The insane East and the wild, wild West

Today’s results:

It was a crazy neck-and-neck game, but the Sparks pulled it out at the last second against the Sun, 70-69. Connecticut rookie Chiney Ogwumike lead all scorers with 23 points and 13 rebounds.

The Liberty put away the Dream, 83-76, behind Tina Charles’ 29 points. It was Atlanta coach Michael Cooper’s first game back since having surgery for tongue cancer 10 days ago.

Speaking of returns, Elena Delle Donne lead the Sky over the Mystics, 76-65. It was her second game back after missing 17 with a recurrence of Lyme Disease.

The Storm got by the Stars, 71-65.

More WNBA news…..


Essence Carson is still connected to her hometown of Paterson, New Jersey.


Elena Delle Donne’s battle continues.


Former COO Karen Bryant’s farewell speech from Thursday night.

College news:

A benefit is set next weekend for Notre Dame director of basketball operations Katie Schwab, who is suffering from life-threatening complications due to Diabetes I.

Texas Tech assistant Brett Schneider has resigned.

Sophomore forward Stephanie Cheney has left Penn.