Roundup: The story behind Ryan Hingst's no-no
Great read here from Craig Morgan of thesundevils.com on the story behind Arizona State pitcher Ryan Hingst’s no-hitter Friday night. An issue with WiFi kept him from doing a couple of quizzes until after the game but he was able to perform well on both (and oh yeah, perform pretty well on the bump, too).
Read Jon Wilner’s thoughts on Stanford hiring Jerod Haase as its next basketball coach. He gives the Cardinal pretty good marks for the hire. Also, he informs us that safety Zach Hoffpauir is returning to Stanford after a stint in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ organization.
Good news for Buffs fans – Pat Rooney reports that Colorado guard Xavier Johnson is returning to the Buffs for another year. He missed all of last year with a torn Achilles tendon.
USC basketball guard Katin Reinhardt will transfer from the school, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN (linked here by Bleacher Report).
Check out this video and corresponding article from Danny Moran and the folks at The Oregonian/OregonLive on the Oregon State women’s basketball team returning to campus after punching a ticket to the Final Four.
Here’s an NFL Draft preview for Cal quarterback Jared Goff. How high will Goff go?
Ivan Maisel devotes this article to the relationship between Don Pellum and Brady Hoke. Pellum, the former Oregon defensive coordinator, was demoted after a subpar defensive season for the Ducks but retained on staff and played a big role in luring Hoke to Eugene as the new DC.
Tom Pelissaro of USA Today Sports writes that former Cougar Husain Abdullah knew it was time retire from football. Abdullah announced his retirement Monday, partly because of concerns from concussions suffered while playing in the NFL.
Tim Booth of the Associated Press writes that John Ross’ return highlights Washington spring practice. The speedy receiver missed all of last year to a knee injury.
Kevin Gemmell updates us on the Utah quarterback situation, telling us that freshman QB Tyler Huntley is equal on the depth chart to Troy Williams and Brandon Cox. It’s all about the “or.”
Kyle Bonagura tells us that UCLA will evolve its offense to better showcase Josh Rosen’s talents. Kennedy Polamalu is the new offensive coordinator after Noel Mazzone left for the OC gig at Texas A&M.
Adam Rittenberg of ESPN believes that Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller is one of the best coaches to never reach the Final Four. David Shaw and Chris Petersen make his football list for not reaching a BCS title game or College Football Playoff.
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