Strong performances on the first night of round one

Today’s playoff results:

DeWanna Bonner and Alyssa Thomas lead the Sun to a 90-60 rout of the Lynx.

The Aces dominated the Sky, 87-59.

WNBA team news:

Las Vegas and New York are on a collision course.

The Liberty are chasing greatness.

What to know about the Wings before the playoffs.

The Sun are a dangerous team heading into play.

WNBA player news:

Alyssa Thomas is having the biggest year of her life. The playoffs are next.

Shakira Austin will miss at least two playoff games with a reaggravated hip injury.

Candace Parker is giving away $100,000 to lower the cost of youth sports teams.

How Grace Berger grew in her rookie year with Indiana.

College coach news:

Trisha Stafford-Odom has been released from her contract as head coach at North Carolina Central.