Roundup: UCLA playing for a national championship
UCLA women’s tennis will play Vanderbilt in the national championship match Tuesday (3 p.m. PT) after defeating Georgia 4-1 Monday night in the semis. The Bruins won it all last year by beating North Carolina 4-3.
So yeah, that means that USC women’s tennis lost in the semis to Vanderbilt 4-0 Monday night. The Trojans were the No. 1 seed in the tournament.
Oregon State and Utah will be featured on third season of “The Drive” this fall. Arizona State and Cal were the guinea pigs in year one, while our crew followed UCLA in season two.
Great read from Jon Wilner about Steve Kerr and his father Malcolm, who was shot and killed in 1984. Kerr’s Golden State Warriors play Houston in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals Tuesday night.
In the interest of being fair and balanced, we should probably tell you that Houston Rockets guard James Harden is one round away from returning to the finals, along with teammate Dwight Howard. Harden went in 2012 with the Thunder and Howard went in 2009 with the Magic.
Former Utah State quarterback Darell Garretson is heading to Oregon State as a walk-on for 2015 and will be able to play in 2016 for the Beavers.
FOX Sports’ Stewart Mandel says Utah running back Devontae Booker is on the Heisman radar for 2015. That’s what happens when you produce more than 1,800 yards of offense the year prior.
This is tight – Ralphie Report’s Jeff Hauser has a feature story on former Colorado football player/current UFC heavyweight fighter Brendan Schaub. Good stuff on dude’s background.
Whoa now – Washington football graduate assistant coach Gerald Alexander delivered his baby son in a bathtub. Read the Adam Jude-produced link for more details.
The Spokesman-Review’s John Blanchette pens an opinion piece on Connor Halliday’s decision to withdraw from Washington Redskins rookie minicamp, saying Halliday doesn’t owe an explanation to anybody.
Stanford football offensive lineman Graham Shuler was named to the Rimington Trophy spring watch list Tuesday. The trophy goes to the best center in college football.
Oooh hey… Have you seen these white Cal football helmets making the rounds on the internet? California Golden Blogs has you covered in case you haven’t. I’m a fan (if it’s a real thing).
Kyle Bonagura believes Oregon has the best running back group in the Pac-12 in his post-spring position rankings.