ESPN WNBA rankings have Lynx back on top

New ESPN power rankings for the week:

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

I was going to laugh at them putting Los Angeles fourth, but then again, who else would rank higher right now? Sheesh.

Believe it or not, the Sparks have only to win against Tulsa tonight to clinch a playoff spot.

Players of the month for July:

Not only are Maya Moore and Tina Charles the players of this past week, they’ve been named players of the month.

Rookie of the month of July:

Odyssey Sims.

More WNBA news….


The Mercury are using strong defense to chase another title.

Brittney Griner is proving Phoenix made the right pick last year.

College news:

Notre Dame star guard Jewell Loyd had minor surgery for a bone spur.

Nikki Blue as joined Cal State Bakersfield as an assistant coach.

Jill Pizzotti has been promoted to associate head coach at DePaul.

South Carolina summer blog number eight.


Hall of Famer Theresa Grentz is still finding joy in coaching.