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A Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session: Tina Charles finds success on and off the court

A Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session: Tina Charles finds success on and off the court

Throughout the WNBA season, Hoopfeed will be giving you Dishin & Swishin Q & A Sessions to supplement our weekly podcasts. Who better to start with than the defending Most Valuable Player of the league,…

Dishin & Swishin 5/09/13 Podcast: Pokey Chatman & Anne Donovan face different kinds of pressure in tough WNBA Eastern Conference

Dishin & Swishin 5/09/13 Podcast: Pokey Chatman & Anne Donovan face different kinds of pressure in tough WNBA Eastern Conference

[display_podcast] It is one type of pressure when the franchise you coach has never made the playoffs in its entire existence. It is another type of pressure when you are succeeding a coach that took…

Despite changes in the Eastern Conference, Connecticut Sun show confidence at Media Day

Despite changes in the Eastern Conference, Connecticut Sun show confidence at Media Day

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Former head coach Mike Thibault is in Washington and All-Star and USA national team player Asjha Jones is at home. Bill Laimbeer is trying to recapture Detroit Shock glory in New York,…

Dishin & Swishin 4/18/13 Podcast: The WNBA class of 2013, there may be three to see, but there’s a lot more to adore!

Dishin & Swishin 4/18/13 Podcast: The WNBA class of 2013, there may be three to see, but there’s a lot more to adore!

[display_podcast] With the 2013 draft on Monday women’s basketball effectively closed the book on the 2012-13 college season, and cracked the seal on a new volume, the 2013 WNBA season. For the third consecutive year,…

The “Three to See” lead poised and polished draft class into the WNBA

The “Three to See” lead poised and polished draft class into the WNBA

The college draft for any professional sports league is usually more of a celebration of the sport than an actual sporting event. Yesterday on the campus of ESPN, the WNBA celebrated its re-branding and re-packaging…

2013 WNBA Draft Board, as expected Brittney Griner picked 1st by Mercury

2013 WNBA Draft Board, as expected Brittney Griner picked 1st by Mercury

The Phoenix Mercury selected Baylor’s Brittney Griner with their No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft presented. The Chicago Sky chose Elena Delle Donne of Delaware with the second overall selection, and the…

Connecticut Sun names Anne Donovan as new head coach

Connecticut Sun names Anne Donovan as new head coach

The Connecticut Sun named Anne Donovan as its new head coach on Thursday. Donovan currently serves as the head coach of Big East school Seton Hall. Previously, she was the head coach of the Seattle…

Dishin & Swishin 12/20/12 Podcast: New Mystics coach/GM Mike Thibault and analyst Christy Winters Scott on the hire

Dishin & Swishin 12/20/12 Podcast: New Mystics coach/GM Mike Thibault and analyst Christy Winters Scott on the hire

[display_podcast] It is widely believed that if the Washington Mystics did not have bad luck, they would have no luck at all. The most recent example of this theory is that the Mystics finished with…

Washington Mystics name former Connecticut Sun coach Mike Thibault head coach and GM

Washington Mystics name former Connecticut Sun coach Mike Thibault head coach and GM

As expected the Washington Mystics named former Connecticut Sun coach Mike Thibault its new general manager and head coach. The Mystics fired Trudi Lacey in late September after a dismal two-year tenure with an 11-57…

Dishin & Swishin 11/21/12 Podcast: A Special Thanksgiving chat with Kara Lawson

Dishin & Swishin 11/21/12 Podcast: A Special Thanksgiving chat with Kara Lawson

[display_podcast] A few years back, I started a Dishin & Swishin tradition. You see, every week for the remainder of the year I get to talk basketball with the greatest players, coaches, administrators and journalists…

The Connecticut Sun fires head coach Mike Thibault and assistant coaches

The Connecticut Sun fires head coach Mike Thibault and assistant coaches

From the Sun: The Connecticut Sun announced today it will not be retaining head coach Mike Thibault or his assistant coaches for the 2013 season. This is the first coaching change since the franchise relocated…

Dishin & Swishin 10/25/12 Podcast: Celebrating the WNBA Finals with Angela Taylor and the Indiana Fever with chat replays of Lin Dunn & Briann January

Dishin & Swishin 10/25/12 Podcast: Celebrating the WNBA Finals with Angela Taylor and the Indiana Fever with chat replays of Lin Dunn & Briann January

[display_podcast] The WNBA season has come to its conclusion, and it is time for Dishin & Swishin to celebrate a fantastic WNBA finals series. The Indiana Fever certainly had a difficult path to the Finals,…

