Fowles, transactions, Gray foundation, college news

Sylvia Fowles and Chicago Sky standoff:

The Chicago Sky are preparing to move on without center Sylvia Fowles. She and the organization have been at a stalemate since September, when Fowles declined a contract offer. She wants to be traded.

Her agent, Lindsay Kagawa Colas, hasn’t returned my requests for comment, either.

More WNBA news:

Lynx rookie Reshanda Gray got a $12,000 donation last week to start a foundation. She plans to start an organization in South Los Angeles, where she was raised.

Dayton forward Ally Malott graduates Sunday, and looks forward to the WNBA.

Both draftees and non-draftees were signed today:

Team Player Transaction

Chicago Aleighsa Welch Contract Signed
Chicago Cheyenne Parker Contract Signed
Los Angeles Cierra Burdick Contract Signed
Los Angeles Andrea Hoover Contract Signed
Los Angeles Tyonna Outland Contract Signed
San Antonio Nikki Moody Contract Signed
Seattle Jazmine Davis Contract Signed
Seattle Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis Contract Signed
Seattle Jewell Loyd Contract Signed

College coaching news:

New Utah coach Lynne Roberts is applying her energy to creating a new culture within the program. Roberts wants the Utes to be nationally relevant.

Northern Illinois coach Kathi Bennett has resigned.

College player news:

Buffalo’s Mackenzie Loesing has retired due to chronic injury.

Some good news for USC:

The Trojans have signed Temi Fagbenle and Candela Abejón for next season, bringing the roster up to eight. Fagbenle is a Harvard graduate transfer, and Abejón is from Spain.