Arizona's eight national championships can be a weighty burden, so coaches are telling the Wildcats, our No. 7 team, to focus on the present. Of course, top-notch pitching makes doing that a lot easier.
Some things we know for certain -- Lauren Chamberlain will dominate, for instance. But in a softball season without a clear favorite team, it's only fitting that we begin by throwing out some questions.
Houston lined up the framework of a lineup that will make opponents work for goals in Friday's NWSL expansion draft. Offense will be on new coach Randy Waldrum's mind with the second pick in the college draft on Jan. 17.