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Video: President Obama honors the 2013 NCAA Champion UConn Huskies

Video: The White House Remarks by the President Honoring the 2013 NCAA Champion UConn Huskies The White House, July 31, 2013 East Room 2:25 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Everybody have a seat.  Everybody have a seat.  Welcome to the White…

If you add it, they will come: All-Star game location important, but WNBA needs more to make it special

If you add it, they will come: All-Star game location important, but WNBA needs more to make it special

ESPN’s Kate Fagan wrote a commentary this weekend in which she discussed the merits of moving the WNBA All-Star game to a location other than Mohegan Sun arena, where the Connecticut Sun play their home games. To put the location…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-30-2013

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-29-2013 http://t.co/tbRqCw4ogj #ncaaw #wnba -> Lauren Jackson terminates talks w/Canberra Capitals, won't suit up for 2013-14 #WNBL season (Canberra Times) http://t.co/0rCKT623ww #wnba -> Indiana Fever: Business Metrics trending upward for…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-29-2013

RT @ULCoachSam: Good Morning! Last day of Summer Evaluation Period. Excited to see some great ball. Appreciate the kids that compete until … -> RT @BrendaFrese: Last day on the recruiting trail. Ready to finish the day strong. Looking forward…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-28-2013

Catch up yesterday's #WNBA All-Star & #FIBA U19 World Championsip News: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-27-2013 http://t.co/5Az36UY546 -> Putting a Dishin & Swishin wrap on the WNBA All-Star game: It was all about having fun (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/VdxdVCKwTm #WNBA ->…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-27-2013

Dishin & Swishin All-Star game preview with ESPN’s Holly Rowe & WNBAlien (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/IGcmafn2xK #wnba -> All-Star Game old hat for Indiana Fever star Tamika Catchings (ESPN) http://t.co/ZKR5U4b4Kh #wnba -> Los Angeles Sparks' Candace Parker finally joins in All-Star fun…

Putting a wrap on the WNBA All-Star game: It was all about having fun

Fun. That one little three-letter word was the recurring theme after the WNBA All-Star game was in the books at Mohegan Sun Arena, with the West walking away with a 102-98 victory. Both experienced vets and first-time players took in…

Candace Parker and her Sparks teammates lead West to All-Star win, 102-98

Candace Parker and her Sparks teammates lead West to All-Star win, 102-98

Social media recap UNCASVILLE, Conn. – A sellout crowd of 9,323 saw an entertaining, high-energy WNBA All-Star game dominated in the end by members of the Los Angeles Sparks. Candace Parker earned the Most Valuable Player award with a double-double…

Audio: Postgame 2013 WNBA All-Star: Ivory Latta, MVP Candace Parker, Tina Thompson & Diana Taurasi

All-Star MVP Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks) [audio:https://www.hoopfeed.com/content/wp-content/uploads/Candace_Parker_Allstarpostgame.mp3] East guard Ivory Latta (Washington Mystics) [audio:https://www.hoopfeed.com/content/wp-content/uploads/Ivory_Latta_Allstarpostgame.mp3] Diana Taurasi and Tina Thompson [audio:https://www.hoopfeed.com/content/wp-content/uploads/TT_DT_2013Allstar.mp3]  

The West defeats the East in the 2013 WNBA All-Star game, 102-98

The West defeats the East in the 2013 WNBA All-Star game, 102-98

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Indiana Fever coach Lin Dunn among 2014 Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame inductees

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced its 16th group of inductees, the Class of 2014, on ABC during the WNBA All-Star Game at the Mohegan Sun, Saturday July 27. The six members of the Class of 2014 are: Lin…

Ten players score as East leads WNBA All-Star game 49-43 at the half

Only Connecticut’s Allison Hightower was scoreless as a balanced East offense opened up a 49-43 halftime lead at the WNBA All-Star game. Chicago Sky teammates Epiphanny Prince (nine points) and Sylvia Fowles (six points, three rebounds led the East), followed…

It is all about Tina Thompson and the Lynx in the Western Conference locker room

Side by side they sit, Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore, Rebekkah Brunson, and Lindsay Whalen, the four Minnesota Lynx players getting ready for the WNBA all-star game. Whalen laughed, “they haven’t made me carry their warm ups or anything” as the…

