The playoff race continues to grind on

Today’s results:

The Sun downed the Mercury, 68-62, for their sixth straight win.

The Wings routed the Liberty, 87-64, to move out of last place.

The Sparks topped the Aces, 76-68.

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Mystics at Storm

WNBA team news:

The Storm are preparing for the Finals with their healthiest roster in weeks.

The Fever have serious mid-range game.

Atlanta Dream stats are down from last year.

WNBA player news:

Liberty teammates Rebecca Allen and Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe on how the WNBL has grown their game.

Podcast featuring Erica Wheeler.

A video of Elena Delle Donne greeting a fan Saturday went viral.

Megan Gustafson is seizing her opportunity with Dallas.

Teaira McCowan has only scratched the surface of her potential.

How will Seimone Augustus fit back into the Lynx lineup?

WNBA bonus:

The All-Star game flipped the script on promoting women’s sports.

NCAA news:

The NCAA has created an independent investigation unit.

College team news:

Old Dominion will host the inaugural Anne Donovan Classic tournament in December.

The Lady Vols’ trip to Europe comes at the right time.

Louisville has unveiled their new home court design.

College player news:

Ty Harris has a basketball mentor at South Carolina in Dawn Staley.

Kansas State has created a website for two-sport athlete Peyton Williams.

Keri Jewett-Giles will return to FGCU for her graduate year.

Gamecock freshman Brea Beal prides herself on her versatility.

After overcoming injuries, Michigan’s Akienreh Johnson is emerging as a team leader.

College coach news:

Youngstown State coach John Barnes has signed a five-year contract extension.

Tiffany Jackson has stepped down as assistant coach at Texas to pursue other opportunities.