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Month: June 2011

ESPN revises the class of 2011 college rankings

New list and 16-30:1. Tennessee2. Connecticut3. Rutgers4. Duke5. California6. Stanford7. Louisville8. USC9. Texas A&M10. LSU11. Texas12. Iowa13. Kentucky14. Northwestern15. Oklahoma16. Minnesota17. North Carolina18. Pittsburgh19. San Diego State20. UCL...

Oaks Christian High School coach leaves to coach at Cal State Northridge

Mario Trutanic Jr., who coached at private high school Oaks Christian for the last year, has resigned to be an assistant to Coach Jason Flowers at Cal State Northridge. He replaces Bryan Camacho, who left Bellarmine-Jefferson High School last year…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-06-30

Teresa Edwards named 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Chef de Mission (usabasketball.com) http://hpfd.tk/kUNmij #2012 #usa #wnba # White House Schedule: The President welcomes the Seattle Storm at 1:50 p.m. ET (whitehouse.gov) http://hpfd.tk/iCR5uh #wnba # Sun find a way to win (theday.com)…

No news is good news (different meaning)

Storm center Lauren Jackson will miss 8-12 weeks after she has surgery tomorrow to repair the labrum in her left hip. The Indiana Fever announced that point guard Briann January tore her ACL in yesterday's game. She'll be out for…

Indiana Fever point guard Briann January to miss the remainder of season due to torn ACL

From the Indiana Fever: Indiana Fever point guard Briann January will miss the remainder of the 2011 WNBA season due to a right knee injury sustained early in the fourth quarter of the Fever’s 91-86 win over the Phoenix Mercury…

Lauren Jackson recovery time 8 to 12 weeks after surgery to repair left hip

From the Seattle Storm: Seattle Storm center Lauren Jackson will undergo surgery to repair the labrum in her left hip, the team announced today. The surgery is scheduled for Thursday morning, June 30, at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo.…

Video: President Obama welcomes the WNBA champion Seattle Storm to the White House

President Obama welcomes the WNBA champion Seattle Storm to the White House, June 29, 2011. Video: Public Domain, whitehouse.gov

President Obama calls the WNBA “the most successful women’s professional sports league in the world” at Storm Rose Garden ceremony

Video of the ceremony President Barack Obama welcomed the reigning WNBA champions, the Seattle Storm, at the White House Wednesday afternoon. “A few weeks ago the WNBA kicked off its 15th season. In that time it has become the most…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-06-29

Candace Parker out for approximately six weeks with knee injury (hoopfeed.com) http://hpfd.tk/iug9oo #wnba # Storm's Swin Cash on White House visit: "It's an honor" (seattletimes.com) http://hpfd.tk/ikLmrf #wnba # Fever's role players key to success this season (indystar.com) http://hpfd.tk/mp7Lnr #wnba #…

WNBA tonight

Katie Douglas and Jessica Davenport lead Indiana over Phoenix, 91-86. But Fever point guard Briann January injured her knee, and will have an MRI tomorrow. Jeeeeezzzzzz........San Antonio beat Chicago 84-74, and they're 7-1 now.Tina Charles had an incr...

Candace Parker out for approximately six weeks with knee injury

Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker returned home in the midst of a team road trip to receive an MRI after she injured her right knee in a game against the New York Liberty Sunday. She will be out for…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-06-28

Trending downward, Lynx lose another (startribune.com) http://hpfd.tk/jINP7m #wnba # Sparks have five more games on road trip as Parker heads to Los Angeles for MRI (hoopfeed.com) http://hpfd.tk/j5qsfT #wnba # Road woes continue to haunt Connecticut Sun (courant.com) http://hpfd.tk/iB3EYW #wnba #…

The League 2011 schedule

The League 2011, plays Thursdays and Saturdays at St. Bernard High School, Los Angeles.Schedule subject to change during the first two weeks of league. Check website for changes: www.gotgameinc.com.Copies of all games are available for purchase.• * t...

Sheila Boykin to make a major decision

Long Beach Poly forward Sheila Boykin was quietly released from her letter of intent with UCLA, and is now deciding between that school and LSU, where Nikki Caldwell went. Boykin will decide by the end of the week.

Candace Parker out six weeks with lateral meniscus tear

Knee Injury To Sideline Candace Parker Approximately Six Weeks LOS ANGELES – An MRI on Monday revealed that Los Angeles Sparks post player Candace Parker has torn the lateral meniscus in her right knee and will be sidelined for approximately…

Coaching carousel flips order of top signing classes

With all the coaching changes, some players left, which means a change in the order of strength of the list. Tennessee and Connecticut still take the top two spots, but there were plenty of other changes. UCLA dropped off the…

Sparks have five more games on road trip as Parker heads to Los Angeles for MRI

While New York (4-4),got their first win at their temporary home in Newark at the Prudential Center, beating Los Angeles 77-67, the Sparks (4-3) not only suffered defeat but also lost their star forward for at least one game. After…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-06-27

Fever run away from Sun and into 1st place in East (indystar.com) http://hpfd.tk/jPpzHc #wnba # Dupree’s work on glass shatters Sky (dailyherald.com) http://hpfd.tk/lvBdZ7 #wnba # Mailbag: Janel McCarville, bling, and other WNBA questions (seattletimes.com) http://t.co/i43fiB0 #wnba # One-on-one with WNBA…

Candace Parker Injures Right Knee in Sunday’s Game vs. New York

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Sparks post player Candace Parker will return to Los Angeles and has an MRI scheduled for Monday to determine the severity of a right knee injury suffered during the third quarter of Sunday’s game against…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2011-06-26

Tulsa Shock gets its first win of the season (tulsaworld.com) http://bit.ly/k3AFaS #wnba # Storm rookie can thank father for WNBA shot (seattletimes.com) http://bit.ly/kUkpWk #wnba # Sun seek better results on the road (norwichbulletin.com) http://bit.ly/iBTAqw #wnba # Phoenix Mercury seek improvement…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-06-26

Tonight: Connecticut (4-2) at Indiana (4-3), 7pm ET, TV: CSN-NE & NBA TV, Preview: http://hpfd.tk/iQhOTV #wnba # Tonight: Phoenix (3-3) at Chicago (4-3), 8pm ET, TV: CN100, Preview: http://hpfd.tk/jCm2t3 #wnba # In WNBA, being a 1st-round draft pick guarantees a…

No guarantees

In the WNBA, being a first-round pick is no guarantee you'll survive in the league. Sad, isn't it?Both of the NCAA-certified summer women's leagues in Los Angeles have now commenced: the Say No League and The League. The schedulers for…

Lauren Jackson will miss three weeks with hip muscle tear

The injury bug has bitten the all-star Storm center once again. The Storm won last night without her, and may be finding their way, finally.Also last night, the Silver Stars clamped down in overtime to take down the Sparks, 90-80.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-06-25

Former North Carolina standout, WNBA player Charlotte Smith named head coach at Elon http://hpfd.tk/kKsMt8 #ncaaw # USF self-reports 5 violations including one involving women's basketball (tbo.com) http://hpfd.tk/kUI3tq #ncaaw # Sky tips Sun in double OT (chicagotribune.com) http://hpfd.tk/msr0rt Sky eclipses Sun…

Game Updates: Los Angeles at San Antonio, June 24, 2011

San Antonio 90, Los Angeles 80 OT San Antonio: Jia Perkins (31 points, 8 rebounds), Becky Hammon (22 points), Sophia Young (12 points, 7 rebounds), Ruth Riley (11 points, 9 rebounds) Los Angeles: Candace Parker (25 points, 13 rebounds), DeLisha…