October 15

U.S. women's hoops announces college exhibition games

The U.S. women's national basketball team's college tour is set to tip off next month.
October 13
The Washington Mystics celebrate after they beat the Connecticut Sun in Game 5 of basketball's WNBA Finals, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Washington. (A

Bringing it home: Delle Donne, Mystics earn 1st WNBA crown

Elena Delle Donne felt cursed. Every time she made it to the game's biggest stage, she was hindered by injuries.
October 11

Alexa Philippou: Despite WNBA Finals loss, the Sun showed they belong on the league's biggest stage

During the D.C.-based portions of this year's WNBA Finals, the Ferris wheel visible from the Connecticut Sun's team hotel in National Harbor, Md., served as a constant reminder of the ebbs and flows the series would feature.
October 11

Delle Donne, Mystics wrap up WNBA season with 1st title

Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics capped an eventful WNBA season with the team's first championship.
October 11

Sun hope to rise again in 2020 after losing in WNBA Finals

Connecticut fell one game short of winning its first WNBA championship, but the Sun's title hopes don't end with Thursday's loss to the Washington Mystics in Game 5 of the Finals.
October 10
Connecticut Sun's Jonquel Jones, center, fights for position under the basket between Washington Mystics' Elena Delle Donne, left, and Ariel Atkins, r

WNBA Finals comes down to a decisive Game 5 in Washington

The WNBA will crown a first-time champion Thursday night when the Connecticut Sun and Washington Mystics play the decisive Game 5 of the Finals.
October 9

Mike Anthony: Winner-take-all Game 5 is what WNBA and this Sun-Mystics series deserves

The Connecticut Sun and Washington Mystics will square off one more time in Washington D.C., where this complicated and thrilling series started last week and…
October 9

Delle Donne provides emotional lift for Mystics

Elena Delle Donne spent the last five days fighting a back injury and doing everything she could to play in the pivotal Game 3 of the WNBA Finals. She is not about to miss Game 4.
October 8
The Sun's Alyssa Thomas shot against the Mystics defense during the second half in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday. Thomas had 17 points, 11 assi

Sun force Game 5 in WNBA Finals with 90-86 win over Mystics

With the season on the line, Alyssa Thomas and the Connecticut Sun turned up their defense to stop the Washington Mystics and force a decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals.
October 8

Sun force Game 5 in WNBA Finals after thrilling 90-86 win against Mystics

Going into Game 4 of the WNBA Finals, Curt Miller and the Connecticut Sun, on the brink of elimination, knew how important it would be to get off to a strong start. In each of the previous three games of the series, the team that won the first quarter, all three times lopsidedly, ended up winning the game.
October 8

WNBA Playoff Glance

Chicago 105, Phoenix 76Seattle 84, Minnesota 74Los Angeles 92, Seattle 69Las Vegas 93, Chicago 92Tuesday, Sept. 17: Washington 97, Las Vegas 95Thursday, Sept. 19: Washington…
October 7

Mike Anthony: The Washington Mystics, with Elena Delle Donne, owned Sunday's WNBA Finals moment

Sometimes it's just about making shots.
October 7

Mystics want to clinch in Connecticut for coach Thibault

Washington, of course, would take its first WNBA championship no matter where it happens. But the Mystics want to win it in Connecticut on Tuesday in part for their coach.
Lynx
October 7
Hopkins guard Paige Bueckers (1).

Lynx's Rookie of Year, Hopkins star Bueckers in world 3-on-3 tourney

Hopkins senior Paige Bueckers will join WNBA Rookie of the Year Napheesa Collier of the Lynx and two others to represent the United States in an international 3 on 3 tournament.
October 6
Washington Mystics' Elena Delle Donne, front, drives to the basket against Connecticut Sun's Alyssa Thomas during the second half in Game 3

Mystics beat Sun 94-81 to take 2-1 lead in WNBA Finals

Washington didn't need Elena Delle Donne to be a superstar on Sunday, they just needed her to be out on the court.
October 6

WNBA Playoff Glance

Chicago 105, Phoenix 76Seattle 84, Minnesota 74Los Angeles 92, Seattle 69Las Vegas 93, Chicago 92Tuesday, Sept. 17: Washington 97, Las Vegas 95Thursday, Sept. 19: Washington…
October 6

Delle Donne back in Mystics' starting lineup for Game 3

WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne was in Washington's starting lineup for Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday, five days after leaving the team's Game 2 loss to Connecticut with back spasms.
October 5

Delle Donne, Atkins question marks for Game 3 of WNBA Finals

Washington Mystics coach Mike Thibault says his team is prepared to play the pivotal Game 3 of the WNBA Finals without league MVP Elena Delle Donne and guard Ariel Atkins.
October 4
Former Los Angeles Sparks executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler

Sparks fire GM Penny Toler after postgame tirade

The Los Angeles Sparks fired general manager Penny Toler on Friday, a move that followed a postgame tirade when the team lost Game 2 in the second round of the WNBA playoffs.
October 3

WNBA looks into LA Sparks GM's comments after Game 2 loss

The WNBA is looking into an obscenity-laced speech that included racial epithets made by Los Angeles general manager Penny Toler in the locker room after the Sparks lost Game 2 of the WNBA semifinals in Connecticut.