Roundup: Devon Allen hurdling toward Olympic dream

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Oregon

Chantel Jennings gives us the details on Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen sitting out spring football to train for the 2016 Olympics in the 110-meter hurdles. He holds the fastest time among any American so far in 2016 in the event, clocking in at 13.40 seconds.

Washington State

Props to Washington State pitcher/first baseman John Olerud for being named Pac-12 Player of the Century, officially announced Monday night on Sports Report. Check this out – he went 15-0 on the bump and hit 23 home runs in 1988.

Washington

Washington men’s basketball has promoted Raphael Chillious to associate head coach, the school announced Monday. He is considered one of the best recruiters on the West Coast.

USC

USC is in the lead after the first day of the Pac-12 Women’s Golf Championships in Pleasanton, California, holding a four-stroke lead over UCLA.

California

CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish has Cal forward Jaylen Brown going fourth overall in his NBA Mock Draft. He also has Jakob Poeltl going 10th, Ivan Rabb going 13th and Marquese Chriss going 19th.

UCLA

Myles Jack’s agent responded to negative medical reports concerning the former UCLA linebacker. There have been anonymous reports of people around the NFL being worried about “the long-term health of Jack’s knee.” (Sean Wagner-McGough, CBS Sports)

Oregon State

Oregon State baseball defeated Oregon 11-10 in a wild one Monday night, with the Beavers blowing an 8-0 lead but preserving the win with some clutch two-out hitting in the ninth inning (Andrew Nemec, The Oregonian/OregonLive).

Utah

Kyle Goon looks back glowingly on the first year of Lynne Roberts’ tenure as Utah women’s basketball coach with an eye toward future success. There weren’t very many expectations for the team last year, but there certainly will be some next season.

Stanford

So Kevin Hogan and Jared Goff crossed paths at the San Francisco Giants’ game Monday night, and David Lombardi has the breakdown. Hogan threw out the first pitch.

Arizona

Mike Leach has some company – Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez spoke out against the NCAA’s ban on satellite camps, calling the rule “silly and disingenuous.”

Colorado

Colorado lacrosse’s Miranda Stinson was named MPSF Rookie of the Week on Monday after scoring a season-high three goals on Sunday.

Arizona State

Shaq called out James Harden for his porous defense in the Houston Rockets’ Game 2 loss to Golden State Monday night (Luke Kerr-Dineen, For The Win). Gotta love the former Sun Devil, but there were some possessions last night where it looked like he, well, wasn’t exactly giving a grade-A effort on the defensive end.

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