The heat is on

Today’s result:

The Storm stepped on the gas in the fourth quarter and outran the Liberty, 96-80.

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Aces at Dream

Storm at Fever

Lynx at Sky

Mystics at Mercury

Every one of those match ups is compelling.

The playoff race:

… heating up as the regular season winds down.

WNBA team news:

The Indiana Fever is looking at their future, not their record.

The Mercury close the regular season with five home games.

CBS Sports power rankings for the week.

WNBA player news:

Who would be on the WBB Mount Rushmore of several of today’s stars?

Breanna Stewart is the surefire MVP, and not just for her on-court dominance.

Stewart has the MVP award locked up.

Essence Carson’s playlist.

The nose injury Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson sustained in yesterday’s game will keep her out of tomorrow’s.

The Mercury have signed Devereaux Peters to another seven-day contract.

Candace Parker and Tiffany Hayes are the Western and Eastern Conference players of the week.

College team news:

Mississippi State is headed to Italy.

Minnesota’s Williams Arena gets a new-look basketball court.

College player news:

Texas’ Sedona Prince had successful surgery today to repair a lower leg fracture sustained at the U18 championship.

USA Basketball news:

The U18 team pounded Columbia to advance to the gold medal game.