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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, WBCA announce candidates for inaugural Cheryl Miller Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced 20 watch list candidates for the inaugural Cheryl Miller Award. The annual award will recognize the top small forwards in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball.…

Watch list announced for the inaugural Ann Meyers Drysdale Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the 20 watch list candidates for the inaugural Ann Meyers Drysdale Award. The annual award will recognize the top shooting guard in women’s NCAA Division I…

Watch list for 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award announced

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the watch list for the 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award today. Twenty athletes are on the list for the award which recognizes the top point guard in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball.…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-23-2017

Dayton predicted to repeat as A-10 champions https://t.co/vElaDItois #ncaaw -> Ohio State tops Big Ten preseason rankings. Preseason POY: Kelsey Mitchell (Ohio State) https://t.co/M43PphNq8A #ncaaw -> Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 10-16-2017…

Big 12 women’s basketball tournament returns to Kansas City in 2020

Big 12 women’s basketball tournament returns to Kansas City in 2020

#Big12WBB Championship will be returning to Kansas City in 2020! pic.twitter.com/f5gSF2wXDB — Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) October 24, 2017 The Big 12 women’s basketball tournament will return to Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium in 2020. The tournament will take place the…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-16-2017

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-16-2017

Upset, floored, sad & angry: San Antonio Stars season ticket-holders speak out on team relocation https://t.co/Rc0Twf9vhi #wnba -> San Antonio Stars players surprised by news of sale, relocation (AP) https://t.co/yWwNd99aDv #wnba -> San Antonio Stars season ticket-holder: SS&E “bailed on…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-09-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-2-2017 https://t.co/5MHAT2nLxX #wnba #ncaaw -> RT @BobbieKelsey: @NBA might follow @WNBA in reformatting the playoffs based on regular season. . .????? #LeadingFromFront @hoopfeed https… -> #WNBA saw increases in…

WNBA saw increases in attendance, viewership, social media and merchandise during the 2017 postseason

WNBA saw increases in attendance, viewership, social media and merchandise during the 2017 postseason

The WNBA saw increases in attendance, viewership, social media and merchandise during the 2017 postseason the league announced today. The season concluded with the Minnesota Lynx winning the franchise’s fourth title after a game five victory over the Los Angeles…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-02-2017

Lynx win pushes Finals series to Game 5, Sparks eschew comparisons to last season (Hoopfeed) https://t.co/bHH4PS0LcY #wnba -> .@MooreMaya on Game 5: “We’re excited for the opportunity to compete for our goal in front of our fans.”… https://t.co/aMjMiPP7nZ -> Brunson, Lynx…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-25-2017

ICYMI: Sparks show solidarity with NFL before #WNBA Finals game 1. Includes postgame comments: https://t.co/lPQIIDKA1O -> Chelsea Gray @cgray209 propels @LA_Sparks to victory in #WNBAFinals Finals Game 1. Recap/photos/notes: https://t.co/Rffu2Zp9vo #wnba -> Buzzer-beater #WNBA Finals game 1 delivers best overnight…

WNBPA distributes money raised from league fines as grants to non-profits

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association selected four charities to receive grants funded by fines and suspensions assessed to players during the last two seasons. The following organizations received a $35,000 grant. Girls Who Code Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund/Greater Houston…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-18-2017

#WNBA Finals Schedule https://t.co/GAZdmQznnx Play begins Sun. Sept. 24, Sparks @ Lynx, TV: ABC -> Lynx-Sparks #WNBA Finals provides another chapter in the riveting rivalry (Pioneer Press) https://t.co/kV0z3rCKLr -> Lynx aim for a Barn burner, prep to face Sparks again…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-11-2017

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 9-04-2017 https://t.co/uOKgnKCtHr #ncaaw #wnba -> Los Angeles Sparks: Head coach Brian Agler signs a multi-year contract extension https://t.co/TVFfU9vlH2 #wnba -> #WNBA Playoffs best-of-five semifinals begin tomorrow details:…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-04-2017

Atlanta Dream fires head coach Michael Cooper https://t.co/ysruosvHPJ #wnba -> Bill Laimbeer named #WNBA Coach of the month https://t.co/1SBowzzs9Y -> Atlanta’s Brittney Sykes named #WNBA Rookie of the Month for August https://t.co/xMioiKNsMG -> Brittney Griner, Jonquel Jones & Courtney Vandersloot…

New York Liberty guard Sugar Rodgers named the 2017 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year

From the league: New York Liberty guard Sugar Rodgers has been named the 2017 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year, the WNBA announced today. The fifth-year guard earned the award as the league’s top reserve for the first time. The…

WNBA announces officials for the  2017 playoffs

WNBA announces officials for the 2017 playoffs

The WNBA today announced the list of 16 referees who earned spots to officiate the 2017 WNBA Playoffs. The playoffs begin Wednesday, Sept. 6 with the Dallas Wings at the Washington Mystics (8 p.m. ET, ESPN2) and the Seattle Storm…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 08-28-2017

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 08-28-2017

Australia beats Japan 85-76 to win World University Games gold medal https://t.co/CmBagimSCh -> Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 8-21-2017 https://t.co/f22Z5Q7SgO #ncaaw #wnba #fiba -> #WNBA Players of the Week: Tina Charles (New…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 08-21-2017

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 8-14-2017 https://t.co/uCLY4euxhT #ncaaw #wnba -> #WNBA Players of the Week: Tina Charles (New York), Breanna Stewart (Seattle) https://t.co/aP1tcsUUi9 -> Indiana Fever guard Briann January out for rest…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 08-14-2017

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 8-07-2017 https://t.co/6orrs9Gkgv -> San Antonio Stars sign forward Cierra Burdick to a 7-day contract https://t.co/DcM0SBb09y #wnba -> #WNBA Players of the Week: Jonquel Jones (Connecticut), Sylvia Fowles…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 08-07-2017

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 08-07-2017

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 7-31-2017 https://t.co/oUz2iacrHA https://t.co/8awD4iWRi6 -> #WNBA Players Of The Week: Courtney Vandersloot (Chicago Sky), Glory Johnson (Dallas Wings) https://t.co/l0SMvKXs3Q -> Current #WNBA standings https://t.co/jlr8yjVCSY -> Sun have been…

San Antonio Stars waive injured center Erika de Souza

The San Antonio Stars waived center Erika de Souza who suffered a lower right leg bone bruise during the team’s practice on Aug. 8. The veteran requested the waive so that she can return home to Brazil where she will…

Minnesota Lynx unveil new logo

Minnesota Lynx unveil new logo

The Minnesota Lynx unveiled a new logo as part of a rebranding effort of teams owned by the Timberwolves and Lynx organization. The Lynx will continue using their current logo for the remainder of the 2017 season. Merchandise with the…

Mercury center Brittney Griner returns to action Aug. 12 vs. Seattle

Mercury center Brittney Griner returns to action Aug. 12 vs. Seattle

Phoenix Mercury starting center Brittney Griner will return to the team’s lineup tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 12, against the Seattle Storm at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Griner missed the Mercury’s last eight games after suffering a left knee bone bruise and…

D.C.’s Verizon Center becomes Capital One Arena

D.C.’s Verizon Center becomes Capital One Arena

Washington D.C.’s Verizon Center has a new name: Capital One Arena. The name change is effective immediately. Monumental Sports and Entertainment (MSE) and Capital One announced the naming rights partnership Wednesday. The naming rights deal is worth $100 million over…