Los Angeles's Candace Parker was so freaking excited over this completed layup Sunday night, she accidentally headbutted Nneka Ogwumike while going to celebrate. Blood everywhere.
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The WNBA actually backloaded L.A.'s schedule to accommodate Candace Parker's maternity leave; the Sparks have played 5 fewer games than any other team. I only noticed this while playing Streak For The Cash, I swear.
WNBA.com caught up with ESPN The Mag EIC Gary Belsky to discuss the cover story on Candace Parker and that infamous "C cup" lede that's gotten some people fired up
The recent Candace Parker ESPN the mag cover story written by Allison Glock has become a hot topic for the ornery scribes at SportsJournalists.com due to the story's breast-heavy lede paragraph.
I don't want to tell the WNBA how to run their offseason training programs, but Canadce Parker might want to think about cutting back on the carbs. [BlackSportsOnline]
Sadly, last night's brawl between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Detroit Shock will probably be the only storyline that puts the WNBA above the fold for the rest of the regular season. As far as sports melees go, it was monumental; it involved two of the leagues major stars (Candace Parker, Lisa Leslie) and,…
Candace Parker's WNBA debut went about as well as anyone could have hoped. The Tennessee product led her Los Angeles Sparks to a 99-94 win over the Phoenix Mercury, the league's defending champions. Parker scored 34 points, including some big baskets down the stretch, while amassing 12 rebounds and eight assists. Lisa…