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WNBA Star Brittney Griner’s Detention Sparks Outrage Among WNBA Players 
May 19, 2022
Seven-time WNBA All-Star Griner will be held in detention until June 18 as the WNBA and the U.S. State Department work to set her free  ... read more »
Detention of WNBA Star Brittney Griner in Moscow extended by 1 month
May 14, 2022
WNBA star Brittney Griner had her pre-trial detention in Russia extended by one month Friday, her lawyer said. ... read more »
WNBA Update on Brittney Griner
May 9, 2022
Griner’s Initials and Jersey Number to Be Placed Along Sideline of All 12 WNBA Courts ... read more »
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The WNBA is Working to Get Brittney Griner Back to the United States
April 14, 2022
The effort to get WNBA champion Brittney Griner out of Russian detainment continues as the 2022 WNBA season draws near. During her opening statement at the WNBA Draft, commissioner Cathy Engelbert mentioned how the league is working to get Griner back into the United States. Engelbert noted how Griner is in an “unimaginable situation.” ... read more »
Brittney Griner has met with Legal team and Been Granted U.S. Consul
March 24, 2022
Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has been in Russian custody for over a month. While the United States is working to get access to the WNBA star, Griner has been in correspondence with people close to her situation. ... read more »
Phoenix Mercury Center Brittney Griner Still Remains in Russian Custody
March 11, 2022
WNBA champion and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Brittney Griner is still in custody after the Russian Federal Customs Service found cannabis oil in her luggage at an airport in Moscow one month ago. Griner is being investigated for “large scale transportation of drugs,” an offense that could lead to a ten-year sentence in Russia. ... read more »
Joneses and Miller sweep major WNBA awards
September 29, 2021
Jonquel Jones led a sweep of three major WNBA awards for Connecticut, earning MVP honors hours before the Sun opened their best-of-five playoff series against Chicago on Tuesday. She averaged 19.4 points, 11.2 rebounds and 1.3 blocked shots to earn her first MVP award. Jones received all but one of the 49 first-place votes from a national media panel. Phoenix center Brittney Griner garnered the other first-place ballot and finished a distant second. Breanna Stewart of Seattle was third, followed by Minnesota’s Sylvia Fowles and Washington’s Tina Charles. ... read more »
Full Circle Moment For Sparks’ Nia Coffey And Clippers ‘Amir Coffey
March 12, 2021
Nia Coffey signed a training camp contract with the Los Angeles Sparks, and she’s excited to play with the iconic organization. Coffey’s Brother, Amir Coffey, plays for the Los Angeles Clippers. Everything’s coming full circle for them. ... read more »
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Breonna Taylor Honored at Sparks Season Opener
July 30, 2020
 Despite clinching an authoritative 99-76 victory over the Phoenix Mercury, the Los Angeles Sparks kept their focus on demanding justice for Breonna Taylor during their first game of the 2020 season. ... read more »
Sparks Defeat Mercury on Pat Summitt Night
August 11, 2019
The Los Angeles Sparks stretch their winning streak to four after routing a shorthanded Phoenix Mercury. Five Phoenix players were sidelined by injury. ... read more »
Undrafted Guard Becomes WNBA All-Star MVP
August 1, 2019
The WNBA All Star Weekend highlighted more events and young talent taking place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. For the first time since 2006, the three-point contest and the skills challenge was featured. The contests commenced on the night before the All-Star Game. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (10/4-10/10/18)
October 5, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run From coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond! ... read more / view gallery »
Nneka Ogwumike to Represent Sparks on FIBA Women’s World Cup Team
September 19, 2018
USA Basketball announced Wednesday that Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike will be one of the 12 players to represent the United States in the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain ... read more »
Sparks Squeeze past Mercury 78-75 on Parker’s Historic Night
August 12, 2018
The Los Angeles Sparks led the entire game in route to a 78-75 victory over the Phoenix Mercury Sunday afternoon at Staples Center. ... read more »
Minnesota’s Moore, Washington’s Delle Donne Lead After First Returns Of WNBA All-Star Voting 2018 Presented By Verizon
July 9, 2018
Fan-Voting Closes on Thursday, July 12; All-Stars to Be Revealed by ESPN2 on Tuesday, July 17 Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018 Set for Minneapolis on Saturday, July 28 Live on ABC ... read more »
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