Sparks make a statement; Lynx upset again

Today’s game results:

The Sparks cruised by the Mystics, 95-62, for their 20th win.

And just moments ago, the Storm toppled the Lynx, 62-61.

Taking a stand:

Sparks and Mystics players locked arms during the National Anthem tonight to protest President Trump’s divisive stance and to honor Charlottesville victims.

League president Lisa Borders issued a statement of support for players.

Dunk contest:

A Jonquel Jones vs. Brittney Griner dunk contest will headline a food drive this weekend.

WNBA team news:

Before their game against the Mystics, the Sparks visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture. They found inspiration in the visit.

Another Connecticut Sun chemistry story, this time with an ancient photo from 1708.

WNBA player news:

Nneka Ogwumike wants to make the WNBA a global brand. But how?

Skylar Diggins-Smith, Imani Boyette and Brittney Sykes are featured on the latest Around the Rim podcast.

Where does Brittney Griner rank in the MVP race in her return?

Rookie of the year discussion.

Brittney Sykes is making a strong case for ROY.

Lanay Montgomery is adjusting to the pros.

Alaina Coates is progressing through rehab.

Stars talk about what makes the league fan-friendly.

WNBA coach news:

Storm interim coach Gary Kloppenburg is a quiet leader.

College program news:

Kansas Athletics will celebrate 50 years of women’s sports.

After nearly 10 hours, the first day of UNC’s infractions hearing closed today.

Coaches and administrators made UNC’s case to the NCAA behind closed doors.

College team news:

South Carolina players supplied the motivation at a recent visit to the Department of Juvenile Justice.

UConn continues their tour of Italy.