Partial day 2 results in

World Cup news:

The U.S. used stellar defense to rout Puerto Rico, 106-42, on day 2.

China thrashed South Korea, 107-44.

In her third World Cup, Breanna Stewart is the captain of many first-timers.

Kahleah Copper’s FIBA diary.

A whirlwind journey has taken Alyssa Thomas to Australia.

Gabby Williams has become the leader that young France needed.

Lauren Jackson became just the third player in World Cup history to score 600 career points in the competition.

Sika Kone is ready to do great things for Mali.

WNBA team news:

The Mercury need strong leadership more than ever, as the owner prepares to sell the franchise.

College team news:

New-look Indiana is embracing their new pieces.