Clips of the Week 09/17-09/24

Sparks hope to build on substandard 2021 season
Southern California News Group

Seimone Augustus Found Her Voice Long Before Coaching
New York Times

Sparks out of playoffs for first time since 2011 after losing season finale to Dallas
LA Times

Sparks eliminated from postseason contention with loss to Wings in finale
SB Nation

The LA Sparks roller coaster season comes to a screeching halt
Nitecast Media

Clips of the Week 09/10-09/17

Should Athletes Be Activists? WNBA Star Nneka Ogwumike Says They Have To Be
NPR

Crossover Queen: Erica Wheeler
SportsCenter

Brittney Sykes can get defensive with the best: Here’s how
LA Times

Sparks rout Seattle, keep playoff hopes flickering
OC Register

Nneka Ogwumike’s Greatness Acknowledged In List Of WNBA Greats
Nitecast Media

How Zaila Avant-garde helped the Sparks keep their playoff hopes alive 
LA Times

Arella Guirantes needs to end her rookie season on a high note for L.A.’s playoff push
SB Nation

‘One of those barrier-breaking moments’: Lisa Leslie’s dunks left a legacy — and a path to the rim
The Athletic

Clips of the Week 09/03-09/10

WNBA includes 7 past, current Sparks among its 25 greatest players 
SCNG

Women are Changing the Game’: The WNBA’s Fashion Evolution 
Just Women’s Sports

List of female assistant coaches in the NBA history
Sporting News 

Sparks thrilled Nneka Ogwumike among WNBA’s 25 greatest 
SCNG

When is Kristi Toliver really Sydney Wiese? 
The Next

Sparks squander chance to boost playoff hopes with loss to Sun – LA Times

Clips of the Week 08/27-09/03

WNBA Players Association Aims To Close Gender Pay Gap Through New Initiative
Newone

Sparks hope to get on track against Indiana
OC Register

Kristi Toliver’s basketball career as a player and coach is coming full circle
The Undefeated

Sparks eager to ‘fix mistakes’ against Connecticut Sun
OC Register

The WNBA’s career mode gets off-the-court upgrades in NBA 2k22
Gaming News

Clips of the Week 08/20-08-26

Sparks eager to ‘fix mistakes’ against Connecticut Sun
OC Register

Why isn’t Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike drawing more fouls?
OC Register

 LA SPARKS CONTROL THEIR OWN PLAYOFF DESTINY
WInsidr

 The WNBA players’ union has a new strategy to get its players paid and increase investment in women’s sports
Business Insider

 WNBA’s best 25 under 25: Ranking A’ja Wilson, Napheesa Collier and all the young stars
ESPN (Te’a Cooper at No. 19)

 Star forward Chiney Ogwumike returns to her ‘heart and soul,’ rejoins Los Angeles Sparks in win
ESPN

SportsPro’s 50 most marketable athletes 
SportsPro (Te’a Cooper at No. 17)

 Los Angeles Sparks named CHARISSE BREMOND WEAVER President and CEO, Brotherhood Crusade 2021 Woman of the Year 
LA Sentinel

Clips of the Week 08/13-08/20

Sparks look forward to Staples Center homecoming
Southern California News Group

Sparks win in season restart with Nneka Ogwumike back in lineup
LA Times

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike scores 12 in return from knee injury
ESPN

Nneka Ogwumike returns, helps Sparks beat Fever 75-70
The AP

A second shot in the WNBA is rare. Lauren Cox is trying to make the most of hers with the Los Angeles Sparks
The Athletic

Sparks beat Atlanta in dramatic fashion again
Southern California News Group

The Mavericks are hiring two-time WNBA champion Kristi Toliver as an assistant coach
ESPN

WNBA Star Kristi Toliver Joins Mavs as Coach
Sports Illustrated

Clips of the Week 08/06-08/13

Sparks’ Ogwumike ready to return after tough two months
The AP

A WNBA superstar teared up about feeling ‘unvaluable’ following her highly-discussed Tokyo Olympics snub
Insider

Sparks, Nneka Ogwumike stress resilience in second half
OC Register

Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike determined to rise after injury, Olympic snub
LA Times

Nneka Ogwumike expected to be back for Los Angeles Sparks when WNBA Season resumes Sunday
ESPN

Nneka Ogwumike reflects on a difficult past few weeks battling injury and missing out on the Olympics
Spectrum SportsNet

Derek Fisher on how Kristi Toliver and Nneka Ogwumike’s veteran experience will make a major impact for the LA Sparks 
Spectrum SportsNet

Sparks’ Lauren Cox meets former team in Sunday’s re-opener
OC Register

The LA Sparks teamed up with Divas In Defense to host a self-defense class for women and girls in the LA area 
NBCLA

Clips of the Week 07/30-08/06

Players like UConn’s Gabby Williams get taste of Olympics playing basketball for other countries
AP

Hooping for another country can be side door to the Olympics
AP

UCONN Women Hoops players making mark at Olympics
AP

Wasserman Launches Memorabilia Marketplace for Women’s Sports
Wasserman

Los Angeles Sparks’ Gabby Williams says French team is ‘where I’m supposed to be’
ESPN 

Lisa Leslie Talks ‘96 Olympics, “We Got Next” Commercial and Calls Herself the GOAT | Untold Stories
Bleacher Report

Clips of the Week 07/23-07/30

Nneka Ogwumike now eyes 2024 Olympic berth with Nigeria
Yahoo! Sports

Basketball star Chiney Ogwumike changing the game for Black women on and off the court
USA Today

What Nneka Ogwumike is saying about USA Basketball decision, FIBA denial
ESPN

5 Things We Learned From Team USA Women’s Basketball’s Win Over Nigeria
UPROXX

Olympics 2021 – The 12 best American WNBA players who never played for Team USA in the Olympics
ESPN

‘It can be quite devastating’: Why fibroids continues to be a serious problem for Black women
The Athletic

Clips of the Week 07/16-07/23

How a rising basketball star used a squishy air pillow to recover from injury and elevate her game 
Business Insider

 2021 WNBA Power Rankings: Heading into the Tokyo Olympics break
NBC Sports

Nigerian-Born WNBA Players Race Against Time to Compete at Tokyo Olympics 2020
Essentially Sports

Otis Hughley Jr. calls on FIBA to let Nneka Ogwumike, Elizabeth Williams ‘help grow the game’ by playing in Olympics after Nigeria’s exhibition loss to United States
ESPN

Court of Arbitration for Sport rejects Ogwumike’s appeal
Associated Press

USA Basketball snubbed Nneka Ogwumike. She should have been playing for her homeland all along.
Washington Post

Clips of the Week 07/02-07/09

Chiney Ogwumike on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Sisters Nneka, Chiney and Erica Ogwumike selected to Nigeria’s provisional Olympics squad
USA Today

Nneka, Chiney, Erica Ogwumike, all listed on Nigeria’s provisional roster, could play in Olympics together, something the ‘family would be very proud of’
ESPN

Syracuse in the WNBA: Brittney Sykes back in the starting line-up for the L.A. Sparks
SB Nation

At long last, Katie Lou and Karlie Samuelson face off against each other for the first time in WNBA and collegiate careers
Hartford Courant

BRITTNEY SYKES IS A DPOY CANDIDATE
WInsidr

Clips of the Week 06/25-07/02

Stunning Olympic snub of Nneka Ogwumike about basketball politics, not talent
SF Chronicle

WNBA’s Chiney Ogwumike: ‘I Had To Put My Body First, And That Meant Sitting Out The Season’
Women’s Health Magazine

Syracuse in the WNBA: Brittney Sykes, L.A. Sparks split week games
SB Nation

Brittney Sykes Is the WNBA’s Defensive Spark Plug
Sports Illustrated

An Honest Conversation with WNBA’s Candace Dupree and Amanda Zahui B. During Pride
Just Women’s Sports

Sparks try to push through adversity amid tough stretch
OC Register

The L.A. Sparks Have Signed Lauren Cox, The No. 3 Pick In The 2020 Draft
Uproxx

ESPN’s Around the Rim podcast: LaChina Robinson and Mechelle Voepel discuss Nneka Ogwumike’s omission from the U.S. Olympic team

Clips of the Week 06/18-06/25

Los Angeles Sparks star Nneka Ogwumike’s Olympics snubs ‘a travesty,’ Derek Fisher says
ESPN

Team USA selections not without controversy, but Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi lead a team that has it all
The Athletic

The panel discusses the Olympic roster for U.S. women’s basketball and the biggest snub: Nneka Ogwumike
Around The Horn, ESPN

Sparks coach Derek Fisher Calls ‘BS’ on Nneka Ogwumike’s Omission from Team USA
Sports Illustrated

