Sparks edge Lynx as big game day on tap

Today’s result:

The Sparks slipped past the Lynx, 89-85.

Lynx rookie Jessica Shepard sustained a knee injury during the game.

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Sun at Dream

Aces at Liberty

Wings at Mystics

Mercury at Fever

Storm at Sky

WNBA player news:

Tattoo tales from Sky players.

Podcast with Chicago’s Stefanie Dolson.

High-scoring forward Alysha Clark has turned into a defensive stopper for the Storm.

Yvonne Turner is happy for her Eurobasket opportunity, but the Mercury come first.

Tamera Young’s girlfriend Mimi Faust, with her daughter, supported her during the Aces recent game in Atlanta.

A’ja Wilson is trying to grow into more of a leader in her second year in the WNBA.

Phoenix rookie Sophie Cunningham explains her short shorts.

Spotlight on Minnesota rookie Napheesa Collier.

Lindsay Whalen saw her jersey retired today.

Temeka Johnson will coach high school basketball.

WNBA coach news:

Pillow talk means basketball talk for new Sky coach James Wade and his wife.

WNBA commissioner news:

Q&A with incoming commissioner Cathy Engelbert.


Seven were inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame today.

How conversation with Pat Summitt sparked Joan Cronan’s return to Tennessee.

College player news:

Sarah Bates will transfer from Kansas State.