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2014 WNBA Preseason: Connecticut Sun waive Keisha Hampton and Shenneika Smith

The Connecticut Sun have waived Keisha Hampton and Shenneika Smith. A former star at DePaul, Hampton was signed to a training camp contract by the Connecticut Sun on April 1st. Originally drafted Seattle in 2012, she was waived by the…

“Young and hungry” Connecticut Sun open camp with energy and a new attitude

“Young and hungry” Connecticut Sun open camp with energy and a new attitude

The 2013 edition of the Connecticut Sun was one the team, its coaches and management would rather forget: a 10-24 record, injuries and discord, all adding up to a disappointed fan base and massive changes to the roster in the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-29-2014

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-28-2014 http://t.co/cvyr90BmjK #ncaaw #wnba -> Tulsa rookie Jordan Hooper puts on a show as Shock opens training camp (Tulsa World) http://t.co/AmH183JPCF #wnba -> Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve trying to pace…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-28-2014

Celebrating @TichaPenicheiro's big night at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame (Ladyswish) http://t.co/XcsnrG3iQz #ncaaw #wnba -> LA Sparks owners Magic Johnson and Guggenheim Partners want to purchase the LA Clippers http://t.co/vDWbemNvPZ #nba #wnba -> Monmouth asst. Jasmina (Jazz) Perazic takes…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-27-2014

Junior star Asia Durr thrives amid hype at Nike Invitational (Daily Press) http://t.co/dFu32sSkSh #aau #prep -> Minnesota Lynx: Monica Wright undergoes arthroscopic surgery on left knee, sidelined indefinitely  http://t.co/oErqGMu9SQ #wnba -> Lynx: Training Camp Central: Day 1 http://t.co/WKge2gkpOB #wnba ->…

Monica Wright undergoes arthroscopic surgery on left knee, sidelined indefinitely

Minnesota Lynx guard Monica Wright underwent an arthroscopy on her left knee on Friday at TRIA Orthopedics in Bloomington, Minn. Wright will be sidelined indefinitely according to the team. “In her workouts last week she was having trouble with her…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-25-2014

Dream coach Michael Cooper to Shoni: “This is where you’re going to be ‘Showtime’ Schimmel." (Portland Tribune) http://t.co/bm73ZhcsD8 #wnba -> Tulsa Shock final 2014 training camp roster http://t.co/droaszUdjt #wnba -> New York Liberty finalizes 2014 training camp roster http://t.co/Z7FgtFQiRJ #wnba ->…

New York Liberty finalizes 2014 training camp roster

The New York Liberty finalized its 2014 training camp roster with the additions of Jerica Coley, Shanece McKinney and Ebony Hoffman. The Liberty open training camp on Sunday, April 27, and to celebrate their return to New York City and…

Tulsa Shock finalizes 2014 training camp roster

The Tulsa Shock has finalized the 2014 training camp roster with a total of 15 players.  The training camp roster are nine returning players from the 2013 season: Glory Johnson, Riquna Williams, Skylar Diggins, Jennifer Lacy, Roneeka Hodges, Courtney Paris,…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-24-2014

UConn's Stefanie Dolson @bigmamastef and @JimmyFallon in a dance-off on @FallonTonight http://t.co/Ebqu8sVKdP #ncaaw #wnba -> Juco powerhouse Trinity Valley sending 5 players to NCAA DI teams (KLTV) http://t.co/YVpEUukE1O #ncaaw #njcaa -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-23-2014

Kelly Greenberg on Boston U: "I do not agree w/some of the findings of the review panel regarding my coaching style" http://t.co/Zvfett4uHu -> Boston U senior Melissa Gallo: "I hope this program will start heading in a positive direction" (Boston…

WNBA to hold first-ever preseason tournament featuring Lynx, Sky, Fever and Mercury

The first-ever WNBA preseason tournament featuring the defending champion Minnesota Lynx along with the Chicago Sky, Indiana Fever and Phoenix Mercury, will tip off on Friday, May 9 at the HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex…

Tulsa Shock center Elizabeth Cambage will not return to Tulsa for the 2014 WNBA season

From the Shock: Tulsa Shock center Elizabeth Cambage will not return to Tulsa for the 2014 WNBA season. Cambage will remain in Australia to train with the Australian National Basketball Team for the upcoming FIBA World Championship in Turkey. “As…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-22-2014

