DiDi Richards

Washington Mystics players huddle near the free-throw line before a game.

Washington Mystics miffed at WNBA charter flight program’s uneven rollout

By Jenn Hatfield / May 20, 2024

Cross-country flights were expected to be prioritized for charters before full charter program takes effect

Washington Mystics guard Julie Vanloo shoots an open right-handed layup as two Connecticut Sun defenders look on from behind the play.

Brimming with confidence and ‘European flash,’ Mystics’ Julie Vanloo introduces herself to the WNBA

By Jenn Hatfield / May 18, 2024

How the 31-year-old Belgian rookie finally realized her WNBA dream

Washington Mystics center/forward Shakira Austin has her feet in a wide base and her body squared up to defend New York Liberty forward Breanna Stewart, who operates in the post with her back to the basket.

Back from injury, Washington’s Shakira Austin seizes her chance at a bigger role

By Jenn Hatfield / May 16, 2024

Eric Thibault: ‘She took charge of her own future’

Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins is shown from behind, pointing her right index finger.

How coaching at Michigan is helping Ariel Atkins lead the Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / May 4, 2024

‘When you become a coach, you have to find your voice’

Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins dribbles with her left hand toward the rim. Center/forward Shakira Austin sets a screen for her, facing the middle of the court.

2024 WNBA season preview: Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / May 1, 2024

Ariel Atkins: ‘Everybody knows it’s different. But I think it’s OK’

Washington Mystics general manager and then-head coach Mike Thibault stands with his arms crossed and a slight frown as he watches a game unfold.

What the Washington Mystics were looking for in free agency after two stars departed

By Jenn Hatfield / April 12, 2024

Mike Thibault: ‘We felt we needed to … reenergize ourselves’

Los Angeles Sparks guard Karlie Samuelson leaps off the bench and smiles as she's introduced in the starting lineup.

Washington Mystics fill holes but don’t land a superstar on Day 1 of free agency

By Jenn Hatfield / February 2, 2024

Samuelson, Richards, Vanloo and Engstler can’t replace Mystics legend Cloud

Jonquel Jones guard Brittney Sykes

Inside the agreed-upon Jonquel Jones pact with New York Liberty

By Jackie Powell / January 31, 2024

Details on length, size of contract and what it means for New York’s roster

Cutting DiDi Richards was ‘devastating’ for the Liberty

By Jackie Powell / May 19, 2023

Inside the agonizing decision to waive fan favorite Richards

2023 WNBA season preview: New York Liberty

By Jackie Powell / May 18, 2023

‘There’s just this commitment to wanting to be great’