The day after

More on the Championship:

Finals viewership was up 33 percent from last year and was higher than any year since 2010.

Natasha Howard had a starring role for the Storm.

Seattle is home, ecstatic, and ready to continue.

Sue Bird wasn’t sure she’d get back to a title game.

Bird’s legend status continues.

And, to the chagrin of opponents, she’s not thinking of retiring yet.

Bird isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.

Even if the Storm were invited to the White House, Bird wouldn’t go.

This adds to Breanna Stewart’s trophy case, as she returns to her winning ways.

Stewart has reinforced her elite status.

Winning the title was her destiny.

UConn Geno Auriemma was on hand last night to watch Stewart win.

Alysha Clark has found her place with the Storm.

Everything that is known so far about the Storm’s Championship parade.

The Mystics were swept by the Storm in their first Finals trip.

Washington is taking positives from the Finals.

Elena Delle Donne’s wife helped her be herself.

WNBA player news:

Stefanie Dolson still brings energy to the court.

Chelsea Gray had her second annual shoe drive for homeless youth today.