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Amber D. Dodd

Amber Dodd is a graduate from Mississippi State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication with an additional minor in Latin. Dodd began her career as a sports journalist for the student newspaper paper at MSU, The Reflector. Dodd's notable experiences are providing full coverage on Mississippi State's historic run in the 2017 March Madness tournament where she began as the beat writer. A Maryland native, Dodd returns home and covers the WNBA in Washington, DC. She is also a freelance writer. Her favorite color is pink.

Glory Johnson leads Dallas, Mystics fall 87-83 to Wings’ last-second surge

Glory Johnson leads Dallas, Mystics fall 87-83 to Wings’ last-second surge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Dallas Wings stunned the Washington Mystics Sunday afternoon, earning a 87-83 win late in the fourth quarter at the Verizon Center. Washington head coach Mike Thibault said the last-second surge caught…

Elena Delle Donne returns and Mystics bounce back in 88-70 win against Fever

Elena Delle Donne returns and Mystics bounce back in 88-70 win against Fever

WASHINGTON — The Washington Mystics (7-3) bounced back from their blowout loss Friday against the Minnesota Lynx with an 88-70 win against the Indiana Fever (4-6) Sunday afternoon. Starting forward Elena Delle Donne was back…

Without Elena Delle Donne, Mystics fall to Lynx, 98-73 in record-breaking game for Lindsay Whalen

WASHINGTON- The Washington Mystics four-game home-winning streak was snapped with a devastating 73-98 loss to the Minnesota Lynx Friday evening. The Mystics played without their leading shooter and rebounder, Elena Delle Donne who has a…

Free throws lift Mystics over Dream, 78-72, in another thriller

WASHINGTON – As the final minute of Sunday’s game between the Atlanta Dream and Washington Mystics came to a close, the Dream’s Sancho Lyttle gave her team their first lead of the game with a…

Free throws crucial in thriller as Mystics secure 78-76 win over Sun

Free throws crucial in thriller as Mystics secure 78-76 win over Sun

WASHINGTON – The Washington Mystics completed a last-second comeback to top the Connecticut Sun 78-76 Wednesday afternoon at the Verizon Center. The Mystics improved to 3-2 while the Sun fell to 1-5. “At the moment,…

Mystics optimistic as they begin three-game road trip at Sparks

Mystics optimistic as they begin three-game road trip at Sparks

One last round of practice before we hit the West Coast ?? #EyesUpDC #WheelsUpDC ? pic.twitter.com/GT1t4tQjQ4 — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) May 17, 2017 The Washington Mystics begin a three-game road trip Friday starting with a…

Elena Delle Donne meets expectations in season debut, helps lift Mystics over Stars

Elena Delle Donne meets expectations in season debut, helps lift Mystics over Stars

WASHINGTON – The Washington Mystics started the season off on a winning note with an 89-74 home win over the San Antonio Stars Sunday afternoon in front of 6,126 fans. “I thought we did a…

Washington Mystics face team chemistry challenge heading into the 2017 WNBA season

Washington Mystics face team chemistry challenge heading into the 2017 WNBA season

WASHINGTON — On May 14, the Washington Mystics will open their historic 20th season against the San Antonio Stars. Coach Mike Thibault and the Mystics look to improve from their previous season. This will be…

Mystics drop preseason finale to Lynx, 74-59

Getting ready for regular season like ? pic.twitter.com/zTgnWjrhjy — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) May 9, 2017 Full Preseason Results WASHINGTON — The Washington Mystics finished their final exhibition game with a 74-59 loss to the Minnesota Lynx,…