Borders served in the role for three years; NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum will lead the 22 year-old WNBA until a permanent successor is found.

The Mystics veteran is spending the start of her offseason on the sideline as a member of the Wizards' development staff.

“At this point, does it even need to be discussed?” Seattle veteran guard Sue Bird said.

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WNBA All-Star Toliver hired by NBA’s Wizards as assistant

WNBA All-Star Kristi Toliver named assistant coach for player development for NBA’s Washington Wizards this season

Pastrnak scored 3 goals, Bruins beat winless Red Wings 8-2

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Vandy staff adds Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer DeMoss

Vanderbilt adds Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer Mickie DeMoss to its staff as director of offensive analytics

The team heads into the offseason on an upbeat note, despite disappointment of its sweep against the Seattle Storm.

With a superstar in the middle and a supporting cast of young up-and-comers, the newly crowned champions could be serious contenders for years to come.

A strong core is in place, and for a franchise long defined by losing, a winning mind-set has taken hold.

Seattle claims its third league title behind Breanna Stewart and Natasha Howard as Mystics’ late run falls short in Game 3 of the Finals.

The Mystics lost, 98-82, on their home court at EagleBank Arena. Washington all-stars Elena Delle Donne and Kristi Toliver finished with 23 points and 22 points, respectively. The Mystics were attempting to become the first team in league history to overcome a two-game deficit in a best-of-five Finals series. The win clinched the third WNBA […]

  • Washington Post Staff
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  • Sep 13
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The Mystics host the Storm for Game 3 in Fairfax, which is “Mystic City” for the duration of the WNBA Finals.

Washington has thrived in win-or-go-home situations the past two years, and it will be facing another in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals against Seattle.

Complaints linger over late-game sequence involving Storm’s Sue Bird.

Washington falls, 75-73, after a crucial no-call in a decisive sequence and a lost jump ball.

Health of Elena Delle Donne remains a question even though the star has no plans to sit with Washington trailing in the best-of-five series.

Washington can’t overcome slow start in 89-76 loss in Game 1 of best-of-five series.

Washington’s Elena Delle Donne, Seattle’s Breanna Stewart are each seeking their first professional title.

  • Jim Caple
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  • Sep 7
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