Playoff eliminations have begun

Today’s results:

DeWanna Bonner’s 26 points sent the Sun past the Fever, 96-77.

The Aces ran by the Dream, 89-79, behind big performances by A’ja Wilson and Jackie Young.

The Mercury handled the Liberty, 83-67. New York has now been mathematically eliminated from the playoffs.

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Wings vs. Mystics

Storm vs. Lynx

Sky vs. Sparks

WNBA team news:

A much-improved Lynx is ready for their rematch with first-place Seattle tomorrow.

The Sparks aim to fix their problem of matching up poorly against the league’s top teams.

The Sky look to set the tone for the postseason with a strong finish.

The Fever’s playoff hopes are fading.

WNBA player news:

Breanna Stewart re-emphasized her MVP credentials last night.

Jewell Loyd and Alysha Clark are the lifeblood of the Storm.

The best part of Layshia Clarendon’s game is fearlessness.

Other WNBA news:

An LA Superior County Court judge has sent former Sparks GM Penny Toler’s lawsuit against the organization to arbitration.

College coach news:

Niele Ivey is settling into her new role as Irish coach.

Muffet McGraw is now a professor in Notre Dame’s school of business.