injury recovery

Washington Mystics forward/guard Elena Delle Donne waves to the crowd with both hands as smoke billows out behind her during player introductions.

With a ‘lift and flick,’ Elena Delle Donne continues to dominate for Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / May 27, 2023

Delle Donne’s back once threatened her career, but she’s making that a distant memory

Washington Mystics forward Myisha Hines-Allen rests her arms on the table as she answers a reporter's question during a press conference. Center Amanda Zahui B. is on her left looking down at the table with a small smile.

‘Better days coming’: Mystics’ Myisha Hines-Allen continues to recover from knee surgery

By Jenn Hatfield / May 2, 2023

Hines-Allen playing two-on-two; return date uncertain

What Kia Nurse learned about herself on the long road back to basketball

By Hayden Cilley / November 3, 2022

A catharsis in one on-court scream

Elena Delle Donne warms up by dribbling a basketball on the Mystics' practice court.

How Elena Delle Donne is approaching her first healthy offseason in five years

By Jenn Hatfield / September 24, 2022

The plan for managing her surgically repaired back worked in 2022, and she hopes to be even better in 2023

Is Elena Delle Donne the same as she ever was?

By Jenn Hatfield / June 23, 2022

The fact that we can even ask the question shows how far Delle Donne has come

Washington Mystics forward Alysha Clark (22) drives against Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray (15) in a game at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, DC, on May 13, 2022. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra)

Inside Alysha Clark’s long-awaited Mystics debut

By Jenn Hatfield / May 14, 2022

‘I’m a lot stronger than I thought I was,’ Clark said she learned while recovering from injury

The joy of a Washington Mystics season opener featuring Elena Delle Donne

By Jenn Hatfield / May 7, 2022

Delle Donne played in a season opener on Friday for the first time since 2018, and it mattered for reasons beyond the final score

‘Oh my god, the difference’: For Elena Delle Donne, 2022 looks a lot better than 2021

By Jenn Hatfield / April 23, 2022

Delle Donne participated in a full practice on Saturday, with Alysha Clark not far behind for the Mystics

Ilmar'I Thomas. (UCLA Athletics)

How playing in the WNIT can help UCLA build its present and future

By David Yapkowitz / March 19, 2022

The Bruins endured a tough year filled with injuries but are looking to make a postseason run

‘Strong like a diamond’: How Princeton’s Abby Meyers became the gem of the Ivy League

By Jenn Hatfield / March 9, 2022

The senior has been one of the nation’s most efficient offensive players in her first year as a starter