Another first-round preview

WNBA team news:

An odd playoff format gives the Lynx a chance to win the opening round series at home.

The Sky will split the GM and coach roles this offseason.

WNBA player news:

The league named Alysha Clark its sixth woman of the year.

Why Natasha Cloud is key to a Mystics’ deep playoff run.

Same stage, different role for Natisha Hiedeman.

Odyssey Sims sparked the Dallas comeback win Friday.

A’ja Wilson has announced the release date for her new book.

WNBA owner news:

A team owner and a CEO have bridged the Wings-Mavericks gap.

College coach news:

Buffalo has extended Becky Burke’s contract by one year.