Storm and Aces grab first two playoff spots

Today's results:

The Aces cruised by the Liberty, 80-63.

The Storm downed the short-handed Sky, 88-74.

The Wings held off the Fever, 82-78.

The Storm and Aces clinched the first two playoff spots with their wins today.

Tomorrow's game schedule:

Sun vs. Mystics

Mercury vs. Lynx

Dream vs. Sparks


WNBA news:

WNBA and NBA players have strong bonds.

How politics changed Kelly Loeffler from hoops junkie to WNBA villain.

WNBA player news:

Courtney Vandersloot makes a convincing argument for MVP.

Why does the WNBA say her name? Ask Angel McCoughtry.

Candace Parker speaks out about the importance of equality in her hew Adidas video.

Nneka Ogwumike finds strength in leading the player's union.

Brianna Turner confronts bubble life and social reform.

Azura Stevens and Diamond DeShields left the bubble this morning. Stevens has a knee injury and is out for the season, and DeShields left for personal reasons.

Odyssey Sims is becoming a bigger part of the Lynx rotation.

Former Irish players are thriving in the WNBA.

WNBA coach news:

Mike Thibault explains the bullet hole shirts: sometimes the shock value is needed.

College team news:

Notre Dame is attempting to return tall lineups.

College player news:

If there's a season for UConn, Olivia Nelson-Ododa aims to raise her game.

College coach news:

Oregon coach Kelly Graves is embracing the possibility of playing a Pac-12-only schedule.