Injuries, ironing, bike rides, awards and websites


Sad news today, as the Indiana Fever announced forward Shyra Ely-Gash will miss the season due to a torn ACL.

Something you don’t know about Diana Taurasi.

Candice Wiggins brings confident leadership to the Lynx bench.

The Storm’s Tina Thompson balances basketball and motherhood.

NCAA news:

UConn center Kiah Stokes had successful surgery today on her foot, to repair a torn tendon. She’s expected to be ready for next season.

Tennessee Coach Holly Warlick and LSU Coach Nikki Caldwell are ready to blast off on their annual “cruise for a cause.”

Pat Summitt has earned the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Presidential Council on Fitness, Sport & Nutrition.

NCAA business:

Texas-Arlington is moving to the Sun Belt Conference.

NCAA coaching moves:

Nate Kilbert is the new coach at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Sharon Versyp’s contract at Purdue has been extended through the 2018 season.

Erica White joins North Florida as an assistant.

USA Basketball:

Official websites for the U17 World Championships have been launched.

Seimone Augustus, Lindsay Whalen and Maya Moore will be a trio of Lynx on this summer’s Olympic team.

Overseas basketball:

The Czech team for whom Delisha Milton-Jones and Lindsay Whalen have played – who won a second straight championship last week – has let the two players go.