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It’s official: Magic Johnson and Dodgers chairman Mark Walter purchase the Los Angeles Sparks

It’s official: Magic Johnson and Dodgers chairman Mark Walter purchase the Los Angeles Sparks

Press Conference Social Media Recap || Laurel Richie’s letter to fan || Video of press conference The WNBA and NBA Board of Governors have unanimously approved the purchase of the Los Angeles Sparks by an investment group led by Earvin…

Los Angeles Sparks head coach Carol Ross to hold basketball clinics in Australia

Los Angeles Sparks head coach Carol Ross to hold basketball clinics in Australia

From Basketball Australia: Los Angeles Sparks head coach Carol Ross is going to Australia in January for a series of basketball clinics in Victoria. Ross, the 2012 WNBA Coach of the Year, will be joined by Sparks Consultant Coach Gail…

Parker leads Sparks in “big win” at home against Chicago, Delle Donne misses second half

Parker leads Sparks in “big win” at home against Chicago, Delle Donne misses second half

Los Angeles beat the only Eastern Conference team with a win over the Sparks this season Tuesday night. The Chicago Sky (15-8) defeated L.A. 94-82 on June 29 at home but their luck changed at the Staples Center last night…

Dishin & Swishin 6/06/13 Podcast: Sparks aim even higher in year two under Carol Ross and we debut a new segment

Dishin & Swishin 6/06/13 Podcast: Sparks aim even higher in year two under Carol Ross and we debut a new segment

[display_podcast] Just two WNBA seasons ago the Los Angeles Sparks were in the lottery, not the playoffs. Having deemed that unacceptable, the Sparks began roster renovations with the drafting of Nneka Ogwumike and placed their team in the hands of…

Lynx advance to WNBA finals in nail-biter on the road, overcome stellar play of Candace Parker and rebounding deficit

Lynx advance to WNBA finals in nail-biter on the road, overcome stellar play of Candace Parker and rebounding deficit

Quotes | Finals schedule With a slim 80-79 win over Los Angeles Sunday night, the Minnesota Lynx finished a Conference finals sweep of the Sparks in front of 10,791 fans at the Staples Center. The Lynx advance to the WNBA…

Lynx rebounding prowess helps fuel victory over Sparks in Western Conference finals opener

Lynx rebounding prowess helps fuel victory over Sparks in Western Conference finals opener

Video recap The Minnesota Lynx doused the Los Angeles Sparks, 94-77, in the first game of the Western Conference finals at the Target Center Thursday night in front of a raucous crowd of 8,513 fans. The Lynx extended their postseason…

Repeat and rinse: Silver Stars douse Sparks again, 94-80

Repeat and rinse: Silver Stars douse Sparks again, 94-80

Season Series: 06/16/12 – San Antonio 98, Los Angeles 85 06/24/12 – San Antonio 91, Los Angeles 71 06/28/12 – San Antonio 94, Los Angeles 80 Next: 08/23/12 – San Antonio at Los Angeles In front of a crowd of…

Dishin & Swishin 6/14/12 podcast: April Phillips & Special Jennings create a league of their own; the Los Angeles Sparks discuss their success

Dishin & Swishin 6/14/12 podcast: April Phillips & Special Jennings create a league of their own; the Los Angeles Sparks discuss their success

[display_podcast] We have a diverse and interesting podcast for you today! First, April Phillips and Special Jennings were integral parts of the successful Xavier teams during this decade. Both had good careers, including an Elite Eight run, and both have…

Los Angeles Sparks’ defense key to hot start in games vs. Seattle

Los Angeles Sparks’ defense key to hot start in games vs. Seattle

LOS ANGELES - The touted rematch between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Seattle Storm turned out to be one-sided Tuesday, as the host Sparks easily overcame the visiting Storm, 74-61.

Los Angeles Sparks working on defense as roster shapes up, Ross makes cuts

Los Angeles Sparks working on defense as roster shapes up, Ross makes cuts

LOS ANGELES – Just in time for their second exhibition game against the Japan National Team, all prospective Los Angeles Sparks were in training camp Wednesday night for a tough session.

New coach Carol Ross sets tone for aggressive play as Los Angeles Sparks begin training camp

New coach Carol Ross sets tone for aggressive play as Los Angeles Sparks begin training camp

LOS ANGELES – Carol Ross definitely set a new tone on the first day of training camp for the Los Angeles Sparks yesterday. The new coach explained what she wanted players to do, demonstrated it to them, directed them into…

Pro hopefuls showcased their skills in front of WNBA coaches and execs during Final Four

Pro hopefuls showcased their skills in front of WNBA coaches and execs during Final Four

Photos © Sue Favor DENVER, Colo. — For the 15th consecutive year, during Final Four weekend in Denver, pro prospects showcased their skills for WNBA coaches at Merit Management Group’s free agent camp. The event attracted 67 players of varying…

A Dishin & Swishin special: Carol Ross has a Sparks team to suit her style

A Dishin & Swishin special: Carol Ross has a Sparks team to suit her style

When I spoke to new Los Angeles Sparks coach Carol Ross on January 12, 2012, questions abounded. The Sparks' roster contained players like Ticha Penicheiro, Tina Thompson, Noelle Quinn, LaToya Pringle and Natasha Lacy. Just over two months later, I…

Dishin & Swishin January 12, 2012 Podcast: Top assistants Gary Kloppenburg & Carol Ross join the WNBA head coaching ranks

Dishin & Swishin January 12, 2012 Podcast: Top assistants Gary Kloppenburg & Carol Ross join the WNBA head coaching ranks

This week's guests include Gary Kloppenburg, Carol Ross, Debbie Antonelli and LaChina Robinson.