The strong getting stronger

Today’s results:

The Mystics got the best of the Liberty, 78-69.

The Sparks downed the Dream, 85-78.

The Aces beat the Fever, 90-77.

WNBA team news:

As the playoff picture develops, the Mystics keep their surge going.

Phoenix is resting ahead of their matchup with Seattle.

WNBA player news:

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi will face off one last time tomorrow, as the Storm and Mercury play.

Taurasi is reflective about the matchup.

Napheesa Collier is practicing, but her return is uncertain.

The evolution of Gabby Williams.

Forward Damiris Dantas has left the Lynx for personal reasons.

Why the rookie of the year race isn’t over yet.

Oyster farming with WNBA pioneer Sue Wicks.

WNBA coach news:

Cheryl Reeve “hopes to finish strong,” but is realistic about Minnesota’s challenges.

College coach season:

Clemson has extended Amanda Butler’s contract through the 2026-2027 season.