Motivating Monday

WNBA news:

CBS Sports power rankings.

Here’s what we’ve learned so far.

The league is celebrating LGTBQ pride this month.

WNBA team news:

How Seattle and Atlanta are adjusting to missing stars.

The Mystics are happy their new arena feels so much like home.

The Lynx are playing dominant defense in their undefeated start.

The Mercury are expected to re-sign Leilani Mitchell Wednesday.

WNBA player news:

Kelsey Plum is still navigating through the rough waters of her WNBA career.

After overseas play, Mercedes Russell’s game changes as often as her nickname.

Natasha Howard and Jonquel Jones are the Western and Eastern conference players of the week.

Ashley Walker was re-signed after the Sparks were granted an emergency hardship salary cap exception.

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Sparks at Liberty

Lynx at Storm

College team news:

The Irish have a new practice floor and a new recruiting tool.

College player news:

UC Davis has added Colorado State transfer Lena Svanholm.

College coach news:

Chelsea Banbury is High Point’s new head coach.

VCU coach Beth O’Boyle has signed a five-year contract extension.

Muffet McGraw on the future of Notre Dame basketball.