They are future Hall of Famers and two of the most important players in the foundation of the WNBA. And through it all, Katie Smith and Tina Thompson have been consummate professionals.
From the way it handled Rene Portland to the current scandal within the football program, Penn State has long had a deficiency in leadership, failing to be proactive and vigilant to make sure everyone is doing the right thing by young people.
Baylor leads the preseason polls, but is there truly a prohibitive favorite this season? Probably not.
The likes of Duke and UNC have long dominated the ACC. But this could be the season when one of the league's Florida schools -- Miami or FSU -- wins the ACC tournament.
In football, the NCAA takes a strict stand when it comes to celebrations. But if there really are sportsmanship issues, why is "spirit" encouraged in nearly every other sport?
Jeanette Pohlen never planned to play point guard full time for Stanford. But she has answered the call exceedingly well.
With 3.4 seconds left, the Fever had a one-point lead but the Mercury had the ball. Yes, once again, the WNBA Finals came down to the final few seconds.
Things have turned out very good for women's hoops in the Big 12, a conference that was formed for football purposes.