WNBA power moves


The Liberty have re-signed Essence Carson and acquired Katie Smith. Well, well, well.

The Dream’s new assistant coaches are Julie Plank and Joe Ciampi.

The Sun have signed British Olympian Johannah Leedham.

Mercury employee and writer Ben York encourages males to “man up.”

College news:

Vanderbilt’s Tiffany Clarke is ESPNW’s player of the week.

Len’Nique Brown has found her niche at North Carolina State.

Ohio State’s offense has been Tayler Hill, and not much else.

Felicia Barron is a true comeback kid for Quinnipiac.

For one last time at home for the seniors yesterday, it was a thriller for Cal.

I said this yesterday: South Florida is surging.

Erica Morrow is the new director of basketball operations at Syracuse.

Book excerpt from Pat Summitt’s new memoir, “Sum It Up.”

Hearing some news about a couple of firings, but nothing official yet. Stay tuned.

Milestone watch:

Marquette’s Sarina Simmons has joined the 1,000-point club.

High school:

Diamond DeShields is the 2013 State Farm/WBCA National High School Player of the Year.

Nice bonus:

Miss Basketball’s son carves out his own stellar career.