Chicago upsets, Las Vegas prevails in first games of semifinals

WNBA semifinal results:

The Sky took down the top-seeded Sun in double-OT, 101-95. Courtney Vandersloot had a WNBA playoff record 18 assists.

The Aces outlasted the Mercury, 96-90.

WNBA team news:

The Storm won’t win the title, but they won big this season.

Seattle’s top moments.

The Lynx roster shouldn’t change much next year.

WNBA player news:

Jonquel Jones is the MVP.

Brionna Jones is the most improved player of the year.

Why a ring would round out A’ja Wilson’s status as an icon.

WNBA coach news:

Curt Miller is the coach of the year.

Cheryl Reeve is already looking forward to 2022.

College team news:

Five Florida State storylines to follow this season.

Belmont has left the Ohio Valley Conference and will join Missouri Valley.

UMaine looks a lot different this year.

College coach news:

Michigan coach Kim Barnes Arico will build on success.

Minnesota coach Lindsay Whalen was happy to give her No. 13 jersey to sixth-year senior Gadiva Hubbard.

New Wisconsin coach Marisa Moseley stresses diversity and inclusion.

Katie Gearlds has been introduced as Purdue’s head coach.

International news:

Canada Basketball and coach Lisa Thomaidis have parted ways.