It begins tomorrow

Tomorrow’s round one games:

The Mercury will visit the Sky

The Mercury enter the postseason without Diana Taurasi, and with the season on the line.

The Sky faces a tough test in their playoff run.

The Lynx visit the Storm

Seattle’s playoffs appearance contrasts with predictions of their early demise.

The Storm are ready, but are without their familiar superstars.

The Lynx head into the playoffs looking to surprise the WNBA all over again.

Sylvia Fowles needs to be at her best for Minnesota tomorrow.

WNBA playoffs news:

A look at the eight playoff teams.

It’ll be a battle of the former champs.

Referees for the playoffs.

WNBA team news:

The Mystics are big favorites to be crowned WNBA champions.

The Sparks have turned their focus inward as they await their playoff opponent.

WNBA player news:

Natasha Howard is the league’s defensive player of the year.

Eight players who could make a difference in the playoffs.

Storm players are excited about their inclusion in NBA2K.

WNBA coach news:

James Wade will be given the coach of the year award tomorrow.

NCAA news:

How the AP preseason poll predicts success in the college season.

California is moving a bill through that would allow college athletes there to make money from their names, images and likenesses.

The 12 most winning teams in college ball history.

The most winning coaches in DI history.

College coach news:

UMKC has extended coach Jacie Hoyt’s contract through 2022-2023.

Sade Jackson is a new assistant coach at Wagner.