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  • Kathy Goodman: The win that almost was

     
    I felt pretty good at the start of the game Friday night. OK, I knew Candace Parker was out for the season to finally get her dislocated shoulder repaired, but I looked at our roster, and it still looked pretty......
  • Sparks star Candace Parker's No. 3 is No. 1 in WNBA

     
    Candace Parker was unable to help the Sparks against Phoenix on the court on Tuesday, but the injured superstar did help Los Angeles to defeat its rival in merchandising. Parker's No. 3 Sparks jersey was the league's top seller for......
  • At last, a road win for the Sparks

     
    I am sure ESPN had a different game in mind when they scheduled the Sparks-Tulsa Shock matchup as the game to tip off the second half of the WNBA’s Western Conference schedule Tuesday night. The Sparks and Shock, when they......
  • Amare Stoudemire, Brandon Jennings, Julius Erving and Lisa Leslie debate how the Heat and Lakers will match up next season

     
    Amare Stoudemire's efforts to persuade LeBron James to join the Knicks fell flat, but he at least can be comforted that there may be another Super Team in the works. After Stoudemire signed a five year, $100-million deal with the Knicks, New Orleans guard...
  • Kathy Goodman: One step forward, one step back

     
    The Sparks had a good plan going into our game against the Chicago Sky on Friday night. We knew we were facing a serious inside presence with Sylvia Fowles, recently named Most Valuable Player in the WNBA All-Star Game and......
  • Kathy Goodman: Eight is enough

     
    We are in a playoff crunch now. Coming into Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago Sky, the L.A. Sparks were one game out of playoff contention, and with only nine games left, every game was a must win. We had......
  • Tina Thompson is WNBA's leading scorer [Updated]

     
    Tina Thompson now sits atop one of the WNBA's most impressive lists. Thompson, a nine-time all-star and two-time Olympic gold medalist, scored her 6,264th career point against San Antonio on Sunday to surpass Lisa Leslie as the league's all-time leading.....
  • Kathy Goodman: A milestone

     
    There was a lot at stake in the L.A. Sparks' Sunday game against the San Antonio Silver Stars. A win would put us alone in third place in the West. And Tina Thompson needed only 14 points to break the......
  • Lisa Leslie's jersey to be retired during Tuesday's Sparks game

     
    Lisa Leslie's No. 9 jersey will be retired during Tuesday's Sparks game against the Indiana Fever at 7 p.m. at the Staples Center. Leslie, a three-time league MVP and four-time Olympic gold medalist, retired in 2009 as one of the......
  • Kathy Goodman: Thank you, Lisa Leslie

     
    The L.A. Sparks are fighting hard for a playoff spot as the season winds down. We played the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night and we knew it would be tough. Ticha Penicheiro was nursing a sore knee from our game......
  • Charles Leads Way As Sun Rally Past Sparks

    Tina Charles had career highs of 26 points and a team-record 19 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun rallied from a 16-point deficit for a 78-75 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks before a crowd of 8,852 Friday for their first road win of the year. "We...
  • Jan. 11, 1999: Tennessee Ends UConn's 54-Game Home Streak

    For a week before and immediately after Sunday's UConn- Tennessee women's basketball game, those involved insisted that, in the sweeping scheme of things, it meant nothing. The real games, they said, are played in the NCAA Tournament come March. Could...