Roundup: Andre De Grasse has 'Olympic bromance' with Usain Bolt
Amanda Calvo of Time tells us that Twitter went crazy over Andre De Grasse and Usain Bolt’s “Olympic bromance.” The Trojan and Bolt flashed each other grins as they crossed the line in the 200-meter semis (both advanced to the finals).
After a disappointing loss in the semis, Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross got the bronze medal in the beach volleyball tournament by defeating another pair from Brazil. Also, Stanford women’s volleyball was picked to finish first in the Pac-12 preseason coaches poll. UCLA and Washington were slotted second and third, respectively.
Devon Allen says he wants to play football and run track until he’s 35, so that settles that. Chantel Jennings has the link and more info; a good writer, this Jennings.
Former Cal soccer star Alex Morgan talked about Hope Solo’s comments on Sweden and Pia Sundhage (former USWNT coach, now coach of Sweden) in this Nicole Auerbach link for USA TODAY Sports.
Arizona alum Pau Tonnesen talks about representing Spain in the decathlon in this video produced by the Cronkite Sports Bureau.
Former Washington and USC head coach Steve Sarkisian will be an analyst for Fox Sports 1 for the upcoming football season, he confirmed to TMZ.
Nice – Washington State football nickel back Colton Teglovic was put on scholarship for his senior season.
Has Colorado made enough strides on defense to win more games in the Pac-12? That’s the question Kevin Gemmell examines in this link.
Gemmell thinks that defensive lineman George Lea is the player with the most to prove for Arizona State.
In this Danny Moran link, Oregon State football coach Gary Andersen talks about how the Beavers improved since their Friday scrimmage.
Thuc Nhi Nguyen gives us a UCLA football practice report from Wednesday.
Kyle Goon provides us with a 2016 Utah women’s soccer season primer. The Utes, who finished 7-10-3 last season and claimed ninth in the Pac-12 standings, are hoping to get back to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2013.