Fowles’ warm sendoff, as the playoff race tightens

Today’s results:

The Mystics defeated the Fever, 82-70, behind 24 points from Elena Delle Donne.

The Liberty beat the Dream, 80-70, to keep their playoff hopes alive.

The Storm routed the Lynx, 96-69, and secured the No. 4 playoff seed and home court advantage.

The Mercury surged in the second half to douse the Wings, 86-74. They’re now tied with New York in seventh place.

No games tomorrow. These athletes need a break………..

WNBA team news:

The Aces’ signature win last night underscores their improvements.

Three key stats from the Sky’s breakout 2022 season.

Connecticut locked up the No. 3 playoff seed with last night’s win.

WNBA player news:

Sylvia Fowles looks forward to life as a mortician after basketball.

She is ready for retirement, motherhood and mortuary science.

Fowles’ retirement comes with wide-ranging implications for the league.

Minnesota honored Fowles after tonight’s game.

Napheesa Collier said it’s time to five Fowles her flowers.

Collier’s journey back to the court after giving birth in May.

How Chelsea Gray sees what you can’t.

Kahleah Copper has her sight set on new heights entering the playoffs.

Jonquel Jones became the Sun’s all-time blocks leader last night.

International news:

Ezi Magbegor is morphing into the main jewel for Australia’s national team.

College coach news:

Former ETSU coach Simon Harris wrongfully dismissed two players, an investigation has found.