Sun, Mystics and Storm stay hot

Today’s results:

The Sun downed the Fever, 94-85, for their third straight win.

The Mystics got by the Dream, 78-73.

The Storm held off the Sparks, 83-80, paced by Breanna Stewart’s 28 points.

WNBA team news:

The Storm have announced plans for a new basketball training facility by 2024.

The first-place Mystics got even deeper with the return of their overseas players.

Questions from the Diana Taurasi-Skylar Diggins-Smith disagreement hover over the Mercury.

WNBA player news:

Candace Parker on the value of telling her own story.

Kahleah Copper has returned from overseas to rejoin the Sky.

Aerial Powers asked Michael Jordan for advice to get out of a shooting slump.

Rhyne Howard is leading a talented group of rookies this season.

Erica Wheeler discusses her journey to the league and a new Adidas shoe drop.

Jordin Canada is home.

Perseverance is paying off for older rookies in the WNBA.

Kristi Toliver has big goals coaching as a Black woman in the NBA.

A U.S. consular officer was finally allowed to visit Brittney Griner in Russia.

The Biden administration is making moves to free her.

Tamika Catchings spoke at Tennessee’s graduation.

WNBA coach news:

Bill Laimbeer has left a lasting legacy with the WNBA and the Aces.

College conference news:

Power 5 schools’ revenue varied greatly in the 2020-2021 season, amidst COVID.

College player news:

DePaul transfer Sonya Morris has landed at Texas.

College coach news:

Ali Patberg has joined Indiana’s staff.

Bridgette Gordon is a new assistant coach at Cincinnati.