News and idea to ponder

WNBA team news:

The Mystics have a litany of ailments, beginning with Elena Delle Donne.

Today the Lynx used their D.C. visit for charity after being snubbed by the White House.

Minnesota senators greeted the team as they began their service work.

More from the Washington Post.

The Lynx re-signed French forward Endy Miyem.

WNBA player news:

Who are the best duos in the WNBA this season? Great question.

Maya Moore’s poster has inspired at least one four-year-old girl to see female athletes in a new light.

She is the one who wants it Moore.

Fourth-year forward Dearica Hamby has emerged for the Aces.

Rookie Kia Nurse is off to a fast start for the Liberty.

No surprises: Mystics rookies Ariel Atkins and Myisha Hines-Allen are making an impact.

The MVP race currently has Nneka Ogwumike and Brittney Griner on top.

Tomorrow’s game schedule and previews:

The Mystics look to bounce back against the Lynx.

The Sun will finish their road trip in New York.

The Sparks will battle the Storm for first place in the West.

College news:

Preseason WNIT bracket.

College team news:

Eastern Washington is reloading, with eight new players.

College player news:

Former Louisville guard Sydney Zambrotta will transfer to George Washington.

College coach news:

Former Clemson coach Audra Smith is the new head coach at South Carolina State.

The new Western Kentucky staff is expanding the program’s recruiting ground.

Jeff Osterman has been added as an assistant coach at Wichita State.

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame additions:

Tonyus Chavers and Chamique Holdsclaw and Mickie DeMoss.

USA Basketball news:

Teamwork and chemistry is no problem for the 3X3 team.