How to Watch the New York Liberty vs. Phoenix Mercury - WNBA (8/6/22) | Channel, Stream, Preview
With just a few days left in the regular season, the fight for the last playoff spots in the WNBA is reaching its peak, as the New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury get set to battle it out Saturday night. They are a half-game ahead of the Phoenix Mercury, and 1.5 in front of the Sparks. The Liberty have won four of their last five games, including a victory over the league-leading Chicago Sky. Sabrina Ionescu continues to be the star of the show in New York, sitting eighth in the WNBA in points-per-game (17.5). What: WNBA BasketballWho: New York Liberty (13-18) vs. Phoenix Mercury (13-19)When: Saturday, August 6Time: 10:00 p.m.mlive.com
How to Watch the Los Angeles Sparks vs. Las Vegas Aces - WNBA (7/23/22) | Channel, Stream, Preview
On Saturday, one of the best teams in the league meets with a team trying to hold their postseason position, as the Las Vegas Aces get set to host the Los Angeles Sparks. Watch the WNBA on DirecTV StreamThe Aces are close to clinching a playoff spot for the third consecutive season. Like the Aces, Los Angeles comes into Saturday at a 5-3 mark for this month. What: WNBA BasketballWho: Los Angeles Sparks (12-14) vs. Las Vegas Aces (19-8)When: Saturday, July 23Time: 10:00 p.m. ETWhere: Michelob ULTRA Arena (Las Vegas, Nev.)Channel: NBA TVStream: DirecTV Stream, FuboTV, SlingCheck out the WNBA standings and results heremlive.com
How to Watch the Phoenix Mercury vs. Los Angeles Sparks - WNBA (7/4/22) | Channel, Stream, Preview
The lone WNBA matchup on American Independence Day sees two of the league’s oldest franchises meet up in a key matchup, with postseason position implications, as the Los Angeles Sparks get set to host the Phoenix Mercury. Watch the WNBA on FuboTV (Free Trial)L.A. is beginning to look like a team that is going to be playing beyond the regular season. That was, until they met the team that beat them in the WNBA Finals last season. What: WNBA BasketballWho: Phoenix Mercury (9-13) vs. Los Angeles Sparks (9-11)When: Monday, July 4Time: 7:00 p.m. ETWhere: Crypto.com Arena (Los Angeles, Calif.)Channel: ESPNStream: FuboTV, Sling, DirecTV StreamCheck out the WNBA standings and results heremlive.com
How to Watch the Los Angeles Sparks vs. Dallas Wings - WNBA (7/1/22) | Channel, Stream, Preview
Watch the WNBA on FuboTV (Free Trial)The Sparks are on the outside looking in of the playoff picture coming into Friday night. The Wings did not have a good night when they took on the second-to-last place Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night. They come into Friday 5.5 back of the Las Vegas Aces, who the Wings lost to twice last month, and one game ahead of the Sparks. What: WNBA BasketballWho: Los Angeles Sparks (7-11) vs. Dallas Wings (9-11)When: Friday, July 1Time: 8:00 p.m. ETWhere: College Park Center (College Park, Texas)Channel: CBS Sports NetworkStream: FuboTV, Sling, DirecTV StreamCheck out the WNBA standings and results heremlive.com
How to Watch the Las Vegas Aces vs. Los Angeles Sparks - WNBA (6/27/22) | Channel, Stream, Preview
In that loss to the Mystics, Las Vegas’ big guns were noticeable, as Kelsey Plum and Jackie Young each scored 20 points, while A’Ja Wilson picked up another double-double, scoring 14 while grabbing 14 rebounds. The Sparks are looking to leap over the New York Liberty for the final playoff spot in the WNBA on Monday night. In the first meeting between these two teams last month, Las Vegas asserted their authority, hammering the Sparks in Sin City with a 104-76 win. What: WNBA BasketballWho: Las Vegas Aces (13-4) vs. Los Angeles Sparks (7-10)When: Monday, June 27Time: 10:30 p.m. ETWhere: Crypto.com Arena (Los Angeles, Calif.)Channel: NBA TVStream: FuboTV, Sling, DirecTV StreamCheck out the WNBA standings and results heremlive.com
Los Angeles Sparks vs. Chicago Sky - WNBA (5/6/22) | Tip-Off, How to Watch, Preview
The first game of the season sees one of the league’s founding franchises taking on the team coming off its first championship last year, as the Los Angeles Sparks meet with the Chicago Sky. The team went all-in bringing hometown legend Candace Parker to use her veteran experience to help Chicago reach the top of the mountain. Los Angeles took advantage of a slow start for Chicago in 2021, winning all three meetings. What: WNBA BasketballWho: Los Angeles Sparks (0-0) vs. Chicago Sky (0-0)When: Friday, May 6Time: 8:00 p.m. ETWhere: Wintrust Arena (Chicago, Ill.)Channel: NBA TVStream: FuboTV (7-day free trial), Sling, DirecTV StreamCheck out the WNBA standings and results heremlive.com
