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Month: July 2010

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-31

Canada downs Sweden in exhibition series, prep for 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women (metronews.ca) http://j.mp/cemTcs #fiba # She shoots, she scores! What sports actually do for girls — and for all of us (boston.com) http://j.mp/bWSJqA # Nike Nationals offers…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-30

Writing book was catharsis for former North Texas coach Tina Slinker (dentonrc.com) http://j.mp/cAcxyT #ncaaw # Washington Mystics know exactly what they need: a victory (washingtonpost.com) http://j.mp/a5OK6F #wnba # Veterans are taking reins of Sun (norwichbulletin.com) http://j.mp/deOyKM #wnba # Minnesota (7-15)…

WNBA postseason dates and format announced

The WNBA released information on postseason dates and information on a new format for conference semifinals and finals today. The release: As teams continue to jockey for playoff positioning, the WNBA today announced dates for the first two rounds of…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-29

New George Fox coach Michael Meek: Wins and losses 'will take care of themselves' (oregonlive.com) http://j.mp/9lxDxM #ncaaw # Cowher family and friends gather for Kaye Cowher's funeral (wralsportsfan.com) http://j.mp/9FkzSS #ncaaw # Defending champ UConn in Maggie Dixon Classic (AP) http://j.mp/aYMkKI…

Phoenix Mercury guard Temeka Johnson launches children’s book series

With her non-profit organization Meek’s Hope well on its way to becoming an established presence in Louisiana, Phoenix Mercury guard Temeka Johnson adds to her humanitarian efforts with the launch of a children’s book series. Johnson’s first book Decisions, Decisions,…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-28

Women's basketball recruiting: Georgia Ice no longer about famous dads (espn.com) http://j.mp/aZRRoq # Sun need to bounce back vs. Mystics (courant.com) http://j.mp/ax0AqP #wnba # Liberty need to show Silver mettle (nypost.com) http://j.mp/bHnAiY #wnba # Fever point guards work together well…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-27

After a season away, Dymond Simon glad to be back on the court (statepress.com) http://j.mp/aRFiVY #ncaaw # This Week in the WNBA: Week Ten (sportspagemagazine.com) http://j.mp/aIQtfY #wnba # Sun need to straighten themselves out (norwichbulletin.com) http://j.mp/d0pyAZ #wnba # Seattle-Phoenix Highlights…

Tulsa De-Shocked: Hornbuckle trade leaves Tulsa without any players from Detroit

With a trade of Alexis Hornbuckle to the Minnesota Lynx for Rashanda McCants, Nolan Richardson’s Tulsa squad is completely free of any former Detroit Shock players in action this season. Of the other players who were on the team in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-26

USA U17 Women Fight Off China 97-74, Advance To Gold Medal Game (usabasketball.com) http://j.mp/97NdhY #fiba # FIBA U17 World Championship for Women Medal Round Preview (fiba.com) http://j.mp/cSKM7H #fiba # Storm trying to match Comets' record (seattletimes.com) http://j.mp/abF5U3 #wnba # Swin…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-25

2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women semifinals preview http://j.mp/a9S3PN #fiba # Bball courts honor Seattle Storm fan Teresa Butz, slain last year (seattletimes.com) http://j.mp/dv59sR Storm donated money to courts #wnba # Tina Charles set to break WNBA's double-double record…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-07-25

Former Vermont standout May Kotsopoulos wins Greek American award (burlingtonfreepress.com) http://j.mp/bJyJXs #ncaaw # Former Vermont player Courtnay Pilypaitis seeks spot on Team Canada (burlingtonfreepress.com) http://j.mp/9ibhTe #fiba # Old Dominion gets commitment from point guard Ashley Betz-White (hamptonroads.com) http://j.mp/bGZUV4 #ncaaw #…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-24

FIBA U17 World Championship for Women quarterfinals preview (fance2010.fiba.com) http://j.mp/9VyjgG #fiba # Ann Wauters agrees to one-year contract extension with UMMC Ekaterinburg (fibaeurope.com) http://j.mp/9wJU1i #fiba #wnba # USA U17 women face Spain in FIBA U17 World Championship quarterfinals http://j.mp/aAPH7R Live…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-23

Kent State:Tamzin Barroilhet continues play in FIBA U20 European Championship (kentstatesports.com) http://j.mp/b3EvaC #ncaaw #fiba # Lynette the legend: Camping Woodard recalls childhood (kuports.com) http://j.mp/9rrXnh #ncaaw # Connecticut Sun’s streaks proving costly at times (norwichbulletin.com) http://j.mp/cH4KAF #wnba # Latta fitting in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-22

