Gathering steam for the next round

WNBA playoff news:

Semi predictions: Las Vegas and Chicago are the favorites.

Sky vs. Sun preview.

With a special core, Chicago makes a repeat title possible.

The semifinals begin with increased viewership.

WNBA player news:

The price and payoff of Kelsey Plum’s lifelong obsession with winning.

Sue Bird’s eye for the game has helped define her success in Seattle.

Breanna Stewart reflects on playing her final postseason with Bird.

WNBA coach news:

Becky Hammon has been named the 2022 coach of the year.

College team news:

UConn has added Portugese guard Ines Bettencourt to its freshman class, to offset the loss of Paige Bueckers.