Roundup: Washington QB Cyler Miles retires
Washington announced that quarterback Cyler Miles is retiring due to a chronic hip injury. The QB competition on Montlake is now officially wide open.
Props to USWNT for knocking off Colombia 2-0 in the round of 16 of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, and watch Alex Morgan’s game-winning goal in the 53rd minute, courtesy of SI. Was it a cheapie? Yeah, but it’s good to see Morgan get her first goal for the Yanks since March. The Americans play China Friday in the quarterfinals.
Hundreds gathered for Elson S. Floyd’s memorial Monday in Pullman, KREM’s Ryan Simms notes. Students organized the grassroots memorial in his honor; KREM reports that an official memorial will not take place until August.
Former Utah running back Monk Bailey died at the age of 77 on Thursday, reports the Salt Lake Tribune. He led the Utes in rushing twice and later became a DB for the St. Louis Cardinals. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March.
Oregon State women’s basketball guard Jamie Weisner made the Canadian National Team roster as an alternate for the 2015 Pan America Games in Toronto (July 16-20). Other Pac-12 flavor on Team Canada includes the Plouffe sisters and UCLA’s Nirra Fields.
Speaking of which… USC men’s basketball’s Nikola Jovanovic made the Serbian National Team for the World University Games in South Korea this summer.
Check out the 2015 Stanford women’s volleyball schedule. You can catch John Dunning and Co. 17 times on the Pac-12 Networks in the fall; overall, 92 women’s volleyball matches will be televised by Pac-12 Networks.
Speaking on Pac-12 Sports Report, Don MacLean said he likes Kevon Looney’s NBA Draft prospects. How much does he like him? He thinks Looney could be the best pro from the Pac-12’s NBA Draft class this year when it’s all said and done. Also, running back Soso Jamabo has officially enrolled at UCLA.
Here are some T.J. McConnell highlights at Arizona to get you pumped for the NBA Draft. Also, Andre Iguodala appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Monday night, and our social media guru Justin Karp has the breakdown.
Wanna see a list of all the Arizonans on the Arizona State football roster (34 in all)? The Arizona Republic has you covered. Todd Graham sure has done a mighty fine job crootin’ his own backyard.
Delayed props on the roundup’s behalf to Oregon track & field athlete Jenna Prandini, winner of the Honda Sports Award for track & field.
David Lombardi continues his “Replacements” series by taking a look at who needs to fill in the biggest gaps at Colorado.
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