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Dallas Wings and Brian Agler part ways

Dallas Wings and Brian Agler part ways

After two seasons, Brian Agler is no longer the head coach of the Dallas Wings. The franchise fired the head coach Tuesday morning, just a week after the season ended with the Seattle Storm winning the 2020 WNBA championship. Agler…

Emma Meesseman shines as Washington bests Dallas 86-73, Mystics lock up top seed

Emma Meesseman shines as Washington bests Dallas 86-73, Mystics lock up top seed

Mystics secure No. 1 seed in playoffs Notes || Shot Charts WASHINGTON D.C. – The Washington Mystics defeated the Dallas Wings 86-73 Friday night in Entertainment and Sports Arena. The contest, Washington’s second-to-last game before postseason, had playoff implications. The…

As trade deadline approaches, Sun acquire Theresa Plaisance from Wings in exchange for rookie Kristine Anigwe

As trade deadline approaches, Sun acquire Theresa Plaisance from Wings in exchange for rookie Kristine Anigwe

In a Tuesday morning trade, the Dallas Wings acquired rookie forward/center Kristine Anigwe from the Connecticut Sun in exchange for sixth year forward/center Theresa Plaisance. The league’s trade deadline is today at 8 p.m. ET. “Theresa has been a part…

Los Angeles Sparks top Dallas Wings 69-64 in biggest comeback of the season

Los Angeles Sparks top Dallas Wings 69-64 in biggest comeback of the season

Stats || Shot Charts LOS ANGELES – With 2:41 remaining in the second quarter of Thursday’s day game between the Los Angeles Sparks and Dallas Wings, center Imani McGee-Stafford found herself open near the hoop, and laid the ball in.…

Will Liz Cambage realize the dream she voiced in 2011 to play for the Los Angeles Sparks?

Will Liz Cambage realize the dream she voiced in 2011 to play for the Los Angeles Sparks?

A few hours after sports writer Rachel Galligan broke the news via Twitter that Dallas Wings center Liz Cambage requested a trade from the franchise today, Dallas Wings president and CEO Greg Bibb issued the following statement: “Liz Cambage has…

Lynx beat Sparks in Finals Game 5 to win their 4th WNBA title

Lynx beat Sparks in Finals Game 5 to win their 4th WNBA title

Box score Game 1 Recap Game 2 Recap Game 3 Recap Game 4 Recap Video: Sylvia Fowles Game 5 Highlights Notes Postgame Transcripts The Minnesota Lynx won their fourth WNBA title Wednesday night, beating the Los Angeles Sparks 85-76, in…

Los Angeles Sparks re-sign head coach Brian Agler to a multi-year contract extension

Los Angeles Sparks head coach Brian Agler signed a a multi-year contract extension announced the team’s executive vice president/general manager Penny Toler on Monday. “I am extremely excited that head coach Brian Agler will have a long future with the…

With a solid core of veterans and some exciting additions, Sparks look to repeat as WNBA champions

With a solid core of veterans and some exciting additions, Sparks look to repeat as WNBA champions

LOS ANGELES – As the 2017 WNBA regular season gets underway, many expect the reigning champion Los Angeles Sparks to mount another championship run. The team is No. 1 in the Associated Press Preseason WNBA Poll and No. 2 in…

Sparks topple Lynx to win WNBA Championship, victory seals a banner season for Ogwumike and Parker

Sparks topple Lynx to win WNBA Championship, victory seals a banner season for Ogwumike and Parker

Photos © Lee Michaelson, all right reserved The Los Angeles Sparks won the 2016 WNBA Championship, 77-76, on a shot from MVP Nneka Ogwumike with 3.1 seconds left in the Game 5 of the best-of-five Finals Thursday night at the…

WNBA Finals Game 3: Sparks beat Lynx 92-75, come within one game of the championship

WNBA Finals Game 3: Sparks beat Lynx 92-75, come within one game of the championship

Photo Gallery ||  Quotes || Social Media || Box Score || Around the Web LOS ANGELES – Friday was not a good day for the Minnesota Lynx. The defending WNBA champions found themselves at the losing end of a lopsided…

WNBA Playoffs semifinals: Sparks have the upper hand after taking game one vs. the Sky

WNBA Playoffs semifinals: Sparks have the upper hand after taking game one vs. the Sky

Photos: © Lee Michaelson With the league’s MVP Nneka Ogwumike and the Sixth Woman of the Year Jantel Lavender scoring in double figures, Los Angeles took the first matchup of the five-game WNBA Playoffs semifinal series with Chicago, 95-75. The…

