Lynx stay perfect, while others battle to the wire


The Lynx took down the Storm, 96-84, to remain undefeated and set a new WNBA record for most consecutive wins to start a season.

Close ones:

The Liberty squeaked by the Fever in overtime, 78-75.

The Sun edged the Stars, 93-90, to snap a three-game losing streak.

Player news:

Mercury center Brittney Griner responded to Father’s Day trolls on Twitter last night.

Olympics news:

Belarus cruised past Korea to claim the last spot at the Rio Games.

Lindsey Harding will compete in the Olympics for Belarus.

Abby Bishop has left the Storm to pursue her dream of playing for Australia in this summer’s Olympic Games.

Geno Auriemma is getting ready to coach the U.S. Olympic team.

Recruiting news:

No. 4 recruit Sabrina Ionescu has signed with Oregon.