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Sheryl Swoopes to play in exhibition game

Nine months after being waived by the Seattle Storm and a summer of not getting picked up by another WNBA team, Sheryl Swoopes will resurface on the court—in Montana. The basketball legend will play in an exhibition game on Sunday,…

The Atlanta Dream gets a new owner in businesswoman Kathy Betty

Kathy Betty, a prominent Atlanta businesswoman and widow of former EarthLink CEO Garry Betty, will become the new managing partner of the Atlanta Dream pending WNBA Board of Governors approval the league announced today. “I am confident Kathy’s passion for…

WNBA Tulsa a hot topic at Big 12 Conference women’s basketball media day

Kansas City, Mo. — The new WNBA team in Tulsa is a hot topic at the annual Big 12 Conference women’s basketball media day. Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey learned of Tulsa Pro Hoops LL purchase of the Detroit Shock…

Video: WNBA Press Conference Announcing Tulsa Team

Speaking at today’s press conference was WNBA President Donna Orender, Investor Bill Cameron, Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor, Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry and head coach Nolan Richardson.

Three of four charges against Taurasi dismissed

WNBA superstar Diana Taurasi is off to Russia to play for Spartak Moscow after a spectacular basketball season marred by an extreme DUI charge resulting in a two-game suspension. The league and Finals MVP had three additional charges filed against…

It’s a wrap: Detroit Shock to cease operations

  After weeks of rumors, the Detroit Shock finally confirmed Monday that the team would be sold to an investment group in Tulsa, Okla. Palace Sports & Entertainment posted a letter on the Shock website in the wee hours of…

Mercury’s Temeka Johnson honored with weekend celebration in Louisiana

Even before she won a championship with the Phoenix Mercury, Temeka Johnson’s friends and family back home in her home state of Louisiana began preparing a celebration for the former Louisiana State University star. Plans started coming together in early…

After historic season, Fever owners look to the future

Shortly before the beginning of the recently ended WNBA season, the future of the Indiana Fever looked bleak. Team owners admitted that they were not sure if they would keep the team afloat as it was losing money. The team…

After Five Games the Phoenix Mercury win the 2009 WNBA Championship

Finals MVP Diana Taurasi For the second time in three seasons, the Phoenix Mercury won the WNBA title. Led by Diana Taurasi, the Mercury beat the Indiana Fever 94-86. Taurasi, the Finals and league MVP scored 26 points. Teammate Cappie…

First Annual HoopFeed.com Social Media Awards

Social media created a whirlwind in sports this year. Even though interactive web sites and tools have been around for quite some time, the relative newcomers on the block Twitter, Facebook and Ustream.TV are the ones that have transformed how…

Winner Take All: Game 5 Coverage Roundup

  Five games, one championship, multiple sell-outs, broken records and high ratings. This year’s WNBA Finals have certainly given fans, old and new, a postseason to remember. The series returns to Arizona as the Phoenix Mercury host the Indiana Fever…

Down to the wire: Game 4 coverage roundup

  Strong start a must for Phoenix Mercury in WNBA Finals Game 4 (ESPN) WNBA Finals, Game 4: What to Watch For (StormTracker) Indiana Fever look to clinch WNBA title WISH TV Mercury-Fever Preview (AP) Carolyn Peck and Rebecca Lobo:…

The Trend Continues: Phoenix Suns Captains Give Out Free Tix For Game 5

Phoenix Suns captains Amar’e Stoudemire, Grant Hill and Steve Nash follow the lead of Larry Bird, Steve Kerr and Alvin Gentry with a WNBA Finals ticket giveaway. The Phoenix Mercury must win Game 4 in Indiana on Wednesday to remain…

WNBA Finals: Game 3 coverage roundup

Penny Taylor #13 and Kelly Mazzante #33 of the Phoenix Mercury watch from the bench in the final moments of Game Two of the 2009 WNBA Finals. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Copyright 2009 Getty Images. All rights reserved. The…

Week in Review

WNBL Kristi Harrower Australia’s WNBL kicked off their 30th season this week in Bulleen, north of Melbourne. Kristi Harrower of the Los Angeles Sparks signed to play with the Bendigo Bank Spirit. So far, she has short-term contract. The team…

WNBA Finals: Game 2 coverage roundup

Mark Faller’s Blog: Taurasi time (azcentral.com) Rookies make big impacts at Finals by @mechellev (ESPN) Fever: Pace isn’t a problem; mistakes are (Indianapolis Star) Ketia Swanier has risen again with Mercury; on brink of a title (Ledger-Enquirer) WNBA Notebook: Can…

Angel McCoughtry expected to be named Rookie of the Year, Meadors to get coach award

Former Louisville star Angel McCoughtry will be named  2009 WNBA Rookie of the Year and her Atlanta Dream coach Marynell Meadors, Coach of the Year, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The WNBA will announce the winners of the award Thursday…

Historic thriller opens the WNBA Finals

In the highest scoring game in WNBA history, the Phoenix Mercury defeated the Indiana Fever 120-116 in game one of the 2009 league finals. The Mercury’s Penny Taylor came off the bench to lead her team with 23 points in…

Diana Taurasi named 2009 WNBA Most Valuable Player

Phoenix Mercury guard/forward Diana Taurasi has been named the 2009 WNBA Most Valuable Player. Taurasi received 323 total points and 27 first place votes from a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters, earning her first career MVP award. Indiana Fever…

Just the Facts: WNBA Finals Notes, Probable Starters and Preview Roundup

The Phoenix Mercury is seeking its second WNBA title in three years. The Indiana Fever is in the hunt for its first after having the best season in the franchise’s 10-year history. Both teams won their regular season titles. The…

Former NBA players show support for WNBA with massive ticket purchases

Following the lead of Indiana Pacers President and former NBA star Larry Bird, Phoenix Suns general manager Steve Kerr bought the entire the upper-level of US Airways Center for game one of the 2009 WNBA Finals beginning tomorrow night. The…

The slate is set for the 2009 WNBA Finals: Phoenix vs. Indiana

The slate is set for the 2009 WNBA Finals. The top-seeded Phoenix Mercury hosts the Indiana Fever in game one of a best of five series Tuesday at US Airways. The Fever advanced to the WNBA finals for the first…

Larry Bird’s free tickets to Fever game generates huge community response

Last night the Indiana Fever announced that Indiana Pacers President Larry Bird purchased the entire Conseco Fieldhouse balcony for game three of the Eastern Conference Finals between the team and the Detroit Shock today. And in a dozen hours, all…

Tamika Catchings three-time defensive player of the year, headlines All-Defensive team

Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings joined Sheryl Swoopes as the only three-time winner of the 2009 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year award. In a landslide vote, a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters cast 34 ballots for Catchings, an…