Nine days before season tipoff

WNBA team news:

Talent runs deep for the Storm as they eye another title run.

With Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart back, the coaching formula for Seattle is “don’t mess them up.”

How will the Fever find success this season? Bonding and momentum.

The Sun is hoping their lack of depth will be offset by their reliable starters.

Five Connecticut storylines to watch.

Indiana is looking to carry over last year’s chemistry.

WNBA player news:

Emma Meesseman is excited for the adventure of the bubble.

Nneka Ogwumike is already the league MVP.

Dearica Hamby is flourishing while balancing basketball and motherhood.

Sydney Colson COVID-19 update.

Sabrina Ionescu bubble diary.

Team newcomer impact rankings.

WNBA news:

The league won’t force Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler to sell her stake in the team.

In a sports world built on stars, the league is giving a master class in how not to treat its stars.

College player news:

Charli Collier is ready to lead Texas.

Liz Satter has transferred from Penn to FIU.

College coach news:

Maureen Magarity has settled in as Holy Cross’ new coach, while away from campus.