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Roundup: Riley Sorenson's cancer is in remission

Oct 5, 2017
Washington State Athletics

Washington State

The good vibes just keep rolling on the Palouse – Riley Sorenson’s cancer is in remission, his girlfriend announced on Twitter. This is the second time the former Washington State offensive lineman has successfully battled testicular cancer.


Good news – Oregon running back Royce Freeman practiced Wednesday morning, reports Andrew Greif. Freeman, who suffered a shoulder injury in the win over Cal Saturday night, is considered “day to day” by head coach Willie Taggart.


USC offensive lineman Viane Talamaivao is out for the season with a torn pectoral muscle suffered in the loss to Wazzu Friday night, head coach Clay Helton said (Yahoo Sports). Talamaivao was a four-year starter for the Trojans, and it is unlikely he will be granted a redshirt because he played into the fifth game of the season.


UCLA women’s soccer coach Amanda Cromwell is one win away from 300 career victories, and No. 300 could come Thursday night at Arizona State. You can watch the top-ranked Bruins against the Sun Devils on Arizona State’s live stream portal at 7 p.m. PT.

Arizona State

Arizona State alum Jourdan Rodrigue was the target of a Cam Newton insult Wednesday when the Panthers quarterback said “it’s funny to hear a female talk about routes. It’s funny,” in response to Rodrigue’s question about Devin Funchess’ route running.


Take a look at the recently-released Utah women’s gymnastics 2018 schedule, courtesy of The Salt Lake Tribune. A lot of TV appearances for the Red Rocks, and rightfully so.


Stanford men’s soccer freshman defender Carson Vom Steeg has been named to the United States U18 national team for an international camp in Spain (Palo Alto Online). The Youthful Yanks take on Belgium Thursday and Russia Monday as part of the camp.


Brent Schrotenboer of USA TODAY Sports details Bill McCartney’s battle with dementia. The great former Colorado football coach is now 77 years old. Best of luck to him and everyone who has to deal with this disease.

Oregon State

Check out this Oregon State-USC game preview with our guy Yogi Roth. How will the banged-up Trojans rebound after suffering their first loss of the season?


While we’re at it, let’s take a look at the Arizona-Colorado game preview with Yogi, another game that will be televised on Pac-12 Networks.


Washington running back Myles Gaskin talks about his efficiency in the ground game with the media in this video courtesy of The News Tribune. Gaskin is averaging a healthy 7.1 yards per carry this season.


Cal men’s water polo star Luca Cupido chatted with Pac-12 Networks after the defending national champion Golden Bears raced past Santa Clara 21-9. Great broadcast crew.