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  1. How The 'Black Lives Matter' Movement Swept Through The WNBARead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    It wasn't a surprise that the Washington Mystics didn't want to talk about basketball after falling 95-75 to the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night. After all, it was their seventh loss in a row.

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  2. Mystics receive praise for participating in WNBA Media BlackoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bullets Forever

    The Mystics wore "Black Lives Matter" shirts on Friday after their game against the Los Angeles Sparks and refused to answer questions about the X's and O's surrounding the game. The move was in response to the WNBA fining the New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury, and Indiana Fever, and all of their players for wearing altered warm up gear.

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  3. Mystics limp into month-long break with seventh straight lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    For the Washington Mystics , a season that less than a month ago appeared to have great promise continued to unravel Friday night following a 95-75 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks at Verizon Center in the final game before the Olympic break. The Mystics head into the one-month layoff having lost seven in a row and out of position for the eight-team playoffs.

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  4. Friday's WNBA Capsules commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | News Tribune

    Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Candace Parker added 18 points and six assists and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 95-75 on Friday night to end a two-game skid. Ogwumike was 6 of 7 from the field and 11 of 12 from the free-throw line.

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  5. In protest, WNBA team won't talk about basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | USA Today

    Just as the New York Liberty and Indiana Fever did before them, the Washington Mystics refused to talk about basketball on Friday following their 95-75 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks. Instead, as a protest to the fines levied against three teams for wearing warm-up shirts that supported Black Lives Matter, they would only talk about the issues going on in the world.

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  6. Washington Mystics wear Black Lives Matter shirts to arena, voice defiance of WNBARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    Members of the Washington Mystics wear black warmup shirts during the national anthem before their game Friday vs. the Los Angeles Sparks. Members of the team wore A'Black Lives MatterA' T-shirts to the arena in a gesture of concern over recent police shootings.

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  7. Top Stories of the Week: Wizards Summer League and the Mystics' pre-Olympic schedule endRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Bullets Forever

    ... injury forced Hill to sit out Wednesday's 88-81 home loss to the New York Liberty. The Mystics face the Los Angeles Sparks tonight before the Olympic Break. I hope they can start their vacations off on the right note. This week would have been ...

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  8. WNBA: Pre-Olympic Season Awards PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Sir Charles in Charge

    Aug 10, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike drives to the basket past San Antonio Stars center Jayne Appel during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports With the upcoming month long break for the Olympics, we try to predict who will win the season-ending WNBA player awards During the first half of the WNBA season, the Los Angeles Sparks and Minnesota Lynx have clearly been head and shoulders above the rest of the league.

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  9. Mystics vs. Sparks preview: Washington finishes July with a match against L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Bullets Forever

    The Washington Mystics are at home to host the We stern Conference leading Los Angeles Sparks on Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. Tayler Hill did not play in the last game due to a left leg injury. Kahleah Copper left in the third quarter, from an undetermined problem.

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  10. Sparks are flying in the WNBARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Washington Post

    Forward Nneka Ogwumike, at left shooting over Connecticut Sun forward Camille Little, is making 71 percent of her field-goal attempts for the Los Angeles Sparks, who are on pace to set the WNBA mark for victories in a season. The Los Angeles Sparks' Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike , two of the best women's basketball players in the world, won't be heading to Brazil to join their American teammates when the WNBA begins its Olympic break on Saturday.

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  11. Catchings scores 23 to push Fever past SparksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Tamika Catchings had 23 points and four steals to help the Indiana Fever hand the Los Angeles Sparks their first two-game losing streak of the season in a 92-82 victory Tuesday night. Catchings made steals on consecutive Los Angeles possessions, leading to Erica Wheeler's give-and-go layup and Lynetta Kizer's baseline jumper for an 86-70 lead.

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  12. Lynx clinch playoff spot with 83-65 win over DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Erie Times News

    ... fifth straight game. Minnesota (20-4) has won at least 20 games in six consecutive seasons, tying the Los Angeles Sparks (1999-2004) for the longest streak in WNBA history. Sylvia Fowles had 14 points, on 6-of-8 shooting, and five blocked shots. ...

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  13. Wednesday's WNBA Capsules commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Fulton Sun

    Seimone Augustus scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 83-65 on Wednesday to wrap up a spot in the WNBA playoffs. Minnesota won its fifth straight and reached 20 victories for the sixth straight season, tying the Los Angeles Sparks for the longest streak in WNBA history.

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  14. Nation-Now 1 hour ago 11:06 p.m.Lynx clinch playoff spot with 83-65 win over DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Seimone Augustus scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting, Rebekkah Brunson had 13 points and 12 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 83-65 on Wednesday to secure a spot in the WNBA playoffs. Minnesota won its fifth straight and reached at least 20 victories for the sixth straight season, tying the Los Angeles Sparks for the longest streak in WNBA history.

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  15. Linsanity' lands in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | SFGate

    ... Defending champion Minnesota (20-4) has won at least 20 games in six consecutive seasons, tying the Los Angeles Sparks (1999-2004) for the WNBA's longest streak. Richards was a 10-time 20-goal scorer and finished with 298 goals and 634 assists for ...

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  16. Lynx lockdown Dream, put on defensive clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Swish Appeal

    ... percent compared to Atlanta's 38.3 percent, including 2-of-12 from 3-point range. Minnesota now ties the Los Angeles Sparks with the league record for most consecutive 20 win seasons at six. Currently, the Lynx have a

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  17. Augustus, Fowles, Brunson lead LynxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... Defending champion Minnesota (20-4) has won at least 20 games in six consecutive seasons, tying the Los Angeles Sparks (1999-2004) for the longest streak in WNBA history. Sylvia Fowles had 14 points and five blocked shots, and Rebekkah Brunson added ...

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  18. Liberty beat Mystics as bench scores WNBA-record 69 pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... for fewest by starters in a win. The Mystics' bench scored 63 points in a triple-overtime win against the Los Angeles Sparks on June 1, 2014. Emma Meesseman's jumper capped an 11-3 run that pulled the Mystics within four with 1:45 to play, but Boyd ...

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  19. Washington Mystics hold New York Liberty starting five to 19 points - and loseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    ... after it had reached the No. 4 seed on June 29, its last home game. The Mystics host the WNBA-leading Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night and don't play again until Aug. 27 following the Rio de Janeiro Games. Forward Emma Meesseman led the Mystics ...

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  20. Tamika Catchings, Fever hand Sparks second straight lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The China Post

    Tamika Catchings had 23 points and four steals to help the Indiana Fever hand the Los Angeles Sparks their first two-game losing streak of the season in a 92-82 victory Tuesday night. Despite the loss, the Sparks clinched a playoff berth, reaching the post-season for the fifth straight year.

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