In the standings department:
Seimone Augustus scored 25 points to help the Lynx beat the Mercury tonight, 106-98. Not only did Phoenix see its six-game winning streak snapped, but Minnesota moves into first place in the West.
The Sun is on a red hot roll. They haven’t lost at home this season.
Tulsa Shock rookie Liz Cambage will replace Candace Parker in Saturday’s All-Star game.
Other pro business:
Diana Taurasi is spending more time on the bench for the Mercury this season than ever before. But she’s cool with it.
Former Colorado coach Kathy McConnell-Miller is the Tulsa Shock’s new assistant coach.
Today seems to be college verbal commit day. Look at this list.
ESPN has learned a lot from the first half of July recruiting.