WNBA MVP Elena Donne wrote an open letter detailing how the league denied her request to be exempted from playing in the upcoming season despite battling Lyme disease amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Elena Delle Donne's request to be medically excused from the WNBA season was denied, according to the league's reigning MVP.
Two Washington Mystics players are sitting out the 2020 campaign, citing social justice goals, as well as health concerns in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two-time WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne signed a four-year contract Tuesday to stay with the Washington Mystics after leading the team to its first league championship.
The WNBA champion Washington Mystics say reigning MVP Elena Delle Donne is expected to be ready for the start of the season after undergoing back surgery.
The WNBA Champion Washington Mystics will celebrate their first ever Finals win by hosting a championship parade in spring of next year, the team announced Friday.
The Washington Mystics are waking up WNBA champions after beating the Connecticut Sun in Game 5 of the Finals Thursday night.
The Washington Mystics won their first WNBA championship, getting 22 points from Emma Meesseman and 21 from banged-up league MVP Elena Delle Donne to beat the Connecticut Sun 89-78 in Game 5 of the Finals on Thursday night.
Alyssa Thomas had 17 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun stave off elimination and force a decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals with a 90-86 win over the Washington Mystics on Tuesday night.
Washington, of course, would take its first WNBA championship no matter where it happens. But the Mystics want to win it in Connecticut on Tuesday in part for their coach.
(AP) -- Washington didn't need Elena Delle Donne to be a superstar on Sunday, they just needed her to be out on the court.
League MVP Elena Delle Donne is coming back from injury to start for the Washington Mystics in Sunday's pivotal Game 3 of the WNBA Finals.
Washington Mystics star Elena Delle Donne has a herniated disk in her back.
Jonquel Jones scored 32 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun took advantage of Elena Delle Donne's early injury exit to beat the Washington Mystics 99-87 in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night and even the series.
With the Connecticut Sun rallying, Elena Delle Donne wouldn't be denied down the stretch for the Washington Mystics in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.
A year after getting swept in the WNBA Finals, Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics are back.
Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne has been named 2019 WNBA MVP in a near-unanimous vote.
Elena Delle Donne scored 24 points and hit a crucial turnaround jumper late, Emma Meesseman added a career postseason high 27 points, and the Washington Mystics held on for a 97-95 victory over the Las Vegas Aces in Game 1 of their WNBA semifinal series Tuesday night.
The top-seeded Washington Mystics will begin their postseason Tuesday night when they host the Las Vegas Aces at their brand new arena in Congress Heights.
FOX 5's Cori Coffin reports.