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Mystics’ Ivory Latta’s childrens book teaches kids lessons in lifelong morality and values

Mystics’ Ivory Latta’s childrens book teaches kids lessons in lifelong morality and values

Whether her team the Washington Mystics fell or rose against their opponents, 11-year veteran guard Ivory Latta has always showed her passion for the game of basketball in her grit and determination. Her children’s book Despite The Height, illustrated by…

Washington Mystics overcome injury bug, rout out Atlanta Dream 100-96 in OT “gut check” contest

MYSTICS WIN IN OVERTIME!!! pic.twitter.com/dV1wkYt2C4 — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) July 19, 2017 WASHINGTON D.C. – The Washington Mystics overcame adverse circumstances of injuries and shaky chemistry with a 100-96 overtime win against the Atlanta Dream in front of 15,597 camp…

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 lot of good things,” Mystics…

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…

Mystics edge San Antonio 66-63, Stars release statement on Dan Hughes

Mystics edge San Antonio 66-63, Stars release statement on Dan Hughes

The Washington Mystics (12-7) held off San Antonio (6-16) Wednesday night at the Verizon Center, 66-63. Stars coach Dan Hughes collapsed in the second quarter at the 4:43 mark after a collision with guard Danielle Robinson. She crashed into her…

Players off the bench help Mystics continue win streak, beat struggling Storm 87-74

The Washington Mystics (10-6) extended their winning streak to four with an 87-74 victory over the Seattle Storm (5-14) Wednesday afternoon. Point guard Ivory Latta led the Mystics with 20 points. Tayler Hill finished with 18 points and Stefanie Dolson added…

Dishin & Swishin 7/09/15 Podcast: Mike Thibault hopes Mystics’ blend of youth and veterans will take the WNBA Eastern Conference

Dishin & Swishin 7/09/15 Podcast: Mike Thibault hopes Mystics’ blend of youth and veterans will take the WNBA Eastern Conference

[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). Mike Thibault is a coach that never shied away from youth. In Connecticut, his Sun team traded established…

Stefanie Dolson shines as Mystics open the season with 73-68 victory over Connecticut

Stefanie Dolson shines as Mystics open the season with 73-68 victory over Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Former UConn Husky Stefanie Dolson received a loud ovation from the Connecticut Sun faithful, then sent the Sun fans home disappointed after she earned career highs in points and rebounds in leading her Washington Mystics to an opening…

Mystics guard Ivory Latta resigns from UNC assistant coach job to concentrate on pro career

Release from UNC: In order to pursue new opportunities in her basketball playing career, North Carolina assistant coach Ivory Latta has decided to resign from her position with the Tar Heels. “I love Coach Hatchell and the University of North…

Mystics clinch playoff spot with 71-67 victory over determined Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – With more to gain by losing than winning, the Connecticut Sun still played determined basketball, but came up short to the visiting Mystics, 71-67. Washington clinched a playoff spot. With the loss, the Sun gained two draft…

Dishin & Swishin 07/31/14 Podcast: Kara Lawson and the Washington Mystics making noise in crowded Eastern Conference

Dishin & Swishin 07/31/14 Podcast: Kara Lawson and the Washington Mystics making noise in crowded Eastern Conference

[display_podcast] Overall, the WNBA Eastern Conference does not have the star power of the Western Conference, nor does it have the glamorous teams. So while Phoenix and Minnesota face off in the next “battle of the century” game tonight, four…

Sue Bird and Ivory Latta named as replacement players for 2014 WNBA All-Star game

Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm and Ivory Latta of the Washington Mystics have been named by WNBA President Laurel J. Richie as replacement players for the 2011 WNBA All-Star game, the league announced today. Bird will join the Western…

Veterans Monique Currie and Ivory Latta propel Washington Mystics to 74-66 victory over Connecticut Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The Connecticut Sun held a “Throwback Thursday” promotion at Mohegan Sun Arena, as the Washington Mystics made their first trip of the season to Connecticut to face the Sun. In the spirit of that promotion, former Sun…

