Roundup: The path of Thomas Tyner
GREAT read here from The Oregonian on the path of the prodigy that is Thomas Tyner, an incoming freshman running back for the Ducks. Remember those headlines about a high-schooler rushing for 643 yards and 10 touchdowns in a single game? Yeah, that's this dude.
He hasn't coached a game in this conference yet, but that didn't stop Sonny Dykes from thinking that the Pac-12 is the best and most challenging league, verbalizing his thoughts on Sirius XM's College Sports Nation.
Some football scheduling news to pass along- Eastern Washington and Washington State are planning a 2016 rematch in Pullman. Last year, the Cougs held on to beat the Eagles 24-20.
Play in a charity game, get docked 15 grand! That's what happened to some ex-Dawgs now in The Association, as the NBA fined former Huskies for playing in the UW alumni game, including Isaiah Thomas, Spencer Hawes, Tony Wroten and Quincy Pondexter, for their participation in an game that was considered unsanctioned. In order to play in public offseason games before July 1, players need to get approval from the league to play in them.
That's a bad, bad man right there. Taking elbows and swallowing his own blood to stay on the court, Arizona State's Jordan Bachynski is on a "mean" mission as he represents Canada overseas.
The Chicago Tribune is the latest publication to pen a story about WNBA legend Tina Thompson being ready to move on as her nationwide retirement tour came to the Midwest. The 38-year-old vet was in Chi-town as her Seattle Storm took on the Chicago Sky last night (she had a double-double in the Storm's 69-60 victory).
Sean Miller decides to keep it in the family, naming Joe Pasternack associate head coach to replace the departed James Whitford, who is now the head coach at Ball State.
College hoops season is still four months away, but that didn't stop Tad Boyle's CU Buffs from wrapping up a productive summer.
Oregon State pitcher Jace Fry is healthy, hungry and ready to return to the mound after Tommy John surgery kept him out for most of the 2013 season. Hopes are high for a return trip to Omaha in 2014 for Fry and Co.
Stanford women's water polo player Melissa Seidemann was named the ACWPC Player of the Year Tuesday, one of six John Tanner disciples to earn All-America honors (the others being Maggie Steffens, Annika Dries, Kiley Neushul, Kate Baldoni and Kaley Dodson).
Something I didn't see last week because I was so consumed with The Bazzinator getting drafted: UCLA won the men's Capital One Cup, in large thanks to its baseball national championship.
Utah AD Chris Hill comments on the Greg Winslow situation after a team of independent investigators released their findings on the former Utah swim coach.