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Month: August 2013

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-30-2013

Storm knocks off Sun, moves 1 win from clinching playoff berth for 10th consecutive season (Seattle Times) http://t.co/8XOvTQN6u5 #wnba -> Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner asked to do more (AZ Central) http://t.co/VtmJWHelGC #wnba -> Hall of Fame inductee Dawn Staley reflects…

Social media reaction to Sophia Young’s anti-gay tweets

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Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-29-2013

Washington Mystics outlast the Atlanta Dream in OT, led by Currie, Hill, Latta (AP) http://t.co/UAZxbQq4AI #wnba -> Sophia Young steps into equal rights controversy, Silver Stars fan speaks at city council debate (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/QGJPbOqDxN #wnba -> Today: Connecticut at Seattle,…

Dishin & Swishin 8/29/13 Podcast: The WNBA Eastern conference – Swin Cash & Chicago are #SkyHigh & Ros Gold-Onwude discusses the final playoff spots

Dishin & Swishin 8/29/13 Podcast: The WNBA Eastern conference – Swin Cash & Chicago are #SkyHigh & Ros Gold-Onwude discusses the final playoff spots

[display_podcast] Pundits across the WNBA felt that the Chicago Sky would be a playoff team this season. They returned young stars Sylvia Fowles and Epiphanny Prince and a maturing Courtney Vandersloot plus added a star rookie in Elena Delle Donne.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-28-2013

Lynx rout New York again, improve to a league-best 9-5 on the road (AP) http://t.co/OlROsmnqyR #wnba -> Tina Thompson nets 27 for Seattle as Silver Stars fall short (San Antonio Express-News) http://t.co/npKc0HhLWZ #wnba -> Sparks beat Connecticut, 91-78, stay in…

Defending champion Huskies face “new world” in defending their crown

Defending champion Huskies face “new world” in defending their crown

Full schedule For 2013-14 the Connecticut Huskies enter the season as the defending national champions. They return All-American talents Bria Hartley, Stefanie Dolson, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Breanna Stewart. The quartet spent their off-season winning five gold medals for USA basketball.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-27-2013

Connecticut Sun players not accustomed to losing seasons (Norwich Bulletin) http://t.co/Imrf6Tn8FI #wnba -> Emergence of Kelsey Griffin bright spot In down Sun season (Hartford Courant) http://t.co/R80Ni0AhFN #wnba -> Sweet timing for a New York-Lynx rematch (Star Tribune) http://t.co/O0JpFAnynS #wnba ->…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-26-2013

Vets Plenette Pierson & Katie Smith lead Liberty past Sun 76-66 in win by “any means necessary” game (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/ITAMc66ItL #wnba -> Liberty's Plenette Pierson: “I’m not ready for the WNBA season to be over…I want to make the playoffs." http://t.co/ITAMc66ItL…

Vets Pierson and Smith lead Liberty past Sun 76-66 in win by “any means necessary” game

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena, the rock bands Styx and REO Speedwagon played a double bill. The two bands popular in the eighties might have brought back a slew of memories to those in attendance,…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-25-2013

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-24-2013 http://t.co/hPb1C5uzwn #wnba -> Former Stanford player Joslyn Tinkle on getting signed by the Seattle Storm: http://t.co/c5ux2OqBg4 #wnba -> Today: Seattle at San Antonio, 4:30pm ET, LiveAccess http://t.co/eBc496VzY7 #wnba ->…

Seattle Storm signs former Stanford player Joslyn Tinkle

Seattle Storm signs former Stanford player Joslyn Tinkle

The Seattle Storm sign Joslyn Tinkle Saturday. Rookie Jasmine Hassell, who was previously signed to a trio of consecutive seven-day contracts, has not been re-signed. “I’m very grateful for this opportunity and am honored to be a part of the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-24-2013

Phoenix Mercury struggle in 81-73 loss to the Seattle Storm (AZ Central) http://t.co/c7JH8yFBaJ #wnba -> Storm upend Mercury in Phoenix (AP) http://t.co/P4S7bP8duv #wnba -> Latta, Currie help Washington halt losing streak to Atlanta (Washington Post) http://t.co/lwqS3OmSID #wnba -> Shock gets…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-23-2013

Minnesota Lynx just too much for Connecticut Sun (The Day) http://t.co/2CD8G0hrGs #wnba -> Connecticut Sun roster decisions upcoming when season ends (Norwich Bulletin) http://t.co/cNUqvtY8Uv #wnba -> Tulsa Shock has ground to make up for playoff spot (Tulsa World) http://t.co/5Xx5gXCTqb #wnba…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-22-2013

