Big things poppin’

WNBA news:

WNBA draft day “first call” videos.

Connecticut Sun practice, media day and photo gallery.

Newcomers to the Sun have it rough.

Tina Charles is in charge on and off the court.

Bless Charles’ heart – she is funding a school in Mali.

A peek into Mercury training camp.

Former USC Trojan Ashley Corral is trying her luck at the point guard in Storm camp.

Maya Moore has arrived at Lynx training camp.

Experience is the Mystics’ key off-season addition.

NCAA news:

Vice President Joe Biden recently hosted the Delaware Blue Hens in Washington D.C.

Race in the Texas coaching ranks.

More NCAA coaching hires:

Adell Harris will be the new UNCW coach.

Fred Applin takes over at Charleston Southern.

Greg Franklin is named Chipola’s coach.

Kellie Lewis-Jay takes the reins at Florida Atlantic.

Roxanne White is now associate head coach at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Jolette Law will be an assistant at Tennessee.

Christina Quaye will be an assistant at Marquette.

Conference jumping:

Utah State and San Jose State will reportedly join the Mountain West Conference next year.

Butler will join the Atlantic-10 in 2013-2014.

Texas State will join the Sun Belt next year.

USA Basketball:

Jill Rankin Schneider returns as the U17 coach this summer.

Club ball:

Preparing for summer.