And we’re off!

The Mercury beat the Wings, 86-78. Diana Taurasi became the first WNBA player to notch 1,000 career three-point shots.

WNBA schedule:

It’ll be WNBA All Day on Sunday.

Tomorrow’s schedule:

Sky at Fever.

WNBA team news:

The last ride of the Lynx dynasty.

The Sparks open their quest for a fourth title Sunday against arch rival Minnesota.

WNBA picks from the Seattle Times.

Seventeen reasons to be excited about the season.

WNBA player news:

In A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas could finally have a superstar athlete to call its own.

Wilson is just excited she doesn’t have to go to class after her first game.

Q&A with Wilson and Kelsey Mitchell.

Diana Taurasi is in a new Body Armor ad.

Around the Rim talks to Angel McCoughtry.

Maya Moore’s success is fueled by passion.

Essence Carson discusses her blossoming music career and record company internship.

Erica Wheeler is poised to make an All-Star run.

Liberty players discuss the team’s identity and expectations.

Candace Parker and Maya Moore share their thoughts on the league’s new “take a seat, take a stand” initiative.

WNBA coach news:

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve has a strategy for prolonging the run of her aging team.

A coaching change to Katie Smith could benefit the Liberty this season.

Q&A with Dream coach Nicki Collen.

She’s also on “backdoor cut”.


Top WNBA commercials of the 90’s.

College team news:

Purdue gains three players.

College player news:

Amherst’s Hannah Hackley leads with compassion.

Bianca Cuevas-Moore is returning to South Carolina, according to coach Dawn Staley.

LMU grad transfer Cheyanne Wallace joins USC.

College coach news:

Linda Cimino has been named head coach at St. Francis, New York.

New Alaska-Fairbanks coach Kerri Nakamoto looks forward to challenges and opportunities.

The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches named Texas A&M coach Gary Blair and assistant coach Kelly Bond-White their coaches of the year in those categories.

Gene Hill has announced his coaching staff at Georgia State.

Geoff Lanier is Penn State’s new assistant coach.

NCAA news:

The NCAA is mulling championships in states with sports betting.