Return of the All-Star game three-point contest

All-Star game three point shooting contest is back:

….after an eight-year hiatus.

Today’s game result:

Glory Johnson scored 25 points to lead the Wings to an 81-78 comeback win over the Stars. Monique Currie had 29 points for winless San Antonio.

WNBA team news:

The Mercury will host a Diana Taurasi night Friday, for their game against the Lynx.

WNBA player news:

Diana Taurasi is ready to put her scoring record behind her.

Elizabeth Williams is just what the doctor ordered.

Mistie Bass gave birth to a son this morning.

The league’s “race to the MVP” list has Sun center Jonquel Jones jumping into the mix.

Alex Bentley has returned to the Sun from overseas, and Feyonda Fitzgerald was waived.

Kia Vaughn also returned to the Liberty, and Ameryst Alston was waived.

Former WNBA player news:

Tamika Catchings’ jersey retirement is a fitting end to a storybook career.

No games until Friday.

College team news:

Mississippi State and Morgan William have been nominated for an ESPY.

So has South Carolina.

College coach news:

Tennessee assistant coach Dean Lockwood says words matter.

Jacie Hoyt and former Kansas State player Kindred Wesemann will coach together at UMKC.

Former college coach news:

Tyler Summitt is living another life after his mother’s death and his resignation as Louisiana Tech coach.

Title IX:

Mechelle Voepel takes a look at whether women working in athletic departments are welcomed or marginalized.

Nine things to know about Title IX.

Pride month:

Seattle’s pro sports teams have come together to support Pride month.


Several college and pro WBB teams and players have been nominated for an ESPY. Vote here.