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Month: April 2010

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-04-30

Emporia St. release on new coach Jory Collins (emporia.edu) http://j.mp/avYzgh #ncaaw # Ex-Paladins star Jackie Carson intends to revitalize Furman women’s basketball (greenvilleonline.com) http://j.mp/cdRjeO #ncaaw # HoopGurlz: Transfer derby is in full swing, Lewis on recruiting transfers (ESPN) http://j.mp/cTmnGC #ncaaw…

Training camp updates: Preseason games begin, player arrivals, injury update

Preseason games begin today at 1 p.m. ET when Chicago and Minnesota meet at Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Last year during the Lynx’s out of town preseason game at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, there…

Jimmy V Classic set, Texas A&M vs. Duke in December

Texas A&M travels to Durham to face Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium for the ninth annual Jimmy V Women’s Basketball Classic on Monday, Dec. 6, 2010 at 7 p.m. ET. The non-conference showdown will be televised on ESPN2. TAMU makes…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-04-29

RT @minnesotalynx @charhouston will be on ABC's Good Morning America…to talk about…incident on her flight from Paris to Atlanta… # RT @minnesotalynx: Charde's segment will air sometime between 7:00 and 7:30 CT am this morning on ABC's Good Morning America……

Training camp updates: Action in the Western Conference

The first week of training camp is halfway over and there is a lot going on in the Western Conference. Whalen welcomed home The Minnesota Lynx held a press conference to introduce their newest star and hometown hero Lindsay Whalen.…

Training camp update: Rookies in Tulsa wash cars and the coaches trim the roster

Several Tulsa players tweeted photos of rookies including Marion Jones and Vivian Frieson washing the cars of the veteran players Wednesday afternoon. From Plenette Pierson: @ppierson234 Got these rookies washing vets cars…. http://twitgoo.com/px37c From Olayinka Sanni @olayinkasanni Look at my…

Training camp updates: Veterans still abroad, retirements, releases and no-shows

A few days into training camp and roster roulette begins, players from overseas begin trickling back stateside and media days commence. Scary travel delay Minnesota Lynx forward Charde Houston is on her way to Atlanta then to San Diego to…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-04-28

Lauren Jackson: Opals youngsters best I've seen (olympics.com.au) http://j.mp/9tWjs0 #2012 #fiba # Corporate America buys into the WNBA, and that's a good thing (The Day) http://j.mp/9r0EuJ #wnba # UMass transfer Kristina Danella coming to Marist women's basketball team (poughkeepsiejournal.com) http://j.mp/cg4mSH…

Minnesota Lynx player Charde Houston’s ordeal after plane diverted to Maine

Yesterday, Charde Houston, a forward for the Minnesota Lynx, left Europe after playing basketball in the Czech Republic for USK Praha during the WNBA offseason. On her way to San Diego, she wanted to surprise her mother with a visit…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-04-27

Storm opens its 11th training camp at a new site: SPU (Seattle Times) http://j.mp/cufEtf #wnba # New-look Sun start training camp (Norwich Bulletin) http://j.mp/al9DgY #wnba # Lynx's Augustus, Wiggins likely to miss at least a month (StarTribune.com) http://j.mp/cDK6Jr #wnba #…

WNBA training camps underway

Training camps across the league are in full swing. While many of the WNBA’s veterans are still overseas competing, rookies and other training camp invitees are getting a chance to strut their stuff in front of coaching staffs. Several teams…

WNBA 2010 Training Camp: Around the Web

Connecticut Sun: Asjha Jones assumes role as leader (norwichbulletin.com) Tina Charles’ Growth Continues With Sun (courant.com) Devanei Hampton “impressive” early in Storm camp: “I finally got my chance” (swishappeal.com) Connecticut adds Kailey Klein to roster Video: Seattle coach Brian Agler…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-04-26

As training camp opens, Washington Mystics prepare for life without Alana Beard (washingtonpost.com) http://j.mp/95L8X7 #wnba # Phoenix Mercury's quest for second straight WNBA title begins with training camp (azcentral.com) http://j.mp/921qRv #wnba # Sparks go into camp looking to rebuild (latimes.com)…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-04-25

