CollegeWNBA WNBA practices, day 2; Duke hires Kara Lawson By Sue Favor - July 11, 2020 WNBA team news: The short-handed Aces have begun preparation for the season. The Sky are learning to adapt on the fly. Storm season preview. The Lynx are back to work in Florida. After their bubble was burst last season, the Sun join the bubble in Florida. The Dream have settled into IMG Academy, and new leaders are stepping forward. The Fever have joined the rest of the WNBA in Florida. Dream players took a stand against Kelly Loeffler’s criticism. WNBA player news: Diana Taurasi is made for quarantine after her years in Russia. Taurasi feels great but says the WNBA season start is fragile. Sue Bird said not playing due to COVID-19 wasn’t an option. Why Essence Carson chose to play this year instead of sitting out. Renee Montgomery’s letter to Loeffler warns her not to be on the wrong side of history. College coach news: Duke has hired Kara Lawson as their new head coach. It’s a dream come true for the former Lady Vol standout. Lawson represents a new generation of coaches. Joanne P. McCallie reflects on her career at Duke and looks ahead.