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USA and Russia begin 3×3 play 2-0, Jill Biden and Macron attend

USA and Russia begin 3×3 play 2-0, Jill Biden and Macron attend

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and French president Emmanuel Macron in the stands to watch the USA vs. France women’s 3×3 game in the Group A pool round #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/K3DwYVbW8C — Hoopfeed.com ? (@hoopfeed) July 24, 2021 The debut of…

Kara Lawson on becoming Duke’s head coach: “This is a dream come true for me”

Kara Lawson on becoming Duke’s head coach: “This is a dream come true for me”

Former WNBA player Kara Lawson is already in hallowed territory as part of a wave of female assistant coaches in the NBA. However, being named the head coach of Duke women’s basketball puts her in even more elite company. Currently,…

Bonus! Dishin & Swishin 4/08/16 Podcast: ESPN’s Kevin Negandhi helps put a wrap on the college basketball season

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). If you are anything like us, Kevin Negandhi, Kara Lawson and Rebecca Lobo took up…

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and  Chiney Ogwumike

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and Chiney Ogwumike

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). The roundtable discussions are some of the most popular and listened to shows from the Dishin & Swishin…

Dishin & Swishin 7/09/15 Podcast: Mike Thibault hopes Mystics’ blend of youth and veterans will take the WNBA Eastern Conference

Dishin & Swishin 7/09/15 Podcast: Mike Thibault hopes Mystics’ blend of youth and veterans will take the WNBA Eastern Conference

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Mike Thibault is a coach that never shied away from youth. In Connecticut, his Sun team traded established…

Stefanie Dolson shines as Mystics open the season with 73-68 victory over Connecticut

Stefanie Dolson shines as Mystics open the season with 73-68 victory over Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Former UConn Husky Stefanie Dolson received a loud ovation from the Connecticut Sun faithful, then sent the Sun fans home disappointed after she earned career highs in points and rebounds in leading her Washington Mystics to an opening…

A Dishin & Swishin Special Edition: UConn versus Tennessee, a series that was Unrivaled

A Dishin & Swishin Special Edition: UConn versus Tennessee, a series that was Unrivaled

  [display_podcast] They are the two most recognized teams in women’s college basketball. Their worlds collided and created an unprecedented rivalry and series of games that people still talk about, revere and many hope, returns. In a word, the series…

Dishin & Swishin 07/31/14 Podcast: Kara Lawson and the Washington Mystics making noise in crowded Eastern Conference

Dishin & Swishin 07/31/14 Podcast: Kara Lawson and the Washington Mystics making noise in crowded Eastern Conference

[display_podcast] Overall, the WNBA Eastern Conference does not have the star power of the Western Conference, nor does it have the glamorous teams. So while Phoenix and Minnesota face off in the next “battle of the century” game tonight, four…

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…

Dishin & Swishin 5/16/13 Podcast: Connecticut Sun looks to improve on last year’s finish but faces big decisions

Dishin & Swishin 5/16/13 Podcast: Connecticut Sun looks to improve on last year’s finish but faces big decisions

[display_podcast] A benefit of living in Connecticut is that I get the privilege of covering both the University of Connecticut women’s basketball program and the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun. Not very many places have two programs that seem to be close…

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 the franchise to the conference…

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, Elena Delle Donne is in…

Dishin & Swishin 2/14/13 Podcast: Kevin Negandhi takes over as ESPN studio host for women’s hoops starting with Play4Kay

Dishin & Swishin 2/14/13 Podcast: Kevin Negandhi takes over as ESPN studio host for women’s hoops starting with Play4Kay

[display_podcast] Play4Kay Schedule It is not just the quantity but also the quality of the coverage of women’s basketball that has improved dramatically over the last few years. Between the ESPN family of networks and their streaming internet coverage, the…

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 in the women’s game, but…

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 Lin Dunn issued the following…

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 a 16-foot jumper with 0.5…

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 necessary If you took a…

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 Sporsmanship award, and Renee Montgomery…

Sun and Dream rack up honors as they ready for the playoffs with spirited season finale

Sun and Dream rack up honors as they ready for the playoffs with spirited season finale

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – On a beautiful New England day, perfect for picking apples, members of the Connecticut Sun and Atlanta Dream instead picked up individual honors, milestones and achievements instead, as 9,143 people packed Mohegan Sun to see two of…

Sun celebrate the past, look to the future as they defeat Fever 73-67

Sun celebrate the past, look to the future as they defeat Fever 73-67

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The Sun celebrated ten years of WNBA basketball in the state of Connecticut with the pre-game announcement of the team’s All-Decade team selections. Then came the tipoff, and the Sun looked toward the future and a possible…

Connecticut Sun announces All-Decade Team

The Connecticut Sun announced its All-Decade Team prior to defeating the Indiana Fever, 73-67, on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun Arena. The unveiling of the team was part of a season-long celebration of its 10th anniversary. Fans voted online for…

Tina Charles and bench performance lead Sun to comeback win over Sky, 82-77

Tina Charles and bench performance lead Sun to comeback win over Sky, 82-77

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – In New England, when the Red Sox are as bad as they have been this baseball season, opening day for the New England Patriots is like Christmas Day to sports fans. Still, 6,658 people managed to find…

Cash leads team effort as Sky break losing streak, upset first place Sun 82-70

Cash leads team effort as Sky break losing streak, upset first place Sun 82-70

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – As they introduced the lineup for the Chicago Sky, as is customary for returning former Connecticut players, Swin Cash received a rousing ovation from the fans. By the end of the game, when the Sky had come…

Camille rising: Little makes herself a factor in Storm defeat of Sun in overtime

Camille rising: Little makes herself a factor in Storm defeat of Sun in overtime

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Camille Little was on the court shooting jump shots with assistant coach Jenny Boucek for about forty-five minutes prior to Sunday’s Seattle Storm road game at Mohegan Sun Arena against the Connecticut Sun. The Storm were coming…

Kara Lawson talks about Pat Summitt Foundation pledge

On Sunday the Connecticut Sun announced that guard and former Tennessee star Kara Lawson will donate $50 for every three-pointer she makes during the WNBA season to the Pat Summitt Foundation. In addition to Lawson’s generosity, the Connecticut Sun Foundation…