All-Star game goes to Chicago

Today’s preseason results:

The Storm pulled it out over the Mercury, 82-78.

WNBA news:

Chicago will host this year’s All-Star game.

WNBA team news:

The Liberty are reinventing themselves.

WNBA player news:

Diana Taurasi and Tina Charles are teaming up in the league for the first time.

Taurasi: “When I’m done playing, I’m going to just stop playing.”

How Destanni Henderson is settling into the WNBA.

Sam Thomas has fit in seamlessly with the Mercury.

The State Department says Brittney Griner’s case is a top priority…….calls are growing for President Biden to secure her release.

NCAA news:

Limited transfer portal windows will be considered by the NCAA’s Transformation Committee.

College player news:

Aliyah Boston has signed with Under Armour.

Three transfers have joined Florida.

How UConn’s new transfer ended up in Storrs.

College coach news:

For Austin Parkinson, rebuilding Butler starts at home.

Longwood has named Erika Lang-Montgomery their new head coach