Delle Donne's father fires back at endorsement allegations

Originally Published: March 7, 2008
By Chris Hansen | Scouts Inc.
USA Today reported Thursday the NCAA eligibility of two high school seniors, Elena Delle Donne and Chelsea Shine, could be in jeopardy based on testimonial videos posted on, a website that helps prospective college athletes gain exposure through their service.

Elena Delle Donne
HoopGurlz.comElena Delle Donne's father Ernie says her video on was "not an endorsement."
Delle Donne is the No. 1 ranked player in the country and Shine is ranked among the nation's elite. Both have signed letters of intent to play basketball next year with Connecticut and Virginia, respectively.

The video testimonials have since been removed from the site.