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Tina Charles, Jonquel Jones and Courtney Vandersloot earn 2021 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Tina Charles, Jonquel Jones and Courtney Vandersloot earn 2021 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

  The WNBA announced the 2021 Peak Performer Awards in scoring, rebounding, and assists. Washington Mystics center Tina Charles won the scoring leader honor. She averaged 23.4 points per game this regular season. This is the second time Charles has…

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

The U.S. finishes Olympic competition in customary fashion, with the gold. Tokyo 2020 Women’s Basketball All-Star Five MVP – Breanna Stewart (USA) Rui Machida (Japan) Emma Meesseman (Belgium) A’ja Wilson (USA) Sandrine Gruda (France) After a close game in the…

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…

Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA defeated Team USA 93-85 in the 2021 WNBA All-Star Game, a special edition of the event that featured All-Stars vs. the USA Senior Women’s National Team. First-time All-Star Arike Ogunbowale (Dallas Wings) helped lead Team WNBA to the…

Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman: Belgium’s best and a WNBA rising star

Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman: Belgium’s best and a WNBA rising star

Breakfast in three different cities three days in a row, a historic milestone for her native country in EuroBasket and the successful addition of new dimensions to her game were all elements of Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman’s unique transatlantic…

Free throws crucial in thriller as Mystics secure 78-76 win over Sun

Free throws crucial in thriller as Mystics secure 78-76 win over Sun

WASHINGTON – The Washington Mystics completed a last-second comeback to top the Connecticut Sun 78-76 Wednesday afternoon at the Verizon Center. The Mystics improved to 3-2 while the Sun fell to 1-5. “At the moment, it feels really ugly,” head…

Stewart, Jefferson and Tuck: Always together in UConn lore

STORRS, Conn. – Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson came to Connecticut together, won three championships (to date), and today will go up on the wall of Gampel Pavilion. Along with Morgan Tuck, they are on the verge of becoming the…

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…

Sparks take Ogwumike Bowl I,  with dominant second half, defeat Sun 90-64

Sparks take Ogwumike Bowl I, with dominant second half, defeat Sun 90-64

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The hype was all about the Ogwumike Sisters, Los Angeles’ Nneka and Connecticut’s Chiney, both former number one overall draft choices, facing each other for the first time in their lives. The statistics will show they put…

A Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session: Crystal Langhorne looks to keep the Storm rolling in LJ’s absence

A Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session: Crystal Langhorne looks to keep the Storm rolling in LJ’s absence

For Seattle Storm fans, this season was supposed to reward their patience with the return of both of their WNBA all-time greats, Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson. They are getting half of that combination, with Jackson sitting out the WNBA…

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014: Maryland’s Alyssa Thomas is the ultimate jack of all trades on the court

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014: Maryland’s Alyssa Thomas is the ultimate jack of all trades on the court

Alyssa Thomas is the NCAA women’s basketball definition of “jack of all trades.” Thomas has played every position on the court at some time in her four years at Maryland. This year alone, she led the team in minutes played,…

Dishin & Swishin 01/30/14 Podcast: Angela Taylor hopes to help lead Atlanta to a WNBA championship

Dishin & Swishin 01/30/14 Podcast: Angela Taylor hopes to help lead Atlanta to a WNBA championship

[display_podcast] It is not very often in the world of professional sports that there is a job opening for either the head coaching position or the general manager job when the franchise has been to the championship game or series…

Teams of top rookies to dominate ESPN’s WNBA regular season coverage

  BRISTOL, Conn. – As WNBA draft day unfolded at ESPN headquarters, it became even more clear that ESPN will rely on the newly drafted rookies to garner television ratings. Phoenix, expected to draft Brittney Griner with the top selection…

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…

WNBA free agency: A first look

WNBA free agency: A first look

Full list of core players, reserved players, restricted free agents and unrestricted free agents Offseason preparations for the 2012 WNBA season should begin to really warm up now as the leagued released the list of cored players, unrestricted free agents…

Dishin & Swishin January 5, 2012 Podcast: Chicago’s Pokey Chatman and Seattle’s Brian Agler on the Sky-Storm trade

Dishin & Swishin January 5, 2012 Podcast: Chicago’s Pokey Chatman and Seattle’s Brian Agler on the Sky-Storm trade

On today's podcast you can hear from the two people that made the Sky-Storm deal happen. Pokey Chatman is in charge of player personnel for the Chicago Sky as well as head coach. Brian Agler fills the same roles with…

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,…

Dishin & Swishin November 24, 2011 Podcast: A Special Thanksgiving Chat with Tamika Catchings

Dishin & Swishin November 24, 2011 Podcast: A Special Thanksgiving Chat with Tamika Catchings

I love Thanksgiving! I make no bones about it and its not just because I enjoy the food (which if you've seen me you know is true) or the family (always nice to see) or the football (hey, a meaningful…

Minneapolis, Atlanta mayors make friendly wager on WNBA finals

The mayors of Minneapolis and Atlanta are proud of their WNBA teams and in celebration placed a friendly wager on the outcome of the best-of-five series between their teams. Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak and Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed agreed to…

Dishin & Swishin September 29, 2011 Podcast: Kara Lawson breaks down the WNBA finals, makes announcement

[display_podcast] This weekend the WNBA Finals begin, bringing an end to the 15th season of the league. It has been an entertaining season, with highs and lows for every team. There have been injuries and returns, records and lowlights as…

Sylvia Fowles Named 2011 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, All Defensive Team announced

The WNBA named Chicago Sky center Sylvia Fowles the 2011 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year today. She received 19 out of 40 votes, one more than the runner-up, Indiana Fever forward and four-time Defensive Player of the Year Tamika…

Hip hop legends the Sugarhill Gang to perform at halftime of game one of the WNBA Finals

Since 2006, the Minnesota Lynx has used the Sugarhill Gang’s “Apache” as the theme for pregame video and the postgame dance following wins. During game one of the WNBA Finals, the legendary hip hop is set to perform at halftime…

Atlanta Dream defeat the Indiana Fever and reach the WNBA Finals for second year in a row

The Atlanta Dream earned a decisive victory on the road in game three of the Eastern Conference Finals defeating the Indiana Fever, 83-67 in the best-of-three series. The Dream advance to the WNBA Finals for the second year in a…

Storm guard Sue Bird underwent successful surgery on right hip

From the Storm: Seattle Storm point guard Sue Bird underwent successful surgery to repair the labrum in her right hip, the team announced today. The surgery took place Tuesday morning, Sept. 27, at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo. and…