Midseason storylines

Today’s results:

The short-handed Sparks edged the Dream in OT, 76-71.

The Sun stopped the Fever, 76-63.

Diamond DeShields’ five treys powered the Sky past the Wings, 89-79.

The Lynx ran away from the Mercury, 75-62.

The Storm handled the Liberty, 78-69.


– LA is hanging tough despite Candace Parker being out again, and Alana Beard sitting with an injury today

– Connecticut seems to be breaking out of their funk

– Chicago looks scary again

– Minnesota is getting into a groove, and Phoenix still can’t rebound

– Seattle continues to defy expectations with so many still out

After today’s match ups, the current standings look like this:

1. Aces
2. Sun
3. Mystics
4. Lynx
5. Sparks
6. Storm
7. Sky
8. Mercury
9. Liberty
10. Fever
11> (tie) Wings and Dream

No games until Wednesday……

WNBA team news:

The Lynx’s offense is steadily improving despite mounting injuries.

WNBA player news:

Sylvia Fowles broke the WNBA career double-double mark today.

Jantel Lavender thinks the best is yet to come.

Kalani Brown embraces her “baby enforcer” role for LA.

The Lynx waived Alaina Coates.

The league is investigating abuse allegations against Natasha Howard.

College coach news:

Nell Fortner is a genuine leader.

Dawn Staley struck recruiting gold this year. What does 2020 look like?

Staley has offered a seventh grader.