Grinding to a beginning

WNBA team news:

The Sun is ready to begin a delayed season.

Without fans, the Wings are looking for a way to activate sponsorships.

The Dream is gearing for a condensed season.

The Lynx have signed Megan Huff to replace Cecelia Zandalasini, who will miss the season.

The Fever have activated Stephanie Mavunga and released Betnijah Laney.

There is lots of uncertainty in the WNBA’s return plans.

Bradenton businesses can’t wait for WNBA players to arrive.

Seattle’s arena construction faces a delay, which will likely affect the Storm.

WNBA player news:

Candace Parker talks about the season start.

Wings fans will have to wait to see Satou Sabally in person.

Maya Moore paved the way for other athletes in social justice reform.

WNBA coach news:

Five takeaways on the start of the season with Curt Miller and Amber Cox.

NCAA news:

The Division I Council has approved plans for women’s basketball summer activities, which may begin July 20.

College team news:

The return to basketball is slow and meticulous at South Florida.

College player news:

After entering her name in the transfer portal, LaPraisjah Johnson will return to Nevada.

College coach news:

Florida State coach Sue Semrau’s eyes are open to racial injustice.

New Oklahoma assistant coach Courtney Paris is set to make $110,000 annually.

Nina Davis is a new assistant coach at Middle Tennessee.

Kevin Leatherwood is a new assistant coach at Navy.