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  1. Atlanta Dream picks Michael Cooper as new coach

    The Atlanta Dream hired former NBA star Michael Cooper as head coach on Thursday, hoping he can lead the team to a WNBA championship after three winless trips to the finals.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  2. Candace Parker: 'I have a lot to prove'

    Ben York

    She's one of the best women's hoops players on the planet, but Candace Parker's WNBA career -- sidetracked in the past two seasons by pregnancy and injury -- has left something to be desired. Namely, a championship.

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  3. Michael Cooper enjoying new coaching role for Southern California...

    Mechelle Voepel

    He has won WNBA titles and coached in the NBA. Now, Michael Cooper is back in college, hoping to restore USC among the nation's elite programs.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2009
  4. Cooper back with Sparks after 3-year hiatus

    The Los Angeles Sparks fired head coach Joe "Jellybean" Bryant on Wednesday and replaced him with former coach Michael Cooper, who led the team to WNBA titles in 2001 and 2002.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2007
  5. Bibby finishes 13-15 in short stint as Sparks coach

    Henry Bibby's tenure as Los Angeles' coach ended Wednesday after just 28 games. The team, however, said it prefered to not call Bibby's departure a firing.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2005
  6. Sparks, Storm, Sun look like teams to beat

    L.A.'s the favorite, but defending champion Seattle and WNBA Finals runner-up Connecticut will contend, too.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2005
  7. Bibby previously coached USC

    The Los Angeles Sparks hired Henry Bibby as head coach, giving him a new start in Southern California less than a year after he was fired from USC.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2005
  8. L.A. still team to beat in West

    Mechelle Voepel

    The playoffs are here, and it's a familiar setting in the West, where L.A. remains the clear favorite.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2004
  9. 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
  10. Sparks lose first game without Cooper

    Yolanda Griffith scored 15 points to help the Monarchs rally for a 79-70 victory over host Los Angeles on Saturday night in the Sparks' first game without coach Michael Cooper.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 17, 2004
  11. Sparks rally from 12-point deficit

    Mwadi Mabika scored 17 points and Lisa Leslie added 12 to help the Los Angeles Sparks come from behind to beat the Houston Comets 59-56 Saturday night and give Michael Cooper a win in his final game before he joins the Denver Nuggets as an assistant.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 10, 2004
  12. Los Angeles has won 9 of last 10

    Lisa Leslie's layup with 4.4 seconds to play gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 73-71 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 07, 2004
  13. Two WNBA titles part of Cooper's legacy

    Michael Cooper, who coached the Los Angeles Sparks to two WNBA championships, is leaving to become an assistant coach with the NBA's Denver Nuggets.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2004
  14. Cooper: 'Three times is coming up next year'

    Cheered by about 400 fans who stood patiently under a blazing hot sun, the Los Angeles Sparks celebrated their second consecutive WNBA championship at a rally Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2002