Roundup: Cheserek's journey to America
You ever run 60 miles to school to take final exams? Oregon distance runner Edward Cheserek has. Great feature here from the Register-Guard about Cheserek and the Oregon track team as the NCAA outdoor championships begin Wednesday. Also, props to our Justin Karp for the find on this link.
How ‘bouts another track & field story? This time we’ll link to a story from Brian Howell about Colorado’s Joe Bosshard, a four-time All-American who missed two years to injury troubles but is now "back on track." Bosshard might be the dopest last name of all time.
Scott Bordow of the Arizona Republic puts together an intriguing piece on Kyle Anderson as an NBA prospect after he worked out with the Phoenix Suns Monday (alongside fellow Pac-12ers Travis Wear, Justin Cobbs and Mike Moser). Also, you should check out this Bryce Alford trick shot, a full-court kick (yes, kick) that landed in the hoop and top spot on SportsCenter’s top plays.
The USC sanctions are officially over Tuesday, but the Trojans are still dealing with the effects of the sanctions, writes Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times.
The Deseret News reports that a medical decision on Utah QB Travis Wilson is expected later this month. Wilson does not yet have full clearance to play in the fall, but Kyle Whittingham is optimistic.
Hey there, did you know that three Sun Devils will be golfing in the U.S. Open this week? They are Phil Mickelson, Paul Casey and Matt Jones.
Nice to see Anthony Gimino on the byline again as he gives us a position preview of the Arizona quarterbacks for the Arizona Republic (who's gonna replace B.J. Denker?). Nobody knows Arizona sports like AG, and I’m not talking about the legendary underground hip-hop artist.
Coug Center gives us a lil’ somethin-somethin on Buddy Levy, Mike Leach’s co-author on the Geronimo book. Click the link to get Levy’s thoughts on working with Leach on the book.
Because it's never too early to talk about the 2015 NFL draft, you should know that Mel Kiper thinks Sean Mannion is the No. 2 senior quarterback draft prospect.
If you haven’t already, you should really see Landry Fields dress up as Nicki Minaj for Sing Your Face Off, a show on ABC in which celebrities sing and dress up as various artists.
Sounds like there is rising excitement for Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey. Welcome to the roundup, Music City Miracles.