| Jul 17, 2014
The 22nd annual ESPYS — ESPN's annual sports awards show — started off with cornerback Richard Sherman of Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks winning the award for Best Breakthrough Athlete.
But two of the more memorable moments came when...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Hollywood and the sports world played together nicely for ESPN's 2014 ESPYS award ceremony. The mixture of stars, stand-up comedy and speeches at the annual telecast at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre created a light yet sometimes highly emotional atmosphere...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Former Sparks great Lisa Leslie, a four-time Olympic gold medalist who led L.A. to two WNBA titles, headlines a group of six who are part of the 2015 women’s basketball Hall of Fame induction class.
In addition to Leslie, former WNBA star Janeth...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The Sparks fired Carol Ross and named Executive Vice President and General Manager Penny Toler as their new coach, the team announced Sunday.
Ross posted a 61-36 record during 2 1/2 seasons with the Sparks, who are in danger of missing the playoffs...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Former Lakers star Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer and will take a leave of absence from his duties as coach of the WNBA team in Atlanta.
Cooper is expected to recover fully after surgery this week at Emory University....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Perhaps the biggest break for the Sky as the second half of the WNBA season begins is the conference they play in.
Only the Atlanta Dream (15-6) exited the All-Star break with a winning record, making the Eastern Conference playoff picture nowhere...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Veteran NBA forward Lou Amundson has purchased a house in Manhattan Beach for $1.805 million.
The home, found on a corner lot in the beach city’s Tree Section, riffs Midcentury style with exposed beams, lofted ceilings and rows of sliding glass...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:37 PM
When: 6 PDT.
Where: Target Center, Minneapolis.
On the air: TV: ESPN2.
Records: Sparks 7-10, Lynx 13-6.
Record vs. Lynx: 0-2.
Update: The Sparks travel to face the Lynx, aiming to secure their first win against Minnesota this...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:27 PM
For the second consecutive year, Sky forward Elena Delle Donne (21.2 points, 4.9 rebounds per game) has been elected to the WNBA All-Star Game as the Eastern Conference's leading vote-getter (26,129 votes).
Delle Donne was the only Sky player selected...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Down by five with less than a minute to play, the Sky came out of a timeout looking to force the Washington Mystics into playing tight. Instead, the Sky missed two 3-pointers before turning the ball over and falling 72-65 at Allstate Arena.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:46 PM
For the second time this season, Sky center Sylvia Fowles gave the Phoenix Mercury frontcourt more than it could handle.
This was the type of performance that you would expect from the reigning WNBA Defensive Player of the Year. A 23-point, 11 rebound...