Two rallying wins and plenty of story lines

Today’s results:

The Dream came back to beat the Stars, 77-70.

The Mystics rallied to nip the Sun, 78-76.

WNBA team news:

The Sparks are still a work in progress after a tough road trip.

The Liberty look to improve after dropping two straight games.

The Mercury are regaining their elite defensive form.

The Seattle City Council has approved a 10-year lease extension for the Storm at KeyArena.

WNBA player news:

Karima Christmas-Kelly is proving to be the gas that runs Dallas’ car.

The Liberty have brought back Lindsey Allen.

The league’s MVP list has Sylvia Fowles at the top and Tiffany Hayes jumping in at No. 6.

Despite the low pay, the WNBA is still attractive to international players.

Candace Parker hasn’t thought about whether she’ll try out for the 2020 Olympics.

Liz Cambage’s visit felt like the Wings were hosting a five-star recruit.

College player news:

Texas A&M transfer Walnatia Wright has landed at Georgia State.

Ashley Kelsick and Gabby Gregory will transfer from Wisconsin.

College coach news:

Nikki McCray hopes to bring the glory days back to ODU. McCrayvideo.

Kia Damon is Lafayette’s new head coach.

Pauline Love is the final assistant coach to be hired at Arkansas.

Talia Caldwell and Eliza Pierre will be interim assistant coaches at Cal while head coach Lindsay Gottlieb is on maternity leave.

Jessica Jackson is a new assistant coach at Samford.

Ryan McAdams is a new assistant coach at New Mexico State.

USA Basketball:

The U16 team has been named.