A prominent Stanford linebacker is on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated, as Pete Thamel writes about the revenge of the nerd and Stanford’s Shayne Skov. This isn’t the full article, but there are a lot of good tidbits nonetheless.
Cal’s Brandon Hagy, Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers and Washington’s Charlie Hughes all advanced to the second round of match play at the U.S. Amateur Championship in Brookline, Mass on Wednesday. Hagy, Rodgers and Hughes will play in the round of 32 Thursday and will play another 18 later in the day in the Sweet 16 should they win their second-round matches. The quarterfinals will take place Friday, followed by the semifinals on Saturday and a 36-hole championship Sunday.
With stroke play in the books, eight Pac-12 golfers have either advanced to match play or a playoff to get into match play at the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship in Brookline, Mass. Washington, Cal and Stanford each have two golfers moving on to Wednesday, while UCLA and USC each have one continuing on.
We have an update in one of the most intriguing quarterback competitions in the country this year, as Lane Kiffin has narrowed the USC quarterback derby down to two: Max Wittek and Cody Kessler.
Golfers from the Conference of Champions are well represented in this week’s U.S. Amateur Championship in Brookline, Mass., with 18 guys who either played in the Pac-12 last season or will play at a Pac-12 school next season in the event. After 18 holes on Monday and Tuesday apiece, the top 64 golfers will make the cut for the match-play portion of the championship, which concludes Sunday with a 36-hole final.
If you want to watch your favorite team on Pac-12 Networks, it's time to drop DirecTV.
That's the simple message Pac-12 Networks is sending to fans with its new campaign comparing the Pac-12 programming you'll find on DirecTV (sparse) versus what you'll get on Pac-12 Networks (alllll over it).