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Taurasi and Lyttle lead UMMC Ekaterinburg to 2016 EuroLeague title

Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury) and Sancho Lyttle (Atlanta Dream) led UMMC Ekaterinburg to the team’s 3rd EuroLeague title Sunday beating Nadezhda 72-69. Taurasi led UMMC in scoring with 22 points while Lyttle finished with a double-double of…

Dishin & Swishin 07/29/15 Podcast: With Big Syl, the pressure is on the Lynx, and Maya Moore would not have it any other way

Dishin & Swishin 07/29/15 Podcast: With Big Syl, the pressure is on the Lynx, and Maya Moore would not have it any other way

[display_podcast] What a week to be Maya Moore! First, she drops 30 points in the All-Star game including eight in a row to lead the West to victory, earning Most Valuable Player. Follow that with…

Dishin & Swishin 5/8/15 Podcast: Katie Douglas looks back at her career, NCAA basketball and the WNBA

Dishin & Swishin 5/8/15 Podcast: Katie Douglas looks back at her career, NCAA basketball and the WNBA

[display_podcast] Yesterday, Katie Douglas celebrated her birthday (her 36th, happy birthday!). For the first time in 14 years she did not celebrate by getting ready for the start of the WNBA season. Last week, Douglas…

Dishin & Swishin 10/02/14 Podcast: Stefanie Dolson on USA Basketball, the WNBA, UConn and Spartak

Dishin & Swishin 10/02/14 Podcast: Stefanie Dolson on USA Basketball, the WNBA, UConn and Spartak

Eiffel Tower selfie! #americaninparis #usabwnt @SkyDigg4 @bigmamastef @MooreMaya @seimoneaugustus @FIBA pic.twitter.com/rG92brft5C — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) September 17, 2014 [display_podcast] Stefanie Dolson was a freshman the year Dishin & Swishin host David Siegel started covering the…

Dishin & Swishin 09/25/14 Podcast: A look at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

Dishin & Swishin 09/25/14 Podcast: A look at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

[display_podcast] After a brief hiatus coinciding with the end of the WNBA season, our favorite players lace up again starting this weekend. This time, however, in additional to playing for a title, they are walking…

Kristen Mann balances basketball and music, launches campaign to support new video project

Kristen Mann balances basketball and music, launches campaign to support new video project

Watch the fundraising campaign video Donate to the campaign at Sapphica.com Over the years while playing basketball overseas, former Minnesota Lynx forward Kristen Mann found the time to pursue another passion: music. During a stint…

A Special Dishin & Swishin 10/01/13 Podcast: DeLisha Milton-Jones and husband Roland on the past, present, and future…and retirement

A Special Dishin & Swishin 10/01/13 Podcast: DeLisha Milton-Jones and husband Roland on the past, present, and future…and retirement

[display_podcast] DeLisha Milton-Jones is one of the greatest players in the history of women’s basketball, destined for the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame and perhaps the Naismith Hall of Fame. A pretty bold statement, but…

2013 EuroLeague Final Eight play begins March 18

The EuroLeague Final Eight is set for March 18-24, 2013 in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Clubs are divided into two round robin groups of four teams each. The makeup of the two groups is based on the team’s…

Dishin & Swishin 10/11/12 Podcast: “Mama Taj” talks longevity, playoffs and a whole lot more

Dishin & Swishin 10/11/12 Podcast: “Mama Taj” talks longevity, playoffs and a whole lot more

[display_podcast] It is a sign of respect when a veteran or mentor is referred to with a nickname like “Mama” or “Pops.” But when the president of the United States calls you that while honoring…

Dishin & Swishin 7/19/12 Podcast: AP’s Doug Feinberg breaks down women’s basketball at the 2012 London Olympics

Dishin & Swishin 7/19/12 Podcast: AP’s Doug Feinberg breaks down women’s basketball at the 2012 London Olympics

Doug Feinberg has been the Associated Press’s lead writer for women's basketball coverage for several years. He has been to Final Fours and WNBA Finals, and seemingly every other high-profile event, including the 2008 Beijing…

Dishin & Swishin 7/13/12 Podcast: Summer 2012 is a good time to be Becky Hammon!

Dishin & Swishin 7/13/12 Podcast: Summer 2012 is a good time to be Becky Hammon!

The last time she was a guest on Dishin & Swishin, Hammon was with fellow legends of Liberty days past: Teresa Weatherspoon, Rebecca Lobo, Vickie Johnson, Sue Wicks, and Kym Hampton. Today's Dishin & Swishin…

Ros Casares fires head coach Natalia Hejkova, Maya Moore to join the team soon

Ros Casares fires head coach Natalia Hejkova, Maya Moore to join the team soon

Ros Casares (8-2) fired coach Natalia Hejkova Wednesday night. The Spanish team, a powerhouse in the EuroLeague, dismissed the coach after Ros Casares defeated Lotos Gydnia that evening 84-70. Roberto Iñiguez takes over as the…

Report: Taurasi’s “B” sample is positive, teammates resist tests

According to the Associated Press, a Turkish television report says WNBA star Diana Taurasi’s “B” sample for a doping test is positive for the banned stimulant modafinil. Taurasi tested positive for the substance last month…

Spartak Moscow EuroLeague champions again, Taurasi MVP again

With its star-studded cast led by Diana Taurasi, Spartak Moscow Region earned its fourth straight EuroLeague title over the weekend beating Spain’s Ros Casares 87-80. The Final Four featured big names on other teams like…