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Lynx activate Odyssey Sims, waive Megan Huff

Lynx activate Odyssey Sims, waive Megan Huff

Release from the Lynx: Minnesota Lynx Head Coach and General Manager Cheryl Reeve today announced the team has activated guard Odyssey Sims and in a subsequent move, waived forward Megan Huff. Per WNBA protocol, Sims will continue her mandatory quarantine…

Minnesota Lynx hang Lindsay Whalen’s jersey in the rafters, fall to fierce rival Los Angeles Sparks, 89-85

Minnesota Lynx hang Lindsay Whalen’s jersey in the rafters, fall to fierce rival Los Angeles Sparks, 89-85

Stats || Shot Charts || Jersey Retirement Video MINNEAPOLIS – It appeared at first that the WNBA’s most fierce rivalry had seen better days. No Candace Parker (left hamstring injury) and Alana Beard (left leg injury) for Los Angeles, and…

Led by Odyssey Sims, Minnesota Lynx race by Seattle Storm, 72-61

Led by Odyssey Sims, Minnesota Lynx race by Seattle Storm, 72-61

The Minnesota Lynx topped a sluggish Seattle Storm 72-61 Wednesday night at Target Center in front of 8,092 fans. Led by rookie forward Napheesa Collier, the home team held the Storm to just nine first quarter points, the same amount…

Sparks acquire guard Alexis Jones from the Lynx in exchange for guard Odyssey Sims

Sparks acquire guard Alexis Jones from the Lynx in exchange for guard Odyssey Sims

The Los Angeles Sparks traded guard Odyssey Sims to the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for guard Alexis Jones. Sims (Baylor University), entering her fifth season in the league, joined the Sparks ahead of the 2017 season in a trade with…

With a solid core of veterans and some exciting additions, Sparks look to repeat as WNBA champions

With a solid core of veterans and some exciting additions, Sparks look to repeat as WNBA champions

LOS ANGELES – As the 2017 WNBA regular season gets underway, many expect the reigning champion Los Angeles Sparks to mount another championship run. The team is No. 1 in the Associated Press Preseason WNBA Poll and No. 2 in…

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…

Shock defeat Fever 76-70 to earn first-ever playoff berth

Shock defeat Fever 76-70 to earn first-ever playoff berth

The Tulsa Shock (15-14) survived a second-half comeback effort by Indiana to clinch the team’s first-ever playoff berth since arriving in Oklahoma in 2010. Led by Odyssey Sims and Karima Christmas, the Shock won their fifth straight game and handed…

Tulsa back on track, routs Phoenix 74-59, as Paris and Christmas hit milestones

Tulsa back on track, routs Phoenix 74-59, as Paris and Christmas hit milestones

The Tulsa Shock (12-14)  earned a 74-59 victory over the Phoenix Mercury (15-10) Tuesday night at the BOK Center, even without starting forward Plenette Pierson. Tulsa finished the first quarter with a 19-14 lead. In the second, they widened the lead to as…

Tulsa ends skid, takes down New York at MSG, 81-76

Tulsa ends skid, takes down New York at MSG, 81-76

The Tulsa Shock (11-14) ended a 10-game losing streak and earned an 81-76 win against New York on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. The Shock were led by Odyssey Sims who scored a game-high 27 points plus seven assists. Tulsa outscored New York 30-20 in…

Dishin & Swishin 6/25/15 Podcast: Veteran Plenette Pierson making a difference in surging Tulsa

Dishin & Swishin 6/25/15 Podcast: Veteran Plenette Pierson making a difference in surging Tulsa

[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). Youth must be served is a quote often used to describe the determination, the drive, the passion young…

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

[display_podcast] Finally, the WNBA regular season has arrived! It begins Friday with a slate of five games so sign up for WNBA Live Access (still one of the best deals out there) to watch the games streamed live and enjoy.…

Dishin & Swishin 4/30/15 Podcast: Tulsa looks to Shock the Western Conference in 2015

Dishin & Swishin 4/30/15 Podcast: Tulsa looks to Shock the Western Conference in 2015

[display_podcast] Women’s basketball is in a period of calm after the NCAA tournament and before WNBA team camps begin. So this seemed like a good time to celebrate the euphoria of draft day one more time, but we will do…

Chiney Ogwumike named 2014 WNBA Rookie of the Year, All-Rookie team announced

Chiney Ogwumike of the Connecticut Sun is the recipient of the 2014 WNBA Rookie of the Year, the WNBA announced today. Ogwumike received 23 votes from a national panel of 38 sportswriters and broadcasters who voted for the award. The…

Tulsa’s youth brigade: Sims, Diggins backcourt propel Shock to victory on the road, Sun slide continues

Tulsa’s youth brigade: Sims, Diggins backcourt propel Shock to victory on the road, Sun slide continues