What Nneka Ogwumike’s Olympic snub means for Team USA
UPROXX

Four reasons Nneka Ogwumike is a the biggest snub in Team USA’s Olympic History
Just Women’s Sports

‘We can’t stop now’: Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike on Juneteenth, WNBA activism
LA Times

Te’a Cooper helps Sparks pull away from Mystics for win
LA Times

Career Night’s from Cooper, Samuleson Lead Sparks Past Mystics
LASparks.com

Clips of the Week 06/11-06/18

Fourth team’s the charm: Nia Coffey fitting in with Sparks-
LA Times

Sparks’ Seimone Augustus eager for return to Minnesota
Press Enterprise

WNBA’s clutch points per game leader Erica Wheeler hits dagger over Brittney Griner for Sparks
Swish Apparel

Sparks show up on both ends of the court, beat Mercury 85-80
SB Nation

Sparks look to complete 2-game sweep of Phoenix on Friday
OC Register

Interim President Natalie White discusses her pride in the Sparks and the WNBA’s work in the community with Holly Rowe
Sirius XM WNBA Weekly

Nia Coffey featured on NBA TV’s “Don’t Sleep” with Ari Chambers

Nia Coffey’s Time Is Now
Winsidr

HelloFresh Delivers It’s First Ever Sponsorship to the WNBA
Forbes

Clips of the Week 06/04-06/11

What does Pride mean to me? Written by Amanda Zahui B.
WNBA

Even without Ogwumike sisters, Sparks rely on defense in preparation for Mystics
LA Times

Sparks defeat Chicago for third time in nine days
OC Register

Sparks finding some working plays
The Next

Sparks battle with aggression to defeat Chicago Sky
LA Sentinel

Chiney Ogwumike Talks Balancing WNBA Career and Sports Radio Show: ‘It’s Beautiful Chaos’
People Magazine 

How Seimone Augustus, the ‘Original Lynx,’ helped build Minnesota into a dynasty
ESPN

LA Sparks star Nneka Ogwumike calls out WNBA broadcasters for mispronouncing names
USA Today

Nneka Ogwumike on the debut episode of ‘Chiney’
by Chiney Ogwumike on ESPN podcasts

WInsidr Show – Who is standing out?
Winsidr Podcast

Clips of the Week 05/28-06/04

Sparks blow out Indiana, despite injuries to Ogwumikes
OC Register

Brittney Sykes defense helping key Sparks early-season turnaround
OC Register

Sparks rout Fever to earn first win at home this season
LA Times

LA Sparks star Brittney Sykes talks wanting DPOY, new lineup and Silky Durag Drip
Jill Munroe

Amanda Zahui B. is the key for the LA Sparks
Winsidr

Disruptive defense leads Sparks to their first win of the year
SB Nation

Clips of the Week – 05/21-05/28

The WNBA ‘represents everything that you hope society will be’ – Chiney Ogwumike talks ESPN’s ‘144’ Documentary
SB Nation

Seimone Augustus remained the most ‘unselfish superstar’ through her retirement
SB Nation

Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike talks change with politicians, music icons
OC Register

Nia Coffey making history in LA, along with brother, Amir
Spectrum News 1

Seimone Augustus wasn’t just a basketball player, she was a revelation
Yahoo! Sports

Los Angeles Sparks lose rookie Jasmine Walker for season with torn ACL
ESPN

LA Sparks Interim President & COO Natalie White
Hoopsology Podcast

Clips of the Week – 05/14-05/21

Las Vegas Aces vs Los Angeles Sparks 5/21/21 WNBA Streaming Info and Preview
Digital TV Life

LA Sparks Announce Partnership with Hyperice
WNBA

The Los Angeles Sparks signed a 6-figure deal that will give every player her own custom nutrition plan — the first of its kind in the WNBA
Business Insider

Sparks’ Seimone Augustus retired with nothing left to prove on the court
OC Register

Seimone Augustus explains decision to join Sparks staff
LA Times

LA Sparks first WNBA team to partner with Hyperice
SportsPro Media

WNBA Central: Seimone Augustus Tribute
NBA Radio

Clips of the Week – 05/07-05/14

Eight-time All-Star Seimone Augustus retires, joins Los Angeles Sparks’ coaching staff
ESPN

Sparks look to the future by trading for Gabby Williams
SB Nation

Seimone Augustus retires, joins coaching staff as Sparks trim roster
LA Times

LA Sparks star Ogwumike adds executive producer to resume
Washington Post

The Los Angeles Sparks Will Battle with Speed and Versatility in the 2021 Season
LA Sentinel

Derek Fisher wasn’t afraid to make changes in executing his vision for the Sparks’ new chapter
SB Nation

Sparks willing to wait for Gabby Williams’ contributions
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Q&A: Chiney Ogwumike on the Wubble Documentary and Getting Back on the Court
Sports Illustrated

Exclusive: WNBA launches Commissioner’s Cup tournament with $500,000 prize pool. Here’s how it works.
Yahoo! Sports

144: ESPN’s documentary about the WNBA bubble rises to the occasion
The Guardian

Clips of the Week – 04/30-05/07

2021 WNBA Season Preview: The beginning of a new era for the Los Angeles Sparks
SB Nation

The Franchise: The Los Angeles Sparks are embracing change — and position-less basketball
The Athletic

L.A. Sparks Celebrate 25 Years with New Court Design, Logo
LA Sentinel

WNBA: LA Sparks Ogwumike sisters go viral with hilarious TikTok trend
Give Me Sport

Sparks coach/GM Derek Fisher talks tough roster decisions
The Sun

Nia Coffey, Chiney Ogwumike lead Sparks past Aces in scrimmage
Daily News

Clips of the Week – 04/23-04/30

Reaction from Nneka Ogwumike on the Derek Chauvin verdict 
NBC’s Meet the Press

Sparks begin their training camp 
KCAL 9 News

Sparks star Nneka Ogwumike has muted the naysayers
OC Register

A star-studded rookie class aims to supplant the veterans at Sparks training camp
SB Nation

Sparks are all talk as training camp opens
OC Register

Kristi Toliver eager to play for new-look Sparks after year away
LA Times

Spark Report: 2021 LA Sparks Season Preview 
HNB Media

Los Angeles Sparks 2021 Outlook
The Double Down Podcast

Orange in the WNBA: Brittney Sykes seeks consistency, defensive domination in year five 
SB Nation

Sparks open training camp with roster battles ahead
The Next

Clips of the Week – 04/16-4/23

Condoleezza Rice Gave Chiney Ogwumike Life-Changing Advice While At Stanford
The Kelly Clarkson Show

With glitz and grit, Sparks’ Te’a Cooper is at the heart of an evolving WNBA
The Athletic

Erica Wheeler’s reaction to her own billboard in Los Angeles
TMZ Sports

WNBA All-Star Chiney Ogwumike in Not A Sports Show
Respect

Sparks set 15-player training camp roster, waive Tierra Ruffin-Pratt 
LA Times

Sports world reacts to Derek Chauvin murder
LA Daily News

Guirantes is drafted by LA Sparks in 2021 WNBA Draft
The Daily Targum

LA’s Best Players under 25: Ranking Sparks Young Players
WInsidr

Clips of the Week – 04/09-4/16

Sparks select Jasmine Walker, Stephanie Watts and Arella Guirantes in WNBA draft
LA Times

The Sparks got the steal of the draft in Arella Guirantes
SB Nation

UNC’s Stephanie Watts Drafted No.10 by Los Angeles Sparks
247sports

Los Angeles Sparks acquire No.7 overall pick in WNBA draft from Dallas Wings
ESPN

WNBA draft 2021 grades
ESPN

Sparks to start WNBA schedule with L.A. Convention Center as home court 
LA Times

Sparks’ 25th season tips off May 14 at L.A. Convention Center
Daily News

Ivana Raca Drafted 28th Overall by the LA Sparks
MSN

LA Sparks select Jasmine Walker and Stephanie Watts in the WNBA Draft 
KTLA NEWS

Clips of the Week – 04/02-4/09

The new Sparks jerseys perfectly reflect Los Angeles
SB Nation

Here are the flashy new WNBA jerseys from Nike that all 12 teams will be wearing
Insider

A look at the WNBA’s brand new uniforms for its 25th anniversary
USA Today

An Exhaustive Power Ranking of the New WNBA Jerseys
The Ringer

Your Day in Women’s Basketball, April 9: WNBA and Nike release new jersey designs
High Post Hoops

Haixia Zheng will be the first Chinese player to enter the FIBA Hall of Fame in June
The Next @ The IX

Warner Bros Releases First ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Trailer Starring Lebron James
Sports Illustrated

