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Style - Kicks and Gear, WNBA / May 8, 2013 / 3:30 pm

The WNBA’s Ivory Latta Is Changing The Sneaker Game For Women

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NFinity (photo. NFinity)

When Ivory Latta was growing up in South Carolina, she couldn’t go to an athletics shoe store and find kicks made by female basketball players. High-tops? A professional league had to be established first. Read More »

NBA, Video, We Reminisce, WNBA / Apr 26, 2013 / 3:03 pm

We Reminisce: Cappie Pondexter Gives Sebastian Telfair Buckets

cappie pondexter

This popped into our heads today and we felt the need to re-visit the time WNBA star Cappie Pondexter gave buckets to Sebastian Telfair. Read More »

College, WNBA / Mar 5, 2013 / 3:30 pm

From Dime 72: Jacki Gemelos’ Last Shot

Jacki Gemelos

Jacki Gemelos (photo. Kirby Lee)

This feature was originally printed in Dime 72. Check your local newsstands now to see the piece in its entirety…

There was a time when Jacki Gemelos was thought to be the first high school player who could potentially go straight to the WNBA. But after enduring five devastating ACL reconstructions in the last six years, Jacki Gemelos improbably still has one last shot at making her WNBA dreams come true. Read More »

WNBA / Nov 2, 2012 / 12:00 pm

One Of The WNBA’s Shortest Players Is Making A Huge Difference Off The Court

Ivory Latta

Ivory Latta (photo. N-Vision Marketing Inc)

Ever since she picked up a ball, Ivory Latta was always been different. She’s remained 5-6 (with shoes) in a women’s game that saw a collective growth spurt over the last decade. Best known for bringing a playground flavor to the college game while donning the Tar Heel baby blue, she used to dance around opponents on offense with a single crossover followed by a blow-by to the basket. Then on the other end, she’d dive for the ball, floor burns and all, on the very next play. Read More »

WNBA / Oct 22, 2012 / 4:30 pm

Tamika Catchings & Indiana Unleash A New Era In The WNBA

Tamika Catchings

You may have turned on the T.V. in 1997 to see if professional women’s basketball could actually work in America. From then on, you might have found yourself scrolling through the channels forgetting that a league still existed.

You knew of Diana Taurasi. You knew of Candace Parker, but you probably characterized them as exceptions – not indicative of the level of play of the league as a whole. Even before that, every guy knew who Chamique Holdsclaw was. Read More »

Video, WNBA / Oct 18, 2012 / 10:54 pm

Video: WNBA Coach Absolutely Loses Her Mind During Finals Game

Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve goes crazy video

If you really care about the drama surrounding Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve and the fallout following her meltdown during the Lynx/Fever WNBA Finals game on Wednesday night, you can read all about it here.

If you would rather just watch Reeve lose her mind and throw her coat at an assistant coach so hard that she hurt her right shoulder and had to see the training staff after the game, wtach the video after the jump: Read More »

Dimepiece, Video, WNBA / Apr 23, 2012 / 1:00 pm

Kristen Mann Has the Goods (Again)

kristen mann

Kristen Mann‘s photo shoot for Dime #66 quickly became one of our most popular posts in recent memory. Put it this way: We were not the least bit surprised (CHECK IT OUT HERE).

It turns out that Kristen has plenty of game away from the basketball court and photography studio as well. Check out this provocative video montage that she put together in anticipation of her upcoming music release: Read More »

Video, WNBA / Mar 17, 2012 / 12:00 pm

Video: Ohio State’s Sammy Prahalis is Changing the Game

Sammy Prahalis

Over the past few months, Ohio State Women’s point guard Sammy Prahalis has earned space here on dimemag.com and in the pages of Dime Magazine because her game, without trying to sound corny, is electrifying.

She is incredibly fun to watch. Period. Check out this highlight mix that we just found of some of her greatest hits – the pass at the 1:14 mark alone is worth the click: Read More »

College, WNBA / Oct 25, 2011 / 1:45 pm

Ohio State’s “Styles P” Interviews Styles P

Samantha Prahalis

Samantha Prahalis (photo. Ohio State Athletics)

Have you checked out the DIGITAL VERSION of Dime #66 yet?

One of the stars of The Breakout Issue is Ohio State’s women’s team point guard Sammy Prahalis.

Today, “Styles P” turned up on the homepage of XXL.com interviewing the “other” Styles P. Read More »

Dimepiece, Style - Kicks and Gear, WNBA / Oct 24, 2011 / 9:00 am

Dime #66 Preview: Kristen Mann Has The Goods

kristen mann

We’re not quite ready to unleash all of Dime #66 on you just yet, but we are more than happy to give you a little preview of one of the issue’s main features.

Are you familiar with Kristen Mann‘s work on and off the court? You’re about to be … and you can thank us later (click on the pics to make them larger)… Read More »