Sheryl Swoopes under investigation for coaching practices at Loyola

Loyola women's basketball coach Sheryl Swoopes is under investigation for coaching practices at the university.The investigation was sparked after 10 of the team's 12 players have
Via CSN Chicago
10 hours ago

Mike Thibault stresses consistency will be key during Mystics' Media Day

The Mystics have convened in D.C. for training camp, with a few notable exceptions - Kia Vaughn, Emma Meesseman and LaToya Sanders are still playing overseas. Ivory Latta is in camp but will not be playing until she finishes her knee surgery rehab in a few weeks. The veterans' absences give the Mystics 2016 draft class a chance to shine. It will clearly be a rough-road-to-hoe since...
Via Bullets Forever
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Two Phoenix Mercury players make USA Olympic team

Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi are headed to Rio. Believe it or not, we're less than 100 days from the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. On Wednesday, Team USA announced their Women's Basketball roster. Two Phoenix Mercury stars will be wearing red, white and blue this summer: Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi. They’re on the #RoadToRio...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
1 day ago

Seimone Augustus, Sylvia Fowles named to U.S. Women's Olympic team

Third consecutive time for both players.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
3 days ago

Olympics: Elena Delle Donne is headed to Rio with Team USA

Chicagoans will definitely have an athlete to cheer for in Rio this summer.Chicago Sky star Elena Delle Donne is headed to Brazil as part of
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Four Lynx players to represent US at Rio Olympics

NEW YORK -- The Minnesota Lynx will be well-represented in Rio.Seimone Augustus, Sylvia Fowles, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen were among the 12 players named to a U.S. women's national team roster headlined by four-time Olympians Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Tamika Catchings.The group will be joined by Elena Delle Donne, Brittney Griner, Breanna Stewart, Angel McCoughtry and Tina...
Via AP on Fox
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Team USA will chase its sixth straight women's hoops gold with this roster

The Team USA roster that will pursue a sixth straight Olympic gold medal in women’s basketball was revealed Wednesday morning on the “Today” show.The 12-woman squad that will head to Rio this summer is loaded with experience. Three members of the team – Sue Bird, Tamika Catchings and Diana Taurasi – will be playing in their fourth Olympics. Sylvia Fowles and Seimone Augustus...
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Four Lynx Named to U.S. Olympic Team

The U.S. Women's Basketball team for the Rio Olympics was announced and the Lynx have four players on it. Four members of the Minnesota Lynx were named to the final roster for the U.S. Women's Basketball team that will compete in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer. Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus, Sylvia Fowles, and Lindsay Whalen all made the incredibly deep and experienced...
Via Canis Hoopus
3 days ago

Angel McCoughtry named to 2016 U.S. Olympic Team

Atlanta Dream forward Angel McCoughtry will be a part of the 2016 U.S Women's Olympic Basketball team. Atlanta Dream forward Angel McCoughtry is among 12 players selected by USA Basketball to be part of the 2016 U.S. Women's Basketball team. The group will compete in the Olympics later this summer that will be held in Rio de Janeiro. This will be McCoughtry's second Olympic tour...
Via Peachtree Hoops
3 days ago

Taurasi, Catchings, Bird headline US women's Olympic team

NEW YORK (AP) Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Tamika Catchings will play in their fourth Olympics, anchoring the U.S. women's basketball team heading to the Rio Games in August. The trio was among 12 players named to the team that was announced Wednesday morning, a group that included first-time Olympians Elena Delle Donne, Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart. Maya Moore, Seimone...
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Two-time gold medalist Candace Parker's classy response to Team USA snub

Two-time WNBA MVP and double Olympic gold medalist Candace Parker was controversially left off the final roster for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.Parker, now 30, missed the beginning of the 2015 WNBA season but returned to play 19 games and lead the Los Angeles Sparks to the playoffs. Parker was brilliant following her return, and had she qualified, would have led the league...
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Naperville native Candace Parker left off Team USA roster

Candace Parker won't be competing in Rio after being left off the roster for the United States women's basketball team for the upcoming Olympics.Parker, a
Via CSN Chicago
4 days ago

