Increasing news fodder

College team news:

ESPN’s preseason mid-major rankings has Drake at No. 1.

Big East play looks to be intense.

Once again, the Big Sky is anyone’s to win.

UConn is adjusting to having zero All-Americans.

A new offense meets a new era for Iowa, who has new uniforms this year.

Michigan is pushing for a breakthrough year.

Western Illinois returns after an offseason overhaul.

College player news:

Pile up on highway J: the name game at Duke.

Olivia Nelson-Ododa is the key to the season for UConn.

The Lady Vols are happy Jordan Horston is still with the program.

Ranking five potential impact newcomers for Tennessee.

Hawkeye forward Amanda Ollinger is ready for a starting role, while Kate Martin is commanding respect. And the Meyer sister act will be a first for the program.

Jaiden McCoy’s bumpy basketball ride is set smoother with the Lady Vols this year.

College coach news:

Muffet McGraw on unintended consequences.

Carolyn Kieger is bringing culture to the start of her tenure at Penn State.

Iowa coach Lisa Bluder hopes for another big year of attendance, and she talked about expectations on media day.

An NCAA waiver is allowing Makayla Waterman to return to Ohio State as part of the coaching staff.


Q&A with Debbie Antonelli.

The coach behind a fearless Great Britain team.