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Lynx and Dream advance to WNBA Finals: 2011 redux

Lynx and Dream advance to WNBA Finals: 2011 redux

It’s the playoffs like it’s 2011. The Atlanta Dream and the Minnesota Lynx are set to fight again for the league championship. After finishing a two-game sweep of the Phoenix Mercury with a 72-65 win to clinch its third consecutive…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-29-2013

Cuba defeats Canada 79-71, wins gold at 2013 FIBA Americas Championship for Women http://t.co/1GFSqIuOS7 #wnba Brazil earns bronze -> Cuba's Yamara Amargo selected as the Most Valuable Player of the 2013 #FIBA Americas Championship http://t.co/1GFSqIuOS7 #cub -> #USA Basketball: USA…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-28-2013

2013 #FIBA Americas: Cuba upsets Brazil 72-68, earns ticket to Turkey 2014, faces Canada in championship game tonight http://t.co/ScL3aDzhLo -> 2013 #FIBA Americas Championship : Canada advances to finals after defeating Puerto Rico, earns berth to Turkey 2014 http://t.co/bc0IOv1hZW ->…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-27-2013

Dream beats Fever 84-79 in Game 1 of East finals (AP) http://t.co/oqlAeFEXVW #wnba -> Indiana Fever fall in series opener to Atlanta (Indianapolis Star) http://t.co/JS33J1voot #wnba -> Tiffany Hayes helps Atlanta Dream top Indiana Fever (ESPN) http://t.co/fugnTu6r1V #wnba -> Lynx…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-26-2013

Russell Wilson’s sister Anna, a prep bball star, might be a better athlete than the #NFL QB (Yahoo Sports) http://t.co/qtODvJbr5r #prep -> Womhoops Guru: Source: Philadelphia making "aggressive bid" for NCAA WBB tourney regional & Final Four http://t.co/2sBalhw2dw #ncaaw ->…

Dishin & Swishin 09/26/13 Podcast: Dissecting the conference finals with players who have been there: Katie Smith, DeLisha Milton-Jones, Monique Ambers and Chasity Melvin

Dishin & Swishin 09/26/13 Podcast: Dissecting the conference finals with players who have been there: Katie Smith, DeLisha Milton-Jones, Monique Ambers and Chasity Melvin

[display_podcast] Last week we broke down the WNBA conference semifinals with some of the best that cover the game: writers and broadcasters. This week, we kick it up a notch and dissect the conference finals with four players and coaches…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-25-2013

2013 #FIBA Americas Championship for Women sched/results http://t.co/PqCXaj54af || News http://t.co/KZDARUXryR -> 2015 HoopGurlz Recruiting Rankings – Super 60 (ESPN) http://t.co/L0kas8rtao #prep -> 2014 Big East women's basketball tourney set for Allstate Arena, hosted by DePaul http://t.co/u09uZKvOd1 #ncaaw -> Katie…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-24-2013

Minnesota @Vikings buy 500 tix for Thursday’s Western Conference Finals Game 1 to give away to fans http://t.co/6wek8qRpmq #wnba #nfl -> Erika de Souza has huge fourth quarter to lift Dream past Mystics and into next round (AP) http://t.co/9Bfw4bxBd8 #wnba…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-23-2013

Tina Thompson’s career comes to an end, a Dishin’ story & Thompson’s peers pay tribute (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/AWPCp3iTFN #wnba -> Playoff experience leads Fever back to Eastern Conference finals (Indianapolis Star) http://t.co/x78pBCnG88 #wnba -> Storm ousted from playoffs (Seattle Times) http://t.co/K2vURq1gZs…

Tina Thompson’s career comes to an end, a Dishin’ story, and Thompson’s peers pay tribute to a legend

Tina Thompson’s career comes to an end, a Dishin’ story, and Thompson’s peers pay tribute to a legend

We have known the inevitable, that the Seattle Storm’s season would eventually end and with it, the end of Tina Thompson’s legendary career. The tributes have been many, the amazing statistics repeated again and again. The talk about the game,…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-22-2013

Mystics miss out on chance to advance (Washington Post) http://t.co/pKNbsPbMmA #wnba -> LA's Candace Parker too much for Phoenix Mercury in Game 2 (AZ Central) http://t.co/LSCvqJ7jXX #wnba -> Fever will try to eliminate Chicago without Katie Douglas (Indianapolis Star) http://t.co/26ep36CkFq…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-21-2013

In Game 1, Sky can't run with Fever (Daily Herald) http://t.co/zonX2fiCru #wnba -> Indiana Fever take Game 1 against top seed Chicago Sky (Indianapolis Star) http://t.co/layFiK1Eyd #wnba -> Photos: Game 1, Sky vs. Fever (Chicago Tribune) http://t.co/7XBFdRAkfq #wnba -> Lynx…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-20-2013

