Roundup: Another title for King Cheserek
Another day, another crown – Oregon distance runner Edward Cheserek won his 14th NCAA title by claiming the 10K for the third straight year, clocking in at a cool 29:09.57 (light work).
USC football and track star Adoree’ Jackson finished fifth in the long jump at the 2016 NCAA Track & Field Championships in Eugene, and here’s a little chat he had with Pac-12 Network afterwards.
Lindsey Foltin of FOX Sports reports that USA Swimming has banned Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer convicted of sexual assault.
Hope Solo’s assault trial is headed to court, reports The Seattle Times. The former Husky goalkeeper lost her attempt to have a domestic violence case thrown out of court.
Anne Ryman of The Arizona Republic informs us that the Sun Devil Stadium renovation is now expected to cost $268 million, up $12 million from a 2014 projection (the original price tag was $225 million). Phase 3 is expected to begin after the conclusion of the 2016 season and should be completed before the start of the 2017 campaign.
Check out this feature on former UCLA hooper and current Golden State Warriors GM Bob Myers, written by Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard. Lengthy read but a good one.
Ryan McDonald of the Deseret News reports that Utah gymnast Samantha Partyka is retiring due to leg and back injuries.
Brian Hamilton of Sports Illustrated takes us inside Ivan Rabb’s decision to return to Cal for his sophomore season.
So how will Arizona replace wide receiver Cayleb Jones? Ted Miller has an idea – Nate Phillips, Samajie Grant and Trey Griffey are pretty good replacements.
Brian Howell features Colorado wide receiver Shay Fields, who will likely be the No. 1 target for Sefo Liufau (or his backup if Liufau can’t go).
Gina Mizell gives us the rundown on how each Oregon State athletics program fared in 2015-16, in slideshow form, no less.
CougCenter updates us on how Aron Baynes fared with the Detroit Pistons in his first season in Motor City. The former Coug big man averaged 6.3 points and 4.7 rebounds in about 16 minutes per game; solid stuff for a back up to Andre Drummond.