Honors, and at least one surprising result

Today’s game results:

The Sky used a balanced approach to top the Sun, 96-83.

The Lynx’s 89-70 rout of the Stars secures their place in the playoff semifinals.

Despite the return of Elena Delle Donne from injury, the Liberty beat the Mystics, 74-66.

About the other night:

‘Fight, fight, fight, every day’: Gabby Giffords speaks to fans at Phoenix Mercury game.

WNBA player news:

Ivory Latta won the Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award. Herreaction to receiving the award was touching.

Cappie Pondexter will be inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

Sue Bird raised the 12th man flag for the Seahawks tonight.

Bird is six assists away from becoming the WNBA’s all-time assists leader.

Tiffany Jackson-Jones is the definition of role model.

Not a single WNBA star has a shoe line to call her own.

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Fever at Dream

Wings at Mystics

College team news:

UConn has reloaded with new faces.

USA Basketball:

New court coaches for Women’s National Team training camp this fall include Michelle Clark-Heard, Jennifer Rizzotti, Sue Semrau and Jeff Walz