ESPN Nets 4.1 million viewers for Arizona-Stanford – The most viewed NCAA women’s basketball championship game since 2014
ESPN PR

Clips of the Week – 03/26-04/01

Sparks #WNBAJerseyGate post might be the best April Fool’s joke of the day
LA Times

Mothers in the WNBA shine a light on their unique circumstances
Fox Sports

Nneka Ogwumike on Draymond Green’s comments regarding the WNBA
GirlTalkSportsTV

WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks Announce First-Of-Its-Kind Beverage Partnership with Molson Coors
Forbes

Sparks become first women’s sports team to sign beer sponsorship deal
Yahoo! Sports

Molson Coors inks first-of-its-kind beverage portfolio partnership with LA Sparks WNBA Team
Molson Coors Blog

HerStory Panel Profiles Groundbreaking Women in Sports
LA Sentinel

WNBA 25th Season preview
BBC World News Radio

A Guide to the Los Angeles Sparks Free Agency
LASparks.com

Clips of the Week – 03/19-03/26

Sparks reveal new primary team logo ahead of the 25th WNBA Season
LA Times

Sparks have new logo for 25th year in L.A.
Sports Business Journal’s Morning Buzz

LA Sports Council Honors Nneka Ogwumike, Top Athletes, Sporting Moments From Past Year
KFI AM640

Nneka Ogwumike accepts her honors as LA Sportsperson of the Year
LA Sparks Twitter

Chiney Ogwumike on NCAA’s acknowledgement of disparity in amenities at men’s and women’s tournament
ESPN W

Equal Pay Day 2021: Six Power Women On How To Close The Gap
Forbes

Kristi Toliver Sees Similarities Between This Year’s Terps and the 2006 Champs
Washington City Paper

Who is the Basketball Player in DoorDash ‘Enter the Zone’ Commercial?
Looper

Clips of the Week – 03/12-03/19

Free Agency Creates A New Era for the L.A. Sparks
LA Sentinel

Sparks Announce Partnership with The Quarks Group
LASparks.com

Nneka Ogwumike to Participate in USA Basketball Women’s National Team Minicamp in San Antonio Ahead of NCAA Final Four 
LASparks.com

“GMA3” Guest List: Courtney B. Vance, Nneka Ogwumike, and More to Appear Week of March 22nd
Laughing Guess

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt doesn’t want Black women to be ‘last of the last’
The Undefeated

Chiney Ogwumike Strives for Excellence On and Off the Court 
LA Sentinel

Clips of the Week – 03/05-03/12

Sparks believe they have something brewing with versatile Nia Coffey in lineup
LA Times

Clippers’ Amir Coffey inspired by Sparks’ Nia Coffey
OC Register

Nneka Ogwumike on NBA Radio’s No Look Pass
Sirius XM

LA Sparks Chiney Ogwumike + DoorDash Announce Ground-Breaking Partnership and Unveil Program for Women-owned Businesses
Respect Mag

Welcome to the Family, Te’a
Jordan Brand

Bright Lights. Big City. Two Coffeys.
SB Nation

Derek Fisher on Sparks roller-coaster free agency: ‘It’s a new era’
OC Register

Chiney Ogwumike puts Lisa Leslie on her Mt. Rushmore of Women’s Sports 
ESPN’s First Take

Clips of the Week – 02/26-03/05

2021 WNBA Free Agency: Los Angeles Sparks reorient around the Ogwumikes
SB Nation

Nneka Ogwumike ‘very comfortable’ in her role with Los Angeles Sparks 
ESPN

Chiney Ogwumike is ready for challenge of rebuilding with Sparks
LA Times

Sparks resign All-Star forward Nneka Ogwumike
LA Times

Sparks add Nia Coffey, and Coach-GM Derek Fisher drinks in revamped roster
LA Times

Chiney Ogwumike’s analysis: Sparks have talent to succeed
Daily News

For Sparks’ Chiney Ogwumike, free time is a luxury
Daily News

Sparks bring aboard wing Nia Coffey
OC Register

Clips of the Week – 02/19-02/26

‘We don’t do it for the clout’: Nneka Ogwumike is fighting for a better WNBA, a better world
NBC News

WNBA teams to combat racial and health inequities through one-of-a-kind partnership with US healthcare giant
Business Insider

Natalie White – LA Sparks – #BlackExcellenceAtWork
The Alliance LA, LA84 Foundation

Los Angeles Sparks re-sign Seimone Augustus, laud her ‘invaluable leadership’ in 2020
ESPN

Chiney Ogwumike signs multiyear deal to stay with Sparks
Sports Illustrated

Amanda Zahui B is ready to make an impact with the LA Sparks
LA Sentinel

The Sparks re-signs Chiney Ogwumike 
KABC Eyewitness News

Clips of the Week – 02/12-02/19

Sparks add versatile wing Bria Holmes to roster
OC Register

Te’a Cooper Will Be A Part of TikTok Fashion Month
TikTok Newsroom

Amanda Zahui B. Introductory Press Conference
Official Youtube Page of the Los Angeles Sparks

KTLA 5 Visionaries celebrates Black History Month with EPSN Analyst & LA Sparks player Chiney Ogwumike
KTLA 5

Zahui B. signs with Sparks and Williams heads to Las Vegas
The Republic

Amanda Zahui B opts to leave Liberty for Sparks in free agency
New York Daily News

Nneka Ogwumike R2C2 with CC Sabathia and Ryan Ruocco Podcast
Ringer Spotify

LA Sparks introduce Amanda Zahui B at Press Conference
Beyond the W

Sparks sign center Zahui B
The Score

2021 WNBA Free Agency: Sparks shifting with Candace Parker, Chelsea Gray departures
Swish Appeal

Clips of the Week – 02/05-02/12

Los Angeles Sparks Sign Free Agent Amanda Zahui B.
ESPN

Spark Report: Erica Wheeler Signs + Brittney Sykes Re-signs 
HNB Media

Brittney Sykes looks to expand her role and game with Sparks
LA Times

Zahui B. signs with Sparks and Williams heads to Las Vegas
Associated Press

Nneka Ogwumike on Creating Opportunities, Resiliency, and Confidence
Finding Mastery

Nneka Ogwumike on Playing Overseas, What She’s Learned As President of the Players Association, and Being a Stanford Legend
The Ringer

Amanda Zahui B. Joins Sparks, Riquna Williams departs
OC Register

Brittney Sykes stayed with Sparks seeking stability
Daily Bulletin

Erica Wheeler’s Pick to Roll with LA Sparks
Winsidr

Brittney Sykes returns to the Sparks
The Next

Clips of the Week – 01/29-02/05

Nneka Ogwumike Discuss Two Generations of Black Athletes Fighting for Equality 
NBC Nightly News

The Sparks are Officially Nneka Ogwumike’s Team
SB Nation

Erica Wheeler is Back in the WNBA and Says the Sparks Can Win the Championship
LA Times

Sparks New Guard Erica Wheeler Says “Women, We Are In Control”
LA Sentinel

WNBA Free Agency Report Cards: Which Teams Earned High Marks?
Sports Illustrated

Q&A: Erica Wheeler
Courtside by Lyndsey D’Arcangelo

New Sparks Guard Erica Wheeler is “Super-Excited” About Opportunity
LA Daily News

Clips of the Week – 01/22-01/29

How One Female Basketball Star, Chiney Ogwumike, Pivoted Into A Lucrative Business Career
Forbes

WNBA Free Agency 2021 — Top players to watch and team-by-team needs
ESPN.com

2021 WNBA Mock Draft
WInsidr

Episode 27: Sydney on USA Basketball and Pup Sitting
Bleav in Sparks: Sydney Wiese and Stacy Paetz

‘Our voices are louder when we stand together’: How 2020 ushered in a new era of athlete activism
SportsProMedia

Nneka Ogwumike to be Awarded 2020 Sportsperson of the Year Alongside LeBron James and Mookie Betts
LASparks.com

Nineteen Athletes Set to Return to Court for Feb. 4-7 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Minicamp
LASparks.com

Clips of the Week – 01/15-01/22

Sparks Renew Contract for Assistant Coach Fred Williams
LASparks.com

Chiney Ogwumike to executive produce a documentary on the 2020 WNBA season
SB Nation

Wonderful, Emotional, memories from Candace Parker of her coach and mentor Pat Summitt
The Paul Finebaum Show

