‘Twas the night before the big showdown

Phoenix visits Minnesota tomorrow night in the battle of the West. A Mercury win means 17 – one shy of the WNBA record of 18 straight, set by the Sparks way back when.

Phoenix says they’re not focused on the record.

More WNBA news…..


Diana Taurasi is spearheading the team’s hot streak.


revved up the intensity in today’s practice, to get ready for Phoenix tomorrow.

Sixth annual Catwalk for a Cure photos. (Gotta check those out)


Elena Delle Donne has rejoined the Sky after battling Lyme Disease.

She said she has no choice but to cope.


Skylar Diggins broke the franchise single-season scoring record last night. She has 564.


Briann January is Indiana’s catalyst.

The Fever’s pink night will be dedicated to center Krystal Thomas. Awwww….

College news:

Spokane will host NCAA regionals in 2015, the NCAA announced today. The city replaces Sacramento.

UConn’s Morgan Tuck was granted a medical hardship waiver for last season.

Steve Wallace has returned to Kansas as an assistant coach.

The Arizona State basketball team has adopted a young girl with leukemia.

Twenty years of coach Bill Fennelly at Iowa State.