Some keeping it hot, others are not

Today’s results:

Brittney Sykes’ 12 fourth-quarter points propelled the Dream past the Mystics, 80-77. That’s four in a row for Atlanta.

The Liberty routed the Sky, 107-84.

The Mercury handled the Fever, 101-82.

Candace Parker scored a season-high 34 points to lead the Sparks over the Aces, 99-78.

The Sun trounced the Lynx, 83-64.

Standings:

1. Storm
2. Mercury
3. Sparks
4. Mystics
5. Wings
6. Dream
7. Sun
8. Lynx
9. Aces
10. Liberty
11. Sky
12. Fever

WNBA team news:

Sancho Lyttle’s injury has left a gaping hole in the Mercury’s defense.

WNBA player news:

Today Elena Delle Donne became the WNBA player fastest to reach 3,000 points.

The Sun have their MVP back in Alyssa Thomas.

Tina Charles is raising awareness for sudden cardiac arrest.

Chiney Ogwumike and Diana Taurasi talk salary issues.

Get together with the Mystics’ Tianna Hawkins.

Kia Nurse interview.

WNBA coach news:

Coach Cheryl Reeve says the Lynx need more mental toughness.