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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’

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner holds up four fingers with a confused look on her face.

Eight-time All-Star Brittney Griner re-signs with Phoenix Mercury

By Jesse Morrison / March 31, 2024

The move was unsurprising after Griner insisted in September that she’d be back

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

Betnijah Laney bends her knees in a defensive stance as she guards Natasha Cloud.

In a Game 1 win, the New York Liberty went as Betnijah Laney did

By Jackie Powell / September 17, 2023

How Laney thrived when the lights were brightest on Friday night

Kayla McBride introduced as part of the Lynx starting lineup on Aug. 4th at Target Center (Photo Credit: John McClellan)

Kayla McBride signs extension to stay ‘home’ in Minnesota

By Terry Horstman / September 8, 2023

‘K-Mac is at the root of all the good that has happened for the team this season’ – Cheryl Reeve

Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins shoots a left-handed free throw.

Ariel Atkins signs two-year extension with Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / August 15, 2023

A WNBA champion and All-Star, Atkins has spent her entire career in Washington

Washington Mystics players Abby Meyers, Cyesha Goree, Linnae Harper and Elena Delle Donne stand and celebrate on the bench during a game. Meyers is shouting, and Delle Donne has her right hand in the air making the 3-point sign.

How Washington Mystics’ hardship players have seized an ‘opportunity of a lifetime’

By Jenn Hatfield / August 4, 2023

Hard knock life? More like hardships life for the Mystics lately

Washington Mystics guard Abby Meyers looks up and smiles as the arena is dark for the team's pregame festivities.

‘She was hunting’: Inside Abby Meyers’ two weeks with the Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / July 6, 2023

‘It’s just still a surreal experience having this jersey on’

Indiana Fever center Queen Egbo holds the ball with two hands on the right side of her head, scanning the court as a Connecticut Sun player defends.

Why acquiring Queen Egbo makes sense for Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / July 4, 2023

Swap of centers sends Amanda Zahui B. to Indiana

A close-up photo of Kristi Toliver in profile on a game day. She is wearing a green top with a white collar instead of her Washington Mystics uniform.

Washington Mystics shut down Kristi Toliver due to injury, sign Abby Meyers

By Jenn Hatfield / June 20, 2023

Toliver will miss at least two weeks with plantar fasciitis