Golden nuggets

College team news:

Pac-12 team-by-team preview.

Is the Big Ten on the verge of breaking through to the next level?

The ceiling is high for Baylor.

Healthy returners will lead Duke back to the NCAA Tournament.

There are high expectations for Iowa this year.

Offense is not a problem for West Virginia.

Northern Iowa has postseason aspirations again, and this year they are a veteran group.

Six questions entering Arizona’s season.

Western Kentucky is seeking new leadership and high effort.

UTEP hopes for a strong season.

Northern Illinois is banking on their returners for improvement.

UConn players are finding their roles.

College player news:

Just call her “big name Jackie” Young, for Notre Dame.

Alliya Butts, who lost last season to injury, returns to end her career at Temple the right way.

Transfer forward Erin Boley is ready to hit the court for Oregon.

Shay Colley is adapting to being a leader for Michigan State.

Former Lady Vol Anastasia Hayes has transferred to Middle Tennessee State.

Duke point guard Kyra Lambert will miss a second straight season after reinjuring her knee.

The Blue Devils’ 2015 recruiting class looks back four years later.

UConn preseason guards preview.

College coach news:

Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie spent a day with the Philadelphia 76ers.

WNBA news:

Inside the WNBA’s fight for higher pay.

How Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe are redefining what it means to be a Seattle power couple.

Q&A with A’ja Wilson.

Wilson is just getting started.

Elena Delle Donne has been inducted into the University of Delaware Athletics hall of fame.

Former standout Chasity Melvin is getting her chance as an assistant coach in the NBA’s G League.