Big performances mean big wins

Today’s results:

Courtney Vandersloot’s third straight double-double powered the Sky over the Sun, 91-81.

A big performance from Tina Charles helped the Mystics edge the Fever, 82-77.

A career-high from Marina Mabrey paced the Wings past the Lynx, 95-77.

WNBA player news:

Nneka Ogwumike on activism: we can’t stop now.

Diamond DeShields brought free eye exams to more than 100 on Chicago’s South side.

Briann January: Pride starts with self.

WNBA owner news:

Sky owner Michael Alter talks about bringing in Candace Parker, expansion and more.

Another Q&A with Alter.

College coach news:

Colorado has extended JR Payne’s contract through 2025-2026, and gave her a raise.

Q&A with Nicki Collen.

Deon Thomas is a new assistant coach at St. Louis.

Former Eastern Washington coach Wendy Schuller is suing the University, alleging age and gender discrimination, and retaliation.