2021 Free Agency: New GM Derek Fisher faces decisions for LA Sparks
SB Nation

The stars who could be on the move during WNBA Free Agency
Five Thirty Eight

Clips of the Week – 01/08-01/15

Sparks 2021 Free Agency Update
LASparks.com

WNBA Free Agency: Why the Sparks should run it back
WInsidr

The Sparks Have Cored Nneka Ogwumike 
SB Nation

Sparks Guard Te’a Cooper Focuses on Bigger Picture
LA Sentinel

Sparks Re-Sign Popular Guard Te’a Cooper
OC Register

Candace Parker: Habits & Mindset of Winning, Lessons from Kobe Bryant + Being an Athlete & Mom
The School of Greatness:Lewis Howes (podcast)

Clips of the Week – 01/01-01/08

Seimone Augustus on Knuckleheads with Quentin Richardson & Darius Miles
The Players Tribune

Latricia Trammell on unfinished business in LA
Winsidr WNBA Show Podcast

Candace Parker on a Championship Mindset
Game Changers with Molly Fletcher Podcast

Wubble Rewind: The Best of Reshanda Gray
LASparks.com

Hindsight in 2020 by Nneka Ogwumike
The Players Tribune

Sparks star Chiney Ogwumike didn’t need basketball to make the most of 2020
LA Times

2020

Clips of the Year – 2020 Edition

Nneka Ogwumike on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Excellence and Equity with the Los Angeles Sparks and WNBPA
Comedy Central

Sparks launch ‘Change Has No Offseason Campaign’ to combat systemic racism and sexism
LA Times

Posted Up: Te’a Cooper on her journey to WNBA, cheering fiancé Dwight Howard in the NBA Finals
Yahoo! Sports

Nneka Ogwumike and the WNBA’s big, complicated moment
The New Yorker

Candace Parker wants you to know that she’s not done yet
New York Times

The Basketball sister act that secured breakthrough women’s deal
UK Telegraph

LIVE: LA Sparks guard Chelsea Gray is donating $50 for every assist she records in the 2020 WNBA season
Bloomberg Quicktake

Sneakerbox featuring Seimone Augustus
The Undefeated

Nneka Ogwumike on the Year the WNBA Met Its Moment
Wall Street Journal

How Derek Fisher is connecting with the Sparks in Year 2
OC Register

Clips of the Week – 12/4-12/11

Candace Parker says league protests against racial injustice are bigger than a sport: Power Women Summit 2020
The Wrap

There’s nothing Chiney Ogwumike can’t do | ConqHER
Eastbay

Sparks season in review with Sabreena Merchant
Floor Game with Ben Dull

“Kickin’ It with Khristina” with Sydney Wiese
GirlTalkSports TV

Wubble Rewind: The Best of Seimone Augustus
LASparks.com

Clips of the Week – 11/27-12/4

Chiney Ogwumike named to Forbes 30 Under 30: Sports – “Winning on and off the field”
Forbes

1-on-1 with Caron Butler: Tierra Ruffin-Pratt of the Los Angeles Sparks
NBA TV

2021 Free Agency Rankings
WInsidr

Clips of the Week – 11/23-11/30

How Exciting! Nneka Ogwumike gives Stanford’s Cameron Brink surprise advice ahead of first college game
NCAA.com

What you need to know to watch Chelsea Gray and Maria Vadeeva play overseas! 2020-21 Euroleague Women Primer: How to watch, where WNBA players are playing
CBS Sports

Watch the 2020 Sparks’ Sixth Woman in this Wubble Rewind: The Best of Riquna Williams 
LASparks.com

TWITTER TALK: Peep the iconic #OrangeHoodie for Dwyane Wade’s gift guide in the latest People Magazine!
WNBA on Twitter

Arkansas Men’s Basketball Head Coach Eric Musselman sports LA Sparks Gear at Practice
Eric Musselman on Twitter

Clips of the Week – 11/13-11/20

Women and Leadership: looking beyond the global health crisis (Candace Parker featured)’
New York Times

Seimone Augustus might make you an early riser 
Women’s Health Magazine

The WNBA’s most influential players on social media (#1 Te’a Cooper and #2 Candace Parker) 
OpenDorse

Real Talk: Sports, Race, and Activism (Reshanda Gray featured) 
Univision

Fighting racism, sexism, and the gender pay gap: Danita Johnson’s struggles in the world of sports
Combatir el racismo, sexismo y la brecha salarial de género: las luchas de Danita Johnson en el mundo del deporte
Univision

WNBA Legend Teresa Weatherspoon elevated to full-time coaching position with Pelicans 
Sports Illustrated

Clips of the Week – 11/06-11/13

‘We don’t have to wait’: Chiney Ogwumike turns message into action by becoming Election Day clerk
USA Today — Chris Bumbaca

Candace Parker’s advice for young women and the importance of connections and lifting each other up
Randi Zuckerberg Means Business: Sirius XM Business Radio

Q and A: Derek Fisher on being the son of a veteran, the relationship between the Lakers and the Sparks and more
Silver Screen and Roll: SB Nation — Sabreena Merchant

Seimone Augustus discusses her historic career and what the future holds for the GOAT
WInsidr WNBA Show — Podcast with Aryeh Schwartz and Rachel Galligan

Spark Report: LA Sparks Offseason Report, contract situations & speculations on what the roster could look like next season
WInsidr Podcast Network — John W Davis and Pavy

WNBA and NBA team up with Nike for Second Season of Game Growers
Hero Sports — Rachel Galligan

There’s finally a reason for WNBA Fans to buy NBA 2K 
Here’s Basketball — Matt Ellentuck
 

Clips of the Week – 10/30-11/06

WNBA’s Ogwumike sisters work Election Day polls at Toyota Center
Houston Chronicle

What’s In Your Glass?
Podcast Hosted by Carmelo Anthony with Special Guest Candace Parker

Basketball Stars Danny Green and Reshanda Gray Promote Voting
Los Angeles Sentinel

Episode #12: Nneka Ogwumike — Just Women’s Sports
Just Women’s Sports Podcast

2020 Sparks Exit Interviews: Marie Gülich
Silver Screen and Roll/SB Nation

Your Day in Women’s Basketball, November 3: No time to shut up and dribble
Fansided

Clips of the Week – 10/23-10/30

I’m a WNBA player and I’m spending election day working the polls. Here’s why you should too – by Chiney Ogwumike
Cosmopolitan

2020 Sparks Exit Interviews: Reshanda Gray
SB Nation

Finals look back, All-Defense teams with Latricia Trammell
WInsidr Daily Podcast

Episode 45: Nneka Ogwumike
Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy (an ESPN Podcast)

Sydney Wiese shared a note she wrote when she was 12 years old about hoping she’d be a ‘WNBA champ’ one day
Insider

‘Not just a one season thing’: WNBA players haven’t stopped working
The Undefeated

Te’a Cooper on her journey to WNBA, cheering on fiancé Dwight Howard on Posted Up with Chris Haynes
Yahoo! Sports

WNBA star Chiney Ogwumike is making history on and off the court
Shondaland.com

Sparks star Chelsea Gray holds a virtual conversation on voting
LA Sentinel

Staples Center turns into a voting center, Danny Green and Reshanda Gray made an appearance 
KNBC

Clips of the Week – 10/16-10/23

How the NBA and WNBA are using their platform to get out the Vote
Shondaland.com

Sparks legend Candace Parker is among Angel City FC investors
SB Nation

Te’a Cooper Reflects on her breakout WNBA season & NBA Bubble Experience with Fiance Dwight Howard
Hollywood Life

Danita Johnson discusses growth opportunities in women’s sports, an uptick in WNBA TV ratings and a competitive LA market
Sports Business Radio

2020 Sparks Exit Interviews: Chelsea Gray
SB Nation

2020 Sparks Exit Interviews: Te’a Cooper
SB Nation

2020 Reflections and 2021 Forecasts: Los Angeles Sparks 
Her Hoop Stats

Her Journey – Danita Johnson
WOCIS Presents: Her Journey Podcast

Clips of the Week – 10/09-10/16

Inside the WNBA’s evolution from a league of activists to organizers 
The Athletic

Industry Leaders Discuss Engaging Viewers through Innovation
Variety

LA Sparks athletic trainer Courtney Watson
Los Angeles Standard Newspaper

Legends of Sport Podcast: Candace Parker

Derek Fisher on Chiney and Golic Jr.

