Roundup: Larry Krystkowiak opens up about his fight with cancer

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Kyle Goon details Larry Krystkowiak’s battle with cancer in this story. Great work here from Goon, as he explains why Coach K has been such a big supporter for Coaches vs. Cancer and how he battled through thyroid cancer.


USC kicker Matt Boermeester has been suspended as the school investigates a “code of conduct issue,” reports Zach Helfand of the Los Angeles Times (first reported by Deadspin). Boermeester hit the game-winning field goal as time expired in the Rose Bowl against Penn State.


According to reports, Cal has ended talks of a future and home-and-home men's basketball series with Kansas over a discriminatory law. A California state law that took effect on Jan. 1 bans public universities and colleges from traveling to states with laws that discriminate against the LGBT community, including Kansas, North Carolina, Tennessee and Mississippi.  


The ole’ Pac-12 chain reaction – according to Bruce Feldman and linked here by The Oregonian/OregonLive, Mark Helfrich and Chip Kelly might be in the running for the Alabama offensive coordinator opening.


Lonzo Ball’s brother, LaMelo Ball, scored 92 points in a high school game Tuesday night, doing so on 37-of-61 shooting from the floor (hey now) and also found time to dish out seven assists. Granted, he partook in a lot of cherry-picking, but still…


Pat Rooney reports that Xavier Johnson and Wesley Gordon are “day-to-day” for Colorado men’s basketball as the two were suspended for a violation of team rules for the loss at Cal.


Vytas Mazeika of the Bay Area News Group looks at how Stanford’s ticket renewal policy for football games is affecting season-ticket holders. Stanford is expanding its priority-seating policy, demanding a mandatory gift to the Stanford Athletics fund to hold on to seats in those areas.


Matt Calkins of The Seattle Times spends this article writing about Markelle Fultz’s on-court demeanor and how it will help him at the next level. You never see this guy get too riled up.


Bruce Pascoe gives us the Arizona-Stanford men’s basketball scouting report, as the two teams square off Wednesday night in Tucson (8 p.m. PT/9 p.m. MT, FS1).

Arizona State

Jeff Metcalfe writes that Arizona State men’s basketball has been bending more than breaking lately as the Sun Devils get ready to welcome Cal to Tempe Wednesday night.

Oregon State

Oregon State women’s basketball is a No. 2 seed in the latest rankings from the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee, Gina Mizell informs.

Washington State

Jeff Nusser looks at the Washington State wide receiver situation for 2017, as the Cougs will have to find a way to replace the production left behind by River Cracraft and Gabe Marks.

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