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Month: July 2016

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-30-2016

Defense the story as USA defeats Canada 83-43 https://t.co/5T1GBhx368 #RoadtoRio -> Phoenix Mercury's Penny Taylor to retire at end of season (AP) https://t.co/OOsX6hgKYq #wnba -> #USA National Team keeping cool, confident under pressure https://t.co/gCRZwjB5P3 #RoadtoRio -> #USA Basketball National Team…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-29-2016

Video: #USA Women's Olympic Basketball Team Visits GMA's @RobinRoberts https://t.co/zgBisTePM8 -> .@USAbasketball's #USWNT presents @RobinRoberts with a jersey during their visit to @GMA this morning #Rio2016 https://t.co/36S6eiBWs5 -> Today's exhibition games: 4:30p ET Australia vs. France 7p ET USA Women’s…

Team USA’s Olympic opening ceremony uniforms revealed for Rio Games

Team USA’s Olympic opening ceremony uniforms revealed for Rio Games

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and Ralph Lauren Corporation unveiled the opening ceremony parade uniforms for Team USA and the outfit for the nation’s flag bearer today. The event takes place Aug. 5 at Maracanã Stadium in Rio de…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-28-2016

ICYMI: Yesterday's #USA Exhibition Results https://t.co/LRokKQIQpA Next: Australia vs. France and USA vs. Canada on Friday -> 20 Years Later – Catching up with the 1996 USA Basketball Women's National Team https://t.co/CVeXzJZ7K9 -> RT @JenRizzotti: Who said these guys can…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-27-2016

RT @FRABasketball: Le portrait du jour de @libe est consacré à l'intérieure des Bleues @Sandrine_Gruda : https://t.co/IwAQVSmlnO https://t.… -> RT @BasketballAus: WARM-UP GAME | Starting five for Australia: Mitchell, Phillips, Taylor (who has overcome her hip contusion), Burton and… ->…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-26-2016

ICYMI: #USA fends off feisty Select Team, 88-84 https://t.co/qOuBkcXpig #rio2016 -> Tina Charles and Nneka Ogwumike repeat as #WNBA Players of the Month https://t.co/2mqq9qIUMm -> Pat Summitt’s lakefront home in Knoxville for sale for $1.2 million (WATE 6) https://t.co/68yIK3nIoX #ncaaw…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-25-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-24-2016 https://t.co/UVjojI8n70 #ncaaw #wnba -> 2016 #USA Women’s National Team practices quotes from the weekend and pre-Olympics exhibition schedule https://t.co/Zlvs3YMLE9 -> Today's game: USA Women’s National Team vs. USA Select…

USA fends off feisty Select Team, 88-84

In their first real test before the Summer Olympics next month in Rio, the U.S. women’s basketball team fought off a feisty squad of young stars and future Olympians Monday night in Los Angeles, 88-84. USA head coach Geno Auriemma…

Big 12 and SEC Announce 2016 Women’s Basketball Challenge Schedule

The Big 12 and Southeastern conferences announced the 2016 schedule for their Women’s Basketball Challenge which will feature every team from the Big 12 against 10 squads from the SEC. The games will be scheduled over the dates of Thursday-Sunday,…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-24-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-23-2016 https://t.co/T4INkGqLLM #ncaaw #wnba -> Your primer on the events leading up to the #WNBA fines and the league decision to rescind them https://t.co/Y82A3tiOls -> RT @aggie_hoops12: Congratulations to Danielle…

United States Olympic Committee announces 555-member 2016 U.S. Olympic Team

The United States Olympic Committee announced the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team that will compete at the upcoming Rio Olympic Games during a press conference at Venice Beach in Los Angeles yesterday. The 555-member roster includes 292 women and 263 men. This year’s competition…

Quotes: 2016 USA Women’s National Team on practicing together for the first time

Saturday, June 23, 2016 Practice Quotes Sunday, June 24, 2016 Practice Quotes Photos: Tamika Catchings Takes Part In Official 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Announcement July 23 in Venice, California This weekend the 2016 USA Women’s National Team kicked off its quest for…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-23-2016

