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The Daily Swish: Becky Hammon, Lauren Hill tributes, and midweek WNBA links
by Swish Appeal
posted October 30, 2014 at 12:49pm

Some midweek links throughout the world of WNBA basketball and more. It's the middle of the week and we have some links for you to catch up on. Becky Hammon Tuesday night was definitely a big night as Becky Hammon finally made her season debut w...more

Pac-12 basketball preview: the University of California, Los Angeles
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 30, 2014 at 12:43pm

This is the eleventh in an annual 12-part series previewing the Pac-12 teams for the upcoming season.The UCLA Bruins were hitting their stride in 2012-2013, coach Cori Close's second season. They knocked off Cal in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals to play...more

NCAA Soccer – SoCon Tournament Preview
by All White Kit
posted October 30, 2014 at 12:40pm

Weighted Total Shot Ratio (MAX 2.00) (2) Furman – 1.41 (3) Mercer – 1.35 (1) Samford – 1.30 (6) Western Carolina – 1.30 (4) East Tennessee State – 1.13 (5) UNC Greensboro – 1.09 (7) Wofford – 1.05 (9) The Citadel...more

Spurs beat Mavericks 101-100 in Becky Hammon's coaching debut
by Swish Appeal
posted October 29, 2014 at 1:39pm

The NBA's defending champs start their 2014-15 season on the right foot as Hammon begins her career as an assistant coach. The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Dallas Mavericks 101-100, where they shot 52.9% from the field, and also made 14-of-28 of thei...more

GRO And Girl Scouts Come Together At Girl Fest
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted October 29, 2014 at 1:38pm

GRO at Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington’s Girl Fest. Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Portland Expo Center, Portland, Oregon       The Girl Scouts have invited GRO to introduce girls to s...more

NCAA Soccer – Bubble Watch Proper – Week Five
by All White Kit
posted October 29, 2014 at 10:10am

AAC Lock – UCF, UConn Bubble – South Florida, Memphis Sometimes, all it takes is winning while everything else burns down around you. And so it is for UCF and UConn, who both locked themselves into the field with wins as clubs elsewhere str...more

3 key differences between two of the WNBA's and NBA's oldest teams
by Swish Appeal
posted October 28, 2014 at 1:43pm

Average age isn't what it seems when you compare how two of the oldest teams in the WNBA and NBA are constructed. Last week, Conor Dirks of Truth About It wrote about the transformation of the Washington Wizards NBA team from one of the league's y...more

Pac-12 NCAA Basketball preview: Arizona State University
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 28, 2014 at 1:41pm

This is the tenth in an annual 12-part series previewing the Pac-12 teams for the upcoming season.Charli Turner Thorne proved herself again last year.After a sabbatical during the 2011-2012 season that left some angry and the rest doubting her, the Sun De...more

Pac-12 approves sweeping changes on scholarships, health care and more
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 28, 2014 at 1:36pm

The Pac-12 made landmark reforms today that include guaranteed four-year scholarships and health care coverage after graduation.ESPN breaks it down:Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott has said that figure likely will range between $2,000 and $5,000 per athlet...more

Despite changes, Gonzaga still picked to win West Coast Conference
by Jayda Evans: Womens Hoops Blog
posted October 28, 2014 at 1:32pm

From Gonzaga:     WBB Selected to Win WCC, Greinacher tabbed All-WCC 10-time WCC champion Gonzaga picked by coaches to win WCC   SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The Gonzaga women’s basketball team earned seven first-place votes to ...more

One Week to Stanford Basketball
by C and R's Stanford Women's Basketball Blog
posted October 27, 2014 at 11:48pm

So it is one week until we get a Stanford Women’s basketball preview. Stanford opens its exhibition season against Vanguard. Many, many questions are floating around this year’s team. This will be the first time in six years without an Ogwumik...more

A Dream Coming True For This 6 Year Old Skater
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted October 27, 2014 at 11:47pm

GRO was recently contacted about a young girl with a dream of becoming a skateboarder.  Chloe is already a champion and inspiration for not letting anything in life hold you back and HearStrong wanted to help their young ambassador in reaching for he...more

“A Dream Come True” – ACF Torino’s Diana Barrera plays in the CONCACAF tournament
by All White Kit
posted October 26, 2014 at 6:24pm

Guatemala National Team player Diana Barrera on the pitch at her former high school in Kensington, MD. One of the great joys of following lower-level women’s soccer as I do is when a player you’ve known breaks through to a much higher level...more

Pac-12 NCAA Basketball preview: Stanford University
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 26, 2014 at 5:58pm

This is the ninth in an annual 12-part series previewing the Pac-12 teams for the upcoming season.The biggest mystery in the Pac-12 going into the season is what Stanford will look like this year. Conference coaches picked the Cardinal to win the conferen...more

NCAA Soccer – What Chris Is Watching – 10/26/14 – (4) Texas A&M;vs (11) South Carolina
by All White Kit
posted October 26, 2014 at 5:57pm

(4) Texas A&M vs (11) South Carolina – 5:00 PM Texas A&M enters their penultimate match of the regular season with the opportunity to clinch at least a share of the regular season title with a win against visiting South Carolina on Sunday a...more

TUF 20, EPISODE 5 REVIEW #teamkristin | @wmmaroundup
by Women's MMA Roundup
posted October 24, 2014 at 10:20am

 TUF 20, EPISODE 5 REVIEW #teamkristin | @wmmaroundup Veronica and Kristin are back for our review of The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned! This week Team Kristin reviews episode 5 featuring a highly anticipated rematch fight between.....more

The WNBA doesn't need to consider using anti-tanking measures for the draft lottery
by Swish Appeal
posted October 24, 2014 at 10:12am

The Philadelphia 76ers NBA team's rebuilding strategy has caused enough ire for the league to consider Draft Lottery reform, though it failed. There is no need for the WNBA to do the same. Tanking in the NBA has been a subject of debate, in particular ...more

22 days 'til NCAA Basketball college season
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 24, 2014 at 10:09am

News keeps flowing:Missouri senior Morgan Eye is eying an NCAA three-point record.Arizona State hopes to build off their NCAA Tournament experience last season.Today's Lady Vol report.Senior Dearica Hamby has a chance to make a lasting impact at Wake Fore...more

Pac-12 NCAA Basketball preview: Washington State University
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 24, 2014 at 10:08am

This is the eighth in an annual 12-part series previewing the Pac-12 teams for the upcoming season.In a conference on the rise, even Washington State showed signs of improvement last year. Instead of their usual 10th-12th place finish, they were seventh, ...more

Rousey vs. Zingano Booked for UFC 182
by Wombat Sports
posted October 23, 2014 at 9:56am

Rousey Zingano The title match between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano has finally got a date. The two will square off for the UFC bantamweight title January 3rd and will serve at the co-main event at UFC 182 in Las Vegas. UFC Presidetn Dana White ann...more

Pac-12 NCAA Basketball: a conference on the rise
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 23, 2014 at 9:56am

Today was Pac-12 media day, so the news is flowing:The rest of the Pac-12 doesn't believe Stanford is on the downturn. Despite the lack of Ogwumikes, the Cardinal were again picked to win the conference title.In the meantime, UCLA is back in the Pac-12 ra...more

NCAA Soccer – Chris’ Annual Late Season Power Poll
by All White Kit
posted October 23, 2014 at 9:51am

Ah yes, it’s time for the most divisive column of the season. I don’t really have much time to go into details, but here are how I see the teams right now. This isn’t based on a body of work a club’s done but instead who I’d ...more

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