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Month: September 2010

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-30

Sylvia Fowles fuels U.S. women's win over Belarus at FIBA World Championship (espn.com) http://j.mp/dt9Ycc #fiba # Photo gallery: USA v. Belarus (sportspagemagazine.com) http://j.mp/9mz8NW #fiba # 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women Schedule http://j.mp/aQ5KFf # USA v Australia – Does it…

2010 FIBA World Championship: The Unbeatens, USA vs. Australia

Today two of the remaining unbeaten teams in the 2010 FIBA World Championship meet. The United States takes on Australia at 2:15 p.m. EDT. The game will be televised on NBA TV and www.FIBATV.com. Preview from usabasketball.com: Australia secured Group…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-29

Letter to Editor: Seattle Storm a bright spot (bellevuereporter.com) http://j.mp/dfO5vi #wnba # Reserves Power US Women to Win in FIBA Second-Round Opener (fanhouse.com) http://j.mp/cB9aHb #fiba # Canada falls hard to WNBA stars (theprovince.com) http://j.mp/9psjsg #fiba # Lindsay Whalen leads way…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-28

Opals' Cambage facing tough examination (ninemsn.com.au) http://j.mp/a7crHa #fiba # Opals add to title lustre (adelaidenow.com.au) http://j.mp/dexnXO #fiba # Couple makes 4,000-mile trek to see Team USA play (AP) http://j.mp/b75iPm #fiba #ncaaw awesome story! # Final: Spain 86, Japan 59 ||…

San Antonio Silver Stars fire head coach Sandy Brondello

The San Antonio Silver Stars announced Monday a decision to not renew the contract of head coach Sandy Brondello. Her husband, associate head coach Olaf Lange, will not have his contract picked up by the team. "It is always difficult…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-27

Pat Griffin on IUPUI (/ittakesateam.blogspot.com) http://j.mp/dAFvJe #ncaaw # Top 75 guard Krystal Barrett commits to NC State (thewolfpacker.com) http://j.mp/ch4P4S #ncaaw # Maine: Time for Blodgett to prove herself (kjonline.com) http://j.mp/adNZLy #ncaaw # Holdsclaw says Tennessee coaches, fans are 'like a…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-09-26

Slain Milwaukee basketball star's passion praised (jsonline.com) http://j.mp/bTZWIk #ncaaw # Storm players slowly start to trickle to offseason destinations (seattletimes.com) http://j.mp/bLKCs2 #wnba # Storm will attempt to keep team together (seattletimes.com) http://j.mp/ahOxhi #wnba # Aglers bring WNBA fever to Wooster…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-26

Preliminary Round, Day 3 Schedule: 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women http://j.mp/aQ5KFf # Final: Australia 91, China 68 || Russia 77, Argentina 59 http://j.mp/aAPTG7 #fiba # Photo gallery: USA v. Senegal (sportspagemagazine.com) http://j.mp/bA6eg0 #fiba # USA vs. France up next on…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-25

2010 FIBA World Championship for Women Schedule & Results http://j.mp/aQ5KFf # Photo gallery: USA v. Greece (sportspagemagazine.com) http://j.mp/aIogtn #fiba #wnba # Photo gallery: Russia v. Japan (sportspagemagazine.com) http://j.mp/afwLxK #fiba #wnba # Day 2: Canada 65, China 61 || Japan 59,…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-24

2010 FIBA World Championship for Women Schedule http://j.mp/aQ5KFf # 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women – Group A preview http://j.mp/ahf7HT # 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women – Group B preview http://j.mp/aUpebI # 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women – Group C preview http://j.mp/brRkkf #…

IUPUI fires head coach Shann Hart

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis fired head coach Shann Hart just days after a committee report on her alleged mistreatment of players was submitted to the chancellor’s office. Nearly a dozen players accused Hart of creating an atmosphere of fear. They…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-23

UNCW: Cynthia Cooper apologizes after player punishment by an assistant goes too far (starnewsonline.com) http://j.mp/bkHa1S #ncaaw # UNCW AD Kelly Mehrtens releases statement on incident at UNCW women's basketball practice (wwaytv3.com) http://j.mp/a6AEDU #ncaaw # Youngstown: Boldon hopes new staff, season…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-22