At Last Jennifer Azzi Ready To Coach (FanHouse) http://j.mp/ckCSmS #ncaaw # Jennifer Azzi video interview (leftcoasthoops.com) http://j.mp/bvObOv #ncaaw # Women's hoops guru retires (Philadelphia Inquirer) http://j.mp/9glf8W #ncaa #wnba #wbb # Jennifer Azzi Named USF Coach. Maybe Now She Won't Get…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-04-25

What’s new at Mizzou: Part 1 (Mechelle Voepel) http://j.mp/aDsUxF #ncaaw # Bob Boldon ready for task at Youngstown State (TribToday.com) http://j.mp/cVpAUv #ncaaw # Best Women's Players Compete In Hartford Sunday (courant.com http://j.mp/d4lu5J #fiba # Ex-WNBA player Jackie Stiles teaches crowd…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-04-24

Clemson's Hardy gets training camp invite with Washington Mystics (goupstate.com) http://j.mp/9UMnnd #ncaaw # Mel Greenberg says goodbye to the Inquirer but not to women’s basketball (hoopfeed.com) http://j.mp/bqcqZe # Not to be a downer, but … (Mechelle Voepel) http://j.mp/a0BMGJ #ncaaw #…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-04-23

Drexel retires Gabriela Marginean's No. 44 jersey (drexeldragons.com) http://j.mp/db9Rpv #ncaaw # Guru's Musings: Delaware's Joyce Perry Remembered (Philly.com) http://j.mp/dAY0fD #ncaaw # RT @JanelMcCarville playing with my shoes. got 10 pair for the last 10 days. you gotta be kidding me!…

Mel Greenberg says goodbye to the Inquirer but not to women’s basketball

Twitpic from @jtannenwald: Farewell party for @womhoopsguru He is known as the Guru. He is a walking encyclopedia of women’s basketball history, mostly because he witnessed, chronicled and helped shape it for four decades. I first met Mel Greenberg last…

Svet is back, Storm signs Abrosimova and releases Janell Burse

Svetlana Abrosimova returns to the WNBA to play alongside former college teammates Sue Bird and Swin Cash on the Seattle Storm. “We are very excited to have Svetlana joining the Storm this season, as she is one of the more…

Assistant coach joins Oregon State exodus, AD makes a statement

Oregon State assistant coach Kellee Barney join the exodus of those leaving the school’s women’s basketball program. After four players left the team in just a week’s time, the schools athletic director Bob De Carolis finally made a statement regarding…

Former Detroit Shock coach Rick Mahorn files for bankruptcy, loses home

Rick Mahorn, who helped the Detroit Shock win a title as an assistant before becoming head coach in the team’s last season in the city, filed for bankruptcy last December. The case is pending in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Detroit.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-04-22

The Chicago Sky waived Katie Mattera. The New York Liberty waived Ashley Battle. http://j.mp/dohhWl #wnba # U. Washington's Sami Whitcomb invited to Chicago Sky training camp http://j.mp/cXDxSb #ncaaw # Jene Morris: A Social Media Mastermind in the Making? (Swish Appeal)…

Video: Bing goes the Storm, singing the Bing song

Yesterday’s Seattle Storm announcement of a multi-year partnership Microsoft’s “decision engine” Bing including jersey logo placement sent many in search of jokes about the deal. The partnership includes Bing integration into the team’s marketing and promotional materials and sponsorship of…

U.S. House of Representatives commend UConn with resolution

Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives commended the University of Connecticut’s stellar season with a resolution introduced by Representative Joe Courtney (D-Conn.). The Huskies will go to Connecticut’s State Capitol today and receive more accolades from Speaker of the House…

Tulsa Shock National Anthem Auditions

Tulsans auditioned for a chance to sing the National Anthem at the inaugural Tulsa Shock game on May 15 against the Minnesota Lynx. It looks like G3 might be singing in the BOK Center this summer.