Candace Parker disappointed, will not be on US hoops roster

NEW YORK (AP) Candace Parker was shocked and disappointed when the two-time Olympic gold medalist learned she will not be on the U.S. women's basketball roster for the Rio Games. The 30-year-old forward was informed of USA Basketball's decision not to include her for Rio last week. The two-time WNBA MVP helped the Americans win the gold medal in the past two Olympics. Parker...
Via AP on Fox
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Jude Schimmel gets her shot in WNBA camp

Post from: Jude Schimmel is back in the game. For how long is anybody’s guess. She been invited to participate in pre-season training camp by the Dallas Wings, a Women’s National Basketball Association franchise. Schimmel, who played at the University of Louisville from 2011 through 2014, should know pretty soon whether she makes the squad. The Wings are scheduled to open...
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Mystics move on as Kara Lawson ponders retirement

The WNBA and Olympic champion played the last two seasons for her hometown Washington Mystics. It appears the 2015 season may have been her last.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
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Candace Parker left off Olympics team for Rio

Candace Parker has been left off the US women’s basketball team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a big surprise given her talent and history. Parker, a two-time WNBA MVP and two-time Olympic gold medalist, was informed by USA Basketball last week that she was not on the team the US would be sending to Rio, according to reports. There were 25 women on the USA Basketball national...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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AP Sources: Candace Parker left off Rio roster

NEW YORK (AP) People familiar with the decision said two-time Olympic gold medalist Candace Parker will not be on the women's basketball team headed to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Games. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't been announced yet. The roster is expected to be revealed Wednesday. Parker helped the U.S...
Via AP on Fox
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Former Loyola player says Sheryl Swoopes made her feel ‘humiliated’

The Loyola University basketball program and its head coach, Sheryl Swoopes, is under investigation after multiple allegations of mistreatment were made. 10 of 12 players for the team have elected not to return to the program and requested releases from their contracts with Loyola. Former player Cate Soan told ABC’s “Good Morning America” in a segment broadcast Thursday that...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Prince partied with the Minnesota Lynx after WNBA title

By now you’ve probably heard the deeply saddening news about Prince, may he rest in peace. A little-known fact about the Minnesota-native is that he was a sports fan, in addition to a legendary artist. After the Minnesota Lynx won the WNBA title, Prince tweeted in congratulations and hosted an exclusive party for the team and staff. He performed an exclusive concert for the newly...
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Ex-Loyola player says Swoopes created hostile environment

CHICAGO (AP) A former Loyola University basketball player says women's coach Sheryl Swoopes created a hostile environment and routinely threatened to cut players from the roster or have their scholarships scrapped. The university said last week it was investigating the women's basketball program after allegations of player mistreatment surfaced. Details of the allegations were...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

‘We need some protection’: Sheryl Swoopes’ ex-player speaks out

From Hall of Fame to Hall of Shame. WNBA legend Sheryl Swoopes recently joined Shaquille O’Neill, Allen Iverson and Yao Ming as Class of 2016 honorees, but now she’s under fire as one of her former players on the Loyola Chicago women’s basketball team is speaking out to accuse Swoopes of fostering an abusive culture that has led to...
Via New York Post
10 days ago

W. Basketball. Former Scarlet Knight Chelsey Lee Joins WNBA Ranks

Former Scarlet Knights Chelsey Lee has signed with the Washington Mystics it was announced on Wednesday. Lee will join fellow Scarlet Knight Kia Vaughn, as well as Kahleah Copper, who was drafted seventh overall by the Mystics last week.
Via ScarletKnights.com
10 days ago

Sheryl Swoopes investigated for allegedly mistreating her players

Sheryl Swoopes is being investigated by Loyola University following mass transfers and accusations that the women's basketball Hall of Famer turned coach mistreated her players.Five players transferred last season, according to the Chicago Sun Times, and team spokesman Leo Krause confirmed that 10 of the 12 players that were expected to return have been granted or asked for releases...
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Annie Tarakchian Invited to WNBA's NY Liberty's Training Camp

Senior Annie Tarakchian signed a training camp contract with the Women's National Basketball Association's (WNBA) New York Liberty.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Loyola (Ill.) examining allegations of unfair treatment by women's hoops coach Sheryl Swoopes

Loyola University (Ill.) is investigating complaints made against women’s basketball head coach and legendary basketball player Sheryl Swoopes, the school announced Friday. The main reason why the complaints came about is 10 of the team’s 12 returning players have transferred or put in requests to be released from their scholarships, the Chicago Tribune reported yesterday...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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