Bird said coming out was “something I've been on the verge of doing for a long time,” including just before and during the Rio Olympics.

The Mystics played a riveting afternoon game before a raucous crowd at Verizon Center, but owner Ted Leonsis laments his team is not exactly the talk of the town.

The guard scored 29 points and Washington overcame a 21-point deficit to win without its two leading scorers.

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Stefanie Dolson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 13 seconds left and scored 15 points to help the Chicago Sky beat Los Angeles 82-80 on Thursday for the Sparks’ first home loss of the season.

Stars beat Fever 85-61 for 2nd series victory in 8 days

Isabelle Harrison had 18 points and nine rebounds, rookie Kelsey Plum scored a season-high 16 points and the San Antonio Stars beat the Indiana Fever 85-61 on Thursday night for their second series victory in eight days.

Dolson hits late 3, Sky hand Sparks 1st home loss

Stefanie Dolson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 13 seconds left and scored 15 points to help the Chicago Sky beat Los Angeles 82-80 on Thursday for the Sparks’ first home loss of the season.

’We’ll be going, getting a lead and then something happens and it’s like … damn, is that us out there?’ said Ivory Latta.

The WNBA all-star, who wanted to be a special needs teacher before her pro career, will release a memoir and children's book series next spring.

The four-time WNBA all-star was the second-highest overall vote-getter among fans.

The Mystics star had some fun with the much-hyped Lakers rookie in his Summer League debut.

Washington has followed through on promise if its roster overhaul by leading the league in three-point attempts.

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  • Jul 1
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Mystics forward lands second overall in voting throughout the league.

The Mystics never trailed in a dominant 100-70 victory.

The second-year player from GW and Riverdale Baptist School is the league’s dominant leader in rebounding.

The Phoenix Mercury star set the mark in her 13th season.

Rookie thriving two months after national title as she learns the rigors of life in the WNBA.

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  • Jun 19
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After leading by double digits, Washington has lapses on defense in 87-83 defeat.

Behind Elena Delle Donne, Washington finds a way to recharge two days after its worst loss of the season.

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