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Lisa Leslie, former Georgia star Janet Harris to be inducted to women's basketball Hall of Fame

...championships from 1972-74 will receive the Hall's trailblazer award.Leslie also won two WNBA titles with the Los Angeles Sparks and was the league's MVP three times. She helped the U.S. win gold medals at the 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-19/lisa-leslie-former-georgi
Overtime

...24-year-old Barthel, who is ranked 61st. WNBASlumping Sparks fire head coachCarol Ross was fired as coach of the slumping Los Angeles Sparks, and she will be replaced by general manager Penny Toler for the rest of the season.The team made the move Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-20/overtime
WNBA All-Star Game has fitting host team in Mercury

...us since the beginning, so I think it's kind of a celebration for them."Ogwumike and her sister Nneka of the Los Angeles Sparks are the first sibblings to play in an All-Star Game in league history.In addition to Taurasi and Griner, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-18/wnba-all-star-game-h
Overtime

...defeat ShockIn Tulsa, Okla., Kristi Toliver and Candace Parker scored five points each in overtime to rally the Los Angeles Sparks to a 92-89 victory over the Tulsa Shock.Nneka Ogwumike had 22 points to lead the Sparks. High SchoolsWork on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-28/overtime
Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has one goal in mind

...Cooper won five NBA titles as a player with the Los Angeles Lakers. As a coach, he has won two WNBA titles with the Los Angeles Sparks and one NBA Development League championships with Albuquerque.He said he has been "talking championship" from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-15/atlanta-dream-coach-michael-coope
WNBA on solid footing as tip-off for 18th season nears

...her presidency, including overseeing negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement and the sale of the Los Angeles Sparks to a group headed by Magic Johnson.She said in an interview with The Associated Press that having labor stability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-14/wnba-solid-footing-tip-18th-seaso
Overtime

...high-tying 27 points in the second half and had 11 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Dream to a 93-85 win over the Los Angeles Sparks.De Souza, who led the WNBA last season with 18 double-doubles, had her first of the season as the Dream (4-3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-03/overtime
Sparks win second championship

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Sparks made sure that the WNBA champions list remained at two teams. Rookie Nikki Teasley hit a 3-pointer for the go-ahead basket...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/01/pro_350353.shtml
NFL
Sparks singe Shock game 1

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Sparks built a 21-point lead in the first half, then waited for Detroit to catch up. The Shock never erased the double-digit deficit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/13/nba_387205.shtml
NBA
Sparks struggle with late-season confidence crisis

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Sparks once spoke boldly about going undefeated. Now the defending WNBA champions seem to be battling a late-season confidence crisis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/06/pro_351209.shtml
NFL