Close games ruled the day

Today’s results:

The Lynx survived the Wings, 76-72, to earn their seventh straight win.

The Sparks got back on track with an 87-71 rout of the Aces.

The Fever held off the Dream, 87-83.

The Liberty got past the Sky in OT, 97-94.

The Storm took advantage of the short-handed Sun for an 84-70 victory.

WNBA player news:

Indiana signed Cappie Pondexter.

The Sky have waived Linnae Harper.

Candace Parker through the years.

Ratings:

ESPN2 had the highest overnight ratings since 2011 with last week’s Sparks at Storm match up.

College player news:

Interview with UConn senior Napheesa Collier.

Priscilla Gary-Sweeney has “had a great life.”

College coach news:

East Tennessee State’s new assistant coach is Kally Mathis.