Finals eve

Playoffs news:

Finals preview, and in depth.

The match up is set.

It will be a showdown between the league’s two best teams.

What you need to know.

How each team got here.

Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart look to lift Seattle over Las Vegas for their fourth title.

Bird feature.

It will be a battle of the MVPs.

The Storm know nothing will come easy in the series.

A fourth title would cap a thrilling and exhausting year for Seattle.

The Storm are leaning on experience.

Three keys to victory for the Aces.

How Las Vegas can win without Dearica Hamby.

ESPN will air most of the games.

Predicting who will win Storm-Aces and why.

WNBA team news:

The Sun’s deep postseason run bodes well for their future.

Connecticut pushed the limits of winning, losing and playing in pain.

The Fever are sticking to the plan after a difficult season.

WNBA player news:

Candice Dupree talks about her time in the bubble.

Diana Taurasi unsigned and Brittney Griner unsettled for the Mercury this year.

Kamiah Smalls’ journey to becoming a WNBA player.

WNBA news:

Viewership rose a whopping 68 percent this year.

WNBA commissioner news:

League commissioner Cathy Engelbert says the pipeline is there for more diversity in hiring.

College team news:

Arizona can’t wait to bring back their fans.

A look at the Wildcat roster.

UConn is ready to expect the unexpected.

College coach news:

Siena coach Ali Jaques is happy with her team.

Former Morgan State star Corin Adams has joined Loyola Maryland’s men’s basketball staff, and is the second woman in Division I to be an assistant coach on the men’s side.