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Tulsa Shock (7-10) opened with a 12-0 run and with the exception of a second quarter run by the home team, controlled the Connecticut Sun (8-10) en route to a 96-83 victory Thursday night. The backcourt…

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…

Tulsa Shock finalizes 2014 training camp roster

The Tulsa Shock has finalized the 2014 training camp roster with a total of 15 players.  The training camp roster are nine returning players from the 2013 season: Glory Johnson, Riquna Williams, Skylar Diggins, Jennifer Lacy, Roneeka Hodges, Courtney Paris,…

Dishin & Swishin 04/17/14 Podcast: Anne Donovan & Fred Williams discuss Connecticut and Tulsa’s draft picks and offseason moves

Dishin & Swishin 04/17/14 Podcast: Anne Donovan & Fred Williams discuss Connecticut and Tulsa’s draft picks and offseason moves

With the first pick in the 2014 #WNBADraft presented by @StateFarm, the @ConnecticutSun selects @Chiney321. pic.twitter.com/wOj9pDIKxZ — WNBA (@WNBA) April 15, 2014   [display_podcast] It sure has been an exciting start to the WNBA season. With draft picks, trades and…

The Hoopfeed Guide to the 2014 WNBA Draft

The Hoopfeed Guide to the 2014 WNBA Draft

2014 WNBA Draft: April 14, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2 Tonight’s the night! At Mohegan Sun Arena, the Class of 2014 will hear their names called, and they will enter the WNBA. Their lives will change forever; no longer will they…

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014: Is Odyssey Sims the best guard to enter the WNBA in years?

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014: Is Odyssey Sims the best guard to enter the WNBA in years?

If Odyssey Sims had not played one minute this season, there still would be no denying that she had one of the greatest careers for a guard in NCAA women’s basketball history. She earned national championship honors, All-American selections and…

Dishin & Swishin 04/10/14 Podcast: It is time to put the NCAA tournament behind us and focus on the WNBA Draft

Dishin & Swishin 04/10/14 Podcast: It is time to put the NCAA tournament behind us and focus on the WNBA Draft

[display_podcast] Congratulations to the Connecticut Huskies on completing the NCAA college basketball season with an amazing 40-0 record. Somehow, when the game was close at halftime, I imagined Stefanie “Big Momma Stef” Dolson (instead of Big Julius) telling Geno Auriemma,…

Baylor’s Odyssey Sims named the recipient of the 2014 Dawn Staley award

Baylor’s Odyssey Sims named the recipient of the 2014 Dawn Staley award

Baylor senior guard Odyssey Sims is the winner of the 2014 Dawn Staley Award. The accolade goes to “the most outstanding collegiate guard in the country; a player who exemplifies the skills that Dawn possessed during her career (ball handling,…

Baylor freshmen come up big, aiding Odyssey Sims in putting away Kentucky to reach Elite Eight

Baylor freshmen come up big, aiding Odyssey Sims in putting away Kentucky to reach Elite Eight

RT to congratulate your Lady Bears on their fourth Elite 8 in the last five years. #SicEm pic.twitter.com/OVEUd6wMGF — Baylor Lady Bears (@BaylorWBB) March 29, 2014   Baylor (32-4, 16-2 Big 12) exacted revenge on Kentucky (26-9, 10-6 SEC) in…

Dishin & Swishin 12/05/13 Podcast: Matthew Mitchell & Kentucky are ready for the SEC and a national championship run

Dishin & Swishin 12/05/13 Podcast: Matthew Mitchell & Kentucky are ready for the SEC and a national championship run

[display_podcast] On the social media service Twitter ESPN commentator Rebecca Lobo and Indiana Fever coach Lin Dunn discussed and debated the perpetual success of teams like UConn and Tennessee, and whether that is good for women’s college basketball. UConn coach…

Dishin & Swishin 10/31/13 Podcast: A Halloween treat! Rebecca Lobo and Stephanie White discuss the upcoming NCAA women’s basketball season

Dishin & Swishin 10/31/13 Podcast: A Halloween treat! Rebecca Lobo and Stephanie White discuss the upcoming NCAA women’s basketball season

[display_podcast] Happy Halloween everyone! This is my first Halloween without having a child in the house, so to capture that magic feeling of Halloween I have a special treat for you today! Rebecca Lobo and Stephanie White each have an…

Dishin & Swishin 8/01/13 Podcast: Celebrating USA Gold with coaches Sherri Coale and Katie Meier; Monique Currie and the Mystics, Camille Little and the Storm look to hold on

Dishin & Swishin 8/01/13 Podcast: Celebrating USA Gold with coaches Sherri Coale and Katie Meier; Monique Currie and the Mystics, Camille Little and the Storm look to hold on

[display_podcast] It has certainly been a golden summer for USA Basketball. First, the USA World University Games team won the gold medal Kazan, Russia. Loaded with guards and short on centers, USA Basketball swept through pool play by defeating the…