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Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-10-31

Lauren Jackson's Russian return sparks emotion (canberratimes.com.au) http://j.mp/d23Ush #wnba #EuroLeague # WNBL dark horses up for the challenge (theage.com.au) http://j.mp/cQvhRr #wnbl # Caps bounce back in WNBL (abc.net.au) http://j.mp/9MV8Uc #wnbl # Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-31

Tamika Raymond on India's national teams: Poor grasp of basics weighing new coaches down (deccanherald.com) http://j.mp/bsChhZ #fiba # Xavier: Former Lady Vol Amber Gray eligible to play immediately (goxavier.com) http://j.mp/b1WUU2 #ncaaw # Childhood Dreams Become Reality for Rutgers Walk-on (womhoops.blogspot.com)…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-30

Lauren Jackson surprises Moruya miniballers (batemansbaypost.com.au) http://j.mp/bNdJIl #wnba # EuroLeague Women Player of the Week: Penny Taylor (fibaeurope.com) http://j.mp/ctvM61 #euroleague #wnba # WNBA.com: Candice Wiggins Discusses Recovery and Offseason Plans http://j.mp/axbWr3 # "Guru" Mel Greenberg disqualified from AP Poll (womhoops.blogspot.com)…

Pokey Chatman named general manager and coach for the Chicago Sky

The Chicago Sky has new leadership. Pokey Chatman, a former head coach at Louisiana State, is the new general manager and coach. “I’m looking forward to coaching in a city that has such a great basketball tradition and I’m excited…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-29

Chicago Sky to introduce new coach Friday (dailyherald.com) http://j.mp/asND1Y #wnba # Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year: Ohio State senior Jantel Lavender #ncaaw # Big Ten: 2010 Preseason All-Teams and Polls. Ohio State picked to win conference title. http://j.mp/cQ0QTi…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-28

Marion Jones says Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds should think about consequences of PEDs (nydailynews.com) http://j.mp/bsbRSu #wnba # Lorin Dixon Leading The Way; Geno Hoping For Big Turnout Wednesday (ctnews.com) http://j.mp/9b0o4k #ncaaw # Marist women best team in MAAC, coaches say…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-27

In new book, Marion Jones says lying to feds is 'mistake' she regrets most (AP) http://j.mp/9gen6c #wnba # Marion Jones hopes the track travels through Tulsa in 2011 (swishappeal.com) http://j.mp/bX2o2K #wnba # UConn counts on freshman point guard Bria to…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-26

'Hoops for Hope' nets even more star power – Swoopes, Darling, Spencer, Stiles, Campbell (hutchnews.com) http://j.mp/bfNTwT #wnba # UConn: Geno’s “A Night of Hope” Set For Wednesday (ctnews.com) http://j.mp/bFxqNP #ncaaw # FSU earns big exhibition win (seminoles.com) http://j.mp/cpf0jB #ncaaw #…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-25

Lauren Jackson's Russian return sparks emotion (canberratimes.com.au) http://j.mp/d23Ush #wnba #EuroLeague # WNBL dark horses up for the challenge (theage.com.au) http://j.mp/cQvhRr #wnbl # Caps bounce back in WNBL (abc.net.au) http://j.mp/9MV8Uc #wnbl # Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-10-24

Tennessee: Lady Vols want male practice players to be careful (govolsxtra.com) http://j.mp/bmjTGK #ncaaw # Miss a story this week? Catch up on all the news: Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 10-17-2010 http://j.mp/dfEEfT # Los Angeles Sparks seeking a…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-24

Pat Summitt's Volley At UConn Lands Right On The Line (courant.com) http://j.mp/aaD4kL #ncaaw # Auriemma Says Others Have Closed The Gap (courant.com) http://j.mp/cRwrtc #ncaaw # UConn Huskies not as fearsome (rep-am.com) http://j.mp/cwVyPi #ncaaw # Video: NC State coach Kellie Harper…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-23

SEC basketball notebook (ajc.com) http://j.mp/coXs1b #ncaaw # UConn: Huskies still top dogs in eyes of opponents (middletownpress.com) http://j.mp/dgy1ri #ncaaw # Wisconsin media day quotes (uwbadgers.com) http://j.mp/aygGsk #ncaaw # Montana Picked No. 1 in the Big Sky Preseason Polls (bigskyconf.com) http://j.mp/9QMVGU…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-22

