Three days off is too long

We get back to game action tomorrow night, after three gameless days.

The Fever’s ring ceremony will precede their home opener. Rookie Layshia Clarendon and veteran Tamika Catchings talk about what it means.

The Fever will host the Dream.

New York will host Tulsa, and Chicago hosts Connecticut.

Other WNBA news:

Dream….meet rookie Anne Marie Armstrong.

Angel McCoughtry in slow motion.

Mystics….today’s practice highlights.

Fever….the league has taken note of assistant coach Stephanie White.

Lynx….rookie Sugar Rodgers is determined to overcome her past.

Mercury….every Thursday, we’ll get the Mercury five.

Sky….will the Sky crack the playoffs in their eighth year?

Sparks….Candace Parker balancing act.

Liberty….Essence Carson talks about her passion for basketball, and music.

Shock….rookie Skylar Diggins’ game day rituals.

Sun….Kara Lawson brings poise and experience to the team.

General:

The WNBA is off to a strong start in the ratings.

One ESPN writer says it’s time to stop celebrating dunks.

College news:

Louisville coach Jeff Walz says embattled Rutgers athletic director nominee Julie Hermann took care of Cardinal athletes during her tenure there.

Q&A with USC coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke.

Colorado has named former coach Ceal Barry interim athletic director.

Colorado State coach Ryun Williams continues to revamp the roster.

Catching up with Ohio State coach Kevin McGuff.

Notre Dame will have a tough schedule in its new league, the ACC, next season.

High school:

Former hoop stars Andrea Stinson and Ashley Battle have each landed their own high school coaching jobs.