Story lines have the suspense building

College team news:

Expectations are high throughout the Pac-12.

Five reasons why Oregon is the favorite to win the title.

Boise State is picked to win the Mountain West title.

Mississippi is preparing for the season.

How UConn’s newcomers fit in.

Michigan State is building off of powerful chemistry.

Young Weber State is gearing for growth and a tough schedule.

Washington State has two big stars and many risers.

College player news:

Sabrina Ionescu, Lauren Cox, Chennedy Carter, Beatrice Mompremier and Kaila Charles areĀ the AP’s preseason All-American team.

Ionescu is coming for the title.

Ionescu reacts to a young boy dressed as her for Halloween.

Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard is a humble star in an age of exhibitionists.

Jack of all trades Moira Joiner is making her presence felt for the Spartans.

The NCAA denied Destiny Littleton’s transfer waiver to South Carolina, and both player and coach are devastated.

Junior center Eva Rubin is transferring from Arizona State.

Senior Mikayla Christian is leaving Nevada.

College coach news:

DeUnna Hendrix is set to begin her first season as Miami Ohio’s coach.

The Michael Meek era has tipped at Portland.

Former Binghamton coach Elizabeth Naumvoski won a settlement in her case against the school for discrimination.

WNBA news:

What’s really at stake in the CBA negotiations.

Lindsay Whalen will be inducted into the Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame.