Karlie Samuelson

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 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

Five Los Angeles Sparks players wrap their arms around each other's waists as they huddle.

Fatigue may be a factor as Los Angeles Sparks continue push for playoffs

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / September 3, 2023

‘The games are going to keep coming’

Los Angeles Sparks big Nneka Ogwumike looks out at the court from the baseline behind the basket, as a ref stands next to her

WNBA stars reflect on the dissolution of the Pac-12 

By Cameron Ruby / August 31, 2023

‘I played with and against these women my whole life’

Los Angeles Sparks forming physical, tough identity amid playoff push

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / August 17, 2023

Multiple injuries have forced the Sparks to adopt a tough, gritty identity

Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles Sparks

Nneka Ogwumike is the steadying influence the Sparks need

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / July 19, 2023

With the Sparks being tested with adversity, they’ve leaned on their leader

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Nneka Ogwumike, Jordin Canada and Los Angeles Sparks’ silver linings so far 

By The Next / July 18, 2023

Howard, general manager Karen Bryant and head coach Curt Miller talk all things Sparks

Five Los Angeles Sparks players wrap their arms around each other's waists as they huddle.

Los Angeles Sparks search for right combinations amid key absences

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / July 8, 2023

Sparks are trying to hang in there until they get healthy — but they may be down another player on Sunday

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Karlie Samuelson never stopped believing in her WNBA dreams

By The Next / June 22, 2023

Howard and Karlie Samuelson discuss her wild path to the 2023 Sparks roster