First night, alright

First night back in WNBA action, and there were surprises:

The Sun downed the Lynx for the second time this season, 84-80.

The Storm took out the Sparks, 79-72.

Tough re-opening for the league leaders.

Other results:

Liberty 84, Stars 77

Sky 90, Dream 82. Tired? Not Elena Delle Donne. She lead Chicago with 34 points.

Mercury 98, Wings 72

Tomorrow:

Mystics at Fever

WNBA team news:

Going into tonight’s game, the Lynx said they were ready to resume play.

The Sun is still in playoff contention down the stretch (yup).

WNBA player news:

Nneka Ogwumike is chasing basketball immortality to close the season.

A French publication says Sandrine Gruda will soon join the Sparks.

The Mystics’ LaToya Sanders got no rest on Olympic break.

Three impact players are making their season debuts this weekend.

Sue Bird has returned to a Seattle radio station 13 years after a bet.

Angel McCoughtry had the Olympic rings tattooed on her bicep.

Basketball great Teresa Edwards joins Around the Rim’s podcast.

Mo’Ne Davis:

The former Little League superstar has shifted her focus to basketball now.

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