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Chelsea Gray, Los Angeles Sparks, WNBA -

Los Angeles Sparks guard Chelsea Gray entered the 2018 season with renewed confidence. Despite the Sparks’ stunning 85-76 loss in Game 5 of the 2017 WNBA Finals, Gray found herself having one of her best seasons in the league, averaging 14.8 points, 4.4 assists and 2.7 rebounds per game. Gray made waves and even became […]

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Diana Taurasi, Los Angeles Sparks, Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx, Phoenix Mercury, WNBA -

A little girl preparing for her first WNBA game stood under a billboard just outside of a parking lot next to the Target Center in Minneapolis. Her arms outstretched as wide as she could get them, emulating the woman in the poster just above her head. The woman the little girl was copying? Minnesota Lynx […]

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Candace Parker, Get Lifted, Lailaa Parker, Los Angeles Sparks, Moms, Mother's Day, WNBA -

Los Angeles Sparks champion Candace Parker and her daughter, Lailaa, will have to share her special day. That’s because this year, Mother’s Day falls on May 13 — Lailaa’s ninth birthday. And Parker has a big surprise planned. “Lailaa doesn’t know. See, she’s a zoo person,” Parker told The Undefeated. “She loves animals. We have […]

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Colin Kaepernick, LeBron James, Los Angeles Sparks, Michael Bennett, National Anthem, NFL, Odell Beckham Jr., Usain Bolt, Washington Mystics, What Had Happened Was, WNBA -

Game. Blouses. WNBA players locked arms during the national anthem in the wake of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Before a nationally televised game on ESPN2 between the Los Angeles Sparks and Washington Mystics in the nation’s capital on Wednesday, players employed a silent protest during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” in solidarity with those […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving, Los Angeles Sparks, Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx, NCB, Nneka Ogwumike, Syracuse Orange, The Basketball Tournament, What Had Happened Was, WNBA -

GAME. BLOUSES. Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving no longer wants to play in The Land, per reports from ESPN over the weekend. The 25-year-old wants to be the focal point of a team and made his request directly to team owner Dan Gilbert. His wish list of landing spots includes the Miami Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves, […]

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Althea Gibson, Chicago Sky, Hugh Freeze, Los Angeles Sparks, NFL, O.J. Simpson, Ole Miss Rebels, SEC, Stefanie Dolson, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. All eyes were on O.J. Simpson (again), as many in the country tuned in to see whether the former NFL running back would be granted parole nine years into a possible 33-year sentence for a 2007 robbery. After jokes with the parole board, long-winded responses from the former Heisman Trophy winner and a […]

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CulturePlay, Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks -

Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie is proof that life doesn’t end after retirement from professional basketball. The former Los Angeles Sparks center, who put in 12 seasons before hanging up her sneakers in 2009, may be busier now than she was during her time on the court, when she was a member of four gold […]

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Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks, Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx, Nneka Ogwumike, WNBA -

When Candace Parker collapsed on the hardwood floor of the Target Center on Thursday night, don’t tell me your stomach didn’t drop. It’s OK to admit that you, too, felt your heart clench as you watched the Los Angeles Sparks forward sob on the court while her teammate Kristi Toliver embraced her and told her […]

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Los Angeles Sparks, Minnesota Lynx, What Had Happened Was, WNBA -

GAME. BLOUSES. Game 1 of the WNBA Finals between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Minnesota Lynx was a thriller Sunday night! With the score tied at 76-76, the ball was kicked out to Sparks guard Alana Beard, who knocked down the corner jumper and gave the Sparks a 1-0 series lead. Watch the play […]

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All Day, Basketball, Black Lives Matter, Los Angeles Sparks, Minnesota Lynx, New York Liberty, WNBA -

After last week’s mayhem tore the nation apart on multiple fronts, three WNBA teams decided to pay their respects to victims in different ways during the weekend. First up were the Minnesota Lynx, who are closest to the mourning out of the three teams, with the death of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, rocking […]

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Candace Parker, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Los Angeles Sparks, Pat Summitt, Tennessee Volunteers, WNBA -

A few hours after the basketball world learned longtime Tennessee coach Pat Summitt had died Monday, Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker shared a letter via Twitter. Parker played for Summitt at Tennessee from 2005-08. The letter was written when Summitt was recruiting Parker to play for the Lady Vols. You held true to your […]

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