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Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-30

2-"The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house." – Audre Lorde. (random: I interviewed her in 1991) #women 13:08:51 And the (correct) complete list: The Women's Top Twenty Five – College Women's Basketball (rivals.com) http://j.mp/2tngtA #ncaaw 13:10:29 Stringer likes…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-29

Big Ten: Ohio State's Lavender Named Preseason Player Of The Year; Buckeyes Selected To Finish First http://j.mp/1mV5I6 12:38:27 Duke: Blue Devils driven to win (News & Observer) http://j.mp/2hWRLb #ncaaw 12:52:42 Finding Storm players overseas (Seattle Times) http://j.mp/UOhZd #ncaaw 12:55:29 RT…

Sheryl Swoopes to play in exhibition game

Nine months after being waived by the Seattle Storm and a summer of not getting picked up by another WNBA team, Sheryl Swoopes will resurface on the court—in Montana. The basketball legend will play in an exhibition game on Sunday,…

The Atlanta Dream gets a new owner in businesswoman Kathy Betty

Kathy Betty, a prominent Atlanta businesswoman and widow of former EarthLink CEO Garry Betty, will become the new managing partner of the Atlanta Dream pending WNBA Board of Governors approval the league announced today. “I am confident Kathy’s passion for…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-28

Miami University: Young RedHawks are getting MAC respect (Star Press) http://j.mp/aLenz #ncaaw 06:30:02

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-28

Despite last year's success, Ball St. women picked 2nd in MAC West preseason poll (Star Press) http://j.mp/IFd6B #ncaaw 03:47:01

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-28

WNBL Adelaide Lightning will "pull the pin" on Amber Petillon if she isn't on a plane soon http://j.mp/25rpGF #wnbl 02:58:15

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-28

RT @wnbachicagosky: http://twitpic.com/nagus – Big Syl tips off her Euroleague game today in which Spartak defeated Brno 95-71. 13:58:41 RT @seattlestorm: Follow live as Janell Burse and her Polish team begin Euroleague play against Halcon Avenida: http://bit.ly/IfUQ0 14:41:59 Dartmouth voted…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-27

WNBL action hot as Darwin match looms (Northern Territory News) http://j.mp/28XAoq #wnbl 06:00:55

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-27

Big things predicted for lanky Lizzie Cambage: Liz meets Loz, Carrie Graf swoons (Herald Sun) http://j.mp/1Zeq8h #opals 09:10:32 Creighton tabbed as the preseason favorite in Missouri Valley Conference http://j.mp/Thrbn #ncaaw 09:56:24 Canberra Capitals center Marianna Tolo named Player of the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-26

Athlete as reporter on Twitter? Ochocinco News Network? Bengals' WR to "break the news" (USATODAY.com) http://j.mp/2RpRmU 08:26:06 North Carolina picked 1st in ACC preseason poll for 2nd straight year. Tierra Ruffin-Pratt named preseason rookie of the year #accwbbday 09:19:11 Follow…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-25

Boise State women's basketball gets commitment from shooting guard Kati Isham (Idaho Statesman) http://j.mp/4Fkg76 #ncaaw 07:00:11 Two Colorado players, Kailah Bailey and Courtney Dunn, injured in car accident (Boulder Daily Camera) http://j.mp/1d1Ut #ncaaw 07:30:03 Washington State finally ready for a…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Updates for week ending 2009-10-25

China: Former WNBA players help PLA collect 7th consecutive National Games title (Xinhua) http://j.mp/1x7xv3 #wnba # UConn: RIP, Jasper: A campus & a family mourn, football player was close to women's hoops players (courant.com) http://j.mp/1wDplt # Sophomores filling role for…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Updates for week ending 2009-10-25

China: Former WNBA players help PLA collect 7th consecutive National Games title (Xinhua) http://j.mp/1x7xv3 #wnba # UConn: RIP, Jasper: A campus & a family mourn, football player was close to women's hoops players (courant.com) http://j.mp/1wDplt # Sophomores filling role for…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-24

UK women’s coach Matthew Mitchell says Calipari’s arrival helps his program too http://bit.ly/48KNdo #ncaaw 09:44:19 WNBA will be OK in Oklahoma (Daily Herald) http://j.mp/1o5iCt #wnba 09:44:50 WVU guard Liz Repella returns to natural spot (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) http://j.mp/2DHkKd #ncaaw 09:49:25 UConn…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-23

Big East Women: New For Jamelle Elliott, Top To Bottom (courant.com) http://j.mp/1mrhz2 #ncaaw 07:36:33 Morehead State women's basketball team favored to win Ohio Valley (JG-TC.com) http://j.mp/YGdq8 #ncaaw 07:38:04 Baylor women's basketball begins practice with high expectations (The Lariat) http://j.mp/TJLl9 #ncaaw…

Big preview: Big 12 Conference women’s basketball

Big 12 preview Preseason Awards Key Games Previous Big 12 Champions Big 12 Conference Women’s Basketball preview by the preseason poll (first place votes in parentheses; coaches not allowed to vote for their own team) 1. Baylor (5) 109 Baylor…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-22

SEC Media Day coverage on SECsports.com, interviews, quotes, gallery: http://j.mp/3t5MIl #ncaaw 15:07:57 from the wth files, via @azcentral: Police say a Gilbert woman embezzled $228,000 to fund a kids basketball team & pay for implants 15:12:02 Missouri men's coach Mike…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-21

Baylor coach Mulkey on Brittney Griner: "She understands that there is so much more to bball than dunking" #big12 #ncaaw 13:45:36 Baylor coach Mulkey's teams to watch out for: Texas, Texas A&M, Kansas #big12 #ncaaw 13:47:03 Condolences to Rutgers coach…

WNBA Tulsa a hot topic at Big 12 Conference women’s basketball media day

Kansas City, Mo. — The new WNBA team in Tulsa is a hot topic at the annual Big 12 Conference women’s basketball media day. Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey learned of Tulsa Pro Hoops LL purchase of the Detroit Shock…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-20

Missed it earlier today? Video: WNBA Press Conference Announcing Tulsa Team http://j.mp/31LYSN 14:36:22 RT @Stareagle: So how will the Tulsa Shock fare under Nolan Richardson's "40 Minutes of Hell"? It might be a struggle. http://bit.ly/QQEZI 15:16:24 RT @GTWBB: Women's Basketball…

Video: WNBA Press Conference Announcing Tulsa Team

Speaking at today’s press conference was WNBA President Donna Orender, Investor Bill Cameron, Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor, Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry and head coach Nolan Richardson.

Three of four charges against Taurasi dismissed

WNBA superstar Diana Taurasi is off to Russia to play for Spartak Moscow after a spectacular basketball season marred by an extreme DUI charge resulting in a two-game suspension. The league and Finals MVP had three additional charges filed against…

It’s a wrap: Detroit Shock to cease operations

  After weeks of rumors, the Detroit Shock finally confirmed Monday that the team would be sold to an investment group in Tulsa, Okla. Palace Sports & Entertainment posted a letter on the Shock website in the wee hours of…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2009-10-19

"Dear Shock Fans" http://j.mp/341mU8 #wnba 02:26:35