Bits and pieces

WNBA team news:

It’s time for the Sky to compete for a Championship.

WNBA player news:

Jessica Shepard shows promise in her return to the Lynx.

Tiana Mangakahia is keeping her dream alive.

Breanna Stewart and Marta Xargay are engaged.

College team news:

Oregon State has seen plenty of changes in the offseason.

College player news:

Rice transfer Nancy Mulkey has committed to Washington.

Haley Van Dyke has withdrawn from the portal and will return to the Huskies.

Texas A&M transfer Anna Dreimane will play for Rhode Island.

College coach news:

Matthew Mitchell explains his exit from Kentucky.