It’s one of those daaayyys

It’s catch your breath day, and tomorrow there are four games on tap:

Stars at Sun

Fever at Sky

Shock at Mercury

Lynx at Sparks


Rookie Ramu Tokashiki is blossoming in the WNBA.

Jewell Loyd is starting to feel more comfortable in the league.


Team president Isiah Thomas is Mr. Fix-It.

Tina Charles is eyeing a strong finish for New York.


The Mercury have toughened up during their three-game winning streak.

Coach Sandy Brondello talks about the streak.


Maya Moore podcast.

WNBA players of the week:

Tina Charles for the East and Maya Moore for the West.

Rookie of the month for July:

None other than Storm #1 draft pick Jewell Loyd.

Becky Hammon:

Becky Hammon is paving the way for women in men’s professional sports.

College news:

An independent University of Illinois investigation into alleged discrimination and racism by coaches found no wrong doing.

Tennessee’s Mercedes Russell will continue her comeback from injury on the team’s Italy trip, which starts this week. Injuries will prevent Diamond DeShields and Bashaara Graves from playing.

The character of UConn star Kia Nurse was forged in a family of intense athletes.

Ray Caldwell is a new assistant coach at Texas Tech.

International news:

Liz Cambage has been denied reinstatement to the Australian National Team.