Back on the court, Sheryl Swoopes is happy again

Sheryl Swoopes is finally happy again. It's no surprise that her joy comes at a time when she's back on the basketball court - a place where she's always felt comfortable. Only this time it's as a coach and not a player. The former WNBA great, who was one of the first stars in the sport, became the head coach at Loyola of Chicago in April. It's her first coaching...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Swoopes takes over at Loyola of Chicago

Sheryl Swoopes is moving courtside as the new women's basketball coach at Loyola of Chicago. And the school is making a move of its own. Swoopes, a four-time WNBA champion and three-time Olympic gold medalist, was formally introduced Monday. She takes over a Ramblers program eager for a revival as the school moves to the Missouri Valley Conference from the Horizon League. ...
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April 15, 2013  |  1 Comment

AP Source: Loyola headed to Missouri Valley

CHICAGO (AP) A person familiar with the situation says Loyola of Chicago has accepted an invitation to the Missouri Valley Conference and is leaving the Horizon League. The person, speaking Sunday on the condition of anonymity because the move has not been announced, says some details were still being finalized. A formal announcement is expected this week, with the move taking effect...
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Swoopes hired as Loyola of Chicago's women's coach

Sheryl Swoopes, one of the top players is women's basketball history, is the new coach at Loyola of Chicago. The school announced the hiring Friday. A standout at Texas Tech in the early 1990s and the first three-time MVP in the WNBA, Swoopes will try to boost a struggling program. The Ramblers only finished higher than fifth in the Horizon League once under former coach Eric...
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April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Swoopes returns to Texas Tech as TV commentator

Sheryl Swoopes is back at Texas Tech, this time as a television announcer. The star of the Lady Raiders' 1993 national championship team will be the TV analyst for eight Texas Tech home games this season, the 20th anniversary of the NCAA title. Texas Tech spokesman Travis Cram said Thursday that the 41-year-old Swoopes moved back to the Lubbock area earlier this year. Swoopes...
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November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

When One Thinks Great Political Minds - One thinks Melo, Jordan, Ewing and Swoopes

Go ahead and admit it. The only faction whose US Presidential endorsement you care about is the basketball contingent. We're talking Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Sheryl Swoopes and Carmelo Anthony... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic gold could bring fans to WNBA

MINNEAPOLIS For 16 years, since before its inception, even, the WNBA has been inextricably linked with the Olympics. The 1996 Olympics helped to give birth to the women's professional basketball league, which began play not even a year after a team that featured Sheryl Swoopes, Rebecca Lobo and Lisa Leslie won a gold medal in Atlanta. Now, four Olympics later, and the WNBA...
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

A League of Their Own

by Drey Wingate / @ProStatus85 Over the years, women’s basketball has continued to make its presence felt in the professional sports world, dating back to the days when players like Sheryl Swoopes, Dawn Staley, Cynthia Cooper, Rebecca Lobo Tina Thompson, and a slew of other great female ballers were dominating the courts year after year with championship rings and gold medals....
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December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Q+A: Sheryl Swoopes

by Dan Shapiro / @danshapiro413 The name Sheryl Swoopes is synonymous with women’s basketball. The resume’s long, prolific and unmatched: a not-so-small collection of titles, Olympic Gold(s) and ground-breaking endorsements—including the honor of being the first woman to ever have her own signature shoe. I caught up with Sheryl at her office in Houston to talk to her about...
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December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

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