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Month: August 2011

Dishin & Swishin: August 31, 2011 Podcast – Sharpshooters present & past: Katie Smith & Crystal Robinson

I’m pleased to tell you that the Dishin & Swishin on Hoopfeed podcasts can now be subscribed to via iTunes!  So if you enjoy your weekly women’s hoops fix, go sign up as soon as you are done listening to…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-08-31

IUPUI women’s basketball program admits NCAA violations (indystar.com) http://t.co/UoWLXlw #ncaaw # Storm's Ashley Robinson talks about her chances of winning WNBA's most improved player award (seattletimes.com) http://t.co/f5Xexfv #wnba # Results-oriented Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve taking the team to new heights…

Crucial night in playoff races as WNBA serves up a full plate of games

Schedule Every team hits the court tonight, as the WNBA gives us six games, all on live access, with all but one having intrigue and most having playoff implications. Even the one with no playoff impact, Washington at Minnesota, has…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-08-30

Silver Stars lose sixth straight, fall to Lynx (mysanantonio.com) http://t.co/bGnXOZS #wnba # Shock notebook: Rookie ailments (tulsaworld.com) http://t.co/Nqwh17n #wnba # Whalen deserves look for MVP, but probably is longshot (startribune.com) http://t.co/TCF0RaQ #wnba # Bird's free throws help Storm earn victory…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-08-29

Atlanta is thorn in Indiana's side (indystar.com) http://t.co/ooDpPqG #wnba # Sun avoid Hurricane Irene, play for postseason berth (norwichbulletin.com) http://t.co/h8APKqN #wnba # Best WNBA record this season within reach of Lynx (startribune.com) http://t.co/CdXIgxP #wnba # Mystics hope to break pattern…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2011-08-28

Countdown to the playoffs: Minnesota clinches its 1st playoff berth since 2004. Saturday's results: http://t.co/3PsaPwl #wnba # Late free throws and controversial call sinks Washington (washingtonpost.com) http://t.co/N7EHMxO #wnba # Lynx clinch playoff berth (startribune.com) http://t.co/oQuQOYJ #wnba # Lauren Jackson returns…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-08-28

Candace Parker (@candace_parker) pledges to continue fundraising effort to help fight Alzheimer’s (hoopfeed.com) http://t.co/gKY1AUu #wnba # Lawson rallies Sun past Mercury (theday.com) http://t.co/5z3lCXF #wnba # Lawson excels with Summitt in mind (courant.com) http://t.co/EpRYzC4 #wnba # Glaring Pokey Chatman makes her…

Tulsa squeaks past the Sparks, stuns Staples Center crowd

Los Angeles – The Tulsa Shock did something Friday night that they have not done in a long time: they won a game. The Shock garnered only their second victory of the season, squeaking past the 12-16 Sparks 77-75 in…

Candace Parker pledges to continue fundraising effort to help fight Alzheimer’s

Tina Thompson’s son Dyllan in the foreground and Candace Parker’s orange Adidas shoes worn as a tribute to her former coach, Pat Summitt. LOS ANGELES – Prior to the last night’s game against the Tulsa Shock, Los Angeles Sparks forward…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-08-27

Storm hands Shock 20th consecutive defeat, 74-57 (seattletimes.com) http://t.co/Z974f51 #wnba # Game thread: Tulsa at Seattle (seattletimes.com) http://t.co/xLTFFzt #wnba # After three-fourths of the WNBA season why Indiana’s Lin Dunn is coach of the year (hoopfeed.com) http://t.co/QZFDtnX #wnba # Mike…

Leslie becomes the first former WNBA player to invest in a team

Lisa Leslie addresses the Staples Center crowd during halftime. The Los Angeles Sparks announced during halftime of their home game against the Tulsa Shock Friday night that former star Lisa Leslie became the first former WNBA player to invest in…

Video: Pat Summitt says "thanks" to all of her supporters

From the University of Tennessee The out-pouring of love for University of Tennessee Lady Vol basketball coach Pat Summitt has been overwhelming since she shared that she was dealing with early onset dementia on Tues., Aug. 23. Fans reached out…

After three-fourths of the WNBA season why Indiana’s Lin Dunn is coach of the year

