WNBA Necessary pause between games By Sue Favor - October 2, 2017 Game 5 storylines: Sparks-Lynx has become one of the best rivalries in women’s basketball history. Can the Sparks bounce back in Game 5? Can the Lynx deliver the first and last blow in Game 5? Game 5: the Lynx have been there and done that. Minnesota is a model franchise eyeing another title. Game 4 recap: The vets bounced back for Minnesota. The Sparks’ loss was hoop fans’ gain. Mini-movie of the game. Bonus: The WNBA can do better by its players. Penny Toler continues to find success in 21 years in and around the WNBA. If you want to support NFL player protests, watch the WNBA Finals. Women’s National Team camp: USA coaches upped the pace at camp yesterday, and players responded. Napheesa Collier and Katie Lou Samuelson treasured their experience at camp.