Not much separation

Today’s results:

The Mystics defeated the Liberty, 95-78, behind Elena Delle Donne’s 30 points.

The Lynx held off the Mercury, 80-75, in an ugly, foul-ridden game. Glad the season series between those two teams is over.

Updated standings:

1. Storm 2. Dream 3. Mercury 4. (tie) Lynx, Sparks, Wings, Mystics 8. Sun 9. Aces 10. Sky 11. Liberty 12. Fever

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Storm at Dream

Sun at Wings

Fever at Aces

Sparks at Sky

WNBA player news:

Sun and Storm players made a young fan’s birthday special last night.

Today Tina Charles became the second player in Liberty history to surpass 3,000 career points.

Allisha Gray won the Kids Choice Sports Award for favorite newcomer.

How Allie Quigley went from almost giving up on her hoop dreams to being an All-Star.

Sue Bird isn’t private, but is all grown up.

Ageless Bird is soaring past expectations.

Breanna Stewart aims to help others by sharing her story.

Liz Cambage sounds off on officiating.

Post-game Q&A from last night with Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck.

And one: former WNBA great Shannon Johnson.

College player news:

Arizona walk-on Lindsey Malecha was given a full scholarship.

College coach news:

An outpouring of love buoys Jackie Stiles against cancer and gives her new purpose.

Stiles wants to inspire others.

New Arizona assistant coach April Phillips is ready to recruit and contribute.

USA Basketball news:

USA’s U17 team opened World Cup play with an 86-48 win over Italy.