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Dishin & Swishin 07/03/14 Podcast: Ruth Riley calls it a career, and what a career it was!

Dishin & Swishin 07/03/14 Podcast: Ruth Riley calls it a career, and what a career it was!

[display_podcast] The flashy ones, the ones that make the spectacular plays, the acrobatic and athletic moves, they are the ones that get most of the attention. Just look at a WNBA commercial. Who is featured? The young, the talented and…

Lynx success makes die-hard fans “verklempt” as many take first-time trips to an away game during the Finals

Lynx fan Erica Mauter (right) with her wife Missy at game two. MINNEAPOLIS – Erica Mauter is among the Minnesota Lynx faithful who traveled to Atlanta to see her team attempt to sweep the Atlanta Dream in the WNBA Finals.…

The Nolan Richardson refrain: “Basketball is basketball”

September 29, 2009 – Nolan Richardson speaks to the crowd after being introduced as coach and general manager. The answer to the inevitable question is always the same: “basketball is basketball.” Since he was announced as the head coach of…

Former Detroit Shock coach Rick Mahorn files for bankruptcy, loses home

Rick Mahorn, who helped the Detroit Shock win a title as an assistant before becoming head coach in the team’s last season in the city, filed for bankruptcy last December. The case is pending in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Detroit.…

Former Detroit Shock assistant Cheryl Reeve named head coach of the Minnesota Lynx

Minnesota announced former Detroit Shock assistant Cheryl Reeve as the new head coach of the Lynx. Former coach Jennifer Gillom is rumored to be in the running for the top coaching position of the Los Angeles Sparks. Gillom only coached…

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.

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…

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…

Gameday Wednesday: WNBA Conference Finals tip off tonight on ESPN2

The battle for 2009 WNBA conference titles get underway tonight in a doubleheader on ESPN2. In the east, Deanna Nolan and the Detroit Shock host Tamika Catchings and the Indiana Fever at 8 p.m. ET at the Palace of Auburn…

2009 WNBA Conference Finals set after Phoenix defeats San Antonio

After the Phoenix Mercury defeated the San Antonio Silver Stars Monday night, the schedule for the 2009 WNBA Conference Finals was finalized. In a series that lasted the maximum three games, Phoenix led by guard Diana Taurasi defeated San Antonio…

Let the (televised) playoffs begin – Day 1 coverage roundup

Wednesday’s semifinal matchups – Atlanta at Detroit and Seattle at Los Angeles Atlanta @ Detroit , 8:00pm ET, ESPN2 Game 2: at Atlanta, Fri., 9/18, 7:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV Game 3 (if necessary): at Atlanta, Sun., 9/20, 3 p.m. ET,…

Bill Laimbeer resigns as Shock head coach, says decision was all about him not the league

Bill Laimbeer has resigned his position as the head coach of the defending WNBA champions Detroit Shock to pursue possibilities in the NBA. Rumors began circulating early Monday after the team told media that a major coaching announcement would be…

Sparks take the season opener, Detroit beset with injuries

The Los Angeles Sparks began the season with a big win. Betty Lennox had a double-double (17 points and 10 rebounds) in her first game with the Sparks. She spent last season with the Atlanta Dream which won only four…