Waiving sucks

WNBA team news:

Storm analysis at the halfway mark.

The Mystics hope to be playing their best basketball later this season.

The Liberty now have their own locker room.

ESPN’s power rankings for the week have Las Vegas on top.

WNBA player news:

Chiney Ogwumike put her body first and sat out last season.

Last day for teams to waive players for salary cap, and some painful cuts today……..

The Lynx waived Rachel Banham to clear salary cap room, and hope to re-sign her.

The Sparks waived Bria Holmes and terminated Kristine Anigwe’s hardship contract.

The Storm waived Kiana Williams.

The Mystics waived Megan Gustafson, Kiara Leslie and Stella Johnson.

The Sun terminated Emma Cannon’s replacement contract.

The Fever signed Chelsey Perry.

DeWanna Bonner and Sylvia Fowles are the Eastern and Western conference players of the week.

Maya Moore will be given the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at this year’s ESPYs.

Chloe Jackson’s path from college star to pro stylist.

WNBA news:

The league announced today that there have been no positive COVID tests since the start of the regular season, and that 99 percent of players are vaccinated.

NCAA news:

The NCAA is making NIL prep difficult.

Female athletes may be the biggest winners.

Everything you need to know about the NIL debate.

College team news:

South Carolina and UConn will extend their series for two more seasons.

College player news:

Olivia Owens might be the paint presence that Kentucky needs.

Basketball success doesn’t always protect Nebraska’s Dominique Kelley from racism.