Some pre-game something

Today’s results, so far:

The Fever held off the Dream, 90-79.

The Shock clubbed the Stars, 88-61.

Still on tap tonight:

Sun at Storm

Lynx at Sparks

Your truly will cover the latter game.

General WNBA:

The league is making a lasting impact on young girls.


Stefanie Dolson and Emma Meesseman came from Russia with love this season.

A minute with Kayla Thornton.


Elena Delle Donne leads the MVP race so far in this young season.

Chicago announced via email – but it’s not on their website – that Allie Quigley will return to game action tomorrow night, after playing in Europe. Victoria Macaulay was waived to make room for her.


Again this year, center Tina Charles will donate half her salary to a charity she started.

College news:

Leading scorer Allisha Gray is leaving North Carolina. Coach Sylvia Hatchell expressed her love for the departing player.

Carly Truesdale will transfer from Wisconsin.

Ex-Notre Dame guard Danielle Green will receive the Pat Tillman Award for service.