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Mystics core Delle Donne

The move is similar to the NFL’s franchise player tag. It could also ensure that Delle Donne wouldn’t leave the Mystics "for nothing."

Mystics fans want the team to retool, not rebuild

I believe that the Mystics must keep their young stars if at all possible as well.

Poll: What should the Mystics do if Delle Donne leaves?

Let us know.

Report: EDD expected to leave Mystics

The Washington Mystics will have to decide whether to keep their remaining current players, or rebuild.

Four Predictions for the Mystics in 2024

Do I see the Mystics making a run for a title in 2024? No.

The Wizards & Mystics saw where they were in the hoops world for 2023

The Wizards realized that it’s time to rebuild while the Mystics are still wondering whether they’re a contender.

Report: D.C. gov’t trying to force Mystics to stay at ESA

The current lease, which Monumental paid for in 2019 is supposed to last until 2037. But Monumental paid for the lease up front and they have outgrown the arena.

What would the future of Capital One Arena be like after the Mystics return?

We spoke to Mark Conrad, Director of the Sports Business Concentration and Professor of Law and Ethics at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business to discuss this and more.

Mystics release 2024 regular season schedule

The first game is at home against the WNBA runner up New York Liberty on May 14.

Report: Mystics to move back to Cap One in part because of demand

Monumental Basketball Senior Vice President John Thompson, III explained what the Mystics’ situation will be like after the Washington Wizards and Capitals make a planned move to Alexandria, Va.

MSE announces plan to move Wizards, Capitals to new arena, Mystics to Cap One

All three major teams are moving.

Report: Wizards to get new practice facility in Alexandria proposal

Now this is a game changer. And we have to also discuss how this may affect the Mystics.

2024 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament times released for Team USA

The Americans’ first match is against Belgium on Feb. 8 at 8:45 p.m. Central European Time in Antwerp.

Elena Delle Donne launches wine brand

The Washington Mystics star is expanding her income streams.

Mercury name Kristi Toliver associate head coach

Toliver retires from the WNBA as a player after spending the 2022 season with the Washington Mystics.

Shakira Austin has surgery to repair hip labrum tear

Four to six months of recovery…

The Mystics are in the middle of the pack in WNBA championship odds

Given that the Mystics are at a crossroads in terms of what direction to go in, this is appropriate.

Recap: Team USA blows out Duke, 87-58 in friendly

I was a little bummed that Ariel Atkins didn’t play. But the game is another reminder that Team USA is just really, really good. Kahleah Copper was on fire though!

Recap: Atkins starts, scores 6 in Team USA’s 95-59 win vs. Tennessee

Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins scored 6 points and got the start.

Ariel Atkins named assistant coach at Michigan

The Washington Mystics guard is looking to her future while trying to be on her second Olympic team.

Atkins, Thibault named to Team USA for fall training

The Mystics continue to be represented on the international stage.

Most Mystics fans don’t think they have their EDD successor

It’s time to reshuffle the deck.

Poll: Is the Mystics’ next franchise player on the current roster?

Answering this question should let us know whether Washington should rebuild. Yes, I have no problem saying that word.

The Mystics’ offseason starts with what to do with EDD

Jenn Hatfield of The NEXT wrote a great column about the issues the Mystics face as they determine how to move with their future.

Which Mystics players could play for Team USA in the WNBA offseason?

Elena Delle Donne, Ariel Atkins and Shakira Austin seems like the players with the best chances.

Team USA women to play in Belgium for 2024 Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Will Ariel Atkins and Shakira Austin be part of this tournament, even if the USA already qualified?

Portland reportedly nearing WNBA expansion team

With a Golden State expansion team set to begin play in 2025, Portland could be next up.

The WNBA is expected to announce an expansion team today

The team is reportedly in the Bay Area. And this news will affect the Mystics in some indirect ways.

Li Meng makes the WNBA All-Rookie Team

Li averaged 5.6 points per game in the 2023 WNBA season

Thibault believes Cloud was snubbed from the All-Defensive team

I agree.

Brittney Sykes named to All-WNBA Defensive First Team

This is the fourth consecutive season where she has earned the honor. The Washington Mystics have also had a player make this team for six consecutive seasons.

The Mystics’ flaw is a lack of offensive efficiency, not talent

The Mystics have a lot of talent, with a core that just won a championship 4 years ago, but yet they seem to be a step down from the contenders this season. Here is the reason why.