Tonight’s preseason results:
Breanna Stewart sat out for the Storm with a knee injury, but Seattle routed the Mercury, 86-64. (Phoenix didn’t have Brittney Griner or Diana Taurasi, either)
Another lopsided score that’s likely due to none of the Sparks starters being back yet: Sun 79, Sparks 62.
WNBA team news:
Dallas hopes to erase their injury-plagued first season.
The Liberty are hoping perimeter changes will help the franchise win its first title.
Off-season work is already paying off for the Lynx.
The Sun are taking stock up front as they open preseason play.
Five reasons to watch the Sky work this season.
WNBA player news:
New mom Bria Hartley is thrilled with her move to the New York Liberty.
Five post players are fighting for two spots on the Connecticut Sun.
Second-year Sun forward Jonquel Jones is primed for a breakout season.
Morgan Tuck is healthy and raring to go for Connecticut.
Mystics rookie Shatori Walker-Kimbrough was nervous for her preseason debut yesterday.
Lynx forward Plenette Pierson sustained a concussion at practice today.
Former Washington stand out Sami Whitcomb is trying to make the Storm roster.
College team news:
South Carolina has won an NCAA Public Recognition Award for academic excellence.
Vanderbilt has landed two transfers: Bree Horrocks from Vanderbilt and Mariella Fasoula of Boston College.
College coach news:
Brooke Atkinson is New Mexico State’s new head coach.
Old Dominion coach Karen Barefoot is the new coach at UNC Wilmington.
Wichita State coach Keitha Adams has completed her coaching staff.
Coach Robyn Scherr-Wells is mysteriously out at Davenport.
Thirty-three invitees for the U19 team.