Having coached against them for so long, Brian Agler is very familiar with the Sparks. But it's personality -- more than personnel -- that needs tweaking.
Here are our final 2014 WNBA power rankings as we evaluate the season and take a very quick look at what 2015 might entail.
Who's hot and who's not of the eight teams headed to the WNBA playoffs? Might there be an upset or two brewing? Mechelle Voepel breaks down each series of the conference semifinals.
Phoenix spent seven consecutive weeks at No. 1. But after Minnesota snapped the Mercury's 16-game win streak, the Lynx take over the top spot.
Saturday's All-Star contest was the kind of game that really gave the WNBA a positive boost going into the last month of the regular season.
The Los Angeles Sparks, amid a disappointing 10-12 season, have fired head coach Carol Ross, the team announced Sunday.
It's like little Ralphie from "A Christmas Story." Everyone sets out for an A grade. But with just three teams boasting winning records at the All-Star break, most teams scored far below their expectations.
Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike just met for the first time as opponents on July 13. They'll be "foes" again later this week at the WNBA All-Star Game in Phoenix on Saturday.
Phoenix still leads the way, but East teams Indiana (No. 4) and Washington (No. 6) continue their forward progress.
Big sister Nneka Ogwumike came out on the winning end of her first WNBA meeting with Chiney Ogwumike, but the game was really about two teams going in opposite directions.
Sibling rivalry? What rivalry. WNBA stars Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike say playing against each other for the first time will be more of a celebration than a throwdown.
Make it seven victories in a row for the Mercury, who look like they can't wait to play every game and remain on top of the WNBA power rankings.
Minnesota, the league's last unbeaten team, maintain its hold on the No. 1 spot. But Washington and Indiana made the biggest jumps this week.
The 2014 WNBA season is only 11 games old, but four teams -- including No. 1 Phoenix -- are off to a 2-0 start.
With all five starters back from its 2013 championship team, Minnesota opens the league's 18th season -- which opens Friday -- as the WNBA favorite.