Big things were poppin

An epic showdown it was between the Sparks and Lynx today. It was a huge, highly-anticipated game that lived up to every bit of the hype that preceded it. In the end, Minnesota pulled out a 72-69 win.

My story will be posted shortly, but here are my pregame interviews.

Also today:

Dallas beat Phoenix again, for the second time in four days, 100-90. Skylar Diggins had 20 and Glory Johnson 16 and 10 rebounds for the Wings.

The Sky got past the Stars, 81-75. Elena Delle Donne led the Sky with 23 points.

Team news:

The Liberty have signed Australian forward Rebecca Allen.

Player news:

Dallas guard Odyssey Sims is glad to be back in her hometown.

Stars rookie Moriah Jefferson is learning to accept losing in the WNBA.

Mercury rookie Courtney Williams is adjusting to life in the league.

Wings forward Glory Johnson wasn’t happy with the language used by Phoenix fans against her and her team Saturday night.

Tomorrow’s games:

Mystics-Fever preview.

Liberty at Dream preview.

College conference news:

The Pac-12 has made a splash in recruiting this year.

College player news:

Towering newcomer Felicia Aiyeotan will bolster Virginia’s front court.

Syracuse transfer Danielle Minott has landed at Eastern Michigan.

Former Alabama center Oceana Hamilton has transferred to Northwestern.

Drexel has dismissed Alexis Smith for violating team rules.

College coach news:

Vanderbilt’s Carolyn Peck is a superstar assistant coach.

Keith Freeman has been promoted to associate head coach at Wright State.

Mike Groulx is a new assistant coach at Canisius.

FIU has hired Joe Silvestri as an assistant coach.

McNeese State’s coaching staff is complete.

Bonus:

I will be on Sports Social with Ed Easton at 1:20 p.m. Eastern tomorrow. Tune in!

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