Off-the-court news

Tonight’s results:

The Sun topped the Shock, 80-74, to keep their playoff hopes alive. Tulsa, on the other hand, has lost ten straight.

The Mercury took care of the Storm, 83-66.


Lindsay Whalen became only the third player to notch 2,000 career assists in last night’s game against the Stars, joining Sue Bird and Ticha Penicheiro.


Tamika Catchings wants to bring her non-profit work to Chicago.


One-on-one with Tina Charles.

Three factors in the Liberty’s return to prominence.


Elena Delle Donne’s letter to her sister Lizzie.

WNBA draft lottery:

How the new lottery will work.

Basketball’s gender wage gap:

… huge.

College news:

Morgan Valley is Washington’s new assistant coach.

Kelsey Florian is a new assistant coach at Cornell.

Cleveland State has extended the contract of coach Kate Peterson Abiad through 2020-2021.

International news:

Lauren Jackson is going to try for next year’s Rio Olympic team, for Australia.