LA Sparks star Candace Parker returns to ‘semi-normal’ life outside the bubble
USA Today

Clips of the Week – 10/02-10/09

Te’a Cooper on her journey to WNBA, cheering fiancé Dwight Howard in NBA Finals
Yahoo Sports

The Unrelenting: Most Powerful Women in Sports
Sports Illustrated

Sparks star Candace Parker voted to All-WNBA First Team
LA Times

TRP discusses Hoops, Social Justice, and Voting with Etan Thomas
BBC World Service

Free Agency questions loom for Sparks and coach Derek Fisher
LA Times

2020 Sparks Exit Interviews: Kristine Anigwe
SB Nation

Candace Parker discusses her career, the 2020 WNBA season and more
DangerTalk with Russell Wilson

The LA Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, LA Sparks, STAPLES Center, AEG and the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk announce

Staples Center Expands General Election Vote Center Commitment to 11 Days

Clips of the Week – 9/25-10/02

Sparks’ Ogwumike named WNBA’s Sportsmanship winner for 2nd year in a row
ESPN

13 Women who broke the rules in 2020
Bustle

Nneka Ogwumike is the 2020 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award winner
Swish Appeal

WNBA boasts 68% increase in average viewership
OC Register

Clips of the Week – 9/18-9/25

Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker named WNBA Defensive Player of the Year
ESPN

Sparks’ Candace Parker named WNBA Defensive Player of the Year
LA Daily News

Sparks’ Candace Parker is named WNBA Defensive Player of the Year
LA Times

Candace Parker wins WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, gets endearing surprise from Chelsea Gray
Yahoo! Sports

Candace Parker won her first WNBA Defensive Player of the Year award
Dime Magazine

Los Angeles Sparks’ Candace Parker named WNBA Defensive Player of the Year
NBC Sports

Sparks eliminated from WNBA playoffs with second round loss to Connecticut
LA Daily News

Sparks limp into the offseason after playoff loss to the Sun
LA Times

Clips of the Week – 9/11-9/18

Candace Parker revolutionized basketball, but she’s not done
LA Times – Print and Online

Candace Parker wants you to know she’s not done yet
New York Times – Print and Online

Candace Parker, superstar and mentor
LA Daily News

Candace Parker named Associated Press’ Defensive Player of the Year and All-WNBA first team
Associated Press

WNBA players react to Breonna Taylor settlement
CNN

Former UM stars offer a peek into the life in the WNBA bubble
Miami Herald

Derek Fisher on Sparks in the playoffs
NBA TV

WNBA 2020 Sneaker Awards: All Sneaker teams, best custom and the MVP (Candace Parker named to first team)

ESPNW

Clips of the Week – 9/6-9/11

The MVP case for: Candace Parker, a threat from anywhere on the court
The Athletic

How Derek Fisher is connecting with the Sparks in year 2
OC Register

Sparks put together dominating effort in win over Liberty
OC Register

Sparks guard Chelsea Gray Assists Communities to Vote
LA Sentinel

Nneka Ogwumike returns for the Sparks, cites stress for back locking up
ESPN

Spark Report: Assistant Coach Latricia Trammell Interview

Clips of the Week – 8/28-9/4

Sports World takes Unprecedented Stand on Civil Justice
CNN State of the Union

Candace Parker on the WNBA’s social justice efforts
Sports Center with Scott Van Pelt

Riquna Williams Has Game
Bleacher Report

Sparks Chelsea Gray announces partnership with Rock the Vote, Equality California
OG Register

Chelsea Gray is giving an ‘assist for equality’
SB Nation

Chelsea Gray on her assists for Equality Program
KNBC Channel 4

Chelsea Gray on Live on QuickTake Twitter
Bloomberg QuickTake

“We’re fighting for a bigger purpose” LA Sparks Chelsea Gray on WNBA activism and assists for equality program
KPCC Radio

Clips of the Week – 8/21-8/28

Nneka Ogwumike is a president for the people
Sports Illustrated – Daily Cover

Nneka Ogwumike discusses the WNBA protests and a season committed to social justice
CBS This Morning

Sparks MVP? Its elementary for Dr. Watson, team trainer
LA Times

How LA Sparks Candace Parker balances the WNBA and NBA bubbles
ESPN

WNBA star Nneka Ogwumike speaks out on decision to continue season, calls for social justice
CBS National News

‘We don’t need men to save us’ WNBA star Candace Parker on making her vote count on the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage
TIME

Candace Parker partners with cupcake company to raise money for voter awareness
Associated Press

Tea Legend Candace Parker
Tea with A & Phee Podcast

Chelsea Gray is giving an ‘Assist for Equality’
SB Nation

Kristine Anigwe’s role on a Celebrated Franchise: ‘Stay Ready’
New York Times

The Resurgence of Candace Parker
The Next

Clips of the Week – 8/14-8/21

Meet the hardest working player in either basketball bubble: Candace Parker
Yahoo Sports

Sparks still have plenty in reserve with Riquna Williams and ‘bench mob’
LA Times

Nneka Ogwumike surprises Chiney during her first show
Chiney and Golic Jr. – ESPN Radio

Derek Fisher on Chiney and Golic Jr.
ESPN Radio

Riquna Williams is settling in as the Sparks’ sixth woman
WInsidr

The oral history of ‘The Microwave’ Riquna Williams
SB Nation

Q&A with Chelsea Gray
Courtside

Winsidr Show – Brittney Sykes (podcast)

She Got Next: Pepper Persley talks to Tierra Ruffin-Pratt
The Next Podcast

Clips of the Week – 8/8-8/14

Candace Parker Dominates as Sparks Beat Rival Lynx 97-81
SB Nation

Sparks Seimone Augustus is On Point in First Game Against Old Team
LA Daily News/OC Register

Friday Conversation: Latricia Trammell appearance on LockedOnWBB Podcast
LockedOnWBB Podcast

Brittney Sykes, Sydney Wiese Spicing Up Sparks Attack
LA Daily News/OC Register

Sparks to Join LA County Public Health Department Officials in Round Table
LA Times

Clips of the Week – 7/31-8/2

Nneka Ogwumike and the WNBA’s Big, Complicated Moment
The New Yorker

Sparks find success with Chelsea Gray leading veteran-loaded team
LA Times

Winning on and off the court with L.A. Sparks Chelsea Gray
Hustlin’ with Vivica A. Fox Podcast

Candace Parker, Chelsea Gray lead charge as Sparks pull away from Fever
LA Daily News

The One with Danita Johnson
Women Blazers Podcast

Clips of the Week – 7/24-7/31

Saturday’s Best: Best Mismatch (Brittney Sykes blocks Brittney Griner)
SportsCenter

Top 10 – Brittney Sykes blocks Brittney Griner
SportsCenter

Weekend Express – ‘Play of the Day’ (Sykes blocks Griner)
CNN Headline News

Chelsea Gray and the Sparks find the right ingredients in victory over Sun
LA Times

Sparks make bold statement in winning WNBA opener
LA Daily News

The WNBA returns with social justice at the heart of the season
UK Telegraph

In 15th WNBA season, Seimone Augustus feels secure with Sparks, has nothing to prove and plenty in the tank
CBS Sports

Around the Rim Podcast with Seimone Augustus
ESPN

Clips of the Week – 7/17-7/24

LA Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike: ‘Our hope is that this isn’t a moment but it is a movement’
The Guardian

Coaching in the Bubble – Derek Fisher
Legends of Sport Podcast

The Sparks’ Sydney Wiese overcame the coronavirus. Now she’s ready for the WNBA season.
The Washington Post

Sparks seek a WNBA title-winning bond like tacos and Tuesday
LA Times

WInsidr Film Room – Chelsea Gray

Season Preview: Everyone has a role to play on the LA Sparks
WInsidr

Q&A: Nneka Ogwumike on her offseason of negotiating and the WNBA bubble
The Athletic

12 Things to know about the Sparks for the 2020 season
SB Nation

The Replacements: What can Te’a Cooper and Reshanda Gray bring to the Sparks
SB Nation

Clips of the Week – 7/10-7/17

Seimone Augustus at Sparks practice; Derek Fisher compares her to Shaq
KCAL 9 News

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt takes her seat on social justice council
LA Times

Nneka Oguwmike is the league’s MVP before the games begin 
Winsidr

Candace Parker and daughter Lailaa, are more than ready for WNBA season
LA Times

New Faces on the L.A. Roster
LA Sentinel

Candace Parker, daughter Lailaa, a ‘package deal’ in Florida for WNBA season
USA Today

Sparks’ Candace Parker sees WNBA ‘Wubble’ bright side
OC Register

Clips of the Week – 7/3 – 7/10

Candace Parker on WNBA return
NBA On TNT

Chiney Ogwumike Named Co-Host of ESPN National Radio Show
Bleacher Report

WNBA Dedicates Season to Social Justice
Yahoo!