East relaxed and having fun at All-Star game

One thing is for certain, the Eastern conference All-Star team is relaxed and having fun at the 2013 WNBA All-Star game. Ivory Latta may be having more fun than anyone, especially after winning Coach Lin Dunn’s $100 for making a…

Lin Dunn & Cheryl Reeve form first All-Star game female head coach duo

When the Fever’s Lin Dunn and the Lynx’s Cheryl Reeve met in the WNBA Finals last season, it was the first time two woman coaches squared off for the championship. As per league rules, the coaches of the teams to…

Tina Thompson thrilled to be late addition to 2013 WNBA All-Star Game

Tina Thompson thrilled to be late addition to 2013 WNBA All-Star Game

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – It would not be a WNBA All-Star game without a member of the Seattle Storm, and without the league’s all-time leading scorer, Tina Thompson. So when Brittney Griner, the rookie from Phoenix went down with injury, the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-26-2013

Today's 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship schedule http://t.co/emR2GKd117 #wnba USA vs Japan http://t.co/rSTVKb9oaZ -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-25-2013 http://t.co/EQTMxU9eSK #ncaaw #wnba #fiba -> Dishin & Swishin 7/25 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA All-Star…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-25-2013

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-24-2013 http://t.co/lnd92DvVjw #wnba -> Photos: Mystics rally from 21 down to defeat Sky, Chicago's Elena Delle Donne suffers concussion (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/ClCYb8YIk8 #wnba -> After slow start, Tulsa Shock finding ways…

Dishin & Swishin 7/25/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA All-Star game with ESPN’s Holly Rowe and the WNBAlien

Dishin & Swishin 7/25/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA All-Star game with ESPN’s Holly Rowe and the WNBAlien

[display_podcast] This Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena the WNBA will present the 2013 All-Star game. While most All-Star games for sports are a combination of disinterest and lack of enthusiasm, for the WNBA, the All-Star game is a significant event.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-24-2013

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-23-2013 http://t.co/r8Bc5qyDP7 #ncaaw #wnba #u19 -> Lynx, Sparks dominate All-Star reserve selections http://t.co/zvewjvQS0J #wnba -> Diana Taurasi receives 1-game suspension after receiving 7th tech, Griner, Taylor not w/team in Minnesota…

Mystics rally from 21 down to defeat Sky, Chicago rookie Elena Delle Donne suffers concussion

Mystics rally from 21 down to defeat Sky, Chicago rookie Elena Delle Donne suffers concussion

The Washington Mystics (9-9) overcame a slow start and a 21-point deficit to defeat the Chicago Sky (12-5) in a matinee game at the Verizon Center. Guard Ivory Latta led the Mystics with 18 points along with a season-high 13…

Baylor’s non-conference slate includes doubleheader with men’s team at Cowboys Stadium and home contest vs. UConn

From Baylor: Baylor women’s basketball will play two exhibition contests and 11 of 12 non-conference games in the Ferrell Center this upcoming season. “With nine underclassmen on our 13-player roster, I believe we have compiled a good schedule, one that…

San Antonio Silver Stars will play annual Breast Health Awareness game on a one-of-a-kind pink court

The San Antonio Silver Stars will play their annual Breast Health Awareness game on a one-of-a-kind pink court, the team announced today. It will be the first WNBA game and first known professional basketball game played on a pink court.…

Diana Taurasi receives one-game suspension after receiving 7th technical foul of season

Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi will not be with her team this afternoon in Minnesota when they face the Western Conference leading Minnesota Lynx. She received her seventh technical in the Mercury’s 82-77 loss to the Lynx on Sunday in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-23-2013

SDSU: Video sheds light on Beth Burns exit, shows her striking male asst, $250K settlement to asst. (U-TSD) http://t.co/w1wg4edNqV #ncaaw -> U-TSD: "Beth told me she had been terminated for hitting a subordinate," Juleah Woods http://t.co/w1wg4edNqV #ncaaw -> WNBL: Bulleen…