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Los Angeles Sparks' Riquna Williams shoots against the Washington Mystics during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Sparks ease past shorthanded Mystics 81-64

Aug. 13, 2020 9:32 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 13 points, Nneka Ogwumike added 12 points and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the short-handed Washington Mystics 81-64 on Thursday night. Los Angeles went on a 14-0 run in the first quarter for a 19-9 advantage and led the rest of the way. The Mystics turned it...

Mitchell scores 29, boosts Fever past Mystics 91-84

Aug. 9, 2020 11:01 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored a season-high 29 points, Teaira McCowan posted a double-double and the Indiana Fever beat the Washington Mystics 91-84 on Sunday night. Mitchell scored 20 or more for the fourth time this season, second to the Las Vegas Aces' A'ja Wilson, who has done it five...

Liberty get first win with 74-66 victory over Mystics

Aug. 7, 2020 9:44 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Amanda Zahui B. scored 14 points with 14 rebounds, Kia Nurse scored 17 points and the New York Liberty gave head coach Walt Hopkins his first career win with a 74-66 victory over the Washington Mystics on Friday night. The Liberty (1-5) shot their way out of the winless column with...

Wilson, Robinson each score 20, Aces beat Mystics 83-77

Aug. 5, 2020 10:19 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A'ja Wilson and Danielle Robinson scored 20 points apiece and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Washington Mystics 83-77 on Wednesday night. Kayla McBride added 14 points, Angel McCoughtry scored 13 — including nine in the fourth quarter — and Dearica Hamby had 12 points and...

Stewart, Storm bounce back, beat Sparks 81-75 without Bird

Aug. 1, 2020 10:32 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 21 points, nine rebounds, five assists and four steals and the Seattle Storm never trailed in their 81-75 win over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday night. Jewell Loyd added 17 points, Jordin Canada — starting in place of Sue Bird (rest) — scored a...

Parker, Williams each score 16; Sky slip past Mystics 88-86

Aug. 1, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gabby Williams and Cheyenne Parker each scored 16 points, Courtney Vandersloot had a late steal, and the Chicago Sky beat the Washington Mystics 88-86 on Saturday night. Allie Quigley added 15 points, Kahleah Copper scored 14 and Diamond DeShields — who has seen limited action...

Washington Mystics forward Myisha Hines-Allen (2) goes up for a shot over Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart (30) during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Atkins scores 22 points, unbeaten Mystics top Storm 89-71

Jul. 30, 2020 9:50 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Ariel Atkins scored 22 points and led four scorers in double figures as the Washington Mystics beat the Seattle Storm 89-71 on Thursday night. Myisha Hines-Allen scored 17, Leilani Mitchell added 12 and Emma Meesseman 10 as Washington (3-0) built a seven-point lead in the first...

Powers scores career-high 27, Mystics beat Sun 94-89

Jul. 28, 2020 9:37 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Aerial Powers scored a career-high 27 points on 10-of-14 shooting and the Washington Mystics beat the Connecticut Sun 94-89 on Tuesday night in a rematch of the 2019 Finals. Ariel Atkins and Myisha Hines-Allen each scored 16 points for the defending champion Mystics (2-0) and Emma...

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles, right, deflects a shot by Connecticut Sun guard Jasmine Thomas (5) during the second half of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Fowles ready to become WNBA all-time rebound leader

Jul. 28, 2020 1:11 PM EDT

Sylvia Fowles is poised for yet another WNBA milestone. Minnesota's star center will become the WNBA's career rebounding leader this week when she passes former teammate and current Lynx assistant coach Rebekkah Brunson, barring any unforeseen events. Fowles is six rebounds behind Brunson’s mark of 3,356...

FILE - In this May 9, 2019, file photo, Joe Tsai speaks to reporters during a news conference before a WNBA exhibition basketball game between the New York Liberty and China in New York. Coming from the business world, Liberty owner Tsai did not understand why his franchise did not have a CEO similar to the team's NBA counterpart the Brooklyn Nets. He changed that, promoting Keia Clarke to the position last week, the first CEO in team history.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Liberty, Nets owner wants WNBA, NBA teams on equal ground

Jul. 27, 2020 6:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coming from the business world, Liberty owner Joe Tsai didn't understand why his WNBA franchise didn't have a CEO similar to the team's NBA counterpart the Brooklyn Nets — which Tsai also owns. For Tsai, it was about equality; so he did something about it. Tsai promoted Keia Clarke...