Quentin McCall (Q McCall)




About Q McCall:

(From www.swishappeal.com) Quentin McCall currently writes for SwishAppeal.com and started the Rethinking Basketball blog in 2008 as a public journal of his thoughts about the WNBA from a NBA fan’s perspective. Based in Seattle, he has followed the Storm most closely during the 2009 season, but follows as many games as time and WNBA LiveAccess permit. As part of his own efforts to learn the game, "Q." has used a combination of advanced statistics and observation to better understand the game and provide rich analyses of the sport he loves. His enjoyment of the WNBA has led to an interest in NCAA women’s basketball and at the conclusion of the WNBA season, he will begin covering Seattle-area NCAA basketball as well.

Q McCall's Favorite Sports:

Basketball, NBA, W College Hoops, WNBA, Men's Football, Soccer

Q McCall's Posts:

"The Spiritual Significance of Pride"
posted on June 27, 2010 at 1:51pm

While people often see spirituality and the LGBT pride as antithetical to one another, Rev. Patrick S. Cheng describes the spirtitual significance of Pride Month....more

Pappano on Title IX: “It’s been slow progress and we certainly are not there yet.”
posted on December 26, 2009 at 5:44pm

  The institutionalization of any movement’s ideals – whether that be educational ideals at the local level or political ideals at the national level – is often a double-edged sword: although it may represent a “victory&rdq...more

Q McCall's blog is a member of the Women Talk Sports Network:

Swish Appeal

In keeping with SB Nation’s innovative use of social media in reshaping sports journalism, our vision is a women's basketball site that goes beyond merely providing game reports; instead, we want to capture the narratives that fuel our passion for the game, while maintaining the critical stance that helps us understand the game better.

WNBA first round draft pick Stefanie Dolson to appear on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
Stefanie dolson to tape jimmy fallon show wednesday in nyc @jimmyfallon @TheTonightShow_ @NBCConnecticut helped #uconnwomen make it happen — John Altavilla (@jaltavilla) April 23, 2014   Awesome news for UConn fans, the Washington Mystics, a...[Read on]
Brittney Griner discusses decision not to participate in 2012 Olympics in new memoir
Marty Maguire of SB Nation's Outsports summarized Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner's new memoir 'In My Skin', focusing on her experience at Baylor with coach Kim Mulkey and why she stayed despite feeling "deceived". But one thing Maguire says was m...[Read on]
Interview with Tyler Summitt: How he chose the Louisiana Tech head coaching position, his age, and what he learned from Pat Summitt
Louisiana Tech created waves in the women's basketball community by hiring 23-year-old Tyler Summitt to replace Teresa Weatherspoon as their women's basketball head coach. Swish Appeal caught up with Summitt to ask him about the process of getting to La...[Read on]
The Swish Appeal Podcast, Episode 2 - featuring Doug Feinberg and Fred Williams
Listen to our interviews with Doug Feinberg of the AP and Tulsa Shock Head Coach Fred Williams. Welcome to our second podcast! Today's show will feature two guests. First, Doug Feinberg of the AP checks back with us again where we recap the 2014 WNBA ...[Read on]
2014 WNBA Draft recap: The big winners and great value drafts
The biggest winners in this draft are probably clear, but there are a few other teams who should be given credit for using their draft picks well. A few hours before Monday's draft, I was discussing prospects and other rumors with M Robinson when we h...[Read on]
Missouri's Bri Kulas blogs about the experience of hearing her name called during the 2014 WNBA Draft
In our latest guest blog, Missouri's Bri Kulas recounts the experience of waiting for the San Antonio Stars to select her with the 28th pick of the 2014 WNBA Draft and her experience of training camp. Monday night was a moment in my life when I realize...[Read on]
2013-14 Chicago Sky offseason: Sky bolster their frontcourt in the 2014 WNBA draft
After earning their first-ever playoff berth in 2013, the Chicago Sky will look to win their first playoff game and advance beyond the first round in 2014. Now without further or do, let's take a quick look.   1. Brittney Griner, Phoenix Mercury...[Read on]
Sun trade former MVP Charles to Liberty, select Ogwumike No. 1 in 2014 WNBA Draft
Connecticut selects Stanford star Chiney Ogwumike with the No. 1 pick in the WNBA Draft and trades Tina Charles to the New York Liberty for Kelsey Bone and the rights to Alyssa Thomas. UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Connecticut Sun went 10-24 in 2013. I...[Read on]
2014 WNBA draft prospect profile: Bria Hartley, UConn
Projecting a starring role for Bria Hartley in the WNBA is difficult statistically, but her combination of distributing and scoring efficiency could make her a big contributor as a combo guard in the right situation. By almost any reasonable standard, ...[Read on]
Stefanie Dolson's defensive presence at UConn and potential as a 2014 WNBA prospect
UConn center Stefanie Dolson gained national recognition for her defensive ability in winning the WBCA Defensive Player of the Year award. Yet it might be her passing ability that really sets her apart from other centers as a 2014 WNBA draft prospect. ...[Read on]