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  1. WNBA's 16th season as wide open as ever

    Mechelle Voepel

    The start of any WNBA season hinges on how quickly teams jell with new combinations and how players perform after their overseas experiences. But which teams deal best after the monthlong break for the Olympics might have the biggest impact this season.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  2. Los Angeles Sparks Candace Parker dominates the stage as WNBA's 1...

    Ramona Shelburne

    Candace Parker didn't bother exchanging many words with Maya Moore. Instead, the Sparks' star showed the Lynx rookie what playing in the WNBA -- and overcoming obstacles along the way -- is all about.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011
  3. After years of success, Lisa Leslie decides to retire

    Mechelle Voepel

    After leading the U.S. women to Olympic gold and helping to make the WNBA a success, Lisa Leslie will finally retire from women's basketball later this year.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2009
  4. Parker's all-around effort drives Sparks to 1-0 series lead over ...

    Candace Parker had 11 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Los Angeles Sparks overcame late turnovers to beat the Seattle Storm 77-69 in the opener of their Western Conference semifinal series Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 19, 2008
  5. WNBA reviewing Sparks-Shock skirmish in entirety

    The WNBA on Wednesday said it is reviewing the skirmish involving the Los Angeles Sparks and Detroit Shock on Tuesday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2008
  6. Storm hold Sparks to season-low point total, cruise to victory

    Sue Bird scored 18 points and Lauren Jackson added 14 for the Seattle Storm, who extended their winning streak to six games by beating the Los Angeles Sparks 70-52 Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 12, 2008
  7. Red-hot Parker looks to keep rolling as Sparks raise curtain in L...

    In an already memorable month-old season, Sparks forward Candace Parker has turned in a sparkling 34-point debut game, and averaged 17.8 points and 10.6 rebounds while leading Los Angeles to a 4-1 start, she'll finally get to play a home game.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2008
  8. Parker's 34 points most in WNBA debut; Sparks spoil Mercury's rin...

    Candace Parker scored 34 points, the most ever in a WNBA debut, and added 12 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the defending champion Phoenix Mercury 99-94 on Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 17, 2008
  9. Breaking down the Western Conference

    Graham Hays

    How far can Seattle go if its All-Stars stay healthy? Do the Silver Stars have the league's most dynamic inside-outside combination? And is Temeka Johnson (not a certain center or rookie) the key to Los Angeles' success? Graham Hays examines the West.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2008
  10. Sparks' inside combo should be among league's best

    Mechelle Voepel

    The first time Lisa Leslie paired up with a former Tennessee superstar, it worked out OK in L.A. Now, can Leslie's one-two punch with Candace Parker put the Sparks back atop the WNBA?

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2008
  11. Sparks vs. Monarchs

    Nancy Lieberman

    Lisa Leslie faces the best frontcourt tandem in the league when L.A. and Sacramento meet in the first round.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2004
  12. Leslie has 23 and 10; L.A. wins 7 of 8

    Lisa Leslie had 23 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to an 82-51 victory Monday night over the Indiana Fever.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 19, 2004
  13. Sparks forward to be re-evaluated Monday

    Los Angeles Sparks forward DeLisha Milton-Jones, a member of the U.S. Olympic team, reinjured her right knee against the San Antonio Silver Stars on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2004
  14. Leslie leads Sparks to fourth straight win

    Lisa Leslie scored 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Sparks survived two late rallies to beat the Phoenix Mercury 76-74 Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 18, 2004