Red hot Sun and Lynx keep rolling

Today’s game results:

The Sun blew a 21-point lead, but hung on to down the Liberty, 94-89.

The Sky held off the Dream, 82-78, with late free throws.

The Lynx used defense to shut down the Mystics, 93-76.

Skylar Diggins-Smith’s 30-point night pushed the Wings past the Stars, 81-69.

The Mercury edged the Storm, 85-82.

WNBA team news:

Despite injuries, the Sun have turned it around.

WNBA player news:

Brittany Boyd is making her way back from an Achilles injury.

Diana Taurasi talks about being the number one scorer in WNBA history.

WNBA coach news:

New black female coaches relish the challenge.

College player news:

Tennessee’s Diamond DeShields has decided to forego her final year of eligibility and go pro. This represents a change of plans for her.

College team news:

Diamond DeShields’ departure continues an offseason of turnover for Tennessee.

The Diversity and Inclusion Council focuses on the core values of Texas Athletics.

College coach news:

Women’s college athletes don’t need another coddling parent. They need a coach, says Sally Jenkins.

Former Lady Vol Bridgette Gordon is interested in Tennessee’s open assistant coach position.

Lady Vol coach Holly Warlick posted a smiley face after DeShields’ announcement, then deleted her Twitter account.

Pat Summitt:

Former Lady Vols on the anniversary of Pat Summitt’s death: “We talk longer and hug harder.”

Happy anniversary, Title IX:

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve didn’t wait for the anniversary to talk about Title IX.

Many female athletes don’t fully understand Title IX. And that’s a real problem.

Four Title IX lawsuits that rocked the world of women’s sports.

The San Diego Splash welcomes members who can stand up, move their legs, and who are at least 80 years old.

High school recruiting:

California’s travel ban to Texas will alter recruiting.