Good Quality Podcast with Kristine Anigwe
Swish Cultures

Clips of the Week – 6/26 – 7/2

The Sparks need Chelsea Gray to lead them
SB Nation – Silver Screen & Roll

Nneka Ogwumike wants you to Bet On Women 
USA Today – Changing the Game Podcast with Nancy Armour

Sneakerbox with Seimone Augustus
The Undefeated – ESPN

Reshanda Gray and Te’a Cooper took strange routes to Sparks
LA Times

Sparks’ Chelsea Gray knows she’s a role model for LGBTQ Youth
LA Daily News

Sparks hope depth can compensate for loss of Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver
LA Times

Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver sit out of WNBA Season
Associated Press

Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver opt out of the WNBA Season
CBS 2 News

Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver opt out of the WNBA season
KABC

Clips of the Week – 6/18 – 6/26

Thompson: Chiney Ogwumike is ready to add her voice to the fight for change
The Athletic

Brittney Sykes: I am going to play
Winsidr

Risk vs. Reward with Renee Montgomery & Michael Carter-Williams
Ledlow & Parker

Kristine Anigwe on Joining the Sparks Incredible Roster 
Bleav in Sparks with Sydney Wiese and Stacy Patez

Clips of the Week – 6/12 – 6/18

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt on the ACC Network

Sparks player Tierra Ruffin-Pratt shares wisdom on how to Fight for Social Justice 
LA Sentinel

WNBA announced plan to tip off 2020 season 
NBA TV – Gametime

Missing from the WNBA’s training camp setup? The rookies trying to earn a chance
The Athletic

The 2020 WNBA season is on
SB Nation – Silver Screen & Roll

Chiney Ogwumike discusses ‘More Than A Vote’ Initiative
Good Morning America

Clips of the Week – 6/5 – 6/12

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt defines work ethic
Bleav in Sparks with Sydney Wiese and Stacy Patez

How the Sparks settled on their 2020 roster
SB Nation – Silver Screen & Roll

The Sparks Report: Offseason Report Pt. 2
Winsidr

WNBA needs to return on the players’ terms — because they have so much to say
The Athletic

Leadership and Allyship with Nneka Ogwumike
Ledlow & Parker

 

Clips of the Week – 5/29 – 6/5

LA Sparks Tierra Ruffin-Pratt is never giving up the fight
Sports Illustrated

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt hopes that the message around George Floyd’s protests won’t be forgotten
Forbes

LA Sports Teams issue statements following the death of George Floyd
NBC Los Angeles

For Sparks’ Tierra Ruffin-Pratt, George Floyd death hits home
LA Times

Sparks’ Tierra Ruffin-Pratt hopes outrage over George Floyd’s death won’t fade
LA Daily News

Best No. 17 Pick in WNBA History: Riquna Williams lights up the scoreboard like nobody’s business
Swish Appeal

 

Clips of the Week – 5/22 – /5-29

Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike on NBA Africa

For Sydney Wiese and Los Angeles Sparks, A Dose of Normal
Forbes

Kristine Anigwe taking nothing for granted in new beginning with Sparks
LA Times

Training Camp with Chelsea Gray and Coach Fisher
ESPN’s Holly Rowe

Undrafted RoundTable Talk (featuring Tierra Ruffin-Pratt)

Inside the Green Room with Danny Green (featuring Chiney Ogwumike)

Clips of the Week – 5/15 – /5-22

The Check-In: Sparks’ Sydney Wiese looks ahead after coronavirus infection
LA Times

Alexander: Sparks’ Sydney Wiese has survived COVID-19
Press-Telegram

Sparks extend Sydney Wiese contract through 2022
LA Daily News

The LA Sparks host a quarantine party
KCAL9 News

Sparks are holding virtual training camp
KCAL9 NEws

The NH Experience- Ep 9 – Journey w/ TRP – Defensive Technician

Clips of the Week –  5/8 – 5/15

Derek Fisher on Sparks’ Virtual Training Camp 
NBA TV – GameTime

Brittney Sykes, Marie Gülich stay ready in anticipation of their Sparks debut
OC Register

Chiney Ogwumike on Virtual Training Camp and the upcoming season
KCAL9 – Sports Central

Chiney Ogwumike on sports resuming and Neurotrainer 
ABC7

Chiney Ogwumike on virtual training camp and sports possibly returning
CBS2 News

Candace Parker discusses The Jr. NBA, Parenthood and the Fate of the WNBA season
Forbes

Sparks extend Sydney Wiese through 2022
SB  Nation – Silver Screen and Roll

Clips of the Week –  5/1 – 5/8

Chelsea Gray and Maria Vadeeva on training camp and the upcoming season
CBSLA

Sparks Players, Coaches scattered around world, open virtual training camp
OC Register

Slice of Time: Brittney Sykes
Z89 Interview Series on Alumni Women of Syracuse University Athletics

Three WNBA stars to join in on NeuroTrainer challenge for Childrens Charity 
Hero Sports

Sparks Hire Kari Korver and Rushia Brown to front office roles 
SB Nation

Sparks hire Kari Korver as Director of Basketball Operations
High Post Hoops

Clips of the Week –  4/24 – 5/1

For Seimone Augustus, its Business as unusual with Los Angeles Sparks 
Forbes

A bright future in a dark time 
Deseret News

Seimone Augustus looks to be a leader for Sparks
LA Times

Seimone Augustus goes from longtime Sparks rival to teammate
SB Nation

WNBA continues to make progress in a crowded sports landscape 
LA Times

The Check-In: Sparks’ Kristi Toliver continues her balancing act
LA Times

Clips of the Week –  4/17 – 4/24

Candace Parker – WNBA Star/Broadcaster
Sports Business Radio with Brian Berger (podcast)

L.A. Lakers, Clippers, Sparks, Galaxy, and Kings unite to cell merchant to benefit city’s coronavirus response
KTLA5

Seimone Augustus aims to lend Sparks veteran leadership
OC Register

Seimone Augustus ready to join the Sparks; What does that look like?
High Post Hoops

Sparks’ Seimone Augustus may extend WNBA career beyond 2020
ESPN

WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks Win Late in 2020 Draft
Hero Sports

Derek Fisher on the WNBA Virtual Draft
KCAL – Media Value $34,939 and Impressions 118,317

Beatrice Mompremier on being selected by the LA Sparks
CBSLA

Clips of the Week –  4/10 – 4/17

How the WNBA improved conditions for players, particularly the moms
LA Times

WNBA’s Sydney Wiese shares her ordeal with coronavirus
USA Today

Derek Fisher on the upcoming draft with Freddie and Fitzsimmons
ESPN Radio

Will Erica Ogwumike follow her sisters to the WNBA?
The Undefeated

Offseason Moves Give the L.A. Sparks Championship Experience
LA Sentinel

Did Sparks get lucky with a second-round pick?
LA Daily News

2020 WNBA Draft live updates and reactions
SB Nation

Clips of the Week –  4/3 – 4/10

Derek Fisher shares his finest memory of playing with Kobe Bryant
ESPN – First Take (discusses WNBA season)

WNBA News: For Los Angeles Sparks, Work Continues Despite The Coronavirus
Forbes

With WNBA on hold, Sparks wait to reconvene, incorporate new pieces
LA Daily News

Free Agency has left Sparks ‘ahead of the curve’ in WNBA
LA Times

Los Angeles Sparks preparing for WNBA draft, key roster battles
High Post Hoops

Head Coach Derek Fisher & Assistant GM Michael Fischer
Bleav in Sparks Podcast w/Sydney Wiese and Stacy Paetz

Clips of the Week – 3/27 – 4/3

Amid COVID-19 turmoil, new Sparks Sykes and Gulich happy to be in Hollywood, whenever that is
SB Nation

Candace Parker: LA Students Most In Need
KCAL9

Catch up with Sydney Wiese, Marie Gülich and Ruth Hamblin!
NBC Sports

Staying Positive – ESPNW Around the Rim with Sydney Wiese

Chelsea Gray on USA Basketball, the WNBA Draft, and Gaming
Bleav in Sparks Podcast (Hosted by Sydney Wiese and Stacy Paetz)

Clips of the Week – 3/21 – 3/27

Column: Chiney Ogwumike spends birthday helping those in need
LA Times

Nneka Ogwumike supports Olympics postponement, wonders about impact on training
LA Times

Los Angeles Sparks Offseason Breakdown
Fantasy Alarm

Maria Vadeeva Learns English to grow basketball in Russia
Nothing But Nylon

Clips of the Week – 3/13 – 3/20

Sparks to give LAUSD an assist during coronavirus outbreak
SCNG

Alana Beard Left Her Historic Mark on Basketball
LA Sentinel

Sparks players in Turkey have season suspended due to coronavirus
SCNG

Chelsea Gray, A’ja Wilson, & Kayla McBride Roast Each Other
SLAM

Clips of the Week – 3/6 – 3/13

HBO Axios: International Women’s Day Special (featuring Nneka Ogwumike)

CNN Newsroom NBA Cares (Nneka Ogwumike featured at 1:53)

