Comebacks not quite enough

Today’s results:

The Sun beat the Dream, 86-76, to get off to a franchise-best start. Atlanta fought back from a big deficit, but Connecticut had the extra juice.

Erica Wheeler’s 28 points led the way for the Fever, who downed the Sky, 76-69. Chicago came back from 20 down, but fell just short.

No comeback attempt here: the Storm routed the Sparks,

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Liberty at Lynx

Wings at Aces

WNBA team news:

Despite their injuries, could the Storm be better than anyone thought?

Reserves are carving out playing time for the Sun.

The Aces need more from their back court if they want to contend this season.

Connecticut Sun: personal expression.

WNBA player news:

Diamond DeShields wants to be the best to ever play the game.

Liz Cambage said her first game against the Wings since her trade will be just another game.

Candace Parker on WNBA pay issues.

The Lynx trade has breathed new life into Lexie Brown.

College team news:

UMKC will leave the WAC and move to the Summit League next summer.

College player news:

All five 2020 Oregon pledges are five-star recruits.

College coach news:

Cal has hired Charmin Smith as their new head coach. She will retain the assistant coaches she used to work with, as well as new hire April Phillips.

Seton Hall has elevated Jose Rebimbas to assistant coach.

Craig Carey has been elevated to assistant coach at WVU.

FGCU has elevated Amanda Pierce to assistant coach.

Profile on new Georgia Tech assistant coach Brandy Manning.

USA Basketball news:

Team USA has sailed into the gold medal game of the FIBA Americas U16 Championship.