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Month: August 2015

Cappie Pondexter suffers a concussion in Sky win over Atlanta

Chicago Sky guard Cappie Pondexter suffered a concussion in the team’s 98-96 win over the Atlanta Dream on Saturday night. She is currently being evaluated based on the WNBA’s concussion protocol. The nine-year pro is averaging 15.0 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game and 2.1 assists…

USA Basketball to conduct youth camps for girls in 7th to 12th grades in California and North Carolina

USA Basketball will conduct two Youth Development Regional Skills Camps open to girls basketball players in 7th-12th grades this October. The West regional will take place from Oct. 17-18 at Jamtown in Oakland, California. Registration/Details The East regional camp will…

Fever re-sign Briann January to multi-year contract

The Indiana Fever re-signed point guard Briann January to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, terms of the contract are not announced. From the team: Currently in her seventh WNBA season, all with the Fever, January has helped Indiana to playoff…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 08-24-2015 to 08-30-2015

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-24-2015 Marta Xargay makes impact in 1st career start for Phoenix Mercury (AZ Central)http://t.co/yBOessjROz #wnba -> Fever win sixth straight, within a game of first place in the East (IndyStar)http://t.co/YoJHXgLRvP #wnba -> Catch up on…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-30-2015

5 #WNBA games today: Fever @ Shock, Stars @ Sparks, Sun @ Sky, Mercury @ Lynx, Mystics @ Storm. Schedule: http://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 -> 2015 #FIBA Asia Women's Championship, day 2 results http://t.co/911h8uGjtk -> Halftime: Tulsa 38, Indiana 36 http://t.co/SJiDNjfmtj #wnba ->…

Countdown to the playoffs: WNBA results for 8/30/15

[Current standings] Tulsa Shock 76, Indiana Fever 70 Attendance: 4,512 Tulsa Odyssey Sims 30 points, 5 assists Karima Christmas 18 points, 4 rebounds Plenette Pierson 11 points Indiana Tamika Catchings 22 points, 13 rebounds By the Numbers Points in the…

Shock defeat Fever 76-70 to earn first-ever playoff berth

Shock defeat Fever 76-70 to earn first-ever playoff berth

The Tulsa Shock (15-14) survived a second-half comeback effort by Indiana to clinch the team’s first-ever playoff berth since arriving in Oklahoma in 2010. Led by Odyssey Sims and Karima Christmas, the Shock won their fifth straight game and handed…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-29-2015

Storm's Crystal Langhorne outshines stars in win http://t.co/7yB1HCzGXF #wnba -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-28-2015 http://t.co/ra6pERQQzy #ncaaw #wnba -> RT @DelishaMJones: I'm humbly honored to have quotes from many I have admired for many…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-28-2015

Video/recap/notes/quotes: Leilani Mitchell’s buzzer-beating trey douses the Sun in 81-80 Mercury win (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/2G9YNufte7 #wnba -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-27-2015 http://t.co/VcLCQIuiRO #ncaaw #wnba -> Elena Delle Donne receives July #WNBA Cares Community Assist…

Liberty defeat the Lynx 81-68, head to the playoffs for the first time since 2012

The New York Liberty (19-8) defeated the Minnesota Lynx, 81-68, to clinch their first playoff berth since 2012. The team will play in the postseason for the 13th time in franchise history. Epiphanny Prince led the Liberty, finishing with 22…

DeLisha Milton-Jones sets WNBA record for career games played, passes Tina Thompson

DeLisha Milton-Jones sets WNBA record for career games played, passes Tina Thompson

Atlanta Dream forward DeLisha Milton-Jones broke the WNBA for record career games played Friday night during a contest at Indiana. The Dream beat the Fever 90-84. Jones went into the game tied with Tina Thompson for the career mark at 496.…

Los Angeles Sparks center Marianna Tolo to undergo ACL reconstruction surgery, no timetable on return

From the team: Los Angeles Sparks center Marianna Tolo will undergo ACL reconstruction surgery in her left knee,  it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler.  A timetable for her return will be evaluated following surgery.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-27-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-26-2015 http://t.co/aqlYrZ5j71 #ncaaw #wnba -> Video/recap/notes/quotes: Dabovic makes winning shot as Sparks break the Fever, 81-79 (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/kYXlaJy2yP #wnba -> Today's #WNBA game: Phoenix at Connecticut, 7pm ET, WCTX/LiveAccess ->…

