Good news, bad news, and hirings

WNBA player news:

Breanna Stewart’s Achilles surgery this morning was successful.

Odyssey Sims and Kalani Brown have formed another hoops connection in the WNBA.

Han Xu is confident of conquering the WNBA.

The Lynx will retire Lindsay Whalen’s jersey.

College team news:

Notre Dame is ready to get to work replacing their starting five.

A setback in KeyArena’s remodel will hurt chances of the Pac-12 Tournament’s return.

College player news:

Five former FAMU players allege discrimination in lawsuit.

Mahogany Matthews is transferring from Ole Miss to Marshall.

Two will transfer from Northern Colorado.

College coach news:

Fordham has extended coach Stephanie Gaitley’s contract by two years.

Tammi Reiss is Rhode Island’s new head coach.

Coquese Washington is a new assistant coach at Oklahoma.

Cal’s new assistant coach is April Phillips.

Marquette coach Megan Duffy has hired her three assistant coaches.

Toledo has added Mark Stephens as an assistant coach.

Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton has stepped down as Purdue assistant coach.

Kim Mulkey reflects on Baylor’s National Championship.

After losing transfers, Dawn Staley might dive into “college free agency” to get some.

College player news:

Top recruit Azzi Fudd tore her ACL and MCL.