Shakira Austin

Belgium's Emma Meesseman (11) gathers the ball as Puerto Rico's Mya Hollingshed (21) defends.

Daily Briefing — Sept. 27, 2022: Sydney Surprises — Opals flying high, Meesseman suffers calf injury

By Isabel Rodrigues / September 27, 2022

Plus: Quarter-final stage is set, USA post tournament-record 145 points

Washington Mystics forward Myisha Hines-Allen drives to the basket during a game against the Las Vegas Aces at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 2, 2022. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra)

How Washington’s Myisha Hines-Allen found her footing in a season of adjustments

By Jenn Hatfield / August 18, 2022

Hines-Allen has filled practically every role for the Mystics this season, and now she’s putting them all together to be her best self

Locked on Women's Basketball podcast thumbnail for the 2022 Mystics playoff preview featuring a picture of Washington's Alysha Clark

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Mystics playoff preview

By The Next / August 12, 2022

Host Missy Heidrick is joined by Washington Mystics beat reporter Jenn Hatfield to discuss the team as the 2022 WNBA playoffs approach

Washington Mystics center/forward Shakira Austin celebrates an and-one against the Connecticut Sun at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., on June 19, 2022. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra)

Mystics rookie Shakira Austin is ‘radiating’ confidence

By Jenn Hatfield / August 9, 2022

‘She oozes talent’

Locked on Women’s Basketball: 2022 WNBA Rookie of the Year race

By The Next / July 15, 2022

Tony East joins the pod to discuss a talented rookie class

Seattle Storm big wing Breanna Stewart leans back with the ball high above her head as she begins to shoot a fadeaway jumper, while New York Liberty big Natasha Howard leans toward her with an arm outstretched to try to block the shot.

The Next’s 2022 WNBA midseason awards

By Em Adler / July 11, 2022

Stewart, Wilson in tight MVP race; Howard leads ROY pack

Chamique Holdsclaw flashes a peace sign to the crowd as she is inducted into the Washington Mystics Hall of Fame on June 19, 2022. Fellow inductees Murriel Page and Vicky Bullett are visible in the background.

Past, present and future collide as the Mystics celebrate their Hall of Famers

By Jenn Hatfield / June 21, 2022

‘It means a lot to know you’re not forgotten’

How Myisha Hines-Allen busted out of her early-season shooting slump for the Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / June 11, 2022

Hines-Allen and the Mystics went back to the 2020 playbook

Six things we’ve learned about the Washington Mystics after six wins

By Jenn Hatfield / May 28, 2022

Mystics head coach Mike Thibault gives his group a B+ or A- to date — but some players deserve A’s

2022 WNBA season preview: Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / May 4, 2022

Elena Delle Donne and the Mystics have ‘razzle dazzle,’ depth and championship dreams