Pre-Game 4 prep

Finals storylines:

The Sparks are on the verge of a repeat thanks to one key detail from Candace Parker.

From the WNBA:

Quotes from today’s practice.

The Sparks are on the verge of an historic repeat, and they look to finish the job at home.

After an uncharacteristic night from the backcourt, the Lynx face a Finals deficit.

Candace Parker had a do-everything game last night.

Mini-movie of Game 3.

Game 3 photos.

One win from becoming a WNBA champion, Riquna Williams reflects on her journey.

Player news:

Candace Parker is lighter and unburdened this year.

College team news:

A United Nations Ambassador hopes South Carolina will get an invitation to the White House to celebrate their championship. The Ambassador says they will.

There has been no invitation thus far.

Dawn Staley thinks one is coming.

Purdue is young but experienced.

Kelsey Plum inspired Arizona players during her recent visit to Tucson.

College coach news:

Lester Harbin is a new assistant coach at Niagara.

USA Basketball news:

Dawn Staley is ready for US National Team camp, which began today.

USA Basketball hosted a Women in the Game seminar.