If the parade buses on Capitol Hill aren’t tuned up and polished after their last outing in June, they ought to be — just in case.
The Washington Mystics vie for the WNBA title in their first appearance in the finals in the franchise’s 21-season history, after edging past the Atlanta Dream in the WNBA semifinals, 3-2.
The No. 1 Seattle Storm are coming off a close series of their own, defeating the Phoenix Mercury after winning the first two games and then dropping the next two.
The Storm are heavily favored — despite the similarities between how their semifinals played out for the Mystics — led by WNBA veteran Sue Bird, who played just one game after her own teammate...