Preseason polls abound

College team news:

New faces, same mission for Louisville in the post-Asia Durr era.

Baylor may be the favorite in the Big 12, but the battle for positioning after that will be fierce.

Penn State media day cookbook.

Momentum is hard to carry for Gonzaga.

Five things to know as App State opens the season.

Northern Kentucky looks to build on last season’s momentum.

Penn and Princeton are tied atop the Ivy League preseason poll.

Full poll.

UC Irvine and UC Davis top the Big West poll.

NEC poll.

College player news:

Meet the Louisville Cardinals.

Shadeen Samuels is set to lead Seton Hall.

La Salle’s Kate Hill has 75 pairs of sneakers.

College coach news:

Big 12 coaches prepare for a strenuous conference slate.

WNBA news:

How the USA’s female pro players are missing out on mental health services.

The pro gender pay gap is the perfect business problem, says new WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert.

Nneka Ogwumike on WNBA misconceptions and salary discrepancy.

What do the Liberty need to consider in their head coach search?

Before she went overseas to play, Ariel Atkins returned to her Texas high school to inspire the next generation of players.


Jenna Schroeder is now the fourth woman on an NBA referee staff.