Mechelle Voepel espnW.com
Rematch of WNBA Finals the past two seasons is today at Target Center in Minneapolis: defending champion Lynx vs 2016 champ Sparks, 5 p.m. ET on ESPN2. But Los Angeles will be without Candace Parker, who is dealing with what was described as a minor back injury. She didn't travel to Minnesota. All 12 teams are playing Sunday in first full day of WNBA action this 2018 season.