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Game photos of the three Washington Mystics players who received Olympic berths are displayed side-by-side. On the left, Julie Vanloo grins. In the center, Jade Melbourne dribbles the ball with her right hand. On the right, Aaliyah Edwards looks off to her right as her ponytail hangs in the air.

‘A summer full of dreams’: How three Mystics players reacted to Olympic berths

By Jenn Hatfield / July 13, 2024

Aaliyah Edwards, Jade Melbourne and Julie Vanloo will all represent their national teams — and the Mystics — in Paris

Los Angeles Sparks guard Aari McDonald dribbles with her left hand towards the basket.

Aari McDonald makes electric impact on Los Angeles Sparks

By Cameron Ruby / July 9, 2024

McDonald: ‘That’s all I needed, was somebody to believe in me’

Dearica Hamby shoots a layup over Nalyssa Smith in a game between the Los Angeles Sparks and Indiana Fever.

Dearica Hamby’s ‘great motor’ is powering her to her strongest start yet

By Cameron Ruby / June 3, 2024

‘My teammates and my GM and my coaches are just feeding me confidence and giving me direction to lead this team’

The inside of a packed, dark Toronto basketball arena before tip-off

It’s official: Toronto is home to new WNBA franchise

By Alexis Davis / May 23, 2024

The league’s 14th team will begin play in 2026

Sparks point guard Layshia Clarendon drives to the basket against the Dallas Wings.

Layshia Clarendon records first career triple-double

By Cameron Ruby / May 16, 2024

Veteran guard kicks off season with a balanced statement game

Rickea Jackson sits at the podium and talks to the media at the 2024 WNBA Draft.

2024 WNBA season preview: Los Angeles Sparks

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / May 4, 2024

Youth movement is underway for the Sparks

Los Angeles Sparks off-ball guard Lexie Brown releases a long jumper off fingertips, as two Connecticut Sun defenders watch on from a distance too far away to contest

Who will lead the Los Angeles Sparks without Nneka Ogwumike?

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / February 8, 2024

They’ll need veteran mentorship for a young roster, likely including several 2024 draft picks

Wearing all-black uniforms, four Seattle Storm players walk onto the court together.

What’s next for the Seattle Storm?

By Rowan Schaberg / September 18, 2023

Rebuilding Storm have secured Jewell Loyd as the face of the franchise

Atlanta Dream forward Laeticia Amihere (7) warms up before the WNBA game between the Atlanta Dream and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA on June 15, 2023. Photo Credit: Chris Poss

1-on-1: Laeticia Amihere talks draft process and the joy of basketball

By Hunter Cruse / July 31, 2023

‘You always hear different things about where you’ll get drafted, sometimes it works out, sometimes it doesn’t, and it ended up working out for me’

Napheesa Collier of the Minnesota Lynx runs up the court and high-fives teammate Kayla McBride against the Los Angeles Sparks

How WNBA players are reacting to Unrivaled, Stewart and Collier’s new offseason league

By Rob Knox / July 30, 2023

While some WNBA players enjoy going overseas, many have embraced Unrivaled as another offseason option