WNBA pre-season is under way (!!)

Tonight it was Dream 72, Shock 58.

Skylar Diggins got a busted lip; Courtney Clements repped the West Coast with 18 points.

Wish there was a write up on this one.

Other WNBA news:

The Mystics hope new coach Mike Thibault can snap them out of a two-year funk.

Washington may have a long road ahead.

Mystics media day interviews and photos.

WNBA rookies Skylar Diggins and Elena Delle Donne share their favorite music playlists.

Delle Donne is making Chicago home.

A peek into the Delaware grad’s workout.

Storm point guard Sue Bird had successful knee surgery today.

Seattle returnee Shekinna Stricklen aims to show a more aggressive style of play this season.

The Sun is adjusting to new rules.

The latest from San Antonio’s training camp.

Mercury training camp blog, day four.

The Lynx are lending a hand during National Women Build Week.

Minnesota is managing minutes.


A fascinating, all-access look inside the lives of Diana Taurasi, Candace Parker and Sue Bird as they play in Russia. (Check out their names, in Russian, on the backs of their uniforms)

Mother’s Day:

Tyler Summitt says his mother “taught him the right way.”

Awesome video of Candace Parker and daughter Lailaa, as the LA Spark talks about motherhood and ball.

The San Antonio Silver Stars talk about their mothers.

Nanci Thibault (wife of Mystics coach Mike) has a mother’s day special.

College news:

It looks like the NCAA is set to approve a 10-second back court rule.

Jim Foster is the new coach at Chattanooga.

High school:

Top Tennessean 2014 prospect Alexa Middleton is chasing WNBA dreams.

Meet Floria recruit Haley Lorenzen.