The grind continues

College team news:

UConn will play Louisville Dec. 4 at Mohegan Sun Arena.

BYU has lofty goals for the year.

Expectations are high for Wisconsin.

Ohio State has new uniforms.

Maine is eager to play, but the start of their season is uncertain.

College player news:

Getting to know Kentucky’s newcomers.

Madison Scott is prepared to meet high expectations at Mississippi.

College coach news:

UMaine coach Amy Vachon is worried her team won’t be able to travel out of state for games.

Alexa Golden is rapidly rising on Kent State’s coaching staff.

Brittany Bigott is a new assistant coach at Sam Houston State.

WNBA news:

A look back at the evolution of Sue Bird, who turns 40 today.

Bird says her legacy is already written.

She also said this year’s Championship meant more.

40 photos for her 40th.

How the most socially progressive league got that way.

Athletes and activism: Renee Montgomery.

The pandemic lead to unprecedented media coverage.

Top player influencers.