Friday pro and college items

Pro tip:

New WNBA president Laurel Richie will have to play catch-up in her new job.

Candace Parker talks about getting inspiration after her injury from former Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes. She also interviewed with Fitness Magazine, about confidence.

Delisha Milton-Jones’ second blog for Slamonline addresses gratitude and giving back.

More new/continuing college coaches:

Yvonne Sanchez – longtime assistant at New Mexico – is now the head coach. Her colleagues in coaching seem to strongly approve this hire.

Austin Parkinson will continue as head coach for the formerly troubled IUPUI program.

Pam DeCosta, who was let go at San Jose State in March, will be an assistant at Oklahoma.

Former Texas great and pro Edwina Brown returns to her alma mater as strength and conditioning coach.