Gearing for game two

More on game one:

Monica Wright was vital to the Lynx:

“She was amazing,” Moore said. “She lifted us completely to another level, so much energy. Her defense, her hustle, her activity. She is vital to us, and we need that from her. When she plays like that, she gives everybody else life.

Wright does what it takes.

Minnesota is aware of a possible bounce back by the Dream.

Atlanta forward Angel McCoughtry said her team must stop being nice if they want to win a title.

Post-game press conferences.

Game two and beyond:

Much news in the Finals blog – Tiffany Hayes is a gametime decision tomorrow after a bad fall in game one, Seimone Augustus expects things to get chippy tomorrow, and Angel McCoughtry wants her team to step up.

Rebekkah Brunson plays a key role for Minnesota in their hunt for a second championship.

Janel McCarville is a perfect compliment to her flashier teammates.

Non-playoffs news:

Storm point guard Temeka Johnson enters the fold.

College news:

Tennessee has found a new athletic trainer to replace Jenny Moshak.

Maryland is enjoying their new, remodeled locker room.