Candace Parker Wants You to Know She’s Not Done Yet

Candace Parker had just recorded her W.N.B.A.-leading 10th double-double of the season, with 19 points and 10 rebounds in her final game before the playoffs. But it didn’t faze her. For Parker, a two-time most valuable player looking to win her second league title, it’s never what she has done that matters. It’s what comes […]

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Candace Parker revolutionized basketball, but she’s not done

It started to sink in at home. Candace Parker was at the crescendo of her career: two high school state titles in Illinois, two college national championships at Tennessee; finally her first WNBA championship. The height of her success also came during a year of significant heartbreak: the loss of her legendary college coach Pat […]

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Sky knocked out of WNBA playoffs in first round by Sun

The Sky’s Cheyenne Parker tries to drive to the basket against Briann January and Brionna Jones (42) of the Sun on Tuesday. | Julio Aguilar/Getty Images The Sky entered the postseason having lost six of their last eight games, and they couldn’t snap their losing ways Tuesday. The Sky’s season came to a crashing halt […]

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Sparks’ Candace Parker chosen WNBA defensive player of the year

Sparks forward Candace Parker was chosen Associated Press defensive player of the year Tuesday after leading the WNBA in rebounding. With 9.7 rebounds and 1.2 blocked shots per game this season, Parker anchored the third-rated Sparks defense as the team finished third in the league standings. The Sparks open the playoffs Thursday in a single-elimination […]

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Ex-porn star Zoe Parker dead at 24, months after leaving industry

Zoe Parker, an adult film actress who was nominated for Best Virtual Reality Sex Scene in 2017, has reportedly died. “We are sad to report that Zoe Parker passed away in her sleep on September 12th at around 2 am,” according to a GoFundMe page set up to help cover funeral expenses. “She was only […]

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Candace Parker and Chelsea Gray lead the way in Sparks’ win over Sky

Candace Parker scored 24 points with 15 rebounds and Chelsea Gray added 20 with seven assists to help the Sparks beat Chicago 86-80 on Sunday night. The Sparks (14-5) are a half-game behind Las Vegas for the second spot in the standings. The two teams meet Saturday. Chicago jumped out with a 30-point opening stanza […]

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Sarah Jessica Parker, 55, Stuns In A Swimsuit At The Beach With Husband Matthew Broderick: Pics

Sarah Jessica Parker looked like a total bombshell as she spent part of her Labor Day Weekend with her husband Matthew Broderick! Va va voom! Sarah Jessica Parker, 55, took to eastern Long Island on Saturday, September 5, where the former Sex and the City star chilled at the beach with her husband Matthew Broderick, […]

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After clinching playoff spot, Sky look to set tone for postseason by finishing season strong

Cheyenne Parker said this season “has been unlike any season I’ve had in the pros so far.” | AP Photos The Sky (11-6) clinched a playoff berth for the second consecutive season. With three games left, they’re trying to find the strength to end the season strong and set the tone for the postseason. Entering […]

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Candace Parker, Sparks shake early doldrums, beat Wings

Candace Parker scored 22 points with 10 rebounds and six assists to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to a 91-83 victory over the Dallas Wings on Wednesday night. Brittany Sykes added 19 points and Chelsea Gray 16 for the playoff-bound Sparks, who shot 52% overall and 53% (9 of 17) from 3-point range. Los Angeles […]

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Candace Parker on the WNBA’s social justice efforts | SC with SVP

Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker joins Scott Van Pelt on SportsCenter and reveals what she’ll remember most about the unified protests of the WNBA, NBA and other sports leagues in their fight for social justice. Parker says she’s proud of the attention the protests have brought to the issues and is confident that positive […]

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Sparks’ Candace Parker selected player of the week for West

Forward Candace Parker has been selected WNBA Western Conference player of the week after she averaged 18.3 points, 11.7 rebounds and five assists per game while helping the Sparks to three wins last week, the league announced Monday. The Sparks (10-3) have won seven consecutive games overall and are tied with the Las Vegas Aces […]

