So many storylines….take your time

Today’s game results:

The Sparks edged the Storm, 77-75. The win snapped a losing streak for LA and a winning streak for Seattle.

The Wings pounded the Mercury, 101-72.

The Aces routed the Sky, 98-74.

WNBA team news:

The Storm aren’t happy after their loss to the Sparks, and that’s a good thing.

The Lynx are in the playoff hunt despite inconsistent play.

Minnesota’s inconsistency is hard to figure out.

They need a consistent scorer behind their big two.

The league’s power rankings didn’t hold up well today.

WNBA player news:

Maya Moore made SLAM Magazine’s cover – the first for a woman in 20 years.

Moore and Sylvia Fowles are matching last year’s scoring pace, but other Lynx are falling short.

At 35, Cappie Pondexter still has plenty to give Indiana.

Kristi Toliver has joined the Wizards coaching staff for the NBA summer league.

Rookie Ariel Atkins is arriving ahead of schedule.

The shooting “slump” of rookie Kelsey Mitchell is still insane.

The deep-rooted and very successful family of Minnesota rookie Temi Fagbenle.

Devereaux Peters says stop challenging her athleticism.

Many players have set career marks in this record-breaking week.

College team news:

South Carolina will turn to their experienced guards after years of front court domination.

Elon has added five through recruiting.

College player news:

Lipscomb transfer Morgan Turner has landed at Creighton.

Arizona freshman profile: Semaj Smith.

College coach news:

TCU coach Raegan Pebley’s contract has been extended through 2022-2023.

Lindsay Whalen has jumped into her first July recruiting period as head coach of the Gophers.

Changes on Kent State’s coaching staff.

USA Basketball news:

The USA has drawn Group A in the U18 FIBA World Championship.

International news:

Canada’s national team has seen the program get in the blood and soul of their players.

Recruiting news:

South /Carolina’s recruiting target isn’t yet in high school, but she’s dunking.