CollegeWNBA A double order of Finals and college news By Sue Favor - October 6, 2016 Finals news: How do the Sparks and Lynx match up? The Sparks’ path to the Finals. Is this the best Lynx team ever? Candace Parker is ready for the Finals against Minnesota. Parker is closer to reaching Glory Road after nine years. The Lynx are preparing for Los Angeles. The Finals outcome could hinge on little things, Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve said. More WNBA news: Elena Delle Donne was frustrated by her thumb injury and inability to contribute. College team news: Texas A&M has plenty to replace. Georgia will find leadership by committee. Infused with new talent, Texas Tech has begun practice. Kentucky has completed their roster with two walk-ons. College player news: Chatrice White brings post presence to Florida State. The new Minnesota Gophers are starting to fit in. Kennedy Leonard is looking to take charge of rebuilding at Colorado. College coach news: Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell appreciates the effort and leadership at the team’s first official practice. Tulane coach Lisa Stockton has signed a contract extension through 2020-2021. Marwan Miller is Ohio’s new assistant coach. Christie Sides is Northwestern’s new assistant coach. Peggy Smith joins UNLV as an assistant coach.