Roundup: Nneka Ogwumike having historic WNBA season
According to FiveThirtyEight, Nneka Ogwumike is having one of the best statistical seasons in WNBA history. Her 16.3 statistical plus/minus for the 2016 season with the Los Angeles Sparks is second all-time, trailing only Lauren Jackson’s 2006 year with the Seattle Storm.
Read the Rolling Stone’s review on the Steve Gleason documentary. In select theaters today!
Check out this ArizonaWildcats.com feature on former Wildcat and Olympian Pau Tonnesen. The Spaniard will compete in the decathlon.
Chris Trevino of CBS Sports takes a little time to discuss USC cornerback Adoree’ Jackson returning to the football field after going for an Olympic bid.
Former Oregon Duck and current Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan has been reinstated by the NFL on a conditional basis, the Associated Press reports. He sat out last season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.
Aaron Torres of FOX Sports informs the public that Oregon State is opening a beer garden in Reser Stadium. Apparently it holds 600 seats and will be open for the Sept. 17 home lidlifter vs. Idaho State.
Kevin Gemmell features UCLA linebacker Jayon Brown, the Bruins’ leading tackler in 2015 and Myles Jack’s full-time replacement in the second level of the defense.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated says the 2016 season is Aaron Rodgers’ most important year.
Pat Rooney whips up this feature on Dwight Thorne, head coach of the Team Colorado squad that is in the Final Four of The Basketball Tournament. Thorne, a former guard at CU himself, will be the Director of Operations for Denver men’s basketball next season.
Jeff Metcalfe examines the Arizona State women’s basketball schedule. The non-conference portion includes games against Maryland, Kentucky and Florida, all of whom were ranked in the final AP top 25 for last season.
Kyle Goon previews the Utah tight ends and offensive line as he gets Utes fans ready for fall camp.
Likewise, Adam Jude previews the Washington tight ends, led by Darrell Daniels (19 grabs for 250 yards and a TD last season).