Stories starting to trickle out

WNBA team news:

The Mercury have started training camp with changes and uncertainty.

The Mystics enter the season healthy and confident.

New and familiar faces are in Liberty camp, as decisions loom.

WNBA player news:

The Storm’s UConn players are embracing their shared connection.

Diana Taurasi still has competitive fire heading into her 18th season.

Sabrina Ionescu says she shouldn’t have played through her ankle injury last season.

Bridget Carleton hopes her upcoming season with the Lynx combines the best of two worlds.

Rookie NaLyssa Smith is eager to get to work.

Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia has others wondering if they should play abroad.

WNBA coach news:

Pokey Chatman said the decision to join the Storm as an assistant was a no-brainer.

College player news:

NAIA player of the year Stephanie Soares is transferring to Iowa State.

College coach news:

Maryland has extended Brenda Frese’s contract through 2028-2029.

Utah coach Lynne Roberts has her contract extended through June of 2027.

Carly Thibault-DuDonis carries the family name into her new job at Fairfield.

The Buffalo coaching staff is in place.

Recruiting news:

Aaliyah Gayles is in good spirits after three surgeries. She was shot 10 times over the weekend at a house party.