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Golden Nuggets: Marshawn Lynch to Grace eSports Magazine Cover

The Seattle Seahawks running back will be featured on ESPN Magazine's eSports edition, and the Cal Family comes together to help a severely injured former Cal Lacrosse player.

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Track & Field

Freshman long jumper Walt Jones set a new personal record with a leap of 25 feet and 6.75 inches at day one of the NCAA Championships in Eugene Oregon.

Women's Water Polo

Cal incoming freshman Emma Wright scored two goals to help Team Canada defeat The Netherlands 15-14 on Tuesday on the first day of the World League Super Final in Shanghai, China.


Chris Paul, who was named to the second team West Region by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings, was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 6th round of the MLB Draft.

National Football League

PHOTO: Marshawn Lynch appears on cover of ESPN The Magazine's eSports edition

Marshawn Lynch created quite a stir during Super Bowl media week, at one point playing Mortal Kombat with Conan O'Brien. Now he's parlayed his love of video games into a lucrative opportunity.

Lynch, also an avid "Call of Duty" fan, will feature in the franchise's latest game: "Call of Duty: Black Ops III." The Seattle Seahawks running back donned the cover of ESPN The Magazine's eSports edition to promote the game - in full gear.

Cal Family

Yuki Iizuka, a former lacrosse player for Cal, was severely injured in a car accident when a car he was riding in was hit by a wrong-way drunk driver in San Diego on May 16. Two of his companions in the car were killed in the accident. A link to his indiegogo fundraising page follows below. Let's come together to help support a Golden Bear and his family in need.

The Story

On the early morning of May 16th, Yuki Iizuka, a former stand out lacrosse player from Orange County, along with four of his classmates from UCSD Medical School, were hit by a wrong-way DUI driver on a San Diego Freeway.

Madison Elizabeth Cornwell, 23, and Anne Li Baldock, 24, were tragically killed in the collision.

Yuki was thrown from the vehicle and sustained terrible injuries, including a brain injury. He remained in a coma until two days ago. Now he and his family face a tremendous challege ahead. As you can imagine, his family has been by his side 24/7. They will never ask for help as they are incredibly proud, but they will be in need of financial assistance.

Yuki and his mother, Maki, established the CIF lacrosse program at Laguna Hills High School. Yuki played lacrosse for four years at Laguna Hills, and then 4 years at UC Berkeley. He has continued to play on a men's lacrosse club while attending Med school. His brother Kent was a standout player in Orange County while playing at St. Margaret's.

Since starting medical school at UCSD Yuki has been an outstanding and integral member of the UCSD Medical Community while continuing to keep up his interests in surfing and lacrosse.

Please show your support and donate, even if a small amount, as it would really help the family to be there for Yuki.