Los Angeles Spraks vs. Dallas Wings (9/19/21) - WNBA | How to Watch, Start Time
What better way to end the WNBA Regular Season with some flair? The Sparks have lost the previous two meetings this season to the Wings by a combined deficit of 33 points. The Wings have already clinched a spot in the postseason, and will take the seventh-seed heading into the playoffs if the Mystics lose on Sunday. What: WNBA BasketballWho: Los Angeles Sparks vs. Dallas WingsWhen: Sunday, September 19Time: 5:00 p.m. ETWhere: College Park Center (Arlington, Texas)Channel: NBA TVStream: FuboTV (7-day free trial)Check out the WNBA standings and results heremlive.com
How to Watch the Los Angeles Sparks vs. Minnesota Lynx (9/2/21) - WNBA | Channel, Stream, Time
As the regular season winds down in the WNBA, the playoff races heat up heading into the postseason. On Thursday night, two teams with similar goals, but different positions, look to make their way into the playoffs, as the Minnesota Lynx host the Los Angeles Sparks. Watch the WNBA on FuboTV (7-day free trial)The Sparks are currently outside of the playoff picture at the moment, but still have a chance to get back in. What: WNBA BasketballWho: Los Angeles Sparks vs. Minnesota LynxWhen: Thursday, August 9Time: 8:00 p.m. ETWhere: Target Center (Minneapolis, Minn.)Channel: NBA TVStream: FuboTV (7-day free trial)Check out the WNBA standings and results heremlive.com
WNBA awards: Amanda Zahui B. of Los Angeles Sparks wins Cares Community Assists Award
Los Angeles Sparks center Amanda Zahui B. has been given the WNBA Cares Community Assist Award recipient for her participation in health and wellness programming, contributions to the LGBTQ+ community along with numerous other causes she is passionate about.
Globe-trotter Candace Parker returns home to play for Sky
(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)CHICAGO – Candace Parker talked about seeing her grandmother hold up the newspaper during their call, thrilled she is coming home to play for the Chicago Sky. “I'm so excited to be home and I say that from the bottom of my heart,” Parker said during a Zoom conference Tuesday. “When she decided, she told me even before, ‘If I come, I’m coming to ball,'” he said. She said she started thinking about playing for the Sky a few weeks ago and would not have left Los Angeles for any other team. “(I) have obviously evolved, and a lot of it had to do with me living in Knoxville and me living in Los Angeles and Russia and Istanbul and China.
AP sources: Parker headed to Chicago, McBride to Minnesota
The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Jan. 27, because no official announcement is allowed until Feb. 1. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)Candace Parker is headed home and Kayla McBride is getting a fresh start in Minnesota. that she would be signing with the Lynx once free agents can officially ink deals Monday. Nearly 75% of the players on the Sparks' roster are free agents. That’s led to increased player movement from our roster.”Two players who are free agents but won't be moving are Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi.
WNBA renews partnership with Twitter for live game streams
The WNBA and Twitter recently announced the schedule of 10 live regular season WNBA games, which will be streamed on Twitter during the 2020 season. To bring fans closer to live game action, the WNBA will stream a unique broadcast on Twitter hosted by alternative commentators. In addition to live games, Twitter will also run WNBA highlights and features throughout the season. WNBA fans on Twitter are passionate about their hoops and these hyper-engaged fans continue to fuel an increased popularity of the league, said TJ Adeshola who is the Head of Sports Partnerships at Twitter, according to a league press release. The conversation around WNBA players, teams and their fans is happening on Twitter and is helping the leagues visibility.
WNBA: Recap of the three matchups on Wednesday
Half the league went head to head on Wednesday with three teams adding a win to their win column. Connecticut Sun 70, Dallas Wings 66DeWanna Bonner scored 18 points and Alyssa Thomas added 17 as the Connecticut Sun defeat the Dallas Wings. Arike Ogunbowale led Dallas with 19 points and Allisha Gray had 15 points and eight rebounds. Chicago Sky 89, Phoenix Mercury 71Allie Quigley scored 20 points and Kahleah Cooper poured in 15 points as the Chicago Sky get an impressive win over the Phoenix Mercury. Sophie Cunningham and Skylar Diggins-Smith led the way for Phoenix with 15 points apiece.
