Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Back in it

Today's game results:

Elena Delle Donne returned and led the Mystics over the Stars, 85-76, with 29 points and 10 rebounds.

The Sun opened the second half of the season with a 93-72 win over the Sky.

The Dream rallied back from 18 behind to douse the Mercury in OT, 99-91. Layshia Clarendon had a triple-double for Atlanta.

The Wings clipped the Fever, 84-82. Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 20-plus points for the sixth straight game.

The Lynx escaped the Liberty, 76-75.

The Sparks held off the Storm, 68-60.

No games until Friday. (What?)

WNBA team news:

WNBA teams are ready for the second half of the season.

The Sky will now play home games at WinTrust Arena in Chicago, as per a new local governmental agreement.

WNBA player news:

How Tina Charles' high standards for herself make everyone around her better.

Renee Montgomery is picking up the Lynx backcourt with energy and range.

Layshia Clarendon has been an All-Star on the court and an activist off of it.

Jonquel Jones is climbing to new heights for the Connecticut Sun.

Noelle Quinn has a message for NBA youngsters.

College program news:

At last, North Carolina has a date with the NCAA Committee on Infractions.

College team news:

Mississippi State's historic victory last season has whet their appetite for more.

College coach news:

Elon coach Charlotte Smith is making her mark on women's basketball.

U23 tryouts:

The Louisville contingent is ready for next week's U23 Team tryouts.

U19 World Cup:

USA beat Italy, 66-49, to advance to the round of 16.

Canada beat Latvia to go 3-0.

Watch an entire basketball team forget which hoop is theirs.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

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Sky hang on to edge Sparks, 82-80

A game story from today, plus another fine photo gallery.

Next stop, All-Star game

Today's game results:

The Sky edged the Sparks, 82-80, to hand them their first home loss of the season.

The Stars routed the Fever, 85-61, for the second series victory in eight days. Kelsey Plum scored a career-high 16 points.

All-Star Game:

Seattle will light the city up to celebrate Saturday's game.

The All-Stars talk about the game.

WNBA player news:

In the course of discussing sexism and racism and the WNBA, Sue Bird comes out.

After 13 years in the WNBA, Lindsay Whalen stays involved with her alma mater.

Jasmine Thomas is hitting her stride with Connecticut.

Allie Quigley's All-Star selection is a fitting honor.

Theresa Plaisance is spreading her basketball Wings.

Devereaux Peters is giving back at her old high school.

College team news:

Missouri has beefed up their schedule.

Iowa State is working to replace lots of production.

Alex Johnson is ready to lead Middle Tennessee.

College coach news:

Bridgette Gordon is Tennessee's new assistant coach.

Christal Caldwell is West Virginia's new assistant coach.

New Mexico State's new assistant coach is DeAudra Brown.

Ogwumikes:

...are the real first family of hoops.

USA Basketball:

U16 team member Diamond Miller helped the USA win gold with her versatile game.