Sky, Silver Stars pick up wins today

Today’s results:

The Sky survived the Mystics, 89-85.

The Silver Stars topped the Mercury, 88-80. Phoenix was playing without center Brittney Griner, out with a sprained left knee.

Team news:

Fever….honors, outreach for Tamika Catchings.

Silver Stars….rookie Davellyn Whyte is facing new challenges in the WNBA.

Shock….rookie Skylar Diggins recently worked with some young basketball players.

Tomorrow’s game previews:

Lynx at Fever

Sparks at Shock

World University Games:

Team USA closed preliminary round play by thumping Brazil, 105-75.

Coach Sherri Coale blogs.

College news:

Incoming Duke freshman Rebecca Greenwell is having yet another knee surgery. This one is to repair a torn meniscus.

The Pac-12 may be playing regular season games in China soon.