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Roundup: Andy Enfield is all in at USC

Jul 15, 2013

The San Francisco Giants probably didn't expect to be under .500 at this point in the season after winning the World Series in 2012, but some positive vibes were created when starting pitcher and former Husky Tim Lincecum threw a no-hitter against the San Diego Padres Saturday night. It also hasn't been a very good last couple of seasons for the two-time Cy Young Award winner, but perhaps this will help him turn the corner.

Friday was a huge day for Oregon State baseball. How huge? Enough for it to be considered Christmas on July 12 as pitchers Ben Wetzler and Scott Schultz announced they were coming back for their senior seasons. Omaha looking like that much more of a possibility in 2014 for the Beavs.

Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune has become a roundup regular over the last year, and he provides us with this nice article about Utah's Jordan Loveridge dropping pounds for the game and his father. The rising sophomore made an instant impact last season for the Fighting Krystkowiaks and should be in better shape to do even more damage now that he has lost 25 pounds, partly motivated by his father's battle with diabetes.

By winning an academic award in Boulder despite being dyslexic, Colorado running back Malcolm Creer is overcoming his learning disability.

Luckily nobody was hurt, but an apartment fire displaced Washington State football players Vince Mayle and Teondray Caldwell, among many others. Former Pac-12 Digitalite Neil Stover has two tweeted pictures displayed in this article.

We are at the top of the John Canzano mountain, and there we find Mike Glazier as the most influential person in Oregon sports for steering the Ducks through their NCAA investigation. Nicknamed "The Cleaner," Glazier has become known for helping universities get through NCAA investigations.

There's a refreshing buzz about the men's basketball program in Troy, and that's because new coach Andy Enfield is all in at USC.

Just in case the NBA doesn't work out, former Arizona Wildcat Mark Lyons signed with French pro team Chorale Roanne. The 24-year-old inked a one-year deal with the club.

There are a lot of factors that go into winning football games and such, but Arizona State football coach Todd Graham says strength is the key to success. Attn: Shawn Griswold, director of strength and conditioning for the Forks.

Cal women's water polo is acting as Team USA at the World University Games, and the Golden Bears lost to Australia 9-5 Sunday despite Ashley Young's two goals. Up next for the Bears is the seventh-place game against France.

Interesting article here from Rule of Tree: How does Stanford's Kevin Hogan compare to other first-round NFL quarterbacks as freshmen?

Forget looking forward to the beginning of the season; Bruins Nation has a 2013-14 UCLA men's basketball midseason lineup projection. I'll be linking 2015-16 NCAA tournament projections next week - stay tuned!