WNBA: Recap of the three games on Monday
The WNBA had three competitive games on Monday and has a even sharper line up of games on Tuesday. DeWanna Bonner scored 12 points for Connecticut (2-6), and grabbed nine rebounds to move into 20th on the WNBA career list. Brittney Griner had 22 points and 13 rebounds while Briana Turner added 13 points and 11 rebounds for Phoenix. Sami Whitcomb added 17 points for Seattle and Ezi Magbegor scored 13 points and Alysha Clark had 12 points. Allie Quigley led Chicago with 13 points andCheyenne Parker added 12 points.
WNBA: Recap of the three games from Tuesday
Six teams went head to head in WNBA action on Tuesday, but only three came out on top. Aja Wilson had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds while Kayla McBride scored 15 points for Las Vegas. Rookie Crystal Dangerfield added 12 points and Napheesa Collier had eight points and 12 rebounds for Minnesota. Myisha Hines-Allen led Washington with 12 points while Tianna Hawkins and Emma Meesseman each scored 10 points. Candace Parker added 16 points for Los Angeles while Brittney Sykes scored 15 points and Nneka Ogwumike poured in 11 points.
WNBA: Preview of the 3 Friday night games
Three games are set for Friday night action to begin a weekend filled with notable games. Yet the team recently fell to the Las Vegas Aces but is looking to get a win. 1 pick Sabrina Ionescu, the Liberty have lost the last two games after getting blown out by Minnesota recently. Los Angeles Sparks vs. Las Vegas Aces, 9 p.m. With out star Nneka Ogwumike, the Sparks will try to keep the Las Vegas Aces from a third straight victory.
WNBA: Recap of Wednesdays three games
Minnesota Lynx 92, New York Liberty 66Bridget Carleton scored 25 points and second year player Lexie Brown had 15 points and swiped seven steals, as the Minnesota Lynx beat the New York Liberty. Amanda Zahui B. led a winless New York team with 13 points. Eastern conference player of the week Myisha Hines-Allen added 18 points and 10 boards and Leilani Mitchell scored 11 points. Riquna Williams added 13 points for the Sparks along with Sydney Weise who had eight points. Kelsey Mitchell led Indiana with 24 points, veteran Candice Dupree scored 16 and Teaira McCowan had 13 points.
WNBA: Preview of three Wednesday night games
ETLooking to run their winning streak to three games, the Minnesota Lynx look to keep the winless New York Liberty at bay. Both have been a spark in the Minnesota offense and will be relied upon to help the Lynx pick up a win. Las Vegas Aces vs. Washington Mystics, 8 p.m. They both were key in a recent win over the Dallas Wings. On Sunday, Kelsey Mitchell had 23 points and Candice Dupree scored 21 in a recent win over Atlanta.
WNBA: Recap of the weekend action
The weekend was full of WNBA action, both on Saturday and Sunday with teams getting into the swing of things. Chicago Sky 88, Washington Mystics 86Gabby Williams and Cheyenne Parker each scored 16 points as the Chicago Sky barely beat the Washington Mystics. Jewell Loyd added 17 points, Jordin Canada poured in 16 points and rookie Ezi Magbegor had a career-high 12 points for Seattle. Diana Taurasi had 18 points, nine assists, three steals and two blocks and Brittney Griner added 16 points for Phoenix. Kia Nurse led the Liberty with 16 points while Layshia Clarendon added 12 points and Amanda Zahui B. scored 11.
WNBA: Recap of the four games on Tuesday
Alyssa Thomas scored 28 points and 11 rebounds while DeWanna Bonner had 29 points and nine rebounds for the Sun. Cheyenne Parker added 12 points and Allie Quigley, Courtney Vandersloot and Gabby Williams scored 11 each for Chicago. Seattle Storm 90, Minnesota Lynx 66Breanna Stewart had 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Seattle Storm defeated the Minnesota Lynx. Damiris Dantas led Minnesota with 18 points. Sylvia Fowles finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds, but also passed former teammate and current Lynx assistant coach Rebekkah Brunson on the all time rebounding list.
