WNBA RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days ago

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

Third consecutive time for both players.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
4 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
4 days ago

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
4 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
4 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...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Louisville Card Game
5 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...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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.
Via GoPrincetonTigers.com
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...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Swin Cash rips Gilbert Arenas over sexist WNBA comments

    Gilbert Arenas made some ridiculously dumb comments about the WNBA on his Instagram page this week, and there is sure to be backlash. Some of it has already come in the form of a few tweets from women’s basketball star Swin Cash. Cash, a New York Liberty forward who won two national championships at UConn, believes Arenas is just looking for attention and people are...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Names: Lisa Leslie, Kenny Mayne, James Franklin

Former WNBA star Lisa Leslie will appear on TNT’s NBA studio show Thursday. In other news, ESPN will hold onto SportsCenter anchor Kenny Mayne, and Penn State coach James Franklin will serve as a guest analyst on FOX Saturday. Lisa Leslie Appearing on TNT Studio Show Former Los Angeles Sparks F Lisa Leslie will join [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner kicks pregnant wife Glory Johnson out of house

WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson filed to have their marriage nullified back in June, and things have gotten quite ugly since. The divorce has not been finalized, but Griner recently kicked Johnson out of the former couple’s home. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, a judge has awarded Griner temporary exclusive use of the couple’s Arizona home while...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Moore, Fowles lead Lynx past Mercury

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 28 points and Sylvia Fowles added 14 points and 13 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 71-61 on Sunday night. Renee Montgomery had 15 points for the Lynx (20-10), who now lead Phoenix by three games in the Western Conference. Minnesota, which was 2-of-10 shooting to open the game and missed 11 straight shots in the second...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitchell caps Mercury rally with buzzer-beating 3

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 81-80 victory over Connecticut on Thursday night, extending the Sun's losing streak to six games. Monique Currie's 3-pointer with 2:47 remaining gave Phoenix its first lead of the second half at 73-72. After five straight points by Connecticut, Brittney Griner made a layup and DeWanna...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Moore, Lynx snap back with win over Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 20 points, Sylvia Fowles added 15 and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 72-64 on Sunday night to snap a two-game losing streak. The Sparks were without four-time WNBA All-Star Alana Beard, who left the 8 eight minutes into the first quarter and did not return. Beard was sidelined two games into the season by plantar fasciitis and returned...
Via Fox Sports North
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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