Roundup: Nelson and Bachynski will be Hornets in Vegas
Nice: Former Oregon State hooper Roberto Nelson will play for the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA Summer League in Vegas. Connor Letourneau also reports that former Fork Jordan Bachynski will be a Hornet in July. Best unis in the game, y’all; I’ll say it every chance I get.
Robin Stephenson has been named the head coach of Washington women’s tennis, the university announced Monday. She was formerly the head coach at Georgia State, which had its best season in program history in 2013-14 and saw one of its players advance to the semifinals of the NCAA singles championship.
USA Today’s Jeff Zillgitt believes that new Milwaukee Bucks head coach and former Cal baller Jason Kidd broke an unwritten rule: going after a job that is currently held by somebody else. Larry Drew, the old Bucks coach, was still in charge as Kidd made his play for the Milwaukee gig.
It’s the craze in college football right now, but there will be no major uniform changes for Colorado in 2014. There will be some “accessories” that the Buffs will add this fall, per Kyle Ringo, but more specific information has not yet been leaked.
Former Arizona Wildcat pitcher Daniel Schlereth was traded to the Detroit Tigers and is now with their minor league affiliate in Toledo. (Another ex-Cat, Trevor Crowe, is also playing in Toledo.) The Toledo Mud Hens. What a name.
Uncle Ted examines the national title chances for Oregon and the Pac-12 for the upcoming season. Other schools mentioned as potentially making a run at a spot in the College Football Playoff are Arizona State, Stanford, UCLA, USC and Washington.
You weren’t alone in the feeling of pleasant surprise when the Oklahoma City Thunder made the 29th pick of the 2014 NBA draft; Josh Huestis was surprised the Thunder took him in the first round, too.
In another cleanup draft link from over the previous weekend, Zach LaVine, Jordan Adams and Kyle Anderson gave UCLA a good showing at the NBA draft. All three were selected in the first round.
Bracket time for the good folks at House of Sparky. The SB Nation affiliate is in the quarterfinal round of its “moment of the year” tournament, and now you have to vote between Arizona State football winning the Pac-12 South or ASU winning the Territorial Cup Series.
I say it’s time we read a Q&A with Washington State football assistant head coach Eric Russell. Gracias, Chantel Jennings.
I bet you’d like to know that Utah athletics has a system in place for NCAA compliance.
Conquest Chronicles looks at USC football’s games against Oregon State, Arizona State and Arizona in the fall.