Elena Delle Donne responds to denial of medical opt-out

Elena Delle Donne penned “An Open Letter About My Health,” which is something everyone should read.

How the WNBA denied her medical exemption for Lyme Disease, and has said NOTHING since the decision was announced, is unconscionable.

The Mystics say they will keep paying her, but her agent says questions remain.

Delle Donne hopes her prominence didn’t affect the league’s decision.

WNBA team news:

The Fever have no complaints about the bubble.

The Sparks might be dealing with age issues this season.

LA preview.

WNBA player news:

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi say suiting up for the current season was their only option.

Taurasi is thrilled to return after a forgettable 2019 season.

Breanna Stewart is taking baby steps in regaining her MVP form.

Stewart is back, and the has the black eye to prove it.

A leaner Brittney Griner is rested for the first time going into the season.

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt has taken her seat on the league’s social justice council.

WNBA moms are split on bringing their kids into the bubble.

Under-the-rader offseason acquisitions that may break out.

Sophie Cunningham on returning from COVID-19.

Kiki Herbert Harrigan is being mentored by Plenette Pierson and Rebekkah Brunson.

Beatrice Mompremier is relishing her time in the league after being given a second chance by the Sun.

She and fellow rookie Kaila Charles are adjusting on the fly for the Sun.

College player news:

Syracuse guard Tiana Mangakahia has been added to Australia’s senior national team.

College coach news:

Catching up with San Diego coach Cindy Fisher.

Brittany Christian is a new assistant coach at Indiana State.

Ali Sanders is a new assistant coach at LaSalle.

Anthony Epps is a new assistant coach at Northern Kentucky.