Shavonte Zellous returns: "I got a little rust off," leads Fever to win over Silver Stars (Indianapolis Star) http://t.co/RADTuWOdAk #wnba -> Kara Lawson back with the Connecticut Sun after spending time with ailing father (The Day) http://t.co/eV8m2julCY #wnba -> Injuries…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-21-2013

Dream dominate in final period to beat Lynx (AP) http://t.co/A1wlJiq9Hk #wnba -> Delle Donne returns, Washington Mystics fall to Chicago Sky (Washington Post) http://t.co/rqSgoterAe #wnba -> Tulsa Shock rally falls short vs. Phoenix; playoff light appears dim (Tulsa World) http://t.co/EG7SRo6X61…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-20-2013

Tamika Catchings receives WNBA Community Assist Award for July http://t.co/mm88vMYMr7 #wnba -> NY Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer courts controversy (Star Tribune) http://t.co/nsqCUxnAZj #wnba -> Chicago Sky coach Pokey Chatman on her time in Russia, changing her name (Seattle Times) http://t.co/SBtERBrulD…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-19-2013

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-18-2013 http://t.co/vx6gfuGeia #wnba -> WNBA Players of the Week: East – Sylvia Fowles (Chicago Sky) || West – Kristi Toliver (Los Angeles Sparks) http://t.co/nspvGtVoUv #wnba -> Nearing end of his…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-18-2013

Defensive-minded Phoenix can't match flair of Silver Stars (San Antonio Express-News) http://t.co/LshBgSWtbf #wnba -> Tanisha Wright, Seattle Storm fend off Indiana Fever (Seattle Times) http://t.co/VY9a0fXu5K #wnba -> Seattle Storm defeat Fever for first time since 2011 (AP) http://t.co/89oAIZJLZ1 #wnba ->…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-17-2013

Toliver scores 28 to lead Sparks past Fever, 94-72 http://t.co/oOMOV5jQ7i #wnba -> Fever coach Lin Dunn: "I don't think there's any question that L.A. is the team to beat right now…" http://t.co/oOMOV5jQ7i #wnba -> Liz Cambage led last-place Tulsa to…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-16-2013

Seattle Storm blows big lead, loses 79-66 to Chicago Sky (Seattle Times) http://t.co/5cOnC682kQ #wnba -> Courtney Vandersloot is thriving with Chicago Sky (Seattle Times) http://t.co/mFRSEe0VDg #wnba -> Dishin & Swishin 8/15 podcast: Candidates for Coach of the Year & @DougFeinberg…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-15-2013

Tan White delivers in a pinch for Sun in win over Atlanta (The Day) http://t.co/e4qD4C3oQK #wnba -> Anne Donovan mixes it up, Connecticut Sun respond with win over Atlanta (Hartford Courant) http://t.co/lQQQgyR8bY #wnba -> Phoenix Mercury's defense steps up in…

Dishin & Swishin 8/15/13 Podcast: Is Brian Agler the WNBA Coach of the Year?

Dishin & Swishin 8/15/13 Podcast: Is Brian Agler the WNBA Coach of the Year?

[display_podcast] The winner of the WNBA’s Coach of the Year award usually resides at the top of their conference. In fact, the last coach to win the award who did not come from a first or second place team was…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-14-2013

Candace Parker, Kristi Toliver lead Sparks over Sky 80-76 http://t.co/U44VnsgQjy #wnba Sky's Delle Donne suffers left foot injury -> Parker leads Sparks in “big win” at home against Chicago, Delle Donne misses second half http://t.co/9EuuwUNYvV #wnba -> Photos: South Carolina…

Lynx’s Rebekkah Brunson gets her first WNBA bobblehead

The Minnesota Lynx announced that their Friday, August 16 game against the Tulsa Shock will be “Rebekkah Brunson Bobblehead Night.” The first 2,500 fans to enter Target Center will receive an exclusive Rebekkah Brunson bobblehead, the first of Brunson’s career.…

Silver Stars sign former Iowa State star, forward Chelsea Poppens

Silver Stars sign former Iowa State star, forward Chelsea Poppens

The San Antonio Silver Stars today signed forward Chelsea Poppens. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. Poppens, 6-2, was drafted by the Seattle Storm with the 18th overall pick in the second round of the 2013…