Ivory Latta leads the way in Mystics playoff opener victory at Atlanta, plus postgame quotes (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/MiMVG0NF5S #wnba -> AP source: Chicago's Elena Delle Donne wins WNBA rookie of year (AP) http://t.co/2rPxakZ2ig #wnba -> Taurasi explodes in 3rd quarter to propel…

Taurasi explodes in third quarter to propel Phoenix over Los Angeles in conference semifinals game one

Taurasi explodes in third quarter to propel Phoenix over Los Angeles in conference semifinals game one

While Candace Parker had an MVP performance worthy of the honor received before her team’s Western Conference semifinals opener, in the end it was a previous MVP, Diana Taurasi, that ruled the court to help Phoenix defeat Los Angeles 86-75…

Latta leads the way in Mystics playoff opener victory at Atlanta

Latta leads the way in Mystics playoff opener victory at Atlanta

The Washington Mystics earned a big 71-56 win on the road against Atlanta in their opener of the Eastern Conference semifinals best-of-three series Thursday night. Point guard Ivory Latta led a quartet of Mystics in double figures. She finished with…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-19-2013

Listened via @keratx to early morning @nprnews: WNBA’s Elena Della Donne @De11eDonne thrives in Chicago Listen http://t.co/uJciaq0pbk #wnba -> Rookie Elena Delle Donne deserves WNBA MVP (USA Today) http://t.co/WONbMyhOs7 #wnba -> Elena Delle Donne prepares for first taste of WNBA…

Sparks’ Candace Parker Named 2013 WNBA Most Valuable Player

Sparks’ Candace Parker Named 2013 WNBA Most Valuable Player

From the league: Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks has been named the 2013 WNBA Most Valuable Player, the WNBA announced today. Parker received 234 points (10 first-place votes) from a national panel of 39 sportswriters and broadcasters. This…

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

[display_podcast] Tonight the post-season begins! After working through an injury-plagued regular season, eight teams begin their quest for the WNBA championship with conference semifinal matchups. On today’s podcast we have four of the most well-known purveyors of WNBA information helping…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-18-2013

RT @wnbachicagosky: Get your @chicagotribune @redeyechicago today! Sky rookie @De11eDonne graces the cover! #FIGHTFOCUSFINISH http://t.co/7… -> RT @minnesotalynx: Surpsise Lynx Unleashed Podcast! In this Tuesday episode, the Lynx Radio Network reviews the 2013 season. Listen: http:/… -> RT @ndwbb: Congratulations,…

Angel McCoughtry, Sylvia Fowles and Danielle Robinson capture 2013 WNBA Peak Performer honors

Angel McCoughtry (Atlanta Dream), Sylvia Fowles (Chicago Sky) and Danielle Robinson (San Antonio Silver Stars) have won the 2013 WNBA Peak Performer Awards for scoring, rebounding and assists, respectively, it was announced by the WNBA today. The WNBA presents the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-17-2013

Minnesota Twins purchased 500 upper level tix for Lynx playoffs opener vs. Seattle http://t.co/CGVpuRgZ5C #wnba -> Sun enter offseason with lots of questions (Norwich Bulletin) http://t.co/OQ9iorLPRK #wnba -> Until next year, one last trip around the Sun (The Day) http://t.co/cqVoUZKYZv…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-17-2013

Minnesota Twins purchased 500 upper level tix for Lynx playoffs opener vs. Seattle http://t.co/CGVpuRgZ5C #wnba -> Sun enter offseason with lots of questions (Norwich Bulletin) http://t.co/OQ9iorLPRK #wnba -> Until next year, one last trip around the Sun (The Day) http://t.co/cqVoUZKYZv…

Elena Delle Donne sweeps Rookie of the Month awards for 2013

The WNBA named Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne Rookie of the Month for September, the fourth consecutive honor for the guard/forward. After earning the awards for every month during the 2013 season Delle Donne becomes just the second player in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-16-2013

#WNBA Conference Semifinal Schedule http://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 Thurs. 9/19: Washington @ Atlanta 8pm ET, ESPN2 || Phoenix @ LA, 10p ET, ESPN2 -> 2014 HoopGurlz Recruiting Rankings – espnW 100 (ESPN) http://t.co/9FPypYtPZl #prep -> WNBA Players of the Week: Ivory Latta of…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-15-2013

Lynx finish regular season with a win, secure WNBA's best record (Star Tribune) http://t.co/1MXrtD3cVX #wnba -> Lynx: Regular season ends on a high note (Star Tribune) http://t.co/NgJ63KJXE7 #wnba -> Photos: Lynx earn home court advantage in playoffs with 79-66 victory…