Indiana rolls into WNBA Finals with surprising ease; Fever reaction in postgame videos

Indiana rolls into WNBA Finals with surprising ease; Fever reaction in postgame videos

Postgame videos “If you were to tell me this game would play out like this beforehand, I would have said you were crazy,” said Connecticut Sun head coach Mike Thibault with disappointment in his voice…

Tamika Catchings leads Fever, Indiana reaches WNBA finals, Katie Douglas injured in first quarter

Tamika Catchings leads Fever, Indiana reaches WNBA finals, Katie Douglas injured in first quarter

Even without Katie Douglas playing for the majority of the game, the Indiana Fever reached the WNBA finals after routing the Connecticut Sun 87-71 in a contest that was lopsided for most of the night.…

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…

So how accurate was Lin Dunn in predicting how the Fever would beat the Sun?

So how accurate was Lin Dunn in predicting how the Fever would beat the Sun?

It was just last Friday that the Connecticut Sun defeated the Indiana Fever, 76-64 to give the Sun a one game to none advantage in the WNBA Eastern Conference finals. After the game, Fever coach…

Shavonte Zellous saves the day for the Fever, Indiana douses Sun in game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals

Shavonte Zellous saves the day for the Fever, Indiana douses Sun in game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals

The Indiana Fever overcame an 11-point deficit and pulled out a 78-76 victory to keep their bid to reach the WNBA finals alive. A crowd of 9,225 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse witnessed Shavonte Zellous launch…

Lynx advance to WNBA finals in nail-biter on the road, overcome stellar play of Candace Parker and rebounding deficit

Lynx advance to WNBA finals in nail-biter on the road, overcome stellar play of Candace Parker and rebounding deficit

Quotes | Finals schedule With a slim 80-79 win over Los Angeles Sunday night, the Minnesota Lynx finished a Conference finals sweep of the Sparks in front of 10,791 fans at the Staples Center. The…

Sun look to close out series on the road, Fever aim to regain poise and composure

Sun look to close out series on the road, Fever aim to regain poise and composure

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Connecticut Sun coach Mike Thibault could not be happy with the way the first game of the Eastern Conference finals began for his team. Having watched the Los Angeles Sparks start slowly…

Sentimentality does not win a playoff series: A look at the Eastern Conference finals

Sentimentality does not win a playoff series: A look at the Eastern Conference finals

Game 1: Indiana at Connecticut Fri, Oct. 5, 8 ET, ESPN2 Game 2: Connecticut at Indiana Mon. Oct. 8, 8 ET, ESPN2 Game 3*: Indiana at Connecticut Thu, Oct. 11, 8:30 ET, ESPN2 * if…

Dishin & Swishin 10/04/12 Podcast: Tully Bevilaqua calls it a career & Chasity Melvin on the WNBA conference finals

Dishin & Swishin 10/04/12 Podcast: Tully Bevilaqua calls it a career & Chasity Melvin on the WNBA conference finals

[display_podcast] The WNBA season is nearing completion, and soon we will in the college season. Tonight begins the conference finals and Dishin & Swishin is all about the WNBA this week. First, for the second…

WNBA Playoffs: Fever and Lynx advance; conference finals set

WNBA Playoffs: Fever and Lynx advance; conference finals set

Four Fever players were in double figures in Indiana’s victory over the Atlanta Dream to advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Katie Douglas led her team with 24 points and Erlana Larkins grabbed a career-high…

Sun celebrates awards early, has to hold on late, to take game one of Eastern Conference semifinals

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The day at Mohegan Sun started with three awards and a special announcement. Pregame, the league honored Tina Charles with the 2012 WNBA Most Valuable Player award, Kara Lawson the Kim Perrot…

Sun players dominate postseason awards, winning MVP, Kim Perrot, and 6th Woman; Sparks’ Toliver is Most Improved

Sun players dominate postseason awards, winning MVP, Kim Perrot, and 6th Woman; Sparks’ Toliver is Most Improved

Players on the team that ended the season as the best in the Eastern Conference took home three individual players awards led by Tina Charles, the 2012 WNBA Most Valuable Player. Last year Tamika Catchings…

Dishin’ on the Conference Semifinals: A look at the first round of the WNBA playoffs

If you are a WNBA fan you have seen or heard predictions, analysis, breakdowns, and more of the playoffs this week. Since I know I have seen about enough, here are some interesting points to…