Brittany Sykes

L.A. Sparks and Divas In Defense Collaborate On Self-Defense Class for Young Girls

The Divas in Defense and the Los Angeles Sparks teamed up to teach young girls how to defend themselves from predators. This past weekend, Cole Parker, the founder and CEO of Divas in Defense, taught a self-defense class for women and girls in the community. Parker says the benefits of Divas in Defense are multifaceted, they empower women and girls, and help build their self-esteem and confidence. Most importantly, the organization strives to change the statistics of women and girls being victims. According to Parker, his methods have prevented his clients from getting attacked.  “That’s been the most impactful for

Sparks Next Woman Up Mentality

The Sparks defeated the Wings 91-83, and they are now 13-4 on the season. Veteran Candace Parker led the way with 22 points, ten rebounds, six assists, and four players in double figures. Sparks are playing outstanding basketball as a team.