The news is picking up

WNBA news:

The league released its 2021 season schedule today.

The schedule is mostly back to normal, with a few quirks.

The WNBA is in thrive mode as it readies for season 25.

Draft preview.

The Sun are still working on a strategy for the draft.

Expect an uneventful draft night for the Mercury.

The Sparks will play their first 11 home games at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

For Charli Collier, determination is a family trait.

Aari McDonald scouting report……McDonald is looking ahead to the draft.

The promising WNBA future of Awak Kuier.

A trio of Gonzaga seniors await their draft fates.

Q&A with Chelsea Gray.

Twelve must-see games of the regular season.

Talisa Rhea has taken over GM duties for the Seattle Storm.

Is league expansion coming? Here’s what we know.

Why expansion is key to keeping up with the growth of the sport.

College player news:

Duck star Sedona Prince shed light on the renewed support for women’s basketball.

Oregon transfer Jaz Shelley is headed to Nebraska.

Cece Hooks is returning to Ohio to use her extra year of eligibility.

Kentucky transfer KeKe McKinney will play at Charlotte.

Clemson has added LaTrese Saine from Southeast Missouri State.

Kansas State star Christianna Carr is transferring.

College coach news:

Championship or bust? Dawn Staley knows the lofty expectations her Gamecocks face.

Staley doesn’t aspire to coach men, or in the WNBA.

Mike Neighbors says the Razorbacks aren’t slowing down.

New Oklahoma coach Jennie Baranczyk says the program has championship potential.

Why Baranczyk left home to take the job.

UConn assistant Shea Ralph has been named Vanderbilt’s new head coach.

Montana has named Oregon State assistant coach Brian Holsinger its new head coach.

Purdue is welcoming Katie Gearlds as its new associate and future head coach.

Tasha Butts has been promoted to associate head coach at Georgia Tech.

Ketara Chapel has been named an assistant coach at Auburn.

New SMU coach Toyelle Wilson has added Jhasmin Player and Danielle Edwards as assistant coaches.