Enough news to make your head explode

Breanna Stewart won best female athlete at the ESPY Awards a short time ago. And she used her thank you speech to call for more respect for female athletes.

Check the video.

Today’s WNBA results:

19-1 is the Sparks record in taking down the Sky, 77-67.

The Liberty ran past the Dream, 86-62.

The Sun routed the Fever, 86-64.

The Mercury snapped a losing streak in edging the Mystics, 78-74. But Diana Taurasi picked up her seventh technical, and she’ll be suspended for Phoenix’s Saturday game.

The WNBA game:

Players attribute the scoring surge in the WNBA to the evolution of the game.

WNBA protests:

NBA commissioner Adam Silver is in favor of players speaking out in both the WNBA and NBA, but says it’s a “slippery slope.”

The Liberty’s Swin Cash and Tina Charles talk about the Minnesota Police/Lynx debacle.

Cash calls for discussion and not jabs at the Lynx.

Player news:

The news about Glory Johnson’s broken toe is finally out. You heard ithere first.

At 34, Diana Taurasi is still consumed by the game.

Renee Montgomery and Jia Perkins are thriving as role players for the Lynx.

Pat Summitt:

Pat Summitt was honored posthumously at tonight’s ESPY Awards.

Awesome tribute video (grab tissues before watching).

Billie Jean King pays tribute to the legend.

U18 World Championships:

The USA routed Guatemala in the first round, 117-32.