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Candace Parker emerging as candidate for WNBA’s top defensive player

Candace Parker stops to consider the idea. Her? Defensive player of the year? The two-time most valuable player seems in awe of the concept. “I think that might be above the two I got at home, honestly,” Parker said Friday night after helping her team to a 93-85 overtime win against the Atlanta Dream. “Better […]

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Chelsea Gray and Candace Parker push Sparks to overtime win over Dream

Chelsea Gray scored 20 points, Candace Parker tied it in regulation and drew a key charge in overtime as the Sparks rallied to beat the Atlanta Dream 93-85 on Friday night. Courtney Williams made a free-throw line jumper with 3.7 seconds left in regulation to give Atlanta a 79-77 lead. After a timeout, Parker took […]

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Candace Parker reaches 5,500 career points in Sparks’ win over Mercury

Candace Parker had 16 points, 12 rebounds and four assists to help the L.A. Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 83-74 on Wednesday night for their fifth consecutive win. Los Angeles was ahead 64-49 early in the fourth quarter until Diana Taurasi got Phoenix back in it by hitting four 3-pointers in a three-minute span. The […]

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Fish of the Week: Brotherly love and help with a personal-best northern pike

Madden Parker had his brother Matthew’s help in landing a personal-best northern pike. | Provided Madden Parker had his brother Matthew’s help in landing a personal-best northern pike. Madden Parker had help when he caught his personal best northern pike of 39 inches earlier this month on Minnesota’s Vermilion Lake. “[He was] being coached on […]

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Candace Parker, Chelsea Gray lead Sparks to win over Fever

Candace Parker had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Chelsea Gray scored 16 points, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Indiana Fever 86-75 on Wednesday night. Riquna Williams added 13 points for the Sparks (3-2). Kelsey Mitchell led Indiana (2-3) with 24 points, Candice Dupree scored 16 and Teaira McCowan 13. Gray converted a three-point […]

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Sparks start slowly again and can’t complete comeback in loss to Storm

Candace Parker fell to her back as she watched Seattle Storm guard Jordin Canada run down the court. With her team down four points with 30 seconds remaining, Parker threw her hands over her head as she lay flat on her back in frustration. The Sparks, after getting off to another slow start Saturday, rallied […]

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Alan Parker, director of ‘Fame,’ ‘Midnight Express’ and ‘Evita,’ dead at 76

Acclaimed UK director Alan Parker, a towering figure in the UK industry, passed away this morning following a lengthy illness, the British Film Institute has confirmed. Two-time Oscar nominee Parker was best known for directing classic films including “Bugsy Malone,” “Midnight Express,” “Mississippi Burning” and “The Commitments,” as well as big-budget Madonna movie “Evita.” Parker was […]

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Chelsea Gray and Candace Parker lead Sparks past Sun

Chelsea Gray had 15 points and six assists, Candace Parker scored 10 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked three shots, and the Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 81-76 on Thursday night. Nneka Ogwumike scored 14 points and Seimone Augustus 13 for the Sparks. DeWanna Bonner had 34 points, 14 rebounds, and five assists, and Alyssa […]

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Sarah Jessica Parker, 55, Spends 4th Of July Relaxing On The Beach In A Gorgeous Black Swimsuit

Sarah Jessica Parker looked chic as she relaxed on the beach in the Hamptons on Independence Day. She showed off her enviable figure in a black one-piece swimsuit. Sarah Jessica Parker enjoyed some serious downtime on the Fourth of July! The 55-year-old Sex and the City actress was spotted lounging on the beach, and catching up […]

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Sparks launch ‘Change Has No Offseason’ campaign to combat systemic racism and sexism

A month ago, when Candace Parker was driving through Beverly Hills and protesters were marching through the streets, the Sparks star turned to her 11-year-old daughter and attempted to explain the situation. “People are protesting because we are upset about the continued violence/racism against African Americans in this country,” Parker said, posting about the exchange […]

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