Roundup: Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and Lauri Markkanen are projected top-10 picks
In Gary Parrish’s latest NBA Mock Draft, he has Markelle Fultz going first overall to the Boston Celtics, with Lonzo Ball going third to the Lakers and Lauri Markkanen going ninth to the Mavs (CBS Sports).
Former Cal pitcher and current Oakland A’s prospect Daulton Jefferies will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, writes Melissa Lockard of Scout.com. Jefferies was selected 37th overall by the A’s last year.
Jon Wilner gives us Stanford’s response to Johnny Dawkins’ multi-million dollar breach-of-contract lawsuit.
Ed O’Bannon Jr.’s son, Chuck O’Bannon Jr., signed to play with USC men’s basketball. Dude is a McDonald’s All-American.
UCLA football has scheduled a home-and-home series with San Diego State for 2023 (San Diego) and 2026 (Rose Bowl).
With the Arizona and Oregon softball teams meeting this weekend, Zack Rosenblatt features the Mercado sisters, who will be facing off for the last time at the collegiate level (unless they meet in the postseason somewhere down the line). Danica Mercado is a redshirt senior at Oregon who his hitting a robust .411, while Mo Mercado is a senior at Arizona hitting an even better .425.
Danny Moran previews Oregon State baseball’s series with UCLA in SoCal. After this weekend set, the Beavs will spend the final five weeks of the regular season in the state of Oregon.
Brian Howell reports that Colorado is moving defensive lineman Eddy Lopez to tight end, a transition that will hopefully allow Lopez to contribute more on the field.
Listen to former Washington State receiver Gabe Marks on Sports Illustrated’s Draft Season Podcast with Lindsay Schnell.
Take a look at these Utah safety Marcus Williams highlights as he gets ready for the 2017 NFL Draft. Williams posted a 43.5-inch vert at the combine, second highest at the event.
Despite there being a regime change in Eugene, Chantel Jennings is of the belief that Oregon football’s offense will click in 2017 in large thanks to Justin Herbert having seven starts under his belt at quarterback and eight starters returning on that side of the ball (second most of any team in the Pac-12, Jennings points out).
Jeff Metcalfe gives us his five impressions from Arizona State spring football.