A strange mix

This week has been back and forth from great news to horrifying news, and everywhere in between. So goes tonight’s post, which feels like whiplash.

PS – This coach firing/recycling season is already too intense. Are we going to make it?

Player news:

Nebraska point guard Natalie Romero says allegations that lead to coach Connie Yori’s firing aren’t true. She has been granted a transfer. Jasmine Cincore also will not return.

Louisiana Tech won’t grant a release to recruit Jaida Roper.

Post Kamera Harris has committed to Tennessee.

Coach news:

Her interim title gone, Tiara Malcom has been elevated to head coach at FIU.

Kacie Cryer is McNeese State’s new head coach.

Mississippi State assistant coach Elena Lovato has left to become head coach at DII Arkansas-Fort Smith.

LSU assistant coach Tony Perotti has left to pursue other coaching opportunities.

Around the Rim podcast features Notre Dame coach Niele Ivey.

Award time:

Breanna Stewart has won the Wooden Award.

Tyler Summitt:

His indiscretion damages not just his own reputation.

He has disgraced his mother’s legacy.

Mickie DeMoss is interim head coach at Tech.

WNBA news:

Change is in the air as the Sun will take another step in their rebuild.

Podcast with Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve.

Wings guard Odyssey Sims is excited about the team’s move to Dallas.

WNBA coaches say FGCU’s Whitney Knight has a chance in the league.

Oregon State’s Ruth Hamblin is ready to take on the WNBA.

South Dakota’s Nicole Seekamp is preparing to play in the WNBA.

Sheryl Swoopes’ pregnancy many years ago changed pro sports for women.

General sports:

You can’t equate men’s and women’s sports, one columnist says.