Monday, May 21, 2018

Mercury-Lynx notes and quotes

Mercury 79, Lynx 67 MERCURY TEAM/SEASON NOTES: The Mercury improve to 16-11 this season and move 2.5 games behind Minnesota for the Western Conference lead. Phoenix wins...

The East hot as fire; Mercury keep things interesting in West

All five of today's games were in-conference, and the results were wild: East The Fever slipped past the Liberty, 80-79. Indiana - which has lost only...

Rethinking the sale of the female athlete

On-point essay by Tiffany M. Davis that discusses the way the WNBA markets itself: The NBA is messy. With its array of reel-worthy dunks and...

Hot match ups on the horizon

Having that all-or-nothing feeling again: No games today, but five tomorrow..... Sky at Mystics Sparks at Stars Dream at Sun Liberty at Fever Lynx at Mercury Both the East and West's...

The playoff race continues

We're still number one: The Liberty still leads the East, as they downed the Dream, 78-67. The Lynx is still first in the West, after defeating...

Catchings, fans preparing for her final exit

Fans had stopped to take pictures of Tamika Catchings as she was interviewed post-game in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The minute the Indiana Fever's...

Marathon preparation

No games tonight *sniff* But the entire league plays tomorrow: Dream at Liberty Sun at Shock Lynx at Stars Mystics at Sky Sparks at Mercury Fever at Storm It's going to be...

Reconciling faith and sexual orientation

Powerful essay by Fever guard Layshia Clarendon on reconciling her Christianity with the fact that she's a lesbian: Christians have used the Bible to condemn...

Confounding all reason

The WNBA strains my sports psychology sensibilities. Last year there was hardly a game when the Los Angeles Sparks didn't look disjointed and out of...

Players, coaches say winning is more than personnel

The Los Angeles Sparks had won only three games this season when Candace Parker returned to the team three weeks ago from a self-imposed...
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