begin, game vs. Japan on tap

Full Schedule and Group Standings Teams that advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rio Games begin play Tuesday. The U.S. and Australia ...

Brazil’s captain, Iziane Castro Marques, set to retire after team’s final contest in Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO - In the summer of 2012, the Olympic journey of fiery Brazilian shooting guard Iziane (“Izi”) Castro Marques ...
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 ...

Bus shooting in Rio: First-hand account from Hoopfeed correspondent Lee Michaelson

Bus in Rio shot at carrying journalists RIO DE JANEIRO -- An Olympic media transport bus came under gunfire on Tuesday ...

Bus in Rio shot at carrying journalists coming from women’s basketball competition

A media bus carrying journalists on the way back from the last Rio Games women's basketball game of the day was ...
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 ...

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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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Forty athletes to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U23 National Team Training Camp

Forty student-athletes, including 22 international gold medalists, accepted invitations to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U23 National Team Training Camp, which ... [+]

San Antonio Stars sign guard Sequoia Holmes for the remainder of the season

The San Antonio Stars signed guard Sequoia Holmes for the remainder of the season. Holmes (G, 5-10, UNLV) signed a ... [+]

Simon & Schuster to publish memoir and children’s book series by Elena Delle Donne

Simon & Schuster will publish a memoir and children’s book series by WNBA star and Olympic Gold medalist Elena Delle Donne ... [+]

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 07-03-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 6-26-2017 https://t.co/AddldSVTpc -> "Badass Astronaut" (The New ... [+]
Penny Taylor Celebration 2017

Phoenix Mercury to hold Penny Taylor retirement ceremony, July 9

The Phoenix Mercury will celebrate all-time great Penny Taylor Sunday, July 9 with a special jersey retirement ceremony immediately following the ... [+]

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 06-26-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 6-19-2017 https://t.co/es0JFQ8RLY -> #WNBA Players of the ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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. ... [+]

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 ... [+]

 

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