Signs of news life

WNBA team news:

Players and coaches admit possibly playing without fans will be tough, but they will remain fierce.

The Sparks traded Marina Mabrey to the Wings for Kristine Anigwe.

Three former Louisville Cardinals make the Liberty roster.

WNBA player news:

Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe and Russell Wilson will host the remote ESPY Awards.

Podcast with Layshia Clarendon.

Aerial Powers discusses preparing for the season while on lockdown.

WNBA coach news:

Tanisha Wright is ready for her fulltime coaching career.

WNBA commissioner news:

Cathy Engelbert podcast.

International news:

The WNBL will push back their start date, but still play a full season.

College team news:

Louisville is reloading, not rebuilding, for next season.

The Pac-12 will resume voluntary, in-person workouts June 15.

College player news:

Abby Prohaska is working to return to Notre Dame after recovering from blood clots in her lungs.

ASU’s Robbi Ryan discusses her personal journey with mental health and asking for help.

College coach news:

Idaho State’s new assistant coaches are Travis Brewster and Courtnie Smith.

Tim Sylver is a new assistant coach at FIU.

Kelby Jones joins the coaching staff at North Texas.

Recruiting news:

Bree Hall picked Dawn Staley and South Carolina because “she could be herself on the phone.”