David Siegel talks to Dunn and Debbie Antonelli about the Fever’s season It would be fair to say that “great” coaches are something that over the years has been lacking in large numbers in the WNBA. This year, however, there…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-08-26

Shock success will take time; losing will continue (tulsaworld.com) http://t.co/ujbLnCn #wnba # Storm's latest issue is Swin Cash's shooting slump (seattletimes.com) http://t.co/8wWk4Sp #wnba # UNC lures Duke aide (newsobserver.com) http://t.co/q03S9Fx Trisha Stafford-Odom new UNC assistant http://t.co/rYgx2Tl #ncaaw # Tulsa Shock…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-08-25

The sports world reacts to news about Pat Summitt with compassion (hoopfeed.com) http://t.co/ttCeLM5 #ncaaw # Mystics vs. Sparks: Washington falls in overtime (washingtonpost.com) http://t.co/XyLjO3i #wnba # Turnovers continue to hurt Chicago Sky (dailyherald.com) http://t.co/hXtH565 #wnba # Dream top Sky for…

Dishin & Swishin: August 24, 2011 Podcast – Can the Seattle Storm & Atlanta Dream return to the finals

Today’s Special Guests are Jayda Evans (Seattle Times) discussing the Storm and LaChina Robinson (NBATV and WNBA television analyst) discussing the Dream. [display_podcast] 15-12 and 14-13. Not exactly the records the Seattle Storm and Atlanta Dream, respectively, expected at this…

Maya Moore to host a shopping spree for a young fan, Lynx to also honor star with a bobblehead night

The WNBA’s 2011 number one draft pick and All-Star Maya Moore is set to host a shopping spree with a young fan at the end of the season in her hometown of Atlanta. Children ages six to 14 can enter…

The sports world reacts to news about Pat Summitt with compassion

As the news about the medical condition of legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt spread yesterday afternoon, the sports world began to voice its appreciation, consolation and other heartfelt emotions about the winningest basketball coach in NCAA history. Fans of the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-08-24

Notre Dame and UConn have three players each on preseason "Wade Watch" list (hoopfeed.com) http://t.co/mUmWosA #ncaaw # Other teams with more than 1 player on preseason "Wade Watch" list: Baylor, Miami, Stanford, Tennessee http://t.co/mUmWosA #ncaaw # Inaugural Kay Yow Cancer…

Tennessee coaching legend Pat Summitt diagnosed with early onset dementia

Geno Auriemma’s Statement || Tennessee Administrators and Tyler Summitt || Around the Web Summitt’s Statement Dear All – Throughout my career, I have always made it a point that my life and my basketball program were an open book. With…

Notre Dame and UConn have three players each on preseason "Wade Watch" list

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association released the preseason “Wade Watch” list today featuring 25 athletes with three players from Notre Dame and Connecticut represented. An annual award, the Wade Trophy is named after the late, legendary three-time national champion Delta…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-08-23

World University Games: USA women claim gold, story/video/pics (usabasketball.com) http://t.co/kfg12Nc # Tan White scores 11 in fourth quarter as Sun defeat Dream, 96-87 (courant.com) http://t.co/yxikZq0 #wnba # Fever defense sets the pace over Washington (indystar.com) http://t.co/tazszbg #wnba # Shock notebook:…

Boost Mobile logos to debut on most WNBA jerseys tomorrow night

Boost Mobile logo rendering on the jersey of Minnesota Lynx player Candice Wiggins. (Courtesy WNBA) The WNBA and Boost Mobile entered a deal that puts the logo of the wireless service on the jerseys of most of the league’s teams.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-08-22

Countdown to the playoffs: Minnesota clinches its 1st playoff berth since 2004. Saturday's results: http://t.co/3PsaPwl #wnba # Late free throws and controversial call sinks Washington (washingtonpost.com) http://t.co/N7EHMxO #wnba # Lynx clinch playoff berth (startribune.com) http://t.co/oQuQOYJ #wnba # Lauren Jackson returns…

Countdown to the playoffs: Minnesota clinches its first playoff berth since 2004

On a day with four games on the slate, the WNBA had its first team qualify for the 2011 playoffs, the Minnesota Lynx. At 20-6, Minnesota has the best record in the league, two games up on Indiana and are…