The Washington Mystics overcame a quiet night from Elena Delle Donne to earn a trip to the WNBA Finals for the first time in franchise history, holding off the Atlanta Dream 86-81 in the decisive fifth game of their semifinal series Tuesday night.
The 15th WNBA All-Star game will be played on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Minnesota's Target Center. Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne and Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker head each team.
Washington's Citi Open announced Wednesday that a quartet of tennis' most intriguing rising stars has committed to play this year's tournament, which runs July 28 to Aug. 5 at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center.
Johns Hopkins, ranked No. 8 in Division III football, scored 35 points in a span of just under 15 minutes between the second and third quarters to turn a tight game into a 45-10 victory at Dickinson on Friday night.
Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) scored 24 points as the Atlanta Dream (15-19) concluded its season with a 73-71 victory over Washington on Sunday, making the Mystics the Eastern Conference's fourth seed in the WNBA playoffs.
Goalie Grant Farley comes up big as Baltimore Celtic Darby 01/02 prevailed, 4-3, on penalty kicks against EC Real Galaxy FC 01 to win the under-13 boys title at the US Youth Soccer National Championships on Saturday night in Tulsa, Okla.
Major League Lacrosse: Ohio Machine attackman Marcus Holman (Gilman) had a game-high six goals and nine points, while Denver Outlaws goalie Jesse Schwartzman (Johns Hopkins, Pikesville) made a game-high 46 saves