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Rodgers Scores 23 Points, Liberty Beat Sparks 79-70

Sugar Rodgers scored a career-high 23 points and the New York Liberty snapped a two-game home losing streak with a 79-70 victory over the winless Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday.


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Ruffin-Pratt, Mystics Beat Winless Los Angeles Sparks, 84-80

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt and Emma Meesseman scored 20 points apiece and the Washington Mystics beat winless Los Angeles 84-80 on Tuesday night to extend the Sparks’ worst start to a season in franchise history.


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Moore, Augustus Lead Lynx Over Sparks 67-52

Maya Moore scored 22 points and Seimone Augustus added 20 to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 67-52 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night.


LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 14:  Abby Bishop #5 of the Seattle Storm handles the ball against the Los Angeles Sparks on June 14, 2015 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bishop Leads Storm Past Sparks With Career-High 18 Points

Abby Bishop scored 13 of her career-high 18 points in the second half and the Seattle Storm rallied to beat the Los Angeles Sparks 60-54 on Sunday.


Alana Beard of the Sparks, right, battles Seattle's  Jenna O'Hea for the ball during a game at Staples Center last season. On Thursday, Beard re-signed with the Sparks for the 2015 season. (credit: Copyright 2014 NBAE/Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Beard Re-Signs With Los Angeles Sparks

Alana Beard has re-signed with the Los Angeles Sparks after spending the last three seasons with the WNBA team.


Kristi Toliver #20 of the Los Angeles Sparks goes for the shot against the Minnesota Lynx during the WNBA game on August 12, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Jordan Johnson/NBAE via Getty Images)

Toliver Leads Sparks Past Lynx, 71-63

The Los Angeles Sparks clinched a playoff spot on Tuesday night, and in the process they sent a strong message to a potential first-round opponent.


Kayla McBride #21 of the San Antonio Stars drives to the basket against the Los Angeles Sparks at the AT&T Center on August 10, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

McBride, Appel Lead Stars Over Sparks, 82-76

Kayla McBride scored 21 points, Jayne Appel tied a franchise record with 20 rebounds, and the San Antonio Stars beat the Los Angeles Sparks 82-76 on Sunday.


Kristi Toliver #20 of the Los Angeles Sparks shoots the game winning basket against the Connecticut Sun at Staples Center on August 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Toliver’s Late 3 Gives Sparks 70-69 Win Over Sun

Kristi Toliver made a 3-pointer with 9.6 seconds remaining to give the Los Angeles Sparks a 70-69 win against the Connecticut Sun on Sunday.


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Ogwumike Helps Sparks Edge Fever, 77-73

Nneka Ogwumike scored 21 points and Alana Beard added 17 to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Indiana Fever 77-73 on Monday night.


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5 Women Who Have Been Killin’ It This Summer

Did we forget who run the world?


Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Connecticut Sun and Candace Parker #3 of the Los Angeles Sparks battle for possession during a game at the Mohegan Sun Arena on July 13, 2014 in Uncasville, Connecticut. (credit: Chris Marion/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sparks Surge Past Sun For 90-62 Rout

Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and seven rebounds and the Los Angeles Sparks used a big third quarter to rout the Connecticut Sun 90-64 on Sunday.


Candice Dupree #4 of the Phoenix Mercury handles the ball against Candace Parker #3 of the the Los Angeles Sparks at Staples Center on July 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mercury Defeat Sparks 94-89 For 7th Straight Victory

Diana Taurasi scored a season-high 32 points, including season-best seven 3-pointers, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 94-89 for their seventh straight victory Sunday, tying a franchise record.


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Parker, Ogwumike Lead Sparks Over Storm, 65-57

Los Angeles Sparks coach Carol Ross let her team know she was upset after another poor third quarter. By the end of the game she called it their best of the season.


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Stars Edge Sparks, 72-69

Danielle Robinson needed some time to get up to full speed for the San Antonio Stars.


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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]