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Washington Mystics Take On The Los Angeles Sparks: The Inside-Look Gallery

Washington Mystics Take On The Los Angeles Sparks: The Inside-Look Gallery

June 12, 2021

“Our chemistry is starting to come along. Of course there are some things we still need to get better at. But, we’re figuring out each other, we’re figuring out what works for us, what doesn’t work for us.” said Ariel Atkins as the Washington Mystics took down the Los Angeles Sparks 89 to 71, on

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A’ja Wilson: Sculpting A Legacy

A’ja Wilson: Sculpting A Legacy

February 12, 2021

There aren’t many statues of 24 year olds. There aren’t many statues of women. There aren’t many statues of People of Color in the first place. But outside of Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina, home of the University of South Carolina, lies an 11-foot-tall bronze statue of Hopkins, South Carolina native and 2017 NCAA

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Breanna Stewart Unlocked: WNBA Game Changer

Breanna Stewart Unlocked: WNBA Game Changer

January 13, 2021

Breanna Stewart — all she does is win, win, win, no matter what. WNBA regular season MVP, WNBA Finals MVP, USA Basketball FIBA World Cup MVP, Euroleague MVP — and the list goes on. The already two-time WNBA Champion hails from Syracuse New York. There, she took in Syracuse University games when she was young.

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Liz Cambage: International Powerhouse

Liz Cambage: International Powerhouse

December 21, 2020

WNBA All-Star Liz Cambage has been giving opposing defenses around the world nightmares for over a decade now. A professional basketball player from the age of 16, Liz developed an elite array of skills that, when combined with her muscular 6’8″ frame, makes her nigh-impossible to defend. Today, Liz is among the greatest scorers in

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Tyasha Harris Flying Higher

Tyasha Harris Flying Higher

November 10, 2020

An exceptional facilitator on both ends of the court, Tyasha “Ty” Harris is a twenty-two year old 5’10” point guard for the WNBA’s Dallas Wings. Today she’s best known for setting up her teammates and her consistent control over the pace of play. Before that, in college, she was a starter for the South Carolina

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Sue Bird WNBA Legend: The Inside Look

Sue Bird WNBA Legend: The Inside Look

October 22, 2020

“When I got drafted to Seattle in 2016, that’s what I thought about: I’m going to play with the best point guard in the world,” said Breanna Stewart. Breanna was referring to her now good pal, Sue Bird the WNBA player. Today, Sue Bird has spent 17 years dominating women’s professional basketball. And she has

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Candace Parker Basketball: WNBA Phenomenon

Candace Parker Basketball: WNBA Phenomenon

September 23, 2020

Candace Parker and basketball — name a better duo. The accomplishments abound: a former #1 overall pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft, a Rookie of the Year, a two-time league MVP, a WNBA champion, a Finals MVP, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and hitting 5,500 career points this season. The obstacles have too: seven knee

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Nneka Ogwumike WNBA: The Complete Breakdown

Nneka Ogwumike WNBA: The Complete Breakdown

July 29, 2020

Picture this: It’s opening day for the WNBA, in the middle of a sound stage, in the middle of a pandemic, and Nneka Ogwumike doesn’t miss a single shot. It sounds like a dream. But it’s actually a spark. Last weekend’s star Los Angeles Sparks performance came from Nneka Ogwumike who showed up with 8-of-8

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Sabrina Ionescu WNBA: Everything You Need to Know

Sabrina Ionescu WNBA: Everything You Need to Know

July 8, 2020

“She’s very relentless. Even when you think you have her stopped, she keeps coming at you.” That’s a quote from Sue Bird about the 2020 #1 draft pick.  You might know her from her sneaker deal with Nike, her time playing on the Oregon Ducks, or from her joining the New York Liberty. Regardless of

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