Thursday, December 14, 2017

Sparks begin preseason with an improved Nneka Ogwumike

The Los Angeles Sparks will go into their first preseason game Sunday, against Seattle, still missing a couple of veterans. But thanks to an...

Catching up with Tamika Catchings

Tamika Catchings won WNBA Finals MVP last season for guiding the Indiana Fever to a National Championship - photo by the...

Poor worldwide economy is limiting overseas basketball opportunities for U.S. players

Traditionally, professional basketball leagues in Europe and Asia have been refuges for female players. Before the ABL and the WNBA, overseas leagues were where women...

Nnemkadi Ogwumike named Rookie of the Year, Carol Ross named Coach...

Prior to the Minnesota-Los Angeles Western Conference final game two this afternoon, Sparks forward Nnekmadi Ogwumike was named 2012 WNBA Rookie of the Year,...

Candace Parker and Allyson Felix forge a cross-sport friendship

In the world of athletics - especially the professional realm - athletes tend to stick with others in their sport, and not venture far...

Playoffs round 1, game 1: Sparks 93, Silver Stars 86

Kristi Toliver shoots over Becky Hammon in the first half - Photo by Donald Barnat     Los Angeles - The Sparks trailing by...

WNBA veterans, coaches say team chemistry is a complex but necessary...

Sun Coach Mike Thibault conducts a timeout - Photo by NBAE/Getty Images   As just about every WNBA team romped through a winning...

Sparks 87, Liberty 62

The Los Angeles Sparks extended their winning streak to nine Saturday night, with a decisive 87-62 win over the New York Liberty. The 9-0...

Stanford Fast Break Club travels to support Nnemkadi Ogwumike

About 50 members of the Stanford Fast Break Club today completed their first day of the "Weekend in LA Celebration for Nneka Ogwumike." Club...

Sparks down dispassionate Lynx, 96-90

All season long, the defending champions Minnesota Lynx have looked as solid as a brick house. But after the Los Angeles Sparks handed them...
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