Lynx, Sun survive and advance to the semifinals

Today’s results:

The Lynx survived the Mercury, 80-79.

The Sun dominated the Sparks, 73-59.

WNBA team news:

The Mystics were warriors until the end.

Though they didn’t make the playoffs, the Wings are ahead of the curve.

WNBA player news:

Breanna Stewart was second in MVP voting.

Jewell Loyd is looking for her second WNBA title.

ESPN has dispersed the all-sneaker awards.

Sabrina Ionescu finally talks! About life, rehab and her WNBA experience.

College player news:

Duke senior Jayda Adams has torn her ACL and will miss the season.