Our SBN brethren at Swish Appeal interviewed Layshia Clarendon, who is settling in with the Indiana Fever.
SA: What is your role with the Fever?
Check out SA's extensive recap of the Liberty-Fever game, including some discussion of Layshia's performance.
- The men's and women's tennis teams and women's gymnastics team posted APR scores of 1000 and earned recognition from the NCAA.
- Aaron Rodgers lined up at LB during a recent Packers practice. Yes, you read that correctly.
- CBS has been catching up with coaches in their first year with new programs. This week's article is a lengthy, well researched piece on Sonny Dykes.
- Bleacher Report has a ridiculous, 102-page slideshow on the top-100 recruits of the BCS era. A handful of Bears make the list: Kyle Boller (97), Keenan Allen (71), and DeSean Jackson (32).
- Uncle Ted ranks the Pac-12's top QB-RB-WR troikas. Inexperienced but talented, Zach Kline, Brendan Bigelow, and Chris Harper are 10th.
- Wilner reports from Larry Scott's recent teleconference. Safety was the primary topic, although Scott spoke about TV contracts and bowl matchups. The commish is not optimistic about a deal with DirecTV.
Track and Field
- Malaina Payton leaped 20 feet, 7 inches to finish 10th in the long jump at the NCAA Championships.
- 27 (!) Bears earned all-academic honors from the Pac-12.
- Michael Kim was named the Golfweek/Sagarin Player of the Year.
- Michael Kim, Michael Weaver, and Joel Stalter will participate in this weekend's Palmer Cup.
- Morgan Thompson (first team), Jacqueline Williams (first team), and Nicola Rossler (second team) earned all-conference academic honors.
- Three of the men's singles teams and three doubles teams earned rankings in the year's final ITA poll.
- The women's team boasted four singles rankings and two doubles rankings.