Fighting and grinding

WNBA team news:

The Sun will play in the postseason for the seventh consecutive year.

The Sparks are fighting for a playoff spot in a rebuilding, injury-riddled season.

WNBA player news:

Jewell Loyd is climbing the all-time scoring charts in her historic season with the Storm.

WNBA coach news:

James Wade assembled Chicago’s roster poorly, and it’s showing.

College team news:

There is excitement for BYU entering the Big 12.

College player news:

Hailey Van Lith has arrived at LSU.

College athletic director news:

USC has hired Washington’s Jennifer Cohen as their new athletic director.