Leilani Mitchell’s buzzer-beating trey douses the Sun in 81-80 Mercury win

Leilani Mitchell’s buzzer-beating trey douses the Sun in 81-80 Mercury win

Phoenix Mercury guard Leilani Mitchell dashed the Connecticut Sun’s dreams of breaking out a slump when she nailed a three-point shot with 0.3 seconds left in the game to catapult her team over their East Coast foe, 81-80, at Mohegan…

Dishin & Swishin 8/27/15 Podcast: Stephanie White has Indiana in great position for a deep playoff run

Dishin & Swishin 8/27/15 Podcast: Stephanie White has Indiana in great position for a deep playoff run

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). The Indiana Fever (17-10) had a rocky start to the season with three straight losses before they earned…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-26-2015

Sancho Lyttle leads Atlanta over Sun, 71-57, DeLisha Milton-Jones hits career mark (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/uHZaNdyohi #wnba -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-25-2015 http://t.co/KGDGarod5R #ncaaw #wnba -> Silver Stars guard Jia Perkins on being a baller…

Dabovic makes winning shot as Sparks break the Fever, 81-79, win third straight

Dabovic makes winning shot as Sparks break the Fever, 81-79, win third straight

The Los Angeles Sparks (11-17) knocked off the Indiana Fever, 81-79, Wednesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, for three straight victories. The win also broke the Fever’s six-game win streak and solidified the Sparks’ fourth place position in the West…

Xavier and Mount St. Joseph to open season with doubleheader honoring Lauren Hill

Xavier and Mount St. Joseph to open season with doubleheader honoring Lauren Hill

Xavier University and Division III school Mount St. Joseph University will open their seasons with a doubleheader at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati on Saturday, Nov. 14 in honor of the late Lauren Hill. Both games of the inaugural “Lauren…

Pres. Obama honors 2014 WNBA Champions Phoenix Mercury at the White House

Pres. Obama honors 2014 WNBA Champions Phoenix Mercury at the White House

Photos: NBA Photos/Getty Images and the Phoenix Mercury President Barack Obama honored the 2014 WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury for their accomplishments both on and off the court at a ceremony at the White House earlier today. Led by Finals MVP…

Stars forward Sophia Young to retire at the end of the 2015 season

From the San Antonio Stars: San Antonio Stars forward and 10-year WNBA veteran Sophia Young-Malcolm will retire at the conclusion of the 2015 WNBA season, the team announced today. Young-Malcolm will end her career as the Stars all-time leader in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-25-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-24-2015 http://t.co/wSxIDN2SdT #ncaaw #wnba -> Today's #WNBA game: Connecticut Sun at Atlanta Dream, 11:30 am ET, Fox Sports South/NBA TV http://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 -> Pat Summitt to return as head coach emeritus…

Lyttle leads Atlanta over Sun, 71-57, Dream keeps playoff hopes alive, Milton-Jones hits career mark

Lyttle leads Atlanta over Sun, 71-57, Dream keeps playoff hopes alive, Milton-Jones hits career mark

Fresh off of a record-breaking outing at Connecticut on Sunday, the Atlanta Dream (11-16) returned home to defeat their New England opponents at Philips Arena, 71-57, Tuesday afternoon. The Dream beat the Sun three straight times following today’s victory and…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-24-2015

Marta Xargay makes impact in 1st career start for Phoenix Mercury (AZ Central) http://t.co/yBOessjROz #wnba -> Fever win sixth straight, within a game of first place in the East (IndyStar) http://t.co/YoJHXgLRvP #wnba -> Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed…

A summary of Atlanta’s record-breaking game vs. Connecticut on Sunday

A summary of Atlanta’s record-breaking game vs. Connecticut on Sunday

Below is a list of WNBA records broken, tied or among top two accomplished by the Atlanta Dream (10-16) in their 102-92 victory at the Connecticut Sun (12-14) on Sunday. Notes || Dream quotes about the game Most Points, one quarter 40…

Purdue recruit Lamina Cooper will not join program due to “personal reasons”

Purdue recruit Lamina Cooper (Lawrence North H.S. – Indianapolis, IN) will not enroll in school this fall and will not be a member of the Boilermaker program for 2015-16 due to “personal reasons” according to a release. The 5-8 guard…