Apprentice jockey Jenn Miller, riding for the first time since being seriously injured in a spill 17 months earlier, ran second in her comeback race aboard River Card Stable’s Moneymeister in Monday’s opener at Laurel Park.
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.
The Baltimore Cougars Legends program, run by Milford Mill graduate Tamara Moore, helps recent college graduates discover whether they have the talent to play professional basketball — and if so, how to make the contacts to get there.
Washington Mystics star forward Elena Delle Donne is dealing with an illness that's being closely monitored because of her history with chronic Lyme disease and is listed as questionable for Thursday's 4 p.m. home game against the defending WNBA champion Lynx.
The Connecticut Sun passed on drafting UConn's Kia Nurse and instead selected Duke's Lexie Brown with the ninth overall pick of Thursday's WNBA Draft. Earlier the Sun traded for New Haven's Bria Holmes.
The Washington Spirit continued its roster overhaul, trading career scoring leader Diana Matheson to the Seattle Reign for rookie forward Arielle Ship and a third-round pick in the 2018 National Women's Soccer League draft.