Coming to that “almost stop” period

It’s finals week at colleges across the U.S., and this week’s game schedule is next to nothing. But things will be back on and poppin’ this Saturday (I will be attending back-to-back games, myself).

In the meantime, we still have some news:

Kentucky’s summer drills included lessons in sacrifice.

At Tennessee, Stokely Athletics Center is closing, and Coach Holly Warlick has a gang of memories there. The Lady Vols’ “live pink, bleed orange” game will be Feb. 17, against Vanderbilt.

Oregon and Oregon State are trying to rebound from injuries.

Missouri has turned into an offensive machine.

Wyoming’s Chaundra Sewell takes pride in cleaning the glass.

WNBA:

Vote for Tamika Catchings in Hall of Game Awards.

A glimpse at tomorrow’s stars in Skylar Diggins, Brittney Griner and Elena Delle Donne.