USA U17 Women Power Past Turkey 84-55, Clinch Group A’s No. 1 Seed (usabasketball.com) http://j.mp/dbDCdM #fiba # Parents of players travel far and wide to provide support at U17 Women (france2010.fiba.com) http://j.mp/as22a2 #fiba # Battle in the Boro Tip Sheet…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-21

Argentina U17 coach Eduardo Pinto: Women's basketball on the rise in Argentina (fiba.com) http://j.mp/aes7EO #fiba # USC coach Michael Cooper in France watching 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women tourney http://j.mp/9M3OvH #fiba # Forward Shanece Miller is transferring to Northern…

Lady Vol Amber Gray not cleared to play

Last summer University of Tennessee women’s basketball player Amber Gray underwent shoulder surgery. The medical procedure led to the discovery of a brain aneurysm and the freshman underwent an extensive recovery period. Tuesday, Tennessee released a statement indicating that Gray,…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-20

2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women, Day 3 review http://j.mp/blloHY #fiba # Purdue treads delicate tightrope with coaches' salaries (indystar.com) http://j.mp/dzgzlG #ncaa # USA women win 2010 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship (gbwba.org.uk) http://j.mp/b1fIJn # What's It Like Working For Geno…

Photos and video: The Phoenix Mercury at the White House

President Barack Obama honored the 2009 WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury for their accomplishments both on and off the court at a ceremony at the White House on Monday, July 19, 2010. “I live with three tall, good-looking women who are…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-19

Former Vermont standout May Kotsopoulos wins Greek American award (burlingtonfreepress.com) http://j.mp/bJyJXs #ncaaw # Former Vermont player Courtnay Pilypaitis seeks spot on Team Canada (burlingtonfreepress.com) http://j.mp/9ibhTe #fiba # Old Dominion gets commitment from point guard Ashley Betz-White (hamptonroads.com) http://j.mp/bGZUV4 #ncaaw #…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-18

2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women Official Website http://france2010.fiba.com # Australia overcomes Hungary 74-68 (smh.com.au) http://j.mp/cVEBy6 #fiba # Austin Peay: Leading scorer Ashley Herring to forgo her senior season for religious reasons (theleafchronicle.com) http://j.mp/cLSJIF #ncaaw # Danielle McCray gives…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-07-18

Lone college player Maya Moore blends right in with USA Basketball teammates (espn.com) http://j.mp/amvgDc #ncaaw #wnba # Geno Auriemma dealing with a new level of pressure (nhregister.com) http://j.mp/c2ljyv #ncaaw # Stars At The Sun Notebook: WNBA president gets defensive (norwichbulletin.com)…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-17

Opals overwhelm Slovakia in 4-nation tournament, 93-63 http://bit.ly/9JIO2T #fiba # Western Conference struggling to keep pace with East teams (usatoday.com) http://bit.ly/ciJwpr #wnba # Teams in East dominate WNBA (indystar.com) http://j.mp/cDCy2M #wnba # Even as roles change, Sandrine Gruda thrives for…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-16

Maya Moore, Diana Taurasi Win ESPYs http://j.mp/9K2ayJ # Shock seeks turnaround (tulsaworld.com) http://j.mp/9vV1OF #wnba # Photo gallery: WNBA 2010 Inspiring Women Luncheon (sportspagemagazine.com) http://j.mp/bpzcDV #wnba # Liberty's Essence Carson showing class in limited role (northjersey.com) http://j.mp/94dvzh #wnba # Washington (12-5)…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-15

Changing of the guard: Three to leave Wisconsin women's basketball team (madison.com) http://j.mp/9gy5P1 #ncaaw # Women's hoops trailblazers reminisce about playing days (scnow.com) http://j.mp/a6RloQ #ncaaw # Rice: Jae Cross promoted to assistant coach (riceowls.com) http://j.mp/dA2J7W #ncaaw # Women's basketball recruiting:…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-07-14

West Virginia State women's basketball adds regional flavor (dailymail.com) http://j.mp/9kTxeY #ncaaw # Jackie Stiles would like to see better work ethic (therolladailynews.com) http://j.mp/ajNoEL # Lauren Jackson Back on the Practice Court http://j.mp/a7Vq1S #wnba # Playoff race is on in the…