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  1. "The L.A. in my Game," with Tina Thompson

    Andy Kamenetzky

    As part of a continuing series, NBA players share the various ways growing up in L.A. shaped their games. It goes without saying Tina Thompson is a women's basketball icon. The WNBA's all-time leading scorer, she has been a member of the league s...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  2. Women in Pro Sports -- Can women play with the men?

    Jane McManus

    Since Title IX, the number of women participating in sports has skyrocketed, and the skill level has improved significantly. And still we wonder: Can an exceptional woman ever crack the ranks of men's pro sports? Or should she even try?

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2011
  3. In Case You Missed It: The Day In Sports

    William Perlman/US Presswire Jeter, Yankees Defeat the Red Sox 7-2 Derek Jeter belongs in the same breath as Babe Ruth. Jeter passed Ruth on the career hits list while adding 3 RBIs in Sunday night's 7-2 victory over Boston. Dustin Moseley succes...

    Blog | August 09, 2010
  4. This Day In Sports: Score A "W" For The NBA

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images April 24, 1996: Coming off the much-publicized gold medal run for women's basketball in the 1996 Summer Olympics, the NBA Board of Governors approved the concept of a national women's basketball association. ...

    Blog | April 24, 2010
  5. Outtakes with Lisa Leslie

    Kenny Mayne

    Kenny Mayne chats with WNBA legend Lisa Leslie about her daughter's athletic future, the prospect of women in the NBA and her struggles in the water.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  6. Who might go first overall in Thursday's WNBA draft?

    Mechelle Voepel

    The college season has come to an end. And for seniors, it means shifting attention toward Thursday's WNBA draft and who might go first overall.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2009
  7. Lessons of Wearing Logos

    Henry Abbott

    Yesterday I wrote about wearing the logos of this or that team. I learned a lot from the comments. For instance, DirtyFrank wrote: The only sports related piece of clothing that means the world to me is the Lisa Leslie Sparks jersey I bought at Ocea...

    Blog | January 28, 2009
  8. Bill Plaschke Salutes Lisa Leslie

    Henry Abbott

    Plaschke went to see Leslie play, and calls her one of the most influential athletes in Los Angeles history, in part because of this: It happens before every Sparks game at Staples Center. It happens during the introductions. Like every starter, ...

    Blog | August 23, 2006
  9. Kobe, Magic, Leslie to team up in All-Star event

    Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will partner with Hall of Famer Magic Johnson and Sparks center Lisa Leslie for the Shooting Stars competition during All-Star Weekend.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2006
  10. Orender seeks more exposure for league

    In her return to women's basketball, new WNBA President Donna Orender aims to boost exposure and attendance.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2005
  11. Things won't get easier for Lakers

    Marc Stein

    When All-Star Weekend is all over, the Lakers return to the reality of salvaging their season's second half.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2004
  12. Four teams announced for All-Star weekend event

    Magic Johnson will play with the Lakers' Derek Fisher and the Sparks' Lisa Leslie in the Shooting Stars contest.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2004
  13. Sparks earn chance for threepeat

    Lisa Leslie had 26 points and seven rebounds as the two-time defending champion Sparks advanced to the WNBA finals with a 66-63 victory over the Sacramento Monarchs.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 08, 2003