Tuesday game day: Sparks, Mystics prevail

Today’s game results:

The short-handed Sparks kept the Fever winless, 87-70.

Indiana showed promised in the loss.

The Mystics outlasted the Aces, 75-70. Elena Delle Donne scored 23 points for Washington.

Tomorrow’s game schedule and previews:

Dream at Sky

Wings at Lynx

Storm at Mercury

The Mercury are seeking their second 3-0 start in franchise history.

The league’s power rankings:

Sparks on top now after their big win on Sunday.

WNBA news:

The WNBA has put the women’s movement and health issues front and center.

Some have taken issue with their support of Planned Parenthood.

ESPN viewership of the season opener, between the Sparks and Lynx Sunday, was up 38 percent from last year.

WNBA team news:

A three-game road trip could reveal whether or not Dallas is ready for the WNBA big time.

WNBA player news:

Maya Moore was like Mike, for one day.

Sky rookies Diamond DeShields and Gabby Williams are thriving early.

Gabby Williams diary.

Sky view: Gabby Williams taking confidence into WNBA play.

Moriah Jefferson is learning hockey while acclimating to Las Vegas.

Why a group of WNBA players spent the offseason in the classroom.

College player news:

Adreana Miller of LaSalle joins Ohio State as a grad transfer.

A fourth grad transfer, Ashanta Abshaw, also comes from Cleveland State.

Kentucky adds NC State transfer Nae Nae Cole, a center.

College coach news:

Former Maryland assistant coach Bett Selby will fill the same position at North Carolina.

Jennifer Sullivan is Ohio State’s new assistant coach.

Preston Reid is Northwestern’s new assistant coach.

USA Basketball news:

The U17 World Cup team trials are expected to feature 172 athletes.


The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is getting a face lift.