Washington D.C. Sports

Washington Mystics Announce 2023 Schedule

The Women’s National Basketball Association announced the 2023 regular season schedule recently. The Washington Mystics will tip off the season at home on May 19 versus the New York Liberty at 7:00 p.m. During the 2023 season, WNBA teams will play an all-time high 40 games, an increase from the 36-game schedule.  The 2023 Mystics […]

Washington Spirit Re-Signs Midfielder Marissa Sheva

Washington Spirit midfielder Marissa Sheva has re-signed with the team on a new one-year contract, the club announced recently. Sheva totaled 302 minutes of action in eight appearances for the Spirit last season, including two huge full-90 outings during July’s international window. Upon joining the club in June 2022, Sheva was classified as a COVID-19 […]

Washington Spirit Names Mark Parsons New Head Coach

The Washington Spirit continues its commitment to building a world-class organization by hiring Mark Parsons as the club’s new Head Coach. Parsons is making his return to DC having previously coached the Spirit from 2013 to 2015. “Mark is one of the best coaches in the sport and we are thrilled to have him guiding […]

Washington Mystics Mike Thibault to Retire from Coaching

Mike Thibault in action with the Washington Mystics. Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495Sports Mike Thibault has announced that he will retire from coaching the Washington Mystics. Thibault will continue as general manager and lead decision-maker pertaining to the team’s basketball operations. Eric Thibault has been named Washington’s head coach while Maria Giovannetti has been elevated to assistant general manager/senior vice president […]

Washington Spirit Announces Offseason Roster Move

The Washington Spirit has made several roster moves this offseason in preparation for its upcoming 11th season in 2023, the club announced recently. The Spirit has exercised 2023 team options for defender Sam Staab, midfielders Jordan Baggett, Dorian Bailey, Bayley Feist and Anna Heilferty and forwards Maddie Elwell and Tara McKeown. Washington has also extended new contract offers to defenders Camryn Biegalski and Julia Roddar and midfielder Marissa Sheva as their […]

Washington Mystics to Pick Fourth in the 2023 WNBA Draft

 It was announced recently that the Washington Mystics received the fourth overall pick in the 2023 WNBA Draft. Washington acquired the Los Angeles Sparks’ 2023 draft pick from the Atlanta Dream in an April 2022 trade, after obtaining the right to swap its own 2023 first-round pick with Atlanta for Los Angeles’ first-round pick.  “Last […]

Four Spirit Players Called Up to USWNT for November Friendlies

Four Washington Spirit players have been called up to compete with the U.S. Women’s National Team in next month’s friendlies against Germany, U.S. Soccer announced recently. Making the call-up list are forward Ashley Hatch, forward Trinity Rodman, midfielder Ashley Sanchez and midfielder Andi Sullivan. With four goals and one assist in 14 career appearances with the USWNT, Hatch will aim […]