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Dishin & Swishin 05/31/12 podcast: Ruth Riley is as good off the court as on; Dan Hughes has eyes on the present and future

Dishin & Swishin 05/31/12 podcast: Ruth Riley is as good off the court as on; Dan Hughes has eyes on the present and future

[display_podcast] Occasionally, I get to speak to people for Dishin & Swishin that just impress me. Sometimes it is for on the court achievements; sometimes it is for off the court activities. In the case of Ruth Riley, it is…

Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi will be out indefinitely with a strained left hip flexor

From the Phoenix Mercury: Mercury guard Diana Taurasi will be out indefinitely with a strained left hip flexor, the club announced today. Taurasi did not travel with the team to Atlanta for tonight’s contest against the Eastern Conference defending Dream.…

Lynx nearly upset in D.C., Chicago spoils San Antonio home opener

Lynx nearly upset in D.C., Chicago spoils San Antonio home opener

The Washington Mystics gave undefeated Minnesota Lynx a scare Wednesday night in D.C. The Mystics (1-2) overcame a 24-point deficit to even up the game with 6:27 left and nearly upset the defending WNBA champions. However, point guard Lindsay Whalen…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-30-2012

.@KristiToliver is the early contender for this week's "Sue Bird Die B*tches Award" #wnba -> Sparks: K. Toliver 16 pts/6 rebs/5 asts, D. Milton-Jones 16 pts/8 rebs, N. Ogwumike 14 pts/7 rebs, C. Parker 10 pts/10 rebs, A. Beard 10…

With motivation from teammates, Toliver overcomes record number of turnovers to give Los Angeles a thrilling victory over Tulsa

With motivation from teammates, Toliver overcomes record number of turnovers to give Los Angeles a thrilling victory over Tulsa

Box score LOS ANGELES – As a game that featured 10 lead changes and three ties wound to a close Tuesday night, it looked like the Sparks would come up on the short end when Shock point guard Temeka Johnson’s…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-29-2012

http://t.co/ishV0vR9 5/28 power rankings: Lynx on top, Sparks gaining ground http://t.co/1mMCfqZW #wnba -> WNBA Talk: Trying to find success in Tulsa one tweet at a time (Seattle Times) http://t.co/UEZgtL6X #wnba -> Devereaux Peters shows glimpse of why Lynx picked her…

The Shimmy and Cheryl Show: Podcast for 5/29/12: The WNBA week in review, missed records, be about it, don’t tweet about it

Welcome to the second episode of “The Shimmy and Cheryl Show” with University of Nebraska assistant coach Shimmy Gray-Miller and Cheryl Coward, founder of Hoopfeed.com.

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-28-2012

Storm engulfed by another Lynx surge (St. Paul Sports Examiner) http://t.co/nacoc2hI #wnba -> Lynx weather Storm with few worries (Star Tribune) http://t.co/06ZPUsEC #wnba -> Pics of @getgoosebumps recent Lauren Jackson photo shoot http://t.co/iU1t3OBw #wnba -> WNBA: May 25 – May…

WNBA: Rookie statistical leaders as of May 28, 2012

Rookie Leaders as of May 28, 2012 Player, Team GP MPG PTS FGM-FGA FG% 3PM-3PA 3P% FTM-FTA FT% 1 Nneka Ogwumike , LAS 4 24.9 13.8 5.0-9.0 .556 0.0-0.5 .000 3.8-4.5 .833 2 Glory Johnson , TUL 3 20.6 8.7…

WNBA: May 25 – May 27, 2012 efficiency leaders

Most Efficient Players, May 25 – May 27, 2012 PLAYER DATE OPP MIN FGM-A FTM-A REB AST ST BS TO PTS EFF Candace Parker LAS 05/26/12 @ Mercury 30 11-20 5-6 11 2 2 4 4 27 + 32 Tamika…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-27-2012

Washington Mystics hold on for 64-61 victory over Tulsa Shock (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/httMNicF Plus photo gallery #wnba -> Phoenix Mercury fall to Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks (azcentral|com) http://t.co/yURb47z2 #wnba -> Connecticut Sun: Spark off the bench is Montgomery's new role…

Washington Mystics hold on for 64-61 victory over Tulsa Shock

Washington Mystics hold on for 64-61 victory over Tulsa Shock

The Washington Mystics earned their first win of the season in a close 64-61 victory over the visiting Tulsa Shock who dropped to 0-3.

