CollegeWNBA Just for starters By Sue Favor - July 24, 2020 WNBA season predictions and previews: The season tips with questions that could become exclamation marks. ESPN predictions. Why Breanna Stewart and the Storm are the favorites. WNBA team news: The Sparks seek a title like tacos and Tuesdays. Los Angeles is out to conquer the season. With Sabrina Ionescu, the Liberty hit refresh. The Fever open the season against the defending champ Mystics. WNBA player news: How player’s commitment to social justice united their return this season. Why Natasha Cloud opted out of the season. Emma Meesseman and Julie Allemand carry Belgium’s mantle in the WNBA. How Sabrina Ionescu changed her game this year to be WNBA-ready. Sydney Wiese overcame coronavirus and now she’s ready to play. It was Glory Johnson and Kalani Brown who tested positive for coronavirus after arriving in Bradenton. Natalie Achonwa has won the Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award. College coach news: Kara Lawson has announced her coaching staff at Duke: Beth Cunningham, Tia Jackson and Winston Gandy. Nolan Wilson is a new assistant coach at Rice. High school news: Paige Bueckers is Gatorade’s high school POY.