Reigning champs Minnesota Lynx open season with road victory, topple Mystics 89-77

Reigning champs Minnesota Lynx open season with road victory, topple Mystics 89-77

The reigning WNBA champions opened the regular season with a win on the road in Washington, D.C. However, the 89-77 victory did not come easy as the Mystics nipped at the heels of the Lynx for much of the game…

Latta leads the way in Mystics playoff opener victory at Atlanta

Latta leads the way in Mystics playoff opener victory at Atlanta

The Washington Mystics earned a big 71-56 win on the road against Atlanta in their opener of the Eastern Conference semifinals best-of-three series Thursday night. Point guard Ivory Latta led a quartet of Mystics in double figures. She finished with…

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 8/29/13 Podcast: The WNBA Eastern conference – Swin Cash & Chicago are #SkyHigh & Ros Gold-Onwude discusses the final playoff spots

Dishin & Swishin 8/29/13 Podcast: The WNBA Eastern conference – Swin Cash & Chicago are #SkyHigh & Ros Gold-Onwude discusses the final playoff spots

[display_podcast] Pundits across the WNBA felt that the Chicago Sky would be a playoff team this season. They returned young stars Sylvia Fowles and Epiphanny Prince and a maturing Courtney Vandersloot plus added a star rookie in Elena Delle Donne.…

Putting a wrap on the WNBA All-Star game: It was all about having fun

Fun. That one little three-letter word was the recurring theme after the WNBA All-Star game was in the books at Mohegan Sun Arena, with the West walking away with a 102-98 victory. Both experienced vets and first-time players took in…

Candace Parker and her Sparks teammates lead West to All-Star win, 102-98

Candace Parker and her Sparks teammates lead West to All-Star win, 102-98

Social media recap UNCASVILLE, Conn. – A sellout crowd of 9,323 saw an entertaining, high-energy WNBA All-Star game dominated in the end by members of the Los Angeles Sparks. Candace Parker earned the Most Valuable Player award with a double-double…

Audio: Postgame 2013 WNBA All-Star: Ivory Latta, MVP Candace Parker, Tina Thompson & Diana Taurasi

All-Star MVP Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks) [audio:https://www.hoopfeed.com/content/wp-content/uploads/Candace_Parker_Allstarpostgame.mp3] East guard Ivory Latta (Washington Mystics) [audio:https://www.hoopfeed.com/content/wp-content/uploads/Ivory_Latta_Allstarpostgame.mp3] Diana Taurasi and Tina Thompson [audio:https://www.hoopfeed.com/content/wp-content/uploads/TT_DT_2013Allstar.mp3]  

Dishin & Swishin 7/25/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA All-Star game with ESPN’s Holly Rowe and the WNBAlien

Dishin & Swishin 7/25/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA All-Star game with ESPN’s Holly Rowe and the WNBAlien

[display_podcast] This Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena the WNBA will present the 2013 All-Star game. While most All-Star games for sports are a combination of disinterest and lack of enthusiasm, for the WNBA, the All-Star game is a significant event.…

Mystics rally from 21 down to defeat Sky, Chicago rookie Elena Delle Donne suffers concussion

Mystics rally from 21 down to defeat Sky, Chicago rookie Elena Delle Donne suffers concussion

The Washington Mystics (9-9) overcame a slow start and a 21-point deficit to defeat the Chicago Sky (12-5) in a matinee game at the Verizon Center. Guard Ivory Latta led the Mystics with 18 points along with a season-high 13…

Dishin & Swishin 7/11/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA season to date with the returning roundtable

Dishin & Swishin 7/11/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA season to date with the returning roundtable

[display_podcast] It has been a hot, crazy summer in the WNBA, and it is only July 11! Blow out games, blown out knees, standout performances, startling behavior, returns and departures, where does one begin to discuss what has been happening?…

Social media recap: Washington breaks losing streak, routs Tulsa 84-61

Social media recap: Washington breaks losing streak, routs Tulsa 84-61

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