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Mystics make biggest second-half comeback in WNBA history to defeat Sparks 89-85

Box Score LOS ANGELES – A 24-point lead by the Los Angeles Sparks early in the third quarter turned into the biggest second-half comeback in WNBA history for the Washington Mystics, as they erased the deficit to win in overtime,…

Los Angeles Sparks appoint Joe "Jellybean" Bryant as head coach, replace Jennifer Gillom

From the Los Angeles Sparks: The Los Angeles Sparks have made a change in their head coaching position with Joe "Jellybean" Bryant replacing Jennifer Gillom effective immediately, it was announced Sunday by Sparks Vice President and General Manager Penny Toler.…

Los Angeles Sparks owner Paula Madison steps into the spotlight, talks about becoming more involved with the team

Madison’s family business first contact with the team was not “love at first sight” LOS ANGELES – Kathy Goodman and Carla Christofferson bought the Los Angeles Sparks in 2006, and they have been the faces of ownership for the organization…

Candace Parker out for approximately six weeks with knee injury

Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker returned home in the midst of a team road trip to receive an MRI after she injured her right knee in a game against the New York Liberty Sunday. She will be out for…

Sparks have five more games on road trip as Parker heads to Los Angeles for MRI

While New York (4-4),got their first win at their temporary home in Newark at the Prudential Center, beating Los Angeles 77-67, the Sparks (4-3) not only suffered defeat but also lost their star forward for at least one game. After…

Game Updates: Los Angeles at San Antonio, June 24, 2011

San Antonio 90, Los Angeles 80 OT San Antonio: Jia Perkins (31 points, 8 rebounds), Becky Hammon (22 points), Sophia Young (12 points, 7 rebounds), Ruth Riley (11 points, 9 rebounds) Los Angeles: Candace Parker (25 points, 13 rebounds), DeLisha…

Sparks’ depth key to 15th anniversary victory over Liberty

Game Updates: New York at Los Angeles, June 21, 2011 LOS ANGELES – It was everything you could want in a 15th-year game: a great loud crowd, a tight and close contest, eight players in double figures. And for the…

Game Updates: New York at Los Angeles, June 21, 2011

Tina Thompson gives the regular pre-game greeting to the crowd, and LL then takes the mic and says a few words about the league’s 15th year. She gives tribute to those who are "doing it without her," and expresses hopes…

Sparks host the Liberty as the league celebrates its 15th season and inaugural game

New York Liberty (2-3) at Los Angeles Sparks (3-1) Time: 10:00 p.m. ET Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles TV: ESPN2 On June 21, 1997 Lisa Leslie and the Los Angeles Sparks hosted the New York Liberty in the WNBA’s first…

Los Angeles dominates Seattle from beginning to end, bench play key in victory

Katie Smith and Le’coe Willingham wait to enter the game and watch Lauren Jackson and Candace Parker. Game Updates LOS ANGELES – What a difference a year makes. Last season it was the Storm that clicked on all cylinders like…

Game Updates: Seattle at Los Angeles, June 19, 2011

Los Angeles 74, Seattle 50 Los Angeles: Ebony Hoffman 12 points, Kristi Toliver 11 points, Candace Parker 10 points, Jantel Lavender 10 points Seattle: Sue Bird 15 Points, 5 Rebounds, 3 Assists Attendance: 9119 Officials: #17 Scott Twardoski, #8 Daryl…

Versatility and offensive firepower propel Los Angeles over Phoenix

Courtside Game Updates LOS ANGELES – It was an offensive shootout night Friday as the visiting Phoenix Mercury took on the Los Angeles Sparks. The home team prevailed 98-84 in a fast-paced game that saw four players from each team…

Game Updates: Minnesota at Los Angeles, June 3, 2011

1st Quarter Sparks started out ice cold, and now they’ve warmed up and the Mercury are missing a few shots. It’s already 18-16 @ 4:47 to go in the first. it’ll be 100 points at the end of this game…

Game Updates: Minnesota at Los Angeles, June 3, 2011

Friday, June 3, 2011, 11: 00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT Minnesota at Los Angeles, Staples Center Officials: #18 Kurt Walker, #27 Penny Davis, #13 Cameron Inouye Preview Final: Los Angeles 82, Minnesota 74 Box Score Quotes Lynx Coach Cheryl Reeve…

Preview: Sparks host the Lynx in WNBA season opener

2011 WNBA Opening Day Photo courtesy Los Angele Sparks/WNBA Minnesota at Los Angeles, Staples Center Friday, June 3, 2011, 11: 00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT TV: PRIME (local), NBA TV Streaming: Live Access Live Stats: WNBA.com Hoopfeed.com Sparks Overview: Los…

Loree Moore to sit out season for medical reasons

Loree Moore (right) with Ebony Hoffman on Sparks Media Day. (Photo courtesy Los Angeles Sparks) Point guard Loree Moore, signed by the Los Angeles Sparks in February, is leaving the team for medical reasons. "Loree will unfortunately not be able…

Los Angeles Sparks players in sync, healthy and ready for 2011

Photos © Sue Favor. Coaches photo courtesy of the LA Sparks LOS ANGELES – There are a whole lot of things different about the Los Angeles Sparks’ training camp this year. To begin with, all on the roster are present…

Mid-week WNBA Training Camp Updates, Coverage Roundup

Coverage Roundup Team training camps for the 2011 WNBA season began at the beginning of the week. So far two teams have made moves to tighten rosters in anticipation of the June 2 deadline to begin the season with just…

LA Sparks guard Andrea Riley is pregnant

Los Angeles Sparks guard Andrea Riley is pregnant. The former Oklahoma State star who entered the WNBA last season indicated via Twitter in messages to her teammates Ticha Penicheiro and Tina Thompson that the baby is a girl and is…