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International news:

UMMC Etakerinburg defended their Russian Premier League title and secured a seventh straight Championship with a 62-59 win over Nadezhda. Candace Parker lead the way with 15 points and 16 rebounds.

USA Basketball:

Jennifer Rizzotti will return next week as the Women’s National Team court coach.

WNBA news:

The WNBA has failed in the handling of domestic abuse, one columnist says.

After the draft, Dream rookies are getting settled in Atlanta.

Q&A with Mystics rookie Natasha Cloud.

Today’s transactions:

Team Player Transaction

Phoenix Alex Harden Contract Signed
Los Angeles Annalise Pickrel Contract Signed
San Antonio Dearica Hamby Contract Signed

College news:

Kentucky stand out Makayla Epps pleaded not guilty in court today to several alcohol-related charges.

Former Southeast Missouri State coach Ty Margenthaler is now an assistant at Samford.

Former Arizona State guard/forward Nicole Iademarco has transferred to Rice.

Five Kennesaw State players have come to the defense of coach Nitra Perry, accused of harassment.

Wichita State’s inquiry into allegations against coach Jody Adams could stretch into weeks.

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is on the hunt for consistent scoring next season.