WNBA Sun, Mercury prevail in round one By Sue Favor - September 15, 2020 First round, single-game elimination results: The Sun powered past the Sky, 94-81, behind 26 points and 13 rebounds from Alyssa Thomas. Shey Peddy’s buzzer-beating three-pointer lifted the Mercury over the Mystics, 85-84. WNBA player news: Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart are expected back for the Storm’s playoff opener. Crystal Dangerfield is the master of the bubble. Bonus: WNBA player said they still want justice after the Breonna Taylor settlement. They want the officers arrested. College player news: Nebraska’s Taylor Kissinger is medically retiring. College coach news: This wife-husband duo is reviving FIU. Roneeka Hodges has joined Old Dominion as an assistant coach.