A merciful pause

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Lynx at Liberty

Three things to watch as the Aces host the Dream.

WNBA team news:

With suspensions looming, the Wings will accept any punishment and move on.

How Seattle’s defense continues to lead it to wins.

The Fever are still riding the wave of Erica Wheeler’s All-Star game performance.

The Liberty praised Barclays Center and Brooklyn in their return yesterday.

CBS Sports power rankings for the week.

WNBA player news:

Brittney Griner says the league’s response to Saturday night’s incident could determine her future in the league. Plenty of candid talk inĀ this fascinating piece.

Alysha Clark is raising money for Seattle Children’s Hospital’s dialysis unit.

Sky forward Jantel Lavender’s return is still unknown.

Jackie Young’s understated rookie season.

Low pay is still a sore point for many players.

Elena Delle Donne and Nneka Ogwumike are the Eastern and Western Conference players of the week.

WNBA bonus:

Swin Cash is confident the WNBA can continue to grow in popularity.

College player news:

Baylor has dismissed sophomore guard Honesty Scott-Grayson for violating team rules.

College coach news:

North Carolina A&T coach Tarell Robinson has signed a one-year contract extension.

Central Michigan has hired Mark Simons as an assistant coach.

Why Niele Ivey is leaving for the NBA.

College bonus:

For the first time, the University of Idaho has a female athletic director.

USA Basketball news:

The 1996 U.S. Olympic team, Anne Donovan and Lisa Leslie are all finalists for the USA Basketball and Paralympic Hall of Fame class of 2019.

Force 10 has become the first two-time champions of USA Basketball’s 3X3 qualifiers.