More to read before games begin

Nell Fortner and Dawn Staley, whose teams play each other today, share an Olympic bond.

Tara VanDerveer on her love affair with basketball and her long fight for equality.

Are more upsets in store?

Oregon has a battle cry.

Much like the 2006 title team, the Terps are driven by unselfishness.

Faith Masonius excels in her role as unsung hero for Maryland.

Ole Miss, which plays for the WNIT Championship today, has taken positive steps this season.

Washington State has expectations for next season.

Michigan’s plane had to make an emergency landing last night, but team, coaches and staff are alright.