WNBA Power Rankings - Sky surging in Week 6

The Chicago Sky and Atlanta Dream made big jumps in this week's WNBA Power Rankings. But while Chicago vaulted six spots after putting together five consecutive victories, Atlanta fell five places after losing five of its last six games.

Kelly Cohen

Vandersloot has double-double, Sky tops Sun

Courtney Vandersloot had 18 points and 11 assists, Diamond DeShields added 14 points, and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 91-81 on Saturday for their fifth straight win.

Chicago tops Connecticut for 4th straight win

Chicago tops Connecticut for 4th straight win

Kahleah Copper had 18 points and eight rebounds, Courtney Vandersloot added 12 points with 10 assists and four steals, and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 81-75 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win.

WNBA standings logjam makes for intriguing playoff race

About a month into the season, the Seattle Storm (11-2), Las Vegas Aces (9-3) and Connecticut Sun (8-3) are at the top of the standings. The New York Liberty, in fourth place at 6-5, are also above .500. One team has separated itself at the bottom: the Indiana Fever (1-12). The WNBA's other seven teams are at .500 or just below it.

WNBA standings logjam makes for intriguing playoff race

Wheeler's first career double-double leads Sparks by Mercury

Erica Wheeler scored 18 points, including a baseline jumper with 8.9 seconds left to seal the win, as the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-80 on Wednesday night.

Canada routs Colombia at AmeriCup tournament

Kayla Alexander had a game-high 14 points and nine rebounds as Canada remained unbeaten at the FIBA AmeriCup women's basketball tournament with a 74-40 win over Colombia on Tuesday. Fourth-ranked Canada finished the preliminary stage in top spot in Group A at 4-0 and will face the fourth-place team in Group B in Thursday's quarterfinals.

Lynx already without Achonwa, now Powers out indefinitely

Forward Natalie Achonwa has an MCL sprain in her right knee. An MRI also confirmed that guard Aerial Powers has a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in her right thumb, the team announced Monday.

Kelly Cohen

WNBA All-Star Game set for July 14 in Las Vegas with new format

The WNBA All-Star Game will be held on July 14 at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, the league announced Monday.

Mechelle Voepel

Sparks' Cooper suspended one game

The WNBA announced a one-game ban for Los Angeles Sparks guard Te'a Cooper on Monday. The suspension comes after Cooper left the check-in area on the sidelines and entered the floor during an on-court altercation between her team and the Minnesota Lynx on Saturday. The Lynx won the contest 80-64.

Sparks' Cooper suspended one game
Liberty edge Mercury behind Laney's double-double

Liberty edge Mercury behind Laney's double-double

Betnijah Laney had 23 points and 10 assists, and the New York Liberty held on to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-83 on Sunday. The Liberty (6-4) never trailed after taking a 12-11 lead in the first quarter and led by 16 in the first half. Canadian Kia Nurse had nine points and four assists in the loss.

Wilson scores 28, leads Aces past Wings

Wilson scores 28, leads Aces past Wings

A'ja Wilson had 28 points and 14 rebounds to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Dallas Wings 85-78 on Sunday. Wilson made 10 of 18 from the field and 8 of 9 from the foul line.

Dream make 13 3s, cruise past Mystics

Dream make 13 3s, cruise past Mystics

Courtney Williams scored 21 points to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Washington Mystics 101-78 on Sunday. Odyssey Sims added a season-high 20 points for the Dream, who made 13 of 29 from 3-point range and 36 of 71 overall from the field.

Lynx to retire jersey numbers of Augustus, Brunson

Seimone Augustus and Rebekkah Brunson, key players on the Minnesota Lynx teams that won four WNBA titles between 2011 and 2017, will have their jersey numbers retired during the 2022 season.

Mechelle Voepel

Dangerfield's shooting sends Lynx past Sparks

Dangerfield's shooting sends Lynx past Sparks

Crystal Dangerfield was 4 of 5 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points and Minnesota beat the Los Angeles Sparks 80-64 on Saturday night, spoiling the return of Lynx great — and current Sparks assistant coach — Seimone Augustus.