Sparks fire longtime GM Penny Toler

The Los Angeles Sparks relieved Penny Toler of duties as GM today. She has held the position since 1999.

Toler contends her words were somewhat embellished.

What about Derek Fisher?

Playoff news:

The Connecticut Sun return home after splitting the first two Finals games with the Mystics.

Both teams are preparing for a pivotal Game 3.

The Sun’s defense has them on the cusp of a title.

Washington has put their long history of “mistakes” behind them.

LaToya Sanders has found her place as the Mystics’ glue player after time out of the league.

No one has more WNBA victories than Mike Thibault. He needs two more for a Championship.

College team news:

Three must-watch non-conference match ups.

Can Baylor defend their title? A look at the Bears’ schedule.

Oregon has a lot of depth, and many possible lineups, coach Kelly Graves says.

College player news:

The top returning three-point shooters, by the numbers.

Eternati Willock is no longer with Middle Tennessee.

College player news:

Mississippi State’s Chloe Bibby is “a ways away” from returning to the court after injury.

UConn sophomore Olivia Nelson-Ododa was trying to “soak it all in” at the AmeriCup competition.