The heat is on

Today’s results:

The Mystics edged the Lynx, 85-81. It’s their fifth straight dub.

Still in progress: Wings at Mercury

WNBA team news:

It’s next player up for the Sun without Jonquel Jones.

Injuries have depleted rosters, leaving teams scrambling to fill up spots.

In the WNBA, the Sun revolves around many former Maryland players.

Yahoo sports power rankings.

WNBA player news:

Sue Bird explains her impact on the game and the league’s evolution over time.

Clutch shots and increased production are propelling Jewell Loyd into the MVP conversation.

Nneka Ogwumike calls out WNBA broadcasters for mispronouncing player names.

Jonquel Jones says it’s a tough time to be going to the FIBA games.

Jantel Lavender is still focusing on her fit with the Fever.

WNBA coach news:

The league has concluded its investigation into disrespectful comments from an official toward Sky coach James Wade.

USA Basketball news:

Jennifer Rizzotti is turning her attention to AmeriCup competition in a busy summer.

NCAA news:

The NCAA is considering changes to women’s basketball and the NCAA Tournament.

College coach news:

Gerald Mattinson will coach Wyoming for at least one more season.

Kim Mulkey has named Sytia Messer associate head coach at LSU.

Kelly Cole is a new assistant coach at Cal.

Former Montana State standout Katie Bussey has joined the staff as an assistant coach.

Penn State’s new assistant coaches have high expectations for the team.