August version: and then there were four

Today’s results:

The Mystics hammered the road-weary Sparks, 96-64. Washington moves on to face the Atlanta Dream Sunday.

The Mercury took out the Sun, 96-86. Phoenix will play the Seattle Storm Sunday.

WNBA player news:

Liz Cambage is here to fight for women’s rights whether you like it or not.

Jonquel Jones was named the league’s sixth woman of the year.

For Candace Parker, her daughter comes first and basketball, second.

WNBA coach news:

Sun coach Curt Miller aims for honesty with his team and his family.

College player news:

Notre Dame’s Brianna Turner says she’s at 100 percent.

College coach news:

Tennessee coach Holly Warlick’s new contract includes 32 ways she can be fired for cause.