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Two more to go and then come Saturday, it’s on!

Tonight marks the end of the WNBA preseason with two games scheduled, both at 8 p.m. EDT. The Indiana Fever visit the San Antonio Silver Stars. Well, not really since the game will actually be…

My name is Cappie Pondexter and my Social Security number is…

As previously reported (and fans have figured out), the WNBA sealed a deal with LifeLock to have logos on league jerseys. LifeLock’s CEO Todd Davis gives out his social security number in the company’s well-known…

The Phoenix Mercury web site is locked down until Monday’s big announcement

Update: The Lifelock logo was deleted from the padlock image on the site. Visitors to the Phoenix Mercury’s web site this weekend are greeted with a splash page indicating the site is locked down. The…

WNBA Weekend Update

Transactions and briefs for this weekend in the WNBA In Wednesday’s WNBA media call, all of the coaches in attendance indicated they were going to wait until after the games this weekend to make the…

A Cautionary Tale: Sheryl, Malcolm and Michael, or Keep Track of Your Valuables

Swoopes during her visit to the White House with the Houston Comets, 2001. It has happened to some of the most famous people in modern history, including Malcolm X and Michael Jackson. I remember the…

WNBA mid-preseason update: standouts, waivers and more

Becky Hammon Game 2, 2008 Western Conference Finals, San Antonio vs. Los Angeles Current WNBA rosters The WNBA is mid-way through the preseason with training camp well underway and five games played. Since April 9,…

Weekly Photo – Sunday, May 24, 2009

Diana Taurasi in action during a WNBA game between the Phoenix Mercury and the Los Angeles Sparks held at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Tuesday, June 13, 2006. Los Angeles won the game…

Basketball mimics theatre

University of Hawaii women’s basketball candidate George Wolfe coaches hoops, George C. Wolfe writes absurdist plays. UH’s coach search reminds me of latter’s works, not sports. Posted via email from hoopfeed’s posterous

WNBA loses Discover sponsorship

Remember that awesome Kiara Nowlin WNBA Discover Card commercial that also featured Tamika Catchings? Well, Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal is reporting that the financial services company did not renew its sponsorship deal with…

Grab the popcorn, it’s time for Roster Roulette ’09

Training Camp is upon us. Finally. The long stretch between the end of the NCAA Championship and the cusp of the season is over. Yeah, I know there were some European championships in the mix…

Lauren Jackson visits old team in Australia, talks about happiness in re-signing with Seattle

Lauren Jackson watched her former team in Australia, the Albury-Wodonga Lady Bandits, play Saturday night and reminisced in an interview with The Border Mail newspaper: “Coming back here to the stadium brought back some of…

Nation’s top women’s college players invited to 2009 USA Women’s World University Games Team Trials

USA Basketball invited 29 women’s college players to try out for the 12-member  2009 USA Women’s World University Games Roster. Trials will take place May 14-17 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs,…

Month in Review – April 2009

Folks continue processing the loss heard around the (women’s basketball) world: Tennessee’s stunning defeat in the first round of the NCAA tournament at the hands of 12th seeded Ball State. Glaring irony: the worst season…