Somewhere between international and college play

World Cup news:

Yesterday the U.S. won a record 27th straight World Cup game…….they’ll play Serbia in tomorrow’s quarterfinals.

Alyssa Thomas is using the World Cup to refocus after losing in the WNBA finals.

Kahleah Copper’s diary is all about rest.

Mali players apologized for fighting after their loss on Monday.

WNBA player news:

A’ja Wilson is featured in the new issue of SLAM.

College team news:

UCLA is eyeing a return to the NCAA Tournament with a top-ranked freshman class.

Developing leadership is key as Colorado returns to practice.

BYU will receive $100,000 from South Carolina in the wake of the game’s cancellation by the Gamecocks.

College coach news:

Notre Dame coach Niele Ivey talks about transfers, recruits, and the upcoming season.

Kim Mulkey says LSU has talent, and now must piece it together.

Krista Gerlich says depth and versatility will define Texas Tech this year.