Sun beat Dallas to clinch playoff spot

Today’s results:

The Sparks edged the Liberty, 82-81.

The Sun downed the Wings, 101-92, to clinch a playoff spot. It was the fifth straight win for Connecticut and the sixth consecutive loss for Dallas.

Only three more playoff spots remain.

Tomorrow’s schedule:

Storm at Mystics

Sparks at Dream

Lynx at Aces

WNBA news:

The player’s union has pushed back on the travel policy after yesterday’s decision that the Aces forfeit last Friday’s game.

League players are still treated as second-class citizens, and it’s on the NBA to fix that.

WNBA team news:

The Dream have rebounded from a dismal season to be WNBA title contenders.

The Aces deserve the benefit of the doubt.

WNBA player news:

Sue Bird became the league leader in all-time career minutes played last night.

Alyssa Thomas wants to help other shy girls find their voices.

Diana Taurasi and DeWanna Bonner are the second and third-longest-tenured athletes in Arizona pro sports history.

Candice Dupree is a mom with superpowers.

Dearica Hamby is crating a niche with the Aces.

Kayla Thornton is making a strong defensive impact in the WNBA.

The league’s “race to the MVP” list still has Breanna Stewart on top.

College team news:

Nevada is focusing on mental health this offseason.

East Carolina is internally reviewing its women’s basketball program.

College player news:

With gold in hand from the U18 World Championship, two of UConn’s freshmen are ready for the next step.

Former Arkansas star India Lewis has died at 36 of breast cancer.

College coach news:

Misty Opat is the new head coach at Chicago State.

FIBA U18 Championships:

Canada took the silver medal.