Second showdown on deck

Playoff news:

How Connecticut saved their season for another shot at a WNBA title.

The Sun are beaming with confidence despite their loss to the Aces yesterday.

Connecticut needs to be more offensive in game 2.

Alyssa Thomas is focused on winning the championship that’s eluded her since college.

Kelsey Plum is focused on winning despite her scoring slump.

Chelsea Gray’s clutch factor is propelling an historic playoff run.

These have been the most-watched WNBA playoffs in 20 years.

WNBA team news:

League expansion has been narrowed to 10 cities, with the goal of announcing by the end of the year.

The Sky’s loss leaves them wondering “what if.”

WNBA player news:

Steph Curry says the U.S. government rebuffed his offer to help secure Brittney Griner’s release.

Sue Bird spoke out, and Seattle was never the same.

Bird’s greatness extends far beyond the basketball court.

Breanna Stewart’s signature shoe will be unveiled Friday.

International news:

The rise of women’s hoops around the world.

Victor Lapena is sparking joy as Canada’s new national team coach.