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-26-2012

UC San Diego names Heidi VanDerveer head coach http://t.co/jz8aNa74 #ncaaw -> Montana: Robin Selvig gets 3-year contract extension http://t.co/PgITNffQ #ncaaw -> Ohio St. women & men to play in 2012 Carrier Classic, women vs. Notre Dame on USS Yorktown (Columbus…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-25-2012

Texas Arlington will head to Sun Belt after year in WAC (Star-Telegram) http://t.co/4a2O1hJu #ncaa -> John Adams: A healthy Pat Summitt would have had Debby Jennings' back (GoVolsXtra) http://t.co/T0zvlIEo #ncaaw -> Nia Moore gets NLI release from Illinois, signs with…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-24-2012

Mystics assistant Jennifer Gillom brings wealth of experience to U.S. team (Washington Times) http://t.co/rVE23VNV #2012 #london #usa #wnba -> Mailbag: How come nobody comes to (WNBA) games like before? (Seattle Times) http://t.co/SGfe2m4w #wnba -> Ticha Penicheiro finds home as 'team…

Dishin & Swishin 05/24/12 podcast: Lin Dunn looks to continued success in Indiana while Temeka Johnson hopes to bring it to Tulsa

Dishin & Swishin 05/24/12 podcast: Lin Dunn looks to continued success in Indiana while Temeka Johnson hopes to bring it to Tulsa

[display_podcast] During the 2011 season Lin Dunn became the winningest coach in Indiana Fever history. Under Dunn the Fever has won sixty percent of their games, and made the playoffs four consecutive seasons. If not for a Tamika Catchings injury,…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-23-2012

Last night's most efficient players: C. Dupree (+35), C. Parker (+31), K. Toliver (+25), more: http://t.co/nneD13NU #wnba -> Liberty falls to Minnesota, 0-3 record (Newsday) http://t.co/iTzB5yc7 #wnba -> Shock rally falls short in the closing seconds (Tulsa World) http://t.co/gZvMCxMT #wnba…

Los Angeles Sparks’ defense key to hot start in games vs. Seattle

Los Angeles Sparks’ defense key to hot start in games vs. Seattle

LOS ANGELES - The touted rematch between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Seattle Storm turned out to be one-sided Tuesday, as the host Sparks easily overcame the visiting Storm, 74-61.

WNBA: Tuesday May 22, 2012 efficiency leaders

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Results Minnesota 80, New York 62 Phoenix 89, Tulsa 87 Los Angeles 74, Seattle 61 May 22, 2012 Most Efficient Performances PLAYER OPP MIN FGM-A FTM-A REB AST ST BS TO PTS EFF C. Dupree PHO…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-22-2012

Tennessee: Jr. college forward Jasmine Phillips signs with Lady Vols (GoVolsXtra) http://t.co/vwxLNBh8 #ncaaw -> Colorado State: Ryun Williams thrilled to take over Rams (Coloradoan) http://t.co/JN6OeIhT #ncaaw -> DII: Lincoln University (Missouri) promotes Nicole Collier to head coach http://t.co/f2L6yZQn #ncaaw ->…

The Shimmy and Cheryl Show: Inaugural podcast 5/22/12: Reviewing the WNBA opening weekend, previews and more…

Welcome everyone to the inaugural episode of “The Shimmy and Cheryl Show” with Cheryl Coward, founder of Hoopfeed.com and University of Nebraska assistant coach Shimmy Gray-Miller.

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-21-2012

WNBA opening weekend capsules http://t.co/Vga2p8TR #wnba -> Kara Lawson talks about Pat Summitt Foundation pledge (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/MUjWFgon #wnba -> Weekend sweep gives Connecticut Sun reason for optimism (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/yIMbkOfF #wnba -> Delta St. to honor basketball legend Margaret Wade with life-sized statue…

Weekend of losses gives New York Liberty more questions than answers

Weekend of losses gives New York Liberty more questions than answers

The New York Liberty hoped a return to Madison Square Garden for their season opener would launch them to a pair of victories over division rival Connecticut. Instead the Liberty dropped a pair of games to the Sun, 78-73 at…

Weekend sweep gives Connecticut Sun reason for optimism

Weekend sweep gives Connecticut Sun reason for optimism

If those that made the Connecticut Sun a preseason divisional favorite were looking for reassurance, the team gave them plenty of reasons to be upbeat after an opening weekend home-and-home sweep of their division rival the New York Liberty. After…

Kara Lawson talks about Pat Summitt Foundation pledge

On Sunday the Connecticut Sun announced that guard and former Tennessee star Kara Lawson will donate $50 for every three-pointer she makes during the WNBA season to the Pat Summitt Foundation. In addition to Lawson’s generosity, the Connecticut Sun Foundation…