Some Finals pre-funk copy


Three things to know.

Breaking down the most important match ups.

Finals preview by Megan Rapinoe.

Plenty of support in Seattle for the Storm.

Measuring greatness: looking back at Sue Bird’s 17-year career.

Entering her fourth Finals, Bird is trying to stay in the moment.

Breanna Stewart makes it look easy.

Ezi Magbegor is tackling racial injustice.

Carolyn Swords was working in Las Vegas’ front office, and is now in the starting lineup.

Other WNBA news:

Jersey sales leaders are looking really white.

Kia Nurse returned to Canada for rest and reset.

WNBA commissioner news:

How Cathy Engelbert saved the season.

College team news:

There is much to learn about Oregon, given its bizarre offseason.

College player news:

Tiana Magankahia has been cleared to return to Syracuse and play.

UConn’s Christyn Williams has reached a pivotal point in her career.

Vivian Gray has transferred from Oklahoma State to Texas Tech.

High school news:

Azzi Fudd is a once-in-a-generation talent.