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  • Chicago billionaire Mark Walter looks at big picture in LA sports deals

    Chicago billionaire Mark Walter looks at big picture in LA sports deals
    When the WNBA was searching for an owner for the failing Los Angeles Sparks, the league's president called Chicago billionaire and Los Angeles Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter — and not Walter's more famous business partner, Earvin "Magic"...
  • Magic-era Los Angeles Sparks shape roster for a defensive lockdown

    With a change in ownership and several key additions to their roster, the Sparks will renew their chase for their first WNBA championship since 2002 when they open their regular season Friday in Seattle. Much has changed for the Sparks since a...
  • New Sparks owner sought by WNBA; team's front office suffers layoffs

    The WNBA is searching for a new Sparks owner after franchise Chairwoman Paula Williams Madison told the league her family-owned company would no longer be involved with the team, The Times has learned. "This was a big surprise to us," WNBA President...
  • Ex-Terp Toliver scores 21 points in WNBA All-Star debut

    Ex-Terp Toliver scores 21 points in WNBA All-Star debut
    Playing in her first WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday, Los Angeles Sparks guard Kristi Toliver (Maryland) scored 19 of her 21 points in the second half to help the West to a 102-98 victory in Uncasville, Conn. Toliver, last season's Most Improved Player...
  • Up next for the Sparks: Saturday at New York Liberty

    AT NEW YORK When: 10 a.m. PDT. Where: Prudential Center, Newark, N.J. On the air: TV: TWC, TWC Deportes. Records: Sparks 15-7, Liberty 9-12. Record vs. Liberty: 1-0. Update: After missing three games because of a right wrist injury, Candace...
  • Sparks owner ends involvement with team; WNBA looking for new owner

    Sparks owner ends involvement with team; WNBA looking for new owner
    The WNBA is searching for a new Sparks owner after Sparks Chairman Paula Madison told the league her family-owned company would no longer be involved with the team, The Times has learned. “This was a big surprise to us,” WNBA President...
  • Excuse me while I kiss the Sky

     
    Adapted from an earlier post for the Sunday print column It's time, fellow bandwagon jumpers; The WNBA Chicago Sky has made the playoffs for the first time in its franchise history and at 20-8 heading into the weekend, neck and......
  • The Week in Sports | October 1 – 7, 2012

     
    The Week in Sports from around the world....
  • Tamika Catchings named WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

    Tamika Catchings named WNBA Defensive Player of the Year
    For the fifth time in her career, Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings has been named the WNBA Defensive Player of the Year presented by Boost Mobile, the league announced today.  Catchings previously won the award in 2005, 2006, 2009 and 2010....
  • Chicago Sky host anti-bullying basketball game

     
    The Chicago Sky are hosting an Anti-Bullying Game on Saturday, July 30 at 7:00 PM at the Allstate Arena. The Chicago Sky and The Trevor Project invite you to a night of world-class basketball that helps raise awareness about the huge issue of bullying....
  • Bird's Free Throws Give the Storm a 65-63 Win Over the Sparks

    Bird's Free Throws Give the Storm a 65-63 Win Over the Sparks
    Sue Bird hit two free throws with 1.6 seconds left in the game to snap a tie, and the Seattle Storm hung on to beat the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night, 65-63. Bird finished with 12 points and Lauren Jackson and Tanisha Wright led Seattle (17-12) with...