Roundup: 'Cats vs. Chanticleers in CWS finals
The Wildcats are still standing – Arizona baseball advanced to the College World Series final after beating Oklahoma State 5-1 on Saturday and improved to an astounding 6-0 when facing elimination this postseason. Arizona gets Coastal Carolina in a best-of-three series that starts Monday.
After finishing tied for third in his first pro event last weekend (the Quicken Loans National), former Arizona State golfer Jon Rahm qualified for the Open Championship next month.
Josh Scott will play for the Denver Nuggets’ NBA Summer League team in Las Vegas, his family told Paul Glee of The Gazette on Saturday.
From last week – Washington State football and Kansas State agreed to a home-and-home series for 2026 (K-State) and 2029 (Martin Stadium).
Kyle Goon shows us Jakob Poeltl’s introductory press conference with the Toronto Raptors. Time for the big fella to get to work and prepare for Summer League.
The Ripsit Blog tells you how you can vote for Samantha Bricio for Best Female College Athlete of the Year at the 2016 ESPY Awards.
Bleacher Report has declared the Rose Bowl the best stadium in college football. Gotta check out a Bruins game or a Rose Bowl if you haven’t yet one of these years.
Sports Illustrated asks who will be the best running back in the nation in 2016 – Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey or Florida State’s Dalvin Cook? Colin Becht and Chris Johnson discuss in the linked video.
Ted Miller looks at the best offensive players for Cal football (no more than one per position group) – QB Davis Webb, RB Vic Enwere and WR Melquise Stovall (watch out for this guy) comprise Uncle Ted’s troika.
Tyson Alger of The Oregonian/OregonLive features Oregon linebacker A.J. Hotchkins, who comes to Eugene by way of Riverside City College.
Writing a special for The Oregonian/OregonLive, student reporters from the High School Journalism Institute take a look at the future of Oregon State women’s basketball. ‘Tis a bright future.
Here’s another piece to add to the Washington football hype train – Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus details why Washington is a dark-horse contender for the 2016 College Football Playoff. This was posted a couple of months back but made its way around the Twitterverse over the weekend again.