A hot start

Today’s results were close ones:

The Dream rallied past the Wings, 76-72.

Rookie Teaira McCowan’s layup at the buzzer lifted the Fever over the Liberty, 81-80.

WNBA news:

The league’s rebrand is about way more than basketball.

The stakes have never been higher for the WNBA.

Five storylines for the season.

Two women are proving that female players are sneaker heads too.

WNBA players tell “little man trolls” to be more creative with their insults in 2019.

Why sharps love wagering on women’s basketball.

Megan Gustafson and the uphill road to a spot in the WNBA.

WNBA team news:

Once a repeat title contender, the Storm begin the season as unlucky underdogs.

Five things to watch as the Aces start a new season.

The championship aspirations of the Sparks could come down to rebounding.

Seattle season preview one.

Storm season preview two.

Washington Mystics season preview.

Last year’s finals loss is more fuel for Washington and Elena Delle Donne.

Minnesota season preview.

Five keys to success for the Lynx.

WNBA player news:

Breanna Stewart will be a WNBA ambassador this season. It’s an unprecedented move.

DeWanna Bonner has gone from sixth woman to MVP contender.

Sylvia Fowles returns as the leader of a young Lynx team.

Seimone Augustus has been a constant presence through Minnesota’s roller coaster ride.

The Sun’s Jonquel Jones and Briona Jones are expected to make strides this year.

Kristi Toliver’s NBA coaching job hasn’t stopped just because WNBA season has begun.

Jackie Young has big goals.

Bridget Carleton was sleepless with the Sun.

Rookies have joined team Puma.

WNBA stars speak out against anti-abortion bills.

WNBA coach news:

All eyes are on new Sky coach and GM James Wade.

With five stars sidelined with injury, coaches are trying to look on the bright side.

Tomorrow’s match ups:

Mercury at Storm

Mystics at Sun

Sky at Lynx, but Seimone Augustus is out for Minnesota and Karima Christmas-Kelly is questionable.

College player news:

Arizona has added Oklahoma transfer Shaina Pellington.

College coach news:

Three new assistant coaches join Lamar.

Miami Ohio adds two new assistant coaches.

Tim Taylor is a new assistant coach at North Carolina.