WNBA All the news is Connecticut’s By Sue Favor - September 28, 2019 Finals Game 1: The WNBA is set to crown a first-time champion. Five keys to the series. Mystics vs. Sun is a basketball nerd’s dream. WNBA team news: The Sun believe team play can get them a WNBA Championship. They are out for respect and a title. Connecticut is ready to defy the odds. WNBA player news: Courtney Williams’ skills and swagger have led Connecticut to the Finals. Williams’ personality has gone worldwide. A torn labrum can’t keep Alyssa Thomas from pursuing a title. Jasmine Thomas has found a home with the Sun. Meet the professional athlete who is standing up to gun violence. Where Katie Lou Samuelson is now is probably not as important as where she can go, her former college coach says. WNBA bonus: The season began with questions, and it’s ending with hope from smaller successes. College team news: Oregon faces a challenging road back to the Final Four. What to know about Syracuse going into the season. New-look Mercer is hoping to make another NCAA Tournament run. College player news: Becca Hittner is ready for her final season with Drake.