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  1. Veteran Alana Beard re-signs with Los Angeles SparksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    "' Alana Beard has re-signed with the Los Angeles Sparks after spending the last three seasons with the WNBA team. The guard-forward averaged 8.5 points, 2.5 assists and 2.6 rebounds while starting all 33 games last season.

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  2. Beard Re-Signs With Los Angeles SparksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... NBAE/Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images) LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alana Beard has re-signed with the Los Angeles Sparks after spending the last three seasons with the WNBA team. The guard-forward averaged 8.5 points, 2.5 assists and 2.6 rebounds ...

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  3. Mohegan Sun to host WNBA All-Star Game and draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Republic

    ... time the casino-hotel has hosted the All-Star contest. The arena held the game in 2005, 2009 and 2013. Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker was the MVP of the 2013 game. In 2010, the arena also hosted an exhibition game between the WNBA All-Stars ...

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  4. Cubs hire Ramirez and YoukilisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Lowell Sun

    ... casino-hotel has hosted the league's All-Star showcase. The arena held the game in 2005, 2009 and 2013. Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker was the MVP of the 2013 game. ... Showing off his all-around game, LeBron James surpassed Scottie Pippen ...

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  5. AP sources: Connecticut to host WNBA All-Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | News Times

    ... casino-hotel has hosted the league's All-Star showcase. The arena held the game in 2005, 2009 and 2013. Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker was the MVP of the 2013 game. In 2010, the arena also hosted an exhibition game between the WNBA All-Stars ...

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  6. BYU's Hamson signs WNBA contract with L.A. SparksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Monday, the 6-foot-7 Hamson signed a contract with the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA, the team that drafted her last year and then waited for her to finish her collegiate volleyball eligibility. "Jennifer is an all-around athlete who will give us a great defensive presence around the basket," said Sparks executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler.

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  7. Looking For A Spark: L.A.'s Offseason ShakeupRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | WNBA

    No WNBA team has had a busier offseason than the Los Angeles Sparks, who have continued to reshape their identity since a group led by Magic Johnson purchased the team last year. This year's sweeping changes include a new coach, new president and new talent being imported from all over the globe.

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  8. I Discover Stars Talent Platform Goes Viral on FacebookRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | OnlinePRNews

    ... Executive Charis Henry who worked for Dr. Dre and Queen Latifah, and Penny Toler, General Manager of the Los Angeles Sparks, to create a power base of professionals that represent the platform's executive team.

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  9. LA Sparks add guard Elina Babkina from Latvia to rosterRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | USA Today

    LA Sparks add guard Elina Babkina from Latvia to roster Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AbbYtI LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Sparks have signed guard Elina Babkina of Latvia, giving the WNBA team its fourth new player in recent weeks. During the 2012-13 season, she played in Romania, averaging 10.1 points and a team-high 3.9 assists in eight EuroLeague games.

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  10. Ana Dabovic signs with the Los Angeles SparksRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Swish Appeal

    Dabovic also played on Serbia's 2014 FIBA World Championship team, which made a surprising run to the quarterfinals and even gave Team USA fits during group play. She should do the same in L.A., where she averages 2.2 steals per game for her Turkish team.

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  11. LA Sparks sign veteran guard Ana Dabovic of SerbiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | USA Today

    The Los Angeles Sparks have signed guard Ana Dabovic of Serbia, the third new player they've added in two weeks. Dabovic has been playing in the Turkish Women's League this season.

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  12. Lisa Leslie announced as a Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame FinalistRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Swish Appeal

    On Saturday, Lisa Leslie was announced as a finalist to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Leslie has been knwon as one of the WNBA's most notable players of all time where she played for the Los Angeles Sparks from 1997 to 2009.

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  13. Another Australian in the WNBA? A \_(a )_/ARead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Swish Appeal

    Center Marianna Tolo signed with the Los Angeles Sparks earlier this week to reinforce the team's frontcourt for the upcoming WNBA season. Tolo averaged 12.2 points and 5.2 rebounds on 56 percent FG shooting and 85 percent FT shooting throughout the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women, and is expected to give an added edge to a roster that already includes Candace Parker, Nneka Ogwumike, and Jantel Lavender.

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  14. The Supreme Dance Dazzlers offers mature dancers an opportunity to performRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... new school and we can do it well.” The Alta Loma resident got her start in 2004 as a member of the Los Angeles Sparks ' team for dancers over 40, Ole Skool Crew . In 2005, she became the director of the team and three years later Hawkins ...

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  15. Erin Phillips Signs With LA SparksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WNBA

    The Los Angeles Sparks have signed two-time WNBA Champion guard Erin Phillips, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler. "Erin is an energetic floor leader with three-point range and championship experience," said Toler.

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  16. Erin Phillips signs with the Los Angeles SparksRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Swish Appeal

    Phillips played for the Phoenix Mercury in the 2014 season and spent time with the Connecticut Sun and Indiana Fever The Los Angeles Sparks announced that they have signed Erin Phillips to a contract on Wednesday. Phillips was an unrestricted free agent and was one of the top free agents in the 2015 class.

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  17. Magic Johnson Discusses NFL's Potential Return to Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | BleacherReport

    Longtime Los Angeles Lakers superstar Magic Johnson, who's currently part of the Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership group, would be interested in helping bring the NFL back to the city. Jarrett Bell of USA Today reports Johnson, who also holds stake in the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks and the developing Los Angeles FC MLS franchise, believes an LA connection is important.

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  18. Washington Mystics sign Arminite HerringtonRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Swish Appeal

    The Washington Mystics announced that they signed Arminitie Herrington to a contract. Herrington averaged 3.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 1.9 assists for the Los Angeles Sparks for the 2014 season.

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  19. Once A Jayhawk, Always A Jayhawk: Tamecka DixonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Kansas Jayhawks

    ... came true as she became part of women's professional basketball history when she was drafted by the Los Angeles Sparks in the league's first draft. Not only was the Linden, New Jersey native a part of the first draft, but she also played in the ...

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  20. Mystics exercise options on Tayler Hill and Emma Meesseman, announce training camp roster invitesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Swish Appeal

    ... points and 2.1 rebounds per game, while also scoring a career-high 18 points in a road game against the Los Angeles Sparks on July 17. In addition, she also started six games for Washington. Greene enters her sixth season in the WNBA and her second ...

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