Today’s game results:
Elena Delle Donne returned and led the Mystics over the Stars, 85-76, with 29 points and 10 rebounds.
The Sun opened the second half of the season with a 93-72 win over the Sky.
The Dream rallied back from 18 behind to douse the Mercury in OT, 99-91. Layshia Clarendon had a triple-double for Atlanta.
The Wings clipped the Fever, 84-82. Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 20-plus points for the sixth straight game.
The Lynx escaped the Liberty, 76-75.
The Sparks held off the Storm, 68-60.
No games until Friday. (What?)
WNBA team news:
WNBA teams are ready for the second half of the season.
The Sky will now play home games at WinTrust Arena in Chicago, as per a new local governmental agreement.
WNBA player news:
How Tina Charles’ high standards for herself make everyone around her better.
Renee Montgomery is picking up the Lynx backcourt with energy and range.
Layshia Clarendon has been an All-Star on the court and an activist off of it.
Jonquel Jones is climbing to new heights for the Connecticut Sun.
Noelle Quinn has a message for NBA youngsters.
College program news:
At last, North Carolina has a date with the NCAA Committee on Infractions.
College team news:
Mississippi State’s historic victory last season has whet their appetite for more.
College coach news:
Elon coach Charlotte Smith is making her mark on women’s basketball.
The Louisville contingent is ready for next week’s U23 Team tryouts.
U19 World Cup:
USA beat Italy, 66-49, to advance to the round of 16.
Canada beat Latvia to go 3-0.
Watch an entire basketball team forget which hoop is theirs.