WNBL Round Three Preview http://j.mp/cH59Qw # IUPUI pays for another coach to leave women's program, Chanel Spriggs to receive $40K (indystar.com) http://j.mp/c0Lcot #ncaaw # Sun Belt Conference Media Day, session 1 recap http://j.mp/aRF1Tc #ncaaw # Trenton Catholic’s Briyona Canty to…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-21

Texas: Courtside with Cokie Reed at Texas Media Day (texassports.com) http://j.mp/b4hVm9 #ncaaw # Texas media day transcript (texassports.com) http://j.mp/9N9QWb #ncaaw # Maryland: To move back up, Terps shape up. 2-year-old Tyler Frese diagnosed with leukemia (diamondbackonline.com) http://j.mp/dr1Qqi #ncaaw # Washington…

Kim Mulkey talks about Brittney Griner’s potential and Baylor newcomers at Big 12 Media Day

Transcript from Big 12 Media Day in Kansas City, MO, Big12sports.com October 20, 2010 Q. A year ago you weren’t thrilled about — you were unhappy about the team to beat was such a young team. How do you feel…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-20

Maine women cancel hoop scrimmage (bangordailynews.com) http://j.mp/b4SOlz #ncaaw # Syracuse women reload in post-Slinky era (syracuse.com) http://j.mp/ajW1iE #ncaaw # Michigan: Transfer leaves backcourt void on Wolverines' women's team (freep.com) http://j.mp/cOyc7B #ncaaw # Virginia: A team effort for Ryan's Cavs this…

Junior guard Julia Finlay leaves UNCW basketball team

Julia Finlay is no longer on the University of North Carolina-Wilmington women’s basketball team. Interim director of athletics Pat Howey announced that she left the team for personal reasons. The 5-7 junior guard from Hicksville, N.Y. suffered harsh punishment last…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-19

Los Angeles Sparks seeking a communications manager, more turnover in team PR staffing? http://j.mp/aZ6iKC #wnba # UConn student editorial: Women's basketball team under appreciated (dailycampus.com) http://j.mp/946QCA #ncaaw # Audio: Michgian State women's basketball ready to start (scout.com) http://j.mp/cVN4Ke #ncaaw #…

Federal appeals court rejects NCAA Final Four “illegal lottery” ruling

A federal appeals court threw out a class action lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association that accused the sports organization of running an illegal lottery for Division I Final Four competition. Both men’s and women’s basketball are affected by…

Penn State chat on sports credentialing and blogging

Though many major news organizations have found homes on the Internet, some reporters who cover sports online still struggle to get access to the events they write about. At the same time, traditional media outlets continue to fight for access…

Los Angeles Sparks seeking a communications manager

During the past WNBA season, new communications directors made their debuts with teams in the league (San Antonio, Tulsa) while others left (New York, Phoenix). Now the Los Angeles Sparks is looking for a communications director to replace Alayne Ingram.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-18

Tennessee: Lady Vols want male practice players to be careful (govolsxtra.com) http://j.mp/bmjTGK #ncaaw # Miss a story this week? Catch up on all the news: Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 10-17-2010 http://j.mp/dfEEfT #

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-10-17

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 10-10-2010 http://j.mp/9E7lvD # Debbie Black: “New York Would Be Fun.” (womhoops.blogspot.com) http://j.mp/9PajDW #wnba # Bulleen coach to consider Timms recall http://j.mp/9MgPI9 #wnbl #timmsy # Notre Dame: Achonwa returns from FIBA championships (ndsmcobserver.com) http://j.mp/b0mwqg…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-17

Tully Bevilaqua wears heart on singlet in tribute to mentor Wally Foreman (perthnow.com.au) http://j.mp/aiyKds #wnbl #wnba # Freshman class fits coach Suzy Merchant's plans to have Michigan State women playing up-tempo (mlive.com) http://j.mp/bvXUMN #ncaaw # Aishah Sutherland impresses in Late…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-10-16

Adia Barnes joins Seattle Academy basketball staff (seattletimes.com) http://j.mp/bmpgkR #wnba # Loss of Liberty (slamonline.com) http://j.mp/9PtsXQ #wnba # San Diego State’s Sweet 16 run good for the league (laramieboomerang.com) http://j.mp/apnBZJ #ncaaw # Nebraska: Connie Yori gets head start working with…