Five days until WNBA training camp opens

WNBA team news:

The Atlanta Dream have had an offseason of change.

WNBA player news:

Candace Parker is finished with USA Basketball.

Sun guard Rachel Banham is happy, healthy and ready to go.

Loryn Goodwin relied on faith to persevere through challenges and fulfill a dream.

Connecticut has waived Kelsey Griffin due to injury.

The game:

Let these men tell you how tough the women’s game is.

USA Basketball news:

USA National Team training camp got underway today with renewed focus.

Day one news and notes.

Skylar Diggins-Smith could fulfill a need for USA Basketball.

College team news:

Who’s coming and who’s going at South Carolina.

College player news:

Anriel Howard is close to making a transfer decision.

Roichelle Marble is leaving Wisconsin for Colorado State.

Chloe Jackson, a graduate transfer from LSU, has joined Baylor’s team.

Tennessee has added Washington State grad transfer Louise Brown.

Kennedy Leonard is focused on Colorado’s success.

College coach news:

Virginia coach Tina Thompson has worn many hats in her basketball career, but “mom” stays on top.

Alex Simmons is the new head coach at Gardner-Webb.

Alaura Sharp is Presbyterian’s new head coach.

Recruiting news:

South Carolina and Mississippi have each offered a scholarship to a seventh-grader.