Three more games, lots more news

Today’s preseason action:

Sky 85, Liberty 67

Rookie Elena Delle Donne put up 17 for Chicago in her debut, wasting no time in impressing.

Mystics 71, Brazil National Team 56

Silver Stars 64, Fever 58

Other WNBA news:

Fever….The Fever will be short-handed going into the season.

Jessica Davenport will miss six to eight weeks with a lower leg stress fracture.

The team will be grand marshals later this month for a major city parade.

Mercury….Brittney Griner learned the skyhook from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ”I went to legend school today and it was awesome,” Griner said. So is that quote.

The Mercury is ready to rebound.

Sun….The Sun still have tough cuts to make.

Storm….The Storm’s Alysha Clark isn’t taking anything for granted.

Storm media day photos.

Mystics….The Mystics have signed Jessica Moore.

Belgian Emma Meesseman might just make Washington’s roster.

Mystics minute with Natalie Novosel after today’s game.

Lynx….Sugar Rodgers overcame incredible obstacles to reach Lynx camp.

Liberty….Rookie rant, by Kamiko Williams and Kelsey Bone.

Coach Bill Laimbeer knows team spirit.

ESPN contemplates the Eastern Conference champ.

College news:

Rutgers has appointed Julie Hermann as athletic director – the first woman in the school’s history. Next year she’ll have to decide whether or not to renew C. Vivian Stringer’s contract.

LSU and former UCLA assistant Stacie Terry is the new head coach at San Diego State.

Purdue coach Sharon Versyp will be inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.

Alabama A&M will name their new coach tomorrow.

Coach Raegan Pebley will stay at Fresno State.

Billi Godsey takes the reins at Iona.

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  1. Julie Hermann did a great job at Louisville but she's probably going into the toughest AD position in the country at Rutgers with Stringer's situation and the serious issues in the men's basketball program. Good Luck to her. Hope it works out.

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