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-21-2014 http://t.co/Ju0kIRRslA #ncaaw #wnba -> A very early look at the Top 25 for the 2014-15 season (ESPN) http://t.co/2KGqOKNaTT #ncaaw o_O -> RT @JayBilas: Leticia Romero wants to leave K-State…

Thirty-nine elite players accept invites to 2014 USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Championship Team Trials

Thirty-nine players, including all 12 members of the gold-medal winning 2013 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team and 19 others with experience from the 2013 USA U16 National Team Trials, have accepted invitations to attend USA Basketball’s 2014 USA Women’s…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-21-2014

New York Liberty: Leilani Mitchell to sit out 2014 #WNBA season, will remain in Australia & train with Opals http://t.co/OicZnkssjz #aus -> Haley Peters (Duke) signs training camp contract with Washington Mystics http://t.co/gIbrtuxyR4 #wnba #ncaaw -> Valencia McFarland (Ole Miss)…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-20-2014

RT @LynxCoachReeve: With the backdrop of a recent twitter convo initiated by media member referring to @minnesotalynx as outside of 'the bi… -> RT @LynxCoachReeve: sports scene, I feel compelled to share these thoughts in hopes that all members of…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-19-2014

Dishin & Swishin 4/17: Anne Donovan & Fred Williams discuss Connecticut & Tulsa’s draft picks, offseason (HF) http://t.co/Nx9VTQAP7V #wnba -> RT @kmbgOB: @Hoopfeed.com RT Help #NCLALadyFalcons Basketball receive a matching grant @DICKS Foundation! #SportsMatter https://t.co/5JeJbk… ->

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-18-2014

Dishin & Swishin 4/17: Anne Donovan & Fred Williams discuss Connecticut & Tulsa’s draft picks, offseason (HF) http://t.co/Nx9VTQAP7V #wnba -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-17-2014 http://t.co/3pnGgF5FJQ #ncaaw #wnba -> Diamond DeShields transfer from North…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-17-2014

Chicago Sky center Sylvia Fowles to miss time at beginning of season due to surgery for injured hip http://t.co/zjvqZ9mg1Q #wnba -> RT @DishNSwish: Great Dishin & Swishin podcast coming around 3pm ET on @hoopfeed w/ @ConnecticutSun & @TulsaShock coaches @atdgoldx2…

After stellar season, star freshman Diamond DeShields to leave North Carolina

UPDATE 4/24/14 DeShields posted a Twitter message about her decision: 4/17/14 Diamond DeShields, the nation’s top freshman of 2013-14, is transferring from North Carolina according to reports. The Herald-Sun in Durham first reported the decision by the star player to…

Dishin & Swishin 04/17/14 Podcast: Anne Donovan & Fred Williams discuss Connecticut and Tulsa’s draft picks and offseason moves

Dishin & Swishin 04/17/14 Podcast: Anne Donovan & Fred Williams discuss Connecticut and Tulsa’s draft picks and offseason moves

With the first pick in the 2014 #WNBADraft presented by @StateFarm, the @ConnecticutSun selects @Chiney321. pic.twitter.com/wOj9pDIKxZ — WNBA (@WNBA) April 15, 2014   [display_podcast] It sure has been an exciting start to the WNBA season. With draft picks, trades and…

2014 WNBA Draft was most watched ever on ESPN2

The 2014 WNBA Draft held at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., on Monday, April 14 averaged 413,000 viewers  on ESPN2, making it the most-watched WNBA Draft on the network, according to Nielsen. Viewership was up nine percent from last…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-16-2014

Kansas: Defections of 3 players including twins Dakota & Dylan Gonzalez don't worry AD (KUsports|com) http://t.co/JwfkfhnxBX #ncaaw -> Point guard Leti Romero compares Kansas State's release refusal to 'blackmail' (TCJ) http://t.co/b750wuO87p #ncaaw -> Bitterness in the air with Tina Charles'…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 04-15-2014

Chiney Ogwumike, Odyssey Sims & Kayla McBride top selections in 2014 WNBA Draft, recap http://t.co/0gkjT7ylLP #wnba #ncaaw -> Sue Phillips (Archbishop Mitty) returns to USA Basketball sideline as head coach of U17 World Championship team http://t.co/ABAuUnjPAg #prep -> RT @coachsphillips:…