Monday Sports in Brief

college football Alabama is No. 1 in the AP Top 25 pre-season for the second consecutive season. This is also the ninth time overall, and the second in survey history. The Crimson Tide received 54 out of 63 votes in first place in the poll released on Monday. Ohio is No. 2 with six votes … Read more

Olivia Nelson-Ododa, former UConn women’s basketball star, in first WNBA season: ‘Growing year’

When Olivia Nelson-Ododa moved cross-country to Los Angeles this spring, she knew no one in Southern California. were new to help UConn women’s basketball to the National Championship game before becoming the third husky drafted by the Los Angeles Sparks. Four months later, Nelson Ododa finished her first season in the WNBA. While Sparks finished … Read more