The kids did alright

Team USA vs. Stanford exhibition:

The National Team outlasted Stanford, 95-80.

The Cardinal rose to the challenge.

The game saw the return of Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Layshia Clarendon and Skyler Diggins-Smith, who missed all or most of the 2019 WNBA season.


Extended recap.

Kiana Williams is proud of the Cardinal for competing against the pros.

Stanford saw it as a special opportunity.

Nneka Ogwumike interview.

Five questions Team USA needs to answer this week.

College team news:

ACC preview.

Oregon’s competition in the Pac-12 isn’t far behind.

Stanford has national championship aspirations.

Maryland preview.

Penn State is still working out the kinks after a team overhaul.

Boise State primer.

Virginia is welcoming new faces.

LIU is excited for the season.

Colorado looks to escape the Pac-12 cellar.

UConn had a fiery response to the NCAA’s denial of Evina Westbrook’s waiver.

College player news:

This international back court has a bond on and off the court for Wichita State.

Siena has a freshman who looks familiar.

San Francisco has a special true scorer.

College coach news:

First-year Cal coach Charmin Smith has a tough assignment.

WNBA news:

Diggins-Smith vows to fight for WNBA mothers, but said she is not trying to leave the Dallas Wings.

She said she has a new outlook since having her son.

The Sky’s super woman Ann Crosby does it all.