Pause for the cause

WNBA team news:

The Fever aren’t focusing on their losses as they move forward.

ESPN’s power rankings shuffled dramatically after opening weekend.

CBS Sports power rankings.

Increasing teams, not rosters, is still the priority of commissioner Cathy Engelbert.

WNBA player news:

Brittney Griner has returned to the league forever changed, but blissfully familiar.

Gabby Williams’ agent says her return to the league this season is an option, not a certainty.

WNBA coach news:

Sky coach James Wade says his bond with Griner is bigger than basketball.

College coach news:

Cleveland State coach Evelyn Thompson has resigned to become an assistant coach at Miami, Ohio.

Stephanie Soares’ new graduate assistant position is a win-win for her and Iowa State.