More NCAA practices beginning

More on the World Cup:

Highlights.

World Cup final photos.

A player’s coach, Dawn Staley added to the National Team’s legacy.

Staley guided the team to the win with a calm demeanor.

The challenge grows for the U.S. to keep spinning gold.

Kia Nurse is just getting started.

College team news:

Lindsay Whalen ran an upbeat but intense practice on day one at Minnesota.

Nebraska doesn’t want to be a one-hit wonder.

Ohio State has overseas experience from a freshman and a transfer.

Lots of teams beginning practices this week……check out those Twitter timelines.