The beat goes on……and on and on and on

Let’s get right to the news……


A struggling Epiphanny Prince is trying to find answers:

Having grown up in the projects of Brooklyn, Prince left Rutgers after her junior year so that she could start earning income for her parents and family.

She plays in Russia and still supports her family, which has made it difficult for her to slow down.

Just, wow.

Also, get to know Jess Breland.


Coaching legend Lin Dunn nears the end of the road.

Diversity night/Lin Dunn Hall of Fame recognition is prior to Wednesday’s game against Seattle.


Celine Dumerc’s first week in the league was documented by French journalists.


Essence Carson has come back from injury.


Rookie Kayla McBride is adjusting to the WNBA.


Brittney Griner’s improvement has meant a hot start for Phoenix.

Anatomy of a road trip.


Center Lauren Jackson had a third knee surgery in late May.


Get to know rookie Asia Taylor.

Take aways from the weekend.

WNBA’s players of the week:

Diana Taurasi for the West and Erika de Souza for the East.

ESPN’s power rankings:

Do you agree with ESPN’s team rankings?

1. Lynx
2. Mercury
3. Dream
4. Sky
5. Sparks
6. Mystics
7. Fever
8. Stars
9. Storm
10. Sun
11. Liberty
12. Shock

Four early candidates for WNBA COY?:

Swishappeal says Cheryl Reeve, Sandy Brondello, Mike Thibault and Pokey Chatman stand out from the rest.

I say Reeve, Brondello and Michael Cooper.

College news:

Leticia Romero, who had to battle Kansas State to get a release from scholarship, is transferring to Florida State.

The 2013-2014 UConn team was honored at the White House today for their National Championship.

Whether or not the NCAA will have to pay athletes for use of their likeness in ads and other products is now on trial.

Kelly Cole is the new head coach at Northeastern.

Jocelyn Wyatt joins Penn State as an assistant coach.

Mallory Luckett has been promoted to assistant coach at South Alabama.

Former Duke players in the WNBA update.

Former Missouri star Bri Kulas still hopes to give the WNBA a try.