Storm punch first, take Mystics in Game 1

Game 1:

The Storm opened Game 1 in convincing fashion with an 89-76 win over the Mystics.

Finals team news:

The Storm are in the Finals ahead of schedule.

The Mystics strengthened their camaraderie through preseason connections.

Finals player news:

Elena Delle Donne is the greatest free throw shooter ever.

How she became that shooter.

Sue Bird: So I broke my f*cking nose……a great read that covers a lot of ground.

MTSU coach Rick Insell is pulling for Alysha Clark in the Finals.

Rookies Jordin Canada and Ariel Atkins are in the spotlight.

Former Tar Heels LaToya Pringle-Sanders and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt have lead the Mystics to the Finals.

Finals coach news:

Out of basketball a year ago, Dan Hughes has led the Storm into the Finals.


The all-improved team.

Is Diana Taurasi the GOAT? (No)

Taurasi, Maya Moore and Candace Parker will be featured in an interview Monday.

Natalie Achonwa led Canada past Japan in a pre-World’s Cup tuneup.

College player news:

Former Morgan State standout Tracey Carrington was shot and killed last night.

College coach news:

Gary Fifield will be an assistant coach at UMaine for one year.