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Elena Delle Donne honors Sheryl Swoopes with a player exclusive Nike React Hyperdunk 2017

Elena Delle Donne honors Sheryl Swoopes with a player exclusive Nike React Hyperdunk 2017

Images: Nike. It has been 22 years since Sheryl Swoopes became the first women’s basketball player to have a Nike shoe named after her. The Air Swoopes became an iconic shoe prized by basketball fans and die-hard sneaker collectors. Washington…

#ThePostUp Podcast 5/9/16: Jennifer Rizzotti on her new head coaching challenge, USA Basketball and the WNBA

#ThePostUp Podcast 5/9/16: Jennifer Rizzotti on her new head coaching challenge, USA Basketball and the WNBA

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app. Also available on iTunes and Google Play Music. After 17 years at the helm of Hartford, Jennifer Rizzotti left New England to accept the challenge as the head…

Sheryl Swoopes elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Sheryl Swoopes has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. She joins Allen Iverson, Tom Izzo, Yao Ming, Shaquille O’Neal and Jerry Reinsdorf in the Class of 2016, which will be enshrined during festivities, Sept. 8-10, in Springfield, Mass.…

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2016 finalists selected by women’s committee

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the finalists for the Class of 2016 today in Toronto during NBA All-Star festivities. Finalists selected by the Women’s Committee to appear on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot include: Notre Dame…

Nike signs top four WNBA draft picks: Loyd, Zahui B., Mosqueda-Lewis, Williams

With the WNBA training camps in full swing, Nike announced the signing of the top four draft picks in last month’s draft: Jewell Loyd (Seattle), Amanda Zahui Bazoukou (Tulsa), Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (Seattle) and Elizabeth Williams (Connecticut). “To represent Nike Basketball is a…

Texas hires WNBA legend Tina Thompson as an assistant coach

Release from Texas: AUSTIN, Texas — Women’s basketball legend Tina Thompson is the newest member of the Texas coaching staff. Thompson — the first overall pick in the inaugural WNBA Draft, two-time Olympic Gold medalist, and four-time WNBA champion —…

Dishin & Swishin 05/29/14 Podcast: Shooting the breeze with ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel on Leticia Romero, the Minnesota Lynx and more

Dishin & Swishin 05/29/14 Podcast: Shooting the breeze with ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel on Leticia Romero, the Minnesota Lynx and more

Have you ever wanted to eavesdrop on a conversation between two people who love women's basketball? Then this week's Dishin & Swishin podcast is for you. Earlier this week Dishin & Swishin's host, David Siegel, caught up with ESPN's Mechelle…

Tina Thompson’s career comes to an end, a Dishin’ story, and Thompson’s peers pay tribute to a legend

Tina Thompson’s career comes to an end, a Dishin’ story, and Thompson’s peers pay tribute to a legend

We have known the inevitable, that the Seattle Storm’s season would eventually end and with it, the end of Tina Thompson’s legendary career. The tributes have been many, the amazing statistics repeated again and again. The talk about the game,…

Dishin & Swishin 7/04/13 Podcast: Dawn Staley on giving back, USA basketball and more; Kara Lawson on the Staley Community Leadership award

Dishin & Swishin 7/04/13 Podcast: Dawn Staley on giving back, USA basketball and more; Kara Lawson on the Staley Community Leadership award

[display_podcast] Is there a bigger icon in USA women’s basketball history than Dawn Staley? She is a three-time Olympic gold medalist, opening ceremonies flag bearer, and come this September, a member of the Naismith Hall of Fame. Staley, the head…

Sheryl Swoopes joins Texas Tech women’s basketball broadcast team for 2012-13

Basketball legend and former Lady Raider Sheryl Swoopes will join the Texas Tech women’s basketball broadcast team this season. The team will make 18 appearances on television this season including eight games on Texas Tech TV on FOX Sports in…

Game 2 of the WNBA Finals most viewed WNBA postseason game on ESPN since 1999

Game 2 of the WNBA Finals between the Indiana Fever and Minnesota Lynx on Wednesday, Oct. 17 was the most viewed and highest rated WNBA Playoff game on ESPN since 1999 reported the league Thursday. Overall, the game had 778,000…