9:44 PM EDT, Tue September 27, 2016

Who will be next Oregon State athletic director? 8 potential candidates to replace Todd Stansbury

The surprising departure of former Oregon State athletic director Todd Stansbury to Georgia Tech has left an opening atop the department for the second time in less than two years.
UW’s Jake Browning on his first matchup with No. 7 Stanford: ‘They’re going to make you earn it’

UW’s Jake Browning on his first matchup with No. 7 Stanford: ‘They’re going to make you earn it’

Browning: "I’d be ignorant to say that they’re not the team to beat right now in the Pac-12, but it’s a new season and all that, so we’ve just got to go in there and play and execute well."
State of the Hogs: QBs will run until Arkansas shows it can stop them

State of the Hogs: QBs will run until Arkansas shows it can stop them

Arkansas defensive coaches and players knew that stopping the quarterback run was a big part of the game plan in advance of the Texas A&M game. Its not going to go away soon.
Deseret Morning News 11 mins ago
Utah Jazz notebook: Hill gains new appreciation for what Hayward brings to the table

Utah Jazz notebook: Hill gains new appreciation for what Hayward brings to the table

For the last 6 NBA seasons, veteran guard George Hill has seen what Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward brings to the court from...
Pat Casey 'not a candidate' for Oregon State athletic director opening

Pat Casey 'not a candidate' for Oregon State athletic director opening

The 57-year-old Casey has won two College World Series championships in 22 seasons at Oregon State.
J.J. Watt’s back injury could force him to miss entire season for Texans

J.J. Watt’s back injury could force him to miss entire season for Texans

HOUSTON — A person familiar with J.J. Watt's condition says he has re-injured his back and the Houston Texans expect him to be out until at least December, and possibly the entire season.
'Entitlement cannot exist' from Ducks, Helfrich says after players clear air in team meeting

'Entitlement cannot exist' from Ducks, Helfrich says after players clear air in team meeting

Older players primarily blamed younger teammates for such attitudes or for lacking effort Monday. A day later, however, receiver Dwayne Stanford said the example set by UO's veterans requires just as much of an examination.

As feared, Spanos-Bosa mess hurt Bolts on field

Joey Bosa is expected to gain full clearance for practice this week, perhaps allowing him to work all the team drills in pads today for the first time since last winter with Ohio State. Unfortunately for the Chargers and Bosa, the three NFL games that Bosa missed can’t be recovered. And that’s...
Hogs need DJ Dean to bounce back from A&M game

Hogs need DJ Dean to bounce back from A&M game

DJ Dean gave up a big play Saturday, but Arkansas needs him moving forward.
Deseret Morning News 24 mins ago
Utah football notes: Cal receiver presents quite a challenge

Utah football notes: Cal receiver presents quite a challenge

Chad Hansen of the Cal Bears averages 12.5 receptions per game entering Saturday's Pac-12 tilt with the Utes in Berkeley.

Surgery possible for Tyson Ross

A troublesome right shoulder has kept Tyson Ross from pitching for the Padres since opening day, and he might be considered questionable for next season’s opener, too. Ross has received multiple medical opinions and tests on the shoulder in the “last couple weeks, trying to ascertain what the best...
San Francisco Chronicle 30 mins ago

Bob Melvin would like to assess A’s bunting ability in final games

Bob Melvin would like to assess A’s bunting ability in final games (Eibner) probably hasn’t done a whole lot of that and it didn’t work out for him, but sometimes you have to put them in the fire and make them do something that isn’t comfortable to try to sneak a run across as opposed to waiting around to string hits together. Typically, that doesn’t happen much against bullpen guys late in games, so it’s something we have to get much better at. … Melvin said that depending on the situation, the A’s could be putting down a few more bunts in the final six games, especially...
Dodgers lineups: 'We're going to try to catch the Nationals,' Dave Roberts says

Dodgers lineups: 'We're going to try to catch the Nationals,' Dave Roberts says

SAN DIEGO -- With their fourth consecutive NL West title clinched, the Dodgers have a decision to make -- spend this week resting and preparing for the first round of the playoffs or keep pushing in hopes of landing homefield advantage in that NL...
Denver Post 33 mins ago
Attack by air or ground? Broncos’ opponents learning “it’s hard to find a crack in this defense”

Attack by air or ground? Broncos’ opponents learning “it’s hard to find a crack in this defense”

When the Broncos returned to Denver on Sunday night after a hard-fought road victory at Cincinnati, they would have been well within their rights to unwind and leave the next week’s preparation for Monday. Instead, several of the Broncos’ top defenders, including safety T.J. Ward and cornerbacks Aqib Talib and Kayvon Webster, went to outside […]
Orlando Sentinel 37 mins ago

UCF coordinator Troy Walters praises offense, sees room to improve

UCF offensive coordinator Troy Walters always sees room to improve, but he said the Knights showed flashes of what their offense is capable of accomplishing during a 53-14 win over FIU."We got better Saturday across the board and the focus going in was to eliminate penalties, eliminate turnovers,"...

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