LA Sparks Dance Audition Finals Fox 11 News

“Don’t be afraid to ask for it” – Danita Johnson on Radio.com’s Power Players Podcast (includes the impact of Kobe Bryant, Coronavirus, lack of WNBA merchandise, and Becky Hammon/Kristi Toliver infiltrating NBA coaching ranks)

Clips of the Week – 2/28 – 3/5

The Basketball Sister Act that Secured Breakthrough Women’s Deal (Nneka and Chiney on the CBA)
UK Telegraph

Nneka Ogwumike – Excellence and Equity with the Los Angeles Sparks and WNBPA | The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy Central

Cathy Engelbert and Chiney Ogwumike discuss new CBA, state of women’s basketball (from ‘A Conversation’ Event at Bob Hope)
High Post Hoops

Trailblazing NBA Women Coaches (Kristi Toliver, Washington Wizards)
ESPN

Female Sports broadcasters on balancing careers and motherhood (Candace featured)
The Athletic

Clips of the Week – 2/21 – 2/28

WNBA All-Star Chiney Ogwumike has media game
CloseUp 360

Chiney Ogwumike says that Sparks plan to ‘honor Kobe’ next season (Quotes from ‘A Conversation’ event)
OC Register

WNBA lost a huge supporter in Kobe Bryant. Who will step up? (Quotes from Nneka, Chiney, and WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert)
LA Times

EP21 Free Agency & League Notes
Bleav Podcast with Sydney Wiese and Stacy Paetz

Clips of the Week – 2/14 – 2/21

WNBA Free Agency: Los Angeles Sparks continue their reload with former enemy Seimone Augustus
SB Nation

Sparks sign eight-time WNBA All-Star Seimone Augustus
LA Daily News

Lynx Legend Seimone Augustus signs with LA Sparks as free agent
ESPN

Sparks Trade Marina Mabrey to Dallas for 2021 Draft Pick
LA Daily News

Winners and Losers of Free Agency with Matt Ellentuck
WInsidr

Clips of the Week – 2/7 – 2/14

Sparks Kristi Toliver is happy to be back in familiar surroundings
LA Times

The Winners and Losers of the First Week of WNBA Free Agency
The Ringer

The WNBA Free Agency period is going to change the league as we know it
SB Nation

Sparks Acquire Brittney Sykes and Marie Gulich in trade with Atlanta Dream
LA Times

Kristi Toliver is the player/coach the LA Sparks Need
Winsidr

Sparks won over Kristi Toliver by offering familiarity
OC Register

Clips of the Week – 1/29-2/7

LA Sparks Celebrate NGWSD with Marlborough Girls Basketball 
ABC7

Sparks Marina Mabrey says Kobe Bryant ‘sincerely cared about my success’
LA Daily News

‘We didn’t back down’: How women’s basketball players scored major wins for equal pay
NBC News

Nneka Ogwumike on Improved Benefits for Women in Basketball: ‘It Should be Standard’
Popsugar

Clips of the Week – 1/18-1/24

Sparks’ Alana Beard is cheered after announcing retirement
OC Register

Sparks’ Alana Beard announces WNBA retirement
LA Daily News

Sparks star Alana Beard announces her retirement
LA Times

Beard, Moore and Rumors (Michael Fischer mentioned)
WInsidr WNBA Show – Podcast

Alana Beard announces retirement from the WNBA
High Post Hoops

Alana Beard leaves the game and a lasting impression
Bleav in Sparks Podcast

Clips of the Week – 1/11-1/17

WNBA Players will receive 6-figure salary, child care benefits in new collective bargaining agreement
Good Morning America with Robin Roberts

Sparks to open new 36-game WNBA schedule on May 16 against defending champions
LA Times

WNBA Players win better pay, increased marketing and more family benefits with new CBA
Yahoo Sports

WNBA Compensation with Nneka Ogwumike
NPR – 89.3 KPCC

LA Sparks star Nneka Ogwumike on new WNBA contract and fighting for women in the workplace
NPR – Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Episode 16: the WNBA makes history with the new CBA
Bleav – Sparks Podcast

New WNBA agreement to provide players with increased salaries, more benefits
Daily Bruin by Joy Hong (former Sparks PR Intern)

Clips of the Week – 1/3-1/10

USA Womens National Team Rosters Announced for January February Contests
WNBA

African nonprofit to train pro athlete in US to become effective activists
The Undefeated

David Stern’s international vision and founding the WNBA are among his major accomplishments as NBA Commissioner
SB Nation

In the WNBA, the focus has now moved to CBA negotiations
NetsDaily

Bleav in Sparks Podcast with PR and Communications Director Eli Horowitz

2019

Clips of the Week – 12/14-12/20

Wingman Magazine Winter 2019-2020 Issue: Derek Fisher and Chelsea Gray Cover

Nneka Ogwumike, Layshia Clarendon reelected as WNBPA president and first Vice President, respectively
SB Nation

2019 was a historic year in women’s sports – here are the 50 best images from some of the top photographers
Business Insider

Runnin’ plays: A Golden State Warriors Podcast with LA Sparks Guard Chelsea Gray

Sparks’ Chelsea Gray pushing for better conditions for WNBA players
NBC Sports

Sunday Randomness: Jimmy Garoppolo’s top red zone producer, 11 Questions with Chelsea Gray
The Athletic

Clips of the Week – 12/7-12/13

Bleav – Episode 12: Danita Johnson President and COO

Sparks Derek Fisher aims to push past Candace Parker episode
LA Times

Sparks ‘Purple Print’ shows the future of the franchise
LA Sentinel

Ledlow & Parker: Breaking Barriers with Becky Hammon

Chiney Ogwumike on Certified Buckets Episode 9

Clips of the Week – 11/23-12/6

Bleav Episode 11 Sydney Flips the script
BLEAV IN Sparks with hosts Sydney Wiese and Stacy Paetz: Sydney reflects on Thanksgiving + talk current CBA negotiations

After a turbulent end to season, Sparks share optimistic purple print for future
LA Daily News, Mirjam Swanson

Jim Hill interviews Vivica A Fox at Sparks Purple Print event on CBS2 News
CBS

Jim Hill Interviews Derek Fisher at Sparks Purple Print event on KCAL News
KCAL

Euroleague Women Preview (Week 6): Mabrey, Riga look to build upon upset of the season
Swish Appeal

Derek Fisher discusses Candace Parker, lessons from first Sparks’ season
High-Post Hoops

Clips of the Week – 11/16-11/22

10 Best WNBA Players of the 2010s: Candace Parker (No. 3) exceeded great expectations
SB Nation

Candace Parker went to Prom with Dwight Howard…
SB Nation

Q&A: Chiney Ogwumike on Authenticity, Personal Branding and Coach Derek Fisher
WInsidr

Ledlow & Parker: Fueled by Disrespect with Trae Young

Clips of the Week – 11/9-11/15

10 Best WNBA Players of the 2010s: Nneka Ogwumike (No. 6) earned top honors, urged society to ‘bet on women’
SB Nation

Los Angeles Sparks named 2019 WNBA Franchise of the Year
SB Nation

‘I Still Have A Chance To Make An Impact’: Marina Mabrey On The Los Angeles Sparks, Derek Fisher, WNBA
KCAL9

Bleav Podcast Episode 10: Sydney is in the House!

Clips of the Week – 11/2-11/8

WNBA Announces team business awards, Natalie Achonwa as Community Assist award winner
High Post Hoops

L.A. Sparks Win Big at WNBA Team Business Awards
Sports Business Journal

Season Review: Despite brutal end, the Los Angeles Sparks persevered in 2019
Winsidr

WNBA player Chelsea Gray ties knot with girlfriend
SB Nation

Bleav Sparks Podcast w/ Sydney Wiese: Episode 9 Reaction to NCAA Pay-for-Play

Clips of the Week – 10/26-11/1

Turner’s Candace Parker talks her new podcast, the 2019-20 NBA season and more
The Awful Announcing Podcast

Our Debut with Kobe Bryant
Ledlow & Parker

Episode 8: Chiney Ogwumike empowers us
Bleav Podcast

L.A. Sparks teach Health and Wellness to Female Veterans
LA Sentinel

WNBA, Players’ Union extend CBA to continue talks through 2019
Yahoo Sports

Clips of the Week – 10/18-10/25

Candace Parker reflects on returning to basketball career 53 days after giving birth admitting: ‘It’s made me who I am’
The Telegraph

Chiney Ogwumike is ready to let her hair down on New Spotify Podcast ‘Certified Buckets’
Forbes

