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Sparks To Stay In LA After Purchase By ‘Magic’-Led Investment Group

The Sparks will continue to fly in Los Angeles in 2014.


Candace Parker #3 and Owner Paula Madison of the Los Angeles Sparks pose after Candace Parker was awarded the Western Conference Player of the Month award presented by Boost Mobile before a game against of the Indiana Fever during a game at Staples Center on June 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

LA Sparks CEO Says It’s ‘A Sad Time’ As Team Seeks New Ownership

Los Angeles Sparks CEO Paula Madison said it’s “a sad time” for her family after her company announced Thursday it was seeking a buyer for the professional women’s basketball team.

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2013 WNBA Finals Atlanta Dream v Minnesota Lynx

LA Sparks Ownership Group Gives Up Franchise

The Los Angeles Sparks’ ownership group has given up control of the franchise.


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Ogwumike, Toliver Lead Sparks Past Lynx

Nneka Ogwumike had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Kristi Toliver added 19 points, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-84 on Thursday night.

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Marissa Coleman of the Sparks tries to keep Dewanna Bonner from getting to the basket. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mercury Snap Sparks’ 19-Game Home Winning Streak, 90-84

Diana Taurasi scored 32 points and DeWanna Bonner had 17 points and 11 rebounds as the Phoenix Mercury snapped the Los Angeles Sparks’ 19-game regular season home winning streak Thursday night, 90-84.



WNBA Latino Celebration Night Returns To STAPLES Center

The WNBA Latino Celebration Night is back by popular demand this Saturday.


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Suspect Leads Police On Wild, Spark-Filled Chase From OC To IE

A suspect in a pickup truck wanted for a code violation and outstanding warrant led police on a wild and dangerous, spark-filled chase Friday evening.


Ole Skool Dance Crew

Auditions To Take Place Sunday For LA Sparks ‘Ole Skool Dance Crew’

The Ole Skool Dance Crew is looking for new female dancers over 40 to perform at the Los Angeles Spark’s games this season.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/21/2013

Kristi Toliver #20 of the Los Angeles Sparks shoots the ball against the Minnesota Lynx during Game One of the 2012 WNBA Western Conference Finals on October 4, 2012 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Toliver Gets Multi-Year Deal With Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks signed guard Kristi Toliver to a multi-year deal coming off a season in which she was chosen the WNBA’s most improved player.


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DUI Suspect Pulled Out Of Car After Wild, Dangerous Pursuit

Police pulled a DUI suspect out of his vehicle after a wild and dangerous chase through the San Fernando Valley Friday evening.


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Sparks Win WNBA Season Opener Over Seattle

Kristi Toliver scored 10 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Sparks overcame a 21-point deficit in the second half to beat the Seattle Storm 72-66 on Friday night in the WNBA season opener.


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Sparks’ Home Opener Bumped Back For NBA, NHL Playoffs

The Los Angeles Sparks have moved their home opener against Seattle from May 20 to May 22 to accommodate NBA and NHL playoff games at Staples Center.


NCAA Women's Final Four - Stanford v Baylor

Sparks Grab Ogwumike With Top Pick In WNBA Draft

Nnemkadi Ogwumike is excited to be staying in California. The Stanford senior was picked No. 1 in the WNBA draft by the Los Angeles Sparks on Monday.


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Staples Center Guide

Staples Center, the arena that revived Downtown Los Angeles, opened its doors in October of 1999 and has attracted more than 4 million visitors each year.

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