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Dishin & Swishin 5/22/13 Podcast: A roundtable preview of the 2013 WNBA season part one, the Western Conference

Dishin & Swishin 5/22/13 Podcast: A roundtable preview of the 2013 WNBA season part one, the Western Conference

[display_podcast] Friday the WNBA season tips off, so it is time to unveil the 2013 WNBA preview edition of the Dishin & Swishin Roundtable! This year the roundtable was so good and loaded with information from our esteemed panelists, we…

2013 NCAA championship game celebrates the greatness of the Big East

You’ll excuse fans of the Big East conference if they are feeling nostalgic this week, flashing back to 2009. Louisville “crashed the party” to earn a spot in the women’s national championship game. No, not this year’s Cardinals, the 2009…

Silver Stars forward Sophia Young suffers right knee injury while playing in China

Photos: OSports Video San Antonio Silver Stars forward Sophia Young suffered an injury Thursday, January 24 during the semifinals of the Women’s Chinese Basketball Association Championship. Young, who plays for defending WCBA champion Beijing Great Wall, has torn lateral ligaments…

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, dropping game ones in both…

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 your team? Now that is…

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 Lynx advance to the WNBA…

Lynx rebounding prowess helps fuel victory over Sparks in Western Conference finals opener

Lynx rebounding prowess helps fuel victory over Sparks in Western Conference finals opener

Video recap The Minnesota Lynx doused the Los Angeles Sparks, 94-77, in the first game of the Western Conference finals at the Target Center Thursday night in front of a raucous crowd of 8,513 fans. The Lynx extended their postseason…

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 week in a row, we…

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 consider while watching your playoff…

How to “fix” the WNBA Draft Lottery Problem

Normally, I do not write opinion pieces for Hoopfeed. I have always considered it our responsibility to give you, the reader, all of the facts possible, and let you make your own conclusions. However, last night the WNBA held their…

Maya Moore leads USA past Great Britain in Manchester exhibition

Maya Moore leads USA past Great Britain in Manchester exhibition

Quotes | Box score | Photo Gallery The USA continued its dominance against teams during pre-Olympic exhibition games beating Great Britain 88-63 in Manchester, England on Wednesday. While the Brits came out strong and built an 11-point lead early in…

Dishin & Swishin 6/28/12 podcast: Could there be a dynasty brewing? Maya Moore, Cheryl Reeve, Stephen Litel & Debbie Antonelli on the Lynx

Dishin & Swishin 6/28/12 podcast: Could there be a dynasty brewing? Maya Moore, Cheryl Reeve, Stephen Litel & Debbie Antonelli on the Lynx

[display_podcast] In discussing the success of the now 13-1 Minnesota Lynx with head coach Cheryl Reeve for this week’s Dishin & Swishin podcast, I commented on how fleeting success can be and how injuries can derail the train. This was…

2011 Year in Review: Changing the landscape and breaking down barriers

2011 Year in Review: Changing the landscape and breaking down barriers

In compiling a list of people that impacted women's basketball in the year 2011, one word kept coming to my mind to describe them: awareness. In their own way, each person on the list impacted the game, changed the landscape,…

Ros Casares fires head coach Natalia Hejkova, Maya Moore to join the team soon

Ros Casares fires head coach Natalia Hejkova, Maya Moore to join the team soon

Ros Casares (8-2) fired coach Natalia Hejkova Wednesday night. The Spanish team, a powerhouse in the EuroLeague, dismissed the coach after Ros Casares defeated Lotos Gydnia that evening 84-70. Roberto Iñiguez takes over as the new coach.

Los Angeles Sparks win No.1 pick in 2012 Draft lottery

The WNBA held its lottery to determine the top four picks in the 2012 WNBA Draft today in New York.  Los Angeles won the first pick among the top four contenders followed by the Chicago Sky, the Minnesota Lynx and…

Bench play was key in Game 2 for the Lynx, Dream look to rebound from series deficit

Game 1: Minnesota 88, Atlanta 74 Game 2: Minnesota 101, Atlanta 95 Game 3: Friday, Oct, 7, 8 p.m. ET, Atlanta, ESPN2/ESPN3.com Thursday was a travel day for the Minnesota Lynx and the Atlanta Dream as the two teams made…

Minneapolis reaches WNBA Finals for first time in franchise history, defeat the Phoenix Mercury 103-86

Schedule | Notes | Quotes The Minnesota Lynx (27-7) continued their historic season by sweeping the Phoenix Mercury (19-15) in the WNBA Western Conference finals. The Lynx won game 2 of the series 103-86 on the road and celebrated after…

Lynx advance to Western Conference finals for first time in franchise history, set to face Phoenix

The Minnesota Lynx continue to set franchise records and with a win over San Antonio last night advance to the Western Conference finals for the first time in the team’s history. Behind the offensive prowess of four players in double…

Maya Moore named WNBA 2011 Rookie of the Year, Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve named Coach of the Year

As predicted by fans before the season began, Maya Moore is the 2011 WNBA Rookie of the Year. A national panel of 40 sportswriters and broadcasters voted on the award. The former Connecticut star and two-time NCAA National Champion, topped…

Maya Moore to host a shopping spree for a young fan, Lynx to also honor star with a bobblehead night

The WNBA’s 2011 number one draft pick and All-Star Maya Moore is set to host a shopping spree with a young fan at the end of the season in her hometown of Atlanta. Children ages six to 14 can enter…

Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand add Maya Moore

The Jordan Brand, a division of athletics company NIKE, added basketball star Maya Moore to its roster of athletes Wednesday. The former UConn star is the first female athlete to join the brand. “I am thrilled to welcome Maya Moore…

Maya Moore named co-winner of the Honda-Broderick Cup Award

University of Connecticut star player Maya Moore is the co-winner of the 2010 Honda-Broderick Cup Award. She shares the honor with Penn State volleyball player Megan Hodge. Moore is third athlete from the UConn to receive the prestigious honor given…

Maya Moore a finalist for the 2010 Honda-Broderick Cup

University of Connecticut star Maya Moore is a finalist for the 2010 Honda-Broderick Cup. The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony on June 21st at UCLA in Los Angeles. The finalists were chosen from previously announced Honda Sports…

U.S. House of Representatives commend UConn with resolution

Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives commended the University of Connecticut’s stellar season with a resolution introduced by Representative Joe Courtney (D-Conn.). The Huskies will go to Connecticut’s State Capitol today and receive more accolades from Speaker of the House…