More clinching

Today’s game results:

The Liberty cruised past the Sky, 92-62, and earned a first-round playoff bye.

The Sparks downed the Lynx, 78-67, and are now only a half game behind them in the standings.

The Mercury slipped past the Storm, 75-71, and secured a playoff berth. Sue Bird didn’t break the all-time assists mark; she’s still three away.

USA Basketball news:

The Women’s National Team will train in Santa Barbara, Sept. 30-Oct 2.