News, news, and more news

Today’s results:

The Sky defeated the Sparks, 80-63, to snap a six-game losing streak.

The Mystics routed the Dream, 109-86.

WNBA team news:

The improving Liberty will be a test for the league-leading Aces.

Las Vegas is having no trouble focusing amidst all of their blowouts.

The Mercury’s defense showed life in Nikki Blue’s coaching debut.

Attendance for the Aces, Liberty and Fever is way up so far this season.

WNBA player news:

Alyssa Thomas has responded to her All-Star snub by making history night after night.

Brittney Griner’s triumphant return to the WNBA.

How Aliyah Boston’s rookie stats compare to A’ja Wilson’s.

Boston is bringing star power to her first season.

Jonquel Jones’ new role for the Liberty doesn’t diminish her power……will she be an even bigger winner in New York?

Patience is paying off for Courtney Williams.

Kahleah Copper figures to be a lock as an All-Star reserve.

The mystique of Marine Johannes.

WNBA coach news:

Noelle Quinn is critical of the Storm’s defense, saying they don’t talk enough.

The league’s new coach’s challenge rule is a plus for some.

NCAA news:

The NCAA Division I Council has proposed cutting the transfer window in half, from 60 days to 30.

A proposal to allow college exhibition games in the summer months has been tabled for now.

International news:

Canada is counting on the collective as AmeriCup competition begins.