Ref cam coming Saturday

For as long as the WNBA has been around, fans have complained about the officiating. Maybe this will help it get better: the league debuts the “ref cam” Saturday on ABC, when the Mercury visit the Fever.


The Lynx are beating down the Mercury: 60-33 at halftime. More on that later……

Team news:

Sky….Wow – Epiphanny Prince sprained her ankle in her first game for Russia, and is headed back to Chicago for evaluation.

Shock….Liz Cambage is out for a week with an ankle sprain, so Tulsa has re-signed Courtney Paris.

Fever….have signed Erin Thorn to its injury-depleted roster.

Storm….Lauren Jackson says she still has at least two more years before retirement.

Liberty….Essence Carson is Miss Versatility.

Lynx….Charde Houston and Alexis Hornbuckle have a place in Lynx history.

Mystics….assistant coach Eric Thibault talks about facing Connecticut.

Mercury….this week’s Mercury five.

There are FOUR games tomorrow:

Liberty-Dream preview.

Mystics-Sun preview.

Sky-Silver Stars preview.

Shock-Storm preview.

College news:

Former University of Washington player Melissa Erickson has died after a seven-year battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

The Seattle Storm’s Alysha Clark will be an assistant coach at Middle Tennessee, beginning this fall.

Pat Coyle is the new coach at Saint Peter’s.