Brittney Sykes and Elena Delle Donne

The surging Atlanta Dream of the Women’s National Basketball Association were just one win away from heading to the WNBA finals when they were routed 97-76 by the Washington Mystics in game 4 on Sunday. The Dream was hobbled by the return of 6-ft-5 small forward Elena Delle Donne from what appeared to be a season-ending injury in game 2.

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Candace Parker Shelden Williams

Women who demand equality should watch what you ask for: you just might get it. Ask WNBA star Candace Parker, who was forced to fork over $400,000 to her retired NBA ex-husband in a divorce settlement.

Parker and her ex-husband Shelden Williams, a former top NBA draft pick, agreed to a lump sum divorce settlement, according to court docs obtained by TMZ Sports.

Candace married Williams back in 2008, two years after he was selected 5th overall in the 2006 NBA Draft.

Williams earned over $12 million during his 6-year career, but Parker earned more during her stint in the WNBA. So she agreed to pay Williams $400,000 in one tidy lump sum in exchange for not paying ongoing spousal support.

She can afford it. The ex-couple split the profit from the sale of their Encino, CA home which recently sold for $3.75 million.

They also agreed to co-parent their 8-year-old daughter, and they will split the cost of her education and upbringing.

That sounds like an amicable divorce between two friends.

The Mixed Gender Basketball League’s inaugural exhibition game kicked off at the Cox Pavilion on the UNLV campus in Las Vegas on Saturday. Tameka “Tiny” Harris‘s Atlanta Heiress co-ed team took on Master P‘s New Orleans Gators.

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Minnesota Lynx

Off-duty Minneapolis cops walked off the job at a Minnesota Lynx WNBA game after four players wore Black Lives Matter warmup t-shirts on Saturday.

The Lynx players, Lindsay Whalen, Maya Moore, Rebekkah Brunson, and Seimone Augustus, held a press conference prior to the game to lend their support to the pro black activist movement.

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An Arizona judge has ordered WNBA player Glory Johnson to court to explain why she refuses to vacate the home she once shared with ex-“wife” WNBA star Brittney Griner.

The former couple’s legal problems became fodder for the blogs after they were arrested for using each other as punching bags earlier this year.

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Glory Johnson

A Phoenix judge denied WNBA player Glory Johnson’s request for $20,000 a month in alimony from WNBA star Brittney Griner.

The judge also told Johnson to make her own monthly payments on the Mercedes Benz Griner gifted to her.

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