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Memphis Grizzlies hire Notre Dame’s Niele Ivey as an assistant coach

Memphis Grizzlies hire Notre Dame’s Niele Ivey as an assistant coach

The NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies hired Notre Dame associate head coach Niele Ivey as the newest member of its coaching staff. Ivey, who earned a national championship in 2001 as a player with the Fighting Irish, joined her alma mater’s coaching…

Skylar Diggins-Smith becomes a Puma Women’s Ambassador

Skylar Diggins-Smith becomes a Puma Women’s Ambassador

https://www.instagram.com/p/BXiQ-9SDEvz/ Skylar Diggins-Smith announced via Instagram that she is Puma’s newest women’s ambassador. Previously, the Dallas Wings guard was a Nike athlete. She signed with Nike in 2013 the year she became a pro and a client of Jay Z’s…

Nike releases a Skylar Diggins player exclusive

Nike releases a Skylar Diggins player exclusive

From Nike: This special Nike Zoom HyperRev 2016 Player Edition (PE) honors Skylar Diggins’s beloved mom, Renee. The shoe features personal details including “You Do You” printed on the inside of the strap as a reminder of her mother’s encouraging words…

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…

WNBA Players of the Month for June: Elena Delle Donne, Skylar Diggins

Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky and Skylar Diggins of the Tulsa Shock were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month for games played in June. Delle Donne, the Eastern Conference Player of the Week…

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.…

Skylar Diggins set to host online talk show produced by Jay Z

“40/40 Live” promo video Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins is set to host an online talk show taped at Jay Z’s 40/40 club in New York City. The hip hop mogul’s Roc Nation Sports manages Diggins’ career. His media group,…

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…

Dishin & Swishin 11/05/14 Podcast: Coming off a record-breaking season, Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw gets ready to do it again

Dishin & Swishin 11/05/14 Podcast: Coming off a record-breaking season, Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw gets ready to do it again

[display_podcast] Coach Muffet McGraw and her 2014-15 Notre Dame Fighting Irish kick off their year with a preseason contest tonight versus Ferris State. What better way to get ready for it than a special Wednesday Dishin & Swishin podcast with…

Dishin & Swishin 09/11/14 Podcast: Talking WNBA Finals and USA Basketball tryouts with AP’s Doug Feinberg

Dishin & Swishin 09/11/14 Podcast: Talking WNBA Finals and USA Basketball tryouts with AP’s Doug Feinberg

[display_podcast] USA Basketball Training Camp Photo Gallery We are nearing the conclusion of the WNBA season, but it is also just the beginning for USA Basketball and their quest for the title at the World Championships in Turkey. On today’s…

Dishin & Swishin 2014 WNBA Finals Podcast: ESPN’s Ryan Ruocco on covering the WNBA, the series and more

Dishin & Swishin 2014 WNBA Finals Podcast: ESPN’s Ryan Ruocco on covering the WNBA, the series and more

[display_podcast] In the opinion of many ardent (and hard to please) WNBA fans, ESPN has assembled the best announcing team in recent memory. No one is as passionate, and few are as knowledgeable as analyst Rebecca Lobo, the former UConn…

Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins named 2014 WNBA Most Improved Player of the Year

Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins named 2014 WNBA Most Improved Player of the Year

Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins is the winner of the 2014 WNBA Most Improved Player of the Year award. She received 29 of 38 votes from a panel of national and local sportswriters and broadcasters. Washington Mystics center Emma Meesseman, Shock…

Dishin & Swishin 07/10/14 Podcast: The Roundtable Returns! A look at the first part of the WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 07/10/14 Podcast: The Roundtable Returns! A look at the first part of the WNBA season

[display_podcast] The roundtable is back! Dishin & Swishin host David Siegel convenes a new roundtable discussion on the first part of the WNBA season, including the successes and failures, surprises and impressions, All-Star selections and so much more. Today’s panel consists…

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 06/05/14 Podcast:  Skylar Diggins proves she is among the WNBA’s top guards

Dishin & Swishin 06/05/14 Podcast: Skylar Diggins proves she is among the WNBA’s top guards

[display_podcast]  We’ve got a short but fun and informative podcast for you today, as sometimes practice and travel gets in the way of podcast time! Point guard may be the toughest position in the WNBA for a rookie to play.…

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…

Preseason: Postgame Notes and Quotes – May 2, 2014 – San Antonio Stars at Tulsa Shock

Post-Game Notes and Quotes – May 2, 2014 – San Antonio Stars @ Tulsa Shock Final Score: Tulsa Shock 82 San Antonio Stars 59 Preseason: Shock 1-0 / Stars 0-1 Box score Game Leaders Tulsa Shock Points:  Skylar Diggins, 25…

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…

Dishin & Swishin 02/06/14 Podcast: Fred Williams looks to build success in Tulsa

Dishin & Swishin 02/06/14 Podcast: Fred Williams looks to build success in Tulsa

[display_podcast] Last week new Atlanta Dream general manager Angela Taylor was the guest on Dishin & Swishin. We began by discussing how infrequently a team makes it to the WNBA finals in three out of four years only to have…

Dishin & Swishin 9/12/13 Podcast: Disappointed but a lot to be optimistic about for Gary Kloppenburg and Tulsa

Dishin & Swishin 9/12/13 Podcast: Disappointed but a lot to be optimistic about for Gary Kloppenburg and Tulsa

[display_podcast] Hopes were high heading into the season for the Tulsa Shock. Authorities like the esteemed Dishin & Swishin preseason roundtable panel of Debbie Antonelli, Mechelle Voepel, Cindy Brunson and Christy Winters-Scott picked the Shock as a playoff team this…

Dishin & Swishin 7/11/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA season to date with the returning roundtable

Dishin & Swishin 7/11/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA season to date with the returning roundtable

[display_podcast] It has been a hot, crazy summer in the WNBA, and it is only July 11! Blow out games, blown out knees, standout performances, startling behavior, returns and departures, where does one begin to discuss what has been happening?…

Hot shooting Sun dismantle Shock, 88-69, in Connecticut’s best performance of season

Hot shooting Sun dismantle Shock, 88-69, in Connecticut’s best performance of season

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — It took ten games into the 2013 season, but Anne Donovan finally got a glimpse of the potential she signed on for when she agreed to coach the Connecticut Sun. The Connecticut Sun shot over 50 percent from…

Dishin & Swishin 6/13/13 Podcast: Candice Wiggins starts fresh in Tulsa and we dish with the AP’s Doug Feinberg

Dishin & Swishin 6/13/13 Podcast: Candice Wiggins starts fresh in Tulsa and we dish with the AP’s Doug Feinberg

[display_podcast] It is hard to believe that it was six seasons ago that Candice Wiggins, the Wade Trophy winner, was drafted number three after Candace Parker and Sylvia Fowles in the WNBA draft by the Minnesota Lynx. A career that…