With the Olympics in the rearview mirror, the WNBA is ready to restart its season after a month-long break.
There should be quite the sprint to the finish over the league's final weeks.
"Very excited to get the back end of the season going," WNBA President Lisa Borders said. "You think about the format changes, top eight teams make the playoffs, doesn't matter what your geography is, it matters what your record is."
Only 4 1/2 games separate fourth place and 11th after the league changed its playoff format this season to get rid of conferences. The top eight teams will make the playoffs.
"The league is very close right now and anybody...