WNBA: Four games set to tip off the weeks action
Coming off a successful opening weekend, the WNBA tips off four games to begin the weeks action with some of the top teams in the league. Washington Mystics vs. Connecticut Sun, 7 p.m. EST MondayThe Mystics are coming off a win against the Indiana Fever on Saturday. Myisha Hines-Allen, Emma Meesseman and Aerial Powers of the Mystics will be relied upon for the Mystics to get a second win. Naphessa Collier and Sylvia Fowles lead the way for the Lynx squad in the first game and will be needed to capture another win. All-Stars Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird of Seattle will need to rally the team together to get a victory over the Lynx.
WNBA begins season with weekend of triple headers
The leagues season will take place in Bradenton, Florida at IMG Academy in what some players call the Wubble. WNBA season gets underway on July 25 with 2018 WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm meeting 2020 No. The weekend also will highlight the leagues new social justice platform, The WNBA Justice Movement, with a special focus on the Black Lives Matter movement. Additionally, throughout the season, players will wear warm-up shirts that display Black Lives Matter on the front and Say Her Name on the back. Black Lives Matter will also be prominently displayed on courts during games.
WNBA announces 2020 season is dedicated to social justice
The mission of the Social Justice Council is to be a driving force of necessary and continuing conversations about race, voting rights, LGBTQ+ advocacy, and gun control amongst other important societal issues. Players will lead Justice CouncilThe work of the Social Justice Council will be led by players such as Layshia Clarendon, Sydney Colson, Breanna Stewart, Tierra Ruffin-Pratt, Aja Wilson and Satou Sabally, among others. The expanded list of Social Justice Council members, advisors, and programming will be announced at a later date. Players to wear social justice messagesThroughout the season, players will wear NIKE-branded warm-up shirts that display Black Lives Matter on the front. We are incredibly proud of WNBA players who continue to lead with their inspiring voices and effective actions in the leagues dedicated fight against systemic racism and violence, said WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert.
WNBA: 7 players test positive for COVID-19
NEW YORK CITY With the WNBA planning to begin its season later this month, teams along with personnel had to get tested before entering training camp. With almost 140 players being tested in that timeframe, only seven tested positive for COVID-19. According to the WNBA, players who have tested positive will remain in self isolation until she has been cleared by a physician and has followed public health protocols. Players and staff will be arriving at the bubble location, which is IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The 12th team -- the Indiana Fever -- will not be arriving for another five days due to CDC health protocols.
Here are the latest WNBA team power rankings for the upcoming season
Player-wise, none of the squad has opted out and they will be returning WNBA veteran Sue Bird. With a 22-12 record in 2018, the Sparks added some new faces to the squad including WNBA star Kristi Toliver, Tea Cooper and Reshanda Gray. The team signed WNBA star Skylar Diggins-Smith creating the leagues Big 3 which is comprised of the all-star along with WNBA veteran Diana Taurasi and center Brittney Griner. The squad brings back Victoria Vivans, who had a good rookie season in 2018 but was out last season due to a knee injury. The team added newcomer Layshia Clarendon, whos entering her eighth WNBA season.
WNBA: Sparks, Aces and Mercury all get wins before All-Star break
Three games of WNBA action on Tuesday result in wins for the Phoenix Mercury, Las Vegas Aces and Los Angeles Sparks. Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points, nine rebounds, Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored 23 points while Chiney Ogwumike added 15 points and Chelsea Gray chipped in 10 points for the Sparks. Monique Billings scored a career-high 16 points and Tiffany Hayes came back from injury and scored 15 points for the Dream. Las Vegas Aces 79, Seattle Storm 62The Las Vegas Aces get their sixth straight home win with five players scoring in double digits. Phoenix Mercury 95, Indiana Fever 77Brittney Griner and DeWanna Bonner each scored 22 points and the Phoenix Mercury handed the Indiana Fever their sixth straight loss.
WNBA: Sparks face Dream; Storm battle Aces; Fever take on Mercury
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JULY 21: Odyssey Sims #1 of the Minnesota Lynx drives against Kayla McBride #21 of the Las Vegas Aces during their game at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on July 21, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In terms of their matchup against the Dream, the Sparks came out on top the last time these teams met, 76-71 on July 14. Seattle Storm vs. Las Vegas Aces Preview (tipoff 10 p.m. EST)With All-Star A'ja Wilson out due to an ankle sprain, the Aces are looking to boune back after suffering a loss to the Storm on July 19. The loss snapped the Aces five game winning streak but the team bounced back with a win over Minnesota on Sunday. The Mercury are looking to win their third straight game against a struggling Indiana Fever team.
