Roundup: Andrew Bogut to miss rest of NBA Finals
Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut will miss the rest of the NBA Finals with a knee injury, the Dubs announced Wednesday. The former Ute blocked 10 shots in 60 minutes of action in the first five games and is expected be out six to eight weeks.
Steve Mims of The Register-Guard reports that Oregon junior relief pitcher Stephen Nogosek is expected to sign with the Boston Red Sox. The Sox selected him in the sixth round, and his draft position carried a slot value of $281,100. He tweeted the following:
— Stephen Nogosek (@StephenNogosek) June 13, 2016
Check out this lengthy feature by Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports on how Stanford football is succeeding given its academic restrictions in a world where recruits are focused on spending much of their spare time at camps and not devoting as much time as possible to the classroom.
After being dismissed from the team last winter for violating team rules, former Colorado safety Evan White hopes to return to the Buffs in January (Brian Howell on the link). He played in 11 of 13 games last year, mainly with the special teams unit.
Washington State football announced the kickoff time for its game at Boise State – Sept. 10 at 7:15 p.m. PT/8:15 p.m. MT on ESPN2.
Eric Edholm of Yahoo Sports breaks down the city of Buffalo’s relationship with O.J. Simpson. If you haven’t watched any of the “O.J.: Made in America” documentary yet, clear your calendar and get started.
Instead of all this arguing over whether or not Ichiro Suzuki’s hits in Japan should count towards his overall hit total (he’s about to break Pete Rose’s record of 4,256 if you do count ‘em), Barry Bonds is proposing a hit summit for Rose and Ichiro for a “friendly roundtable discussion,” as Bob Nightengale of USA Today puts it. Bonds is now the hitting coach for Ichiro’s Miami Marlins.
Jon Gold of the Arizona Daily Star features Arizona baseball seniors Cody Ramer, Ryan Aguilar and Zach Gibbons, as all three of these guys have stepped up their games in a major way to help lead the 'Cats to Omaha.
Ready for some NBA Draft highlight videos? We got a few of ‘em, and we’ll start with a Gary Payton II package. Dude led the Beavs in scoring, rebounding and distributing in taking OSU to its first NCAA Tournament in 26 years.
Next up, let’s take a look at a Marquese Chriss highlight package. The frosh blocked a school-record 55 shots and could go very high in the NBA Draft June 23.
Lastly for now, here’s an NBA Draft highlight package of Jaylen Brown, the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year. He, along with Chriss, could potentially be a No. 3 pick according to some websites.
Kyle Bonagura gives us a brief rundown on five UCLA NFL Draft prospects for 2017 – Ishmael Adams, Nate Iese, Conor McDermott, Fabian Moreau and Eddie Vanderdoes.