Mystics spoil Parker's return, rout Sparks by 29

Ariel Atkins hit five 3-pointers and scored 22 points Tuesday night to lead the Washington Mystics to an 81-52 win over Los Angeles, spoiling the return of former MVP Candace Parker to the Sparks' lineup. Read more ...

Sources: Shevchenko-Carmouche rematch set

Brett Okamoto

Valentina Shevchenko's second title defense will come Aug. 10 against Liz Carmouche -- one of only two women she has lost to in her MMA career -- sources told ESPN. Read more ...

Marta makes World Cup history in Brazil win vs. Italy

ESPN's Natalie Gedra recaps Brazil's victory over Italy, as Marta's 17th World Cup goal moved her ahead of Germany's Miroslav Klose for the most all-time.

30for30+ podcast: Back Pass

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Jody Avirgan speaks with Andrew Helms and Meradith Hoddinott about "Back Pass" their episode on the WUSA and what the story of the former league tells us about America's current relationship with women's professional soccer.