WNBA: Sparks face Dream; Storm battle Aces; Fever take on Mercury
Candace Park (ankle), Alana Beard (hamstring), Alexis Jones (knee) and Maria Vadeeva (knee) are all out for the Sparks. In terms of their matchup against the Dream, the Sparks came out on top the last time these teams met, 76-71 on July 14. The Dream have also been hit with injury; their leading scorer, Tiffany Hayes, has been dealing with a hamstring injury. Indiana Fever vs. Phoenix Mercury Preview (tipoff 10 p.m. EST)Phoenix has long been known for its scoring, and with good reason. The Mercury are looking to win their third straight game against a struggling Indiana Fever team.
WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks pull out win against Dallas Wings
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 18: Forward Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Los Angeles Sparks looks to put up a shot during a game against the Washington Mystics at Staples Center on June 18, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by KatharineThe Los Angeles Sparks pulled out a close five-point win against the Dallas Sparks on Thursday. Last time these two teams met up the Wings handled the Sparks with a 12-point margin of victory. This time things were different, as the Sparks came out on top but not without a fight from the Wings. This was the Sparks third straight win and game without All-Star guard Candace Parker.
WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks pull out win against Dallas Wings
The Los Angeles Sparks pulled out a close five-point win against the Dallas Sparks on Thursday. Last time these two teams met up the Wings handled the Sparks with a 12-point margin of victory. The Sparks trailed by as many as 16 points in the first half but exploded in a 24-9 run in the third quarter to take the lead. Nneka Ogwumike scored 22 points while her sis Chiney added 12 points and Chelsea Gray had 11 points and nine rebounds. Allisha Gray added 11 points while Imani McGee-Stafford contributed 9 points.
WNBA suspends LA Sparks' Riquna Williams
1996: The creation of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) is announced at a press conference with Rebecca Lobo, Lisa Leslie and Sheryl Swoopes in attendance. Riquna Williams is suspended for 10 games, according to a statement on the WNBA's website. The Womens' National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) said it disagrees with the suspension and is filing a grievance. We will provide whatever resources we are allowed to help Riquna learn and grow from this unfortunate situation," the LA Sparks said in a statement. Williams has been with the Sparks since 2016 after playing four seasons with the Tulsa Shock.
WNBA: Dallas Wings defeat Los Angeles Sparks in afternoon matchup
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 18: Guard Sydney Wiese #24 of the Los Angeles Sparks looks for an opening under the hoop while forward Tianna Hawkins #21 of the Washington Mystics blocks during a game at Staples Center on June 18, 2019 in LosAn afternoon matchup between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Dallas Wings brought an unexpected win for the Wings, 74-62. Kayla Thornton led the way for the Wings with 17 points and Kaela Davis added 13 points. Thornton scored eight straight points for Dallas in a two-minute span. Arike Ogunbowale and Glory Johnson both scored 14 points as well for the Wings. For the Sparks, Nneka Ogwumike had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Riquna Williams added 14 points.
WNBA: Dallas Wings defeat Los Angeles Sparks in afternoon matchup
An afternoon matchup between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Dallas Wings brought an unexpected win for the Wings, 74-62. Kayla Thornton led the way for the Wings with 17 points and Kaela Davis added 13 points. Thornton scored eight straight points for Dallas in a two-minute span. Arike Ogunbowale and Glory Johnson both scored 14 points as well for the Wings. For the Sparks, Nneka Ogwumike had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Riquna Williams added 14 points.
WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks battle the Dallas Wings in afternoon match-up
The Sparks on Sunday, blew past the Mystics 98-81 to snap their five-game winning streak. Dallas faces a somewhat challenging turnaround with this day matchup the Wings need to avoid a third straight loss. The Wings collapsed down the stretch in a 78-66 loss at Chicago on Sunday, getting outscored 15-0 in the final 3:59. Dallas, though, did welcome the return of forward Glory Johnson, who had been representing Montenegro in the EuroBasket tournament. Johnson, playing her first WNBA game since June 15, had four points, three rebounds and two steals in 14 minutes.
WNBA: Las Vegas Aces look to battle with Los Angeles Sparks
1 team in the Western Conference, the Las Vegas Aces. Sitting at 4th in the Western conference and a 4-6 record the Sparks will have to pick up the pace to have a winning season. Leading the way for the Sparks is Maria Vadeeva who averages 24 points per game, along with Nneka Ogwumike who averages 14 points per game. Coming off a win against the Seattle Storm, the Las Vegas Aces are in first place place in the Western conference. Led by A'ja Wilson, who averages 15 points and 7 rebounds per game, the Aces have a good chance on continuing to get wins.