The afterglow

WNBA team news:

The Aces partied at a nightclub on the Strip last night after they returned.

The city will celebrate them tomorrow with a parade and rally.

Las Vegas’ first title doesn’t figure to be their last……they are poised to win multiple titles.

The Aces’ title run earned the WNBA new respect.

Becky Hammon and A’ja Wilson found each other at just the right moment.

The Sun’s championship window may be closing.

Why next year’s Connecticut team will look different.

WNBA GM news:

Natalie Williams on risks and second acts.

WNBA coach news:

Hammon deserves all the flowers.

The Wings opted not to renew Vickie Johnson’s contract.

World Cup news:

Power rankings going into competition.

A trio from Las Vegas, and Breanna Stewart, headline the U.S. team.

A new-look U.S. is targeting a world title.

Perspective is Lauren Jackson’s greatest asset heading into the World Cup.

Can Ezi Magbegor maintain her Storm form for Australia?

Kia Nurse recalls the recent “hell on Earth” season with the Mercury.