Pause for the cause

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Mystics at Dream

Storm at Mercury

WNBA team news:

With a guaranteed home playoff game, the Liberty are hoping for a long stretch.

The Olympic break helped transform the Seattle Storm into a playoff team.

WNBA player news:

Tamika Catchings ranks among the WNBA’s all-time greats.

50 Cent gave Sky rookie Imani Boyette a hug after last night’s big win.

Jewell Loyd and Breanna Stewart could bring the MIP and DPOY awards back to Seattle.

The Mercury will honor the retiring Penny Taylor during tomorrows game.

Marissa Coleman has signed a multi-year contract extension with the Fever.

Erin Phillips is now officially a football player.

WNBA coach news:

Sun coach and general manager Curt Miller says the team needs roster stability.

College team news:

Penn State is ready for success after a positive summer.

College coach news:

New Arizona coach Adia Barnes is pulling in recruits.

Elon has extended coach Charlotte Smith’s contract through 2020-2021.

Q&A with South Dakota State coach Aaron Johnston.

North Carolina:

Following the lead of the NCAA and NBA, the ACC will pull its tournament from North Carolina in response to laws there that prevent localities from enforcing discrimination policies. They also oppose a proposed law that would make it difficult for transgender residents to use public restrooms.