Chelsea Gray gives an assist off the court
High Post Hoops

Los Angeles Sparks team up with Nike in a multi-year deal
Hero Sports

Nneka Ogwumike on WNBA misconceptions and salary transparency
ESPN

Clips of the Week – 10/11-10/17

Sparks Star Chelsea Gray helps LA Homeless
KCAL9 – CBS Los Angeles

The 20 top sports moments in Staples Center’s 20 year history
LA Times

Four paths for the Los Angeles Sparks general manager opening
High Post Hoops

Sparks guard Alexis Jones undergoes successful knee procedure
LA Daily News

Sparks star Chelsea Gray speaks to military women at ‘Spark the True You’ event
OC Register

Bleav: Sparks Podcast w/ Sparks Beat Reporter John W. Davis

New podcast ‘Certified Buckets’ takes basketball off the court and onto Spotify
starring Chiney Ogwumike, Nick Young, Sarunas Jackson

Clips of the Week – 10/4-10/11

Sparks’ All-Stars Chelsea Gray, Nneka Ogwumike earn All-WNBA Recognition
LA Daily News

Sparks Chelsea Gray, Nneka Ogwumike selected All-WNBA again
LA Times

Bleav: Sparks Podcast with guest Marina Mabrey

USA Basketball Womens National Team Unveils November NCAA Tour Dates
WNBA

Clips of the Week – 9/28-10/4

The Los Angeles Sparks have let go of GM Penny Toler
High Post Hoops

Bleav: Sparks Podcast w/ Sydney Wiese

How the Connecticut Sun can even the WNBA Finals
ESPN

Mystics Beat Sun 94-81 to take 2-1 lead in the WNBA Finals
Associated Press

Clips of the Week – 9/20-9/27

The Sparks shouldn’t be forced out of Staples Center for the WNBA Playoffs
LA Times

The WNBA season started with big questions. It’s ending with hope from smaller successes.
The Washington Post

Top of Mind for the WNBA? A New Mental Health Plan for Players
New York Times

Forget the Angels, Long Beach, go after the Sparks
Long Beach Post

Clips of the Week – 9/14-9/20

Coach Derek Fisher writing new chapter with Los Angeles Sparks
ESPN

C. Ogwumike praises security after fan incident
ESPN

Sparks hope to rebound in WNBA Playoff series after falling behind 0-2
LA Daily News

Candace Parker is fading but not gone yet
Fansided

Clips of the Week – 9/7-9/13

57 Minutes with Candace Parker
The Ringer

How Nneka Ogwumike became Madame President, the face of WNBA Players
The Undefeated

Sparks make excellence a habit under Penny Toler
Spectrum News 1

Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike makes all WNBA All-Defensive Team for 5th year in a row
LA Daily News

Metro Releases LA Sparks Train Wrap
LA Sentinel

BLEAV: Sparks Playoffs
Podcast with Sydney Wiese

The Story Behind the Biggest Brawl in WNBA history
Deadspin

Clips of the Week – 8/17-8/23

BLEAV: LA Sparks Podcast launch hosted by Sparks guard Sydney Wiese and Stacy Paetz

WNBA Sparks Celebrate Diversity in #WeAreWomen Panel
Sports Business Journal

Sparks’ Alexis Jones is making ‘em believe
LA Daily News

Sparks beat Sun to extend home winning streak to 11 games
LA Times

Sparks celebrate inclusion, equity at fifth #WeAreWomen event
LA Daily News

The Legend of ‘Freddy Bass” the Sparks’ Assistant Coach and Musical Inspiration
The Athletic

The Los Angeles Sparks coach up the youth at Learn from the Pros clinic
Suave Report

Clips of the Week – 8/17-8/23

As Stretch Run Nears, WNBA Playoff Picture Far from Finished
Forbes

Sparks, Alana Beard thrilled to have her distinct voice on court again
OC Register

Alexis Jones has career night against Minnesota Lynx
LA Sentinel

12 Things: Takeaways from two finishes to remember
High Post Hoops

Clips of the Week – 8/11-8/16

The Winsider Show – Point Gawwd with Chelsea Gray 
Winsider Podcast

Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike honored as WNBA Player of the Week
LA Daily News

Danita Johnson, President and COO of the Los Angeles Sparks
Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast

Los Angles Sparks Chiney Ogwumike on Fair Game
Fox Sports

Las Vegas oddsmakers see L.A. as city of potential sports champions
LA Times

Clips of the Week – 8/9/2019

Sparks, Candace Parker set to honor legendary coach Pat Summitt
OC Register

Chelsea Gray’s No-Look Passes Leave Many Breathless, Especially Derek Fisher
Wincer

Sparklight: Derek Fisher as COTY Podcast (feat. TPJ & John W. Davis of WNBA Insidr) 
HNB Media

NBA 2K20 game to feature all 12 WNBA teams
ESPN

Clips of the Week – 8/2/2019

Sparks Team Up With Local Agencies to Support Military Women and Veterans
CBS LA – Clip

Los Angeles Sparks outpace Las Vegas Aces in second half for 76-68 victory
Hoopfeed

Candace Parker comes back and helps power Sparks over the Aces
Los Angeles Times

Podcast: Aces at Sparks with Brady Klopfer
High Post Hoops

Clips of the Week – 7/25/2019

Chelsea Gray live on ESPN National Radio – Spain & Company

Vol Is Life: How the Last of Pat Summitt’s Players Are Keeping Her Legacy Alive
Brady Klopfer for The Ringer

Sparks’ Chelsea Gray, Nneka Ogwumike will be opponents in WNBA All-Star Game
Mirjam Swanson of the LA Daily News

Female Leaders in Sports Discuss Gender Equity (Video)
Spectrum News – Kristen Lago

Clips of the Week – 07/18/2019

10 Reasons Why the LA Sparks Will Win It All
Winsidr

Los Angeles Sparks top Dallas Wings 69-64 in biggest comeback of the season 
Hoopfeed

Recap: Sparks use dominant third quarter to defeat Wings 69-64
SB Nation

Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike named a WNBA All-Star for the sixth time
OC Register

Sparks Nneka Ogwumike name a WNBA All-Star
LA Times

Clips of the Week – 7/12/2019

Los Angeles showcased its overwhelming individual talent against the Mystics
High Post Hoops

Weekend Recap: A triple-double from Chelsea Gray leads Sparks over first-place Mystics
SB Nation

Nneka Ogwumike and Chelsea Gray’s big games help Sparks rout WNBA-leading Mystics
LA Times

The 36 most iconic female athletes of the past century (Candace Parker and Lisa Leslie included)
Business Insider

Sparks Guard Chelsea Gray selected to third WNBA All-Star game
LA Times

A look at every WNBA triple-double in league history
High Post Hoops

Clips of the Week – 07/05/2019

Riquna Williams joins Starters and helps power Sparks’ rout of Sky
LA Times

Nothing but Net! Young Girls Dream Big at LA Sparks sponsored tournament
KCBS

How have the Los Angeles Sparks turned things around? 
High Post Hoops

How Chiney Ogwumike played a WNBA game and analyzed NBA free agency for ESPN in 4 hours
SB Nation

Clips of the Week – 06/28/2019

Candace Parker shows glimpses of herself in Sparks Victory over Aces
LA Daily News

Tough defense helps lift Sparks over Aces
LA Times

Derek Fisher invoked Beyonce’s drive to motivate Sparks
OC Register

Candace Parker helps Los Angeles Sparks top Las Vegas Aces 86-74 to halt losing streak
Hoopfeed

Clips of the Week – 07/21/2019

Androgyny is Now Fashionable in the WNBA 
New York Times

Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike on Supporting Each Other As Sisters and WNBA Teammates
Bustle

WNBA Star Candace Parker Doesn’t Want To Be One Of the Boys
Refinery29

Candace Parker to Make Season Debut for Sparks Tuesday
High Post Hoops

Sparks Travel to Seattle, Try to Stop Two Game Slide
OC Register

Clips of the Week – 06/14/2019

L.A. Sparks ‘adopt’ Pasadena High School girls basketball team
Pasadena Star-News

Chelsea Gray has become the Sparks’ go-to player early this season
Los Angeles Times

Sparks feeling the flow of Derek Fisher’s new offense
The Press-Enterprise

The W Is It: Chelsea Gray is the heir apparent to Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi
SB Nation

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt’s Journey out West
High Post Hoops

Clips of the Week – 06/07/2019

Chiney Ogwumike ready for her return to Connecticut
The Associated Press – Doug Feinberg

Sparks at Liberty with Mirjam Swanson – High Post Hoops Podcast
Ben Dull with Sparks Beat Reporter Mirjam Swanson of LA Daily News

Recap: Chelsea Gray was the difference-maker in the Sparks’ 78-73 win over the Liberty
SB Nation – Tamryn Spruill