| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The Sparks are already facing an elimination game.
They lost Game 1 of their best-of-three first-round playoffs series against the Phoenix Mercury at Staples Center on Thursday, 86-75. If they lose Game 2 in Phoenix on Saturday (7 p.m., TWC/TWC...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:45 PM
The WNBA announced Thursday that Sparks forward/center Candace Parker won her second most-valuable-player award.
Parker, who averaged 17.9 points, 8.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists this season, also won the award her rookie year in 2008.
"I was shocked...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The WNBA is expected to announce Thursday evening that Candace Parker has won the most-valuable-player award.
The announcement is expected to be made before the Sparks play the Phoenix Mercury in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. The Sparks...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Penske Racing swept the front row in qualifying for the first race of the Chase, with Joey Logano winning the pole at Joliet, Ill., hours after NASCAR placed his team on probation for allegedly cutting a deal with another organization to help him make the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:23 PM
You could call it deja vu.
The Western Conference playoff field is identical to last year's — Minnesota has clinched first place, the Sparks have finished second, Phoenix has come in third and Seattle is fourth.
But Candace Parker was quick to...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Jerry Tarkanian, the droopy-eyed coach from California's Central Valley known as "Tark the Shark," will finally get his due Sunday when he joins former NBA defensive player of the year Gary Payton, All-Star forward Bernard King, fellow coach Rick Pitino...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Candace Parker had a blast in her All-Star debut. Parker scored a record 23 points to lead the West to a 102-98 win over the East on Saturday at Uncasville, Conn., and earn MVP honors.
The Sparks star was voted a starter for the 2011 game, but she...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:53 PM
Kristi Toliver scored 28 points to lead the Sparks to a 94-72 win against the Indiana Fever on Friday night.
The Sparks (18-7) won their season-high-tying sixth straight and pulled even with Western Conference-leading Minnesota. Candace Parker added...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Candace Parker had 18 points and seven rebounds, Kristi Toliver scored 15 and the Sparks defeated the Chicago Sky, 80-76, at Staples Center on Tuesday night for their fifth victory in a row.
Reserve Jantel Lavender continued her strong recent play,...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:38 PM
PHOENIX — Candace Parker had 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists to lead the Sparks to their fifth straight win, an 88-76 victory Sunday over the Phoenix Mercury.
Nneka Ogwumike added 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Sparks, who have...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Michelle Greco, a former girls' basketball standout at Crescenta Valley High, UCLA and in the WNBA, has been named girls' basketball coach at St. Bernard. Greco was a standout three-point shooter for UCLA. She has run camps for 10 years.......