Storm, Mystics earn playoff spots

Today’s results:

The Storm held off the Mystics, 82-77, to clinch a playoff spot.

The Wings beat the Dream, 81-68.

Atlanta’s loss gave Washington a playoff spot. Only three more up for grabs now.

WNBA team news:

The playoff picture is emerging.

The Mercury enter their final road trip of the regular season in playoff position.

The Sparks have a sense of urgency with eight games left.

WNBA player news:

Fever guard Kelsey Mitchell is out for the rest of the season with a plantar fascia tear in her left foot.

Lynx rookie Nikolina Milic has learned that the WNBA isn’t as physical as what she’s used to in her native Europe.

Satou Sabally and Jordan Brand have designed a court in her hometown of Berlin.

The WNBA is the league of contract divorces.

College coach news:

Oregon assistants Jodie Berry and Jackie Nared Hairston have signed new one-year contracts.