Lynx punch their Finals ticket; Sparks and Sky to game 4

The Sky outlasted the Sparks, 70-66, to force a game 4.

The Lynx swept the Mercury with an 82-67 win.

Player news:

Courtney Vandersloot’s improved play has Chicago still in championship pursuit.

Former player news:

Lauren Jackson is pregnant with her first child.

College player news:

Colorado’s Haley Smith is ready to leave a legacy in her senior season.

Kansas transfers are thrilled to play at Allen Fieldhouse.