Hot happenings

General WNBA:

The WNBA’s Eastern and Western conference players of the week are Briann January of Indiana, and Linsday Whalen of Minnesota.

There’s been a shift in ESPN’s weekly ranking of the teams, with the Fever and Mystics on the rise.

Interview with league president Laurel Richie.

Team news……


have activated Celine Dumerc for tomorrow’s game against the Sparks. Rookie Inga Orekhova was waived.

Swin Cash is adjusting to a new role in Atlanta.

Tiffany Hayes is adjusting to the Dream’s new coaching staff.


have waived injured Kamiko Williams and signed Avery Warley-Talbert.

Anna Cruz is the tourist point guard.


How does Renee Montgomery fit in with the Sun? Ask carefully.


Courtney Vandersloot broke the franchise record for assists Friday with 13.


Will be without guard Kristi Toliver until at least June 25. She is training with the Slovak National Team.


Yesterday’s win over the Stars was the 100th for coach Cheryl Reeve.


Eye on the Storm, episode two.

College news:

Sources say NCAA chief operation officer Jim Isch is leaving the organization.

Adeniyi Amadou is Kentucky’s new assistant coach.

Cal State Bakersfield coach Greg McCall (aka the father of DeWanna Bonner and Erica McCall) has signed a three-year contract extension.

David Midlick is the new associate head coach at Memphis.

Coach Dawn Staley has set high goals as South Carolina begins summer workouts.

Middle Tennessee State assistant coach Kim Brewton is among the nation’s top assistants.