Success of Los Angeles bolstered by a deep bench and newcomers

Success of Los Angeles bolstered by a deep bench and newcomers

The record-setting Minnesota Lynx (12-0) and Los Angeles Sparks (11-0) will meet for a historic showdown of undefeated WNBA teams on Tuesday, June 21 at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBA TV. Minnesota and Los Angeles are off to the two best starts in WNBA history, and their matchup is…

Candace Parker spoils debut of Breanna Stewart with 34-point explosion as Sparks beat Storm 96-66

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Los Angeles Sparks veteran forward Candace Parker spoiled the professional debut of the most decorated women’s college basketball player in history Sunday afternoon at Staples Center, leading her team to a 96-66 victory over…

Q&A with Candace Parker: The WNBA star on her offseason activities, the Sparks and more

Q&A with Candace Parker: The WNBA star on her offseason activities, the Sparks and more

Since December, fans of Candace Parker have had a chance to see the WNBA star and former Tennessee All-American on the screen as an analyst for Southeastern Conference games. In addition, after the 2015 WNBA season ended, she has participated…

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and  Chiney Ogwumike

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and Chiney Ogwumike

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). The roundtable discussions are some of the most popular and listened to shows from the Dishin & Swishin…

Ogwumike returns and Sparks overcome 15-point deficit to defeat Mystics, remain in playoff hunt

Ogwumike returns and Sparks overcome 15-point deficit to defeat Mystics, remain in playoff hunt

The Los Angeles Sparks (13-18) overcome a 15-point deficit to defeat the Washington Mystics 93-91 at Staples Center Thursday night. It was the largest comeback of the season for the Sparks. They outshot the Mystics (16-14), 54 percent to 48.6…

Dabovic makes winning shot as Sparks break the Fever, 81-79, win third straight

Dabovic makes winning shot as Sparks break the Fever, 81-79, win third straight

The Los Angeles Sparks (11-17) knocked off the Indiana Fever, 81-79, Wednesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, for three straight victories. The win also broke the Fever’s six-game win streak and solidified the Sparks’ fourth place position in the West…

Atlanta stages late comeback to defeat Los Angeles, 76-72

Box score The Atlanta Dream (7-8) overcame a fourth quarter 11-point deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Sparks, 76-72, Thursday afternoon at the Staples Center. Both teams came into the game at the bottom of their respective conferences. Led by…

Dishin & Swishin 5/28/15 Podcast: Brian Agler looks to create a new system in Los Angeles

Dishin & Swishin 5/28/15 Podcast: Brian Agler looks to create a new system in Los Angeles

[display_podcast] Last night the Los Angeles Sparks opened their 2015 WNBA schedule with a preseason victory over the Chicago Sky at Mohegan Sun Arena, 76-67. The game marked the Brian Agler’s debut as the Sparks’ head coach. He spent the…

Brian Agler leaves the Seattle Storm to coach the Los Angeles Sparks

Brian Agler leaves the Seattle Storm to coach the Los Angeles Sparks

Los Angeles Sparks executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler named veteran coach Brian Agler the 12th head coach in franchise history on Monday. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “I am excited about the…

Dishin & Swishin 1/09/14 Podcast: Seattle Storm’s Karen Bryant set the bar high for WNBA executives

Dishin & Swishin 1/09/14 Podcast: Seattle Storm’s Karen Bryant set the bar high for WNBA executives

[display_podcast] Karen Bryant is a women’s basketballaholic, and proud of it. From her days as a player, making it to the Elite Eight for the University of Washington, through the rise and fall of the ABL and the Seattle Reign,…

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

[display_podcast] Tonight the post-season begins! After working through an injury-plagued regular season, eight teams begin their quest for the WNBA championship with conference semifinal matchups. On today’s podcast we have four of the most well-known purveyors of WNBA information helping…

Dishin & Swishin 8/15/13 Podcast: Is Brian Agler the WNBA Coach of the Year?

Dishin & Swishin 8/15/13 Podcast: Is Brian Agler the WNBA Coach of the Year?

[display_podcast] The winner of the WNBA’s Coach of the Year award usually resides at the top of their conference. In fact, the last coach to win the award who did not come from a first or second place team was…

Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird to miss the 2013 WNBA season

With Lauren Jackson missing the upcoming season, Ann Wauters not returning and Katie Smith going to New York, Seattle loses another veteran with the announcement that point guard Sue Bird will not play during the 2013 season after surgery on…

Camille rising: Little makes herself a factor in Storm defeat of Sun in overtime

Camille rising: Little makes herself a factor in Storm defeat of Sun in overtime

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Camille Little was on the court shooting jump shots with assistant coach Jenny Boucek for about forty-five minutes prior to Sunday’s Seattle Storm road game at Mohegan Sun Arena against the Connecticut Sun. The Storm were coming…