New head coach Jason Flowers seeks to revive Cal State Northridge program (hoopfeed.com) http://j.mp/977Xzv #ncaaw # Blazejowski's Exit From NY Liberty A Mystery (womhoops.blogspot.com) http://j.mp/dcaBQx #wnba # Cappie Pondexter absent from Team USA's world championship roster (espn.com) http://j.mp/aFKx0o #wnba #fiba…

USA Basketball announces 2010 FIBA World Championship team

USA Basketball announced the 12 women’s basketball players who will represent the United States at the 2010 FIBA World Championship, Sept. 23 – Oct. 3 in the Czech Republic. The player selections, made by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team…

President Obama congratulates the Seattle Storm

Today President Barack Obama called the newly-crowned WNBA Champion Seattle Storm to congratulate the team on its title. The Whie House released this statement: Earlier today, President Obama called members of the Seattle Storm organization, to congratulate them on winning…

Cappie Pondexter speaks: Getting rest, Team USA, Fashion Week and more

Basketball star Cappie Pondexter is not on the squad competing for a title at the 2010 FIBA World Championships in the Czech Republic that begin September 23. According to her Twitter account feed, she decided to rest after years of…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-21

WNBA title tearful triumph for Swin Cash (post-gazette.com) http://j.mp/9PiMMb #wnba # llinois prep star Melissa Dixon joins Iowa 2011 recruiting class (hawkcentral.com) http://j.mp/bLbHsP #ncaaw # Virginia: Debbie Ryan readies to replace departed Monica Wright (dailyprogress.com) http://j.mp/9pPIjw #ncaaw # Ole Miss…

Jason Flowers seeks to revive Cal State Northridge program

It was the first day of practice, and they kept coming. Cal State Northridge students walking past the open gym doors between classes stopped, stood and watched for a few minutes. Others paused on a balcony walkway above the floor…

Carol Blazejowski to leave New York Liberty

The New York Liberty announced today that Carol Blazejowski, the team’s President and General Manager, is leaving the team. “Carol has been an integral part of the Liberty from the very beginning,” said Scott O’Neil, President of MSG Sports, in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-20

Slain Milwaukee basketball star's passion praised (jsonline.com) http://j.mp/bTZWIk #ncaaw # Storm players slowly start to trickle to offseason destinations (seattletimes.com) http://j.mp/bLKCs2 #wnba # Storm will attempt to keep team together (seattletimes.com) http://j.mp/ahOxhi #wnba # Aglers bring WNBA fever to Wooster…

USA Basketball announces 14 finalists for the 2010 World Championship Team

USA Basketball wrapped up two weeks of exhibition games and training by announcing finalists for the 2010 World Championship squad. The 2010 FIBA World Championship begins September 23 in the Czech Republic, and the U.S. must have its final 12-member…

Video: Seattle Storm Victory Celebration

King5.com – Friday’s victory rally for the 2010 WNBA champions, the Seattle Storm, at KeyArena.

New LA Sparks president aims to help team become financially viable “for years to come”

Sparks fans wondering who new team president Mike Levy is need only look at his resume. It is pretty long. Most recently he ran the Cleveland Thunderbolts of the Arena Football League until the team folded. He worked in Major…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-09-19

Q&A With Lisa Leslie (nytimes.com) http://j.mp/9xGfei #wnba # 2010 FIBA World Championship: France roster confirmed (womensbasketball-in-france.com) http://j.mp/deO2zc #fiba # Liz Cambage: The Next Big One (courant.com) http://j.mp/aIzmGQ #fiba # Spain Defeats Australia, Alba Torrens Scores 14 (courant.com) http://j.mp/bUcy4p #fiba #…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-09-19

Family, friends mourn the death of Rosalind Ross, local basketball star (fox6now.com) http://j.mp/bXJLst # Martha Richards to be inducted into Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame (hudsonstarobserver.com) http://j.mp/9RDOiW #ncaaw # Georgia Tech Eyes UConn and Moore (womhoops.blogspot.com) http://j.mp/91Errk #ncaaw #…