#WNBA president lauds activism, wishes it was kept off court (AP) https://t.co/eqk7GJQxAD -> Geno Auriemma on #WNBA fining players: “I don’t know what the basis is for the WNBA fines” https://t.co/ZeAQkxVMuj -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter…

WNBA President Lisa Borders issues another statement on player activism, league rescinds fines

WNBA President Lisa Borders issues another statement on player activism, league rescinds fines

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIONc0Ah4em/?taken-by=tina31charles The uproar over fines assessed to WNBA players due to their activism gathered momentum this week as the athletes, fans and media piled criticism on the league for its actions. As a result, league president Lisa borders released the following…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-22-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-21-2016 https://t.co/PcADNrLVe0 #ncaaw #wnba -> Today's #WNBA games: Sparks @ Mystics, 7p ET Wings @ Dream, 7:30p ET Storm @ Lynx, 8p ET Sun @ Sky, 8:30p ET ??: https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05…

Basketball Canada announces 2016 women’s national team for Rio Olympic Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canada Basketball named the twelve athletes nominated to represent Team Canada in women’s basketball at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games from August 5 to 21. The team includes seven athletes who competed at the London…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-21-2016

Halftime: Indiana 45, New York 38 https://t.co/1u53rn0Dyh #wnba -> RT @A_Phoenix_Born: Don't say we have a voice and then fine us because we use it. #notpuppets #cutthestrings -> Minnesota Lynx to hold press conference today, 2 p.m. CT, at Xcel…

Geno Auriemma on WNBA fining players for social activism t-shirts: “I don’t know what the basis is for the WNBA fines”

https://www.instagram.com/p/BHtKvHrhXxu/?taken-by=tina31charles Around the Web This week fans learned that the WNBA fined three teams, the Indiana Fever, the New York Liberty and the Phoenix Mercury and some players for wearing black warm-up shirts to make statements about recent incidents of…

Stanford star guard Lili Thompson leaves team, will remain a student at institution

The San Jose Mercury News reported Thursday afternoon that Stanford star point guard Lili Thompson would not be returning to the team for her senior season but will remain on scholarship. Thompson (Mansfield, Texas), was a an All Pac-12 team selection…

Lynx relocating to St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center for one season due to Target Center renovation

From the team: The Minnesota Lynx announced that the Xcel Energy Center will be the team’s venue for home games during the 2017 season. The team will relocate due to the previously announced major renovation and complete shutdown of Target…

Maryland 2016-17 non-conference schedule features Arizona State, Louisville and UConn

The Big Ten champion Maryland women’s basketball team released its non-conference slate for the 2016-17 season. The schedule includes contests against Connecticut, Louisville and Arizona State. The Terrapins officially open the 2016-17 season on Sunday, Nov. 13 with a matchup…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-20-2016

Duke '16-17 non-conf sched features Penn, Vanderbilt, ODU, Long Beach, Rutgers, South Carolina, Kentucky #ncaaw https://t.co/lZxzbAXCda -> Liberty earn road win in D.C. Final: New York 88, Washington 81 https://t.co/iLbDpU6fVe #wnba Brittany Boyd 17pts/4rebs/7asts -> RT @ConnecticutSun: .@Chiney321 is on…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-19-2016

Today's #WNBA games: Sparks @ Fever, 8 pm ET, ESPN2 Sky @ Mercury, 10pm ET, League Pass/The U Too https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 -> #ThePostUp Podcast: @JanellBurse, now a successful businesswoman, helps chart course for new league @WMLBA_ https://t.co/HU9GP5OyED #wnba -> RT @BGSUHoops:…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-18-2016

Georgia Tech adds transfer from Eastern Michigan, guard Cha'Ron Sweeney https://t.co/wrc9eQ2HvD #ncaaw -> Florida State teammates Maria Conde & Iho Lopez helped Spain secure FIBA U20 Women's European Championship https://t.co/FeZy3zIjuP #ncaaw -> #WNBA Players of the Week: Elena Delle Donne…

San Antonio Stars sign forward Vicki Baugh to a seven-day contract

From the team: The San Antonio Stars announced today that the team has signed forward Vicki Baugh to a seven-day contract. The Stars also waived guard Blake Dietrick. Baugh (Tennessee, 6’4) most recently played in the WNBA for the Tulsa…