» The Pac-12’s new TV deals pushed it to $334 million in revenue for the 2012-2013 fiscal year — the record for any college conference. UCLA gets a $19,838,644 payout.
» Two recent pieces on former UCLA stars worth reading: Grantland’s look at the unusual career arc of point guard Russell Westbrook, and Sports Illustrated’s story about safety Rahim Moore and how he nearly lost his leg.
» UCLA’s use of a drone in football practices is part of a larger trend in sports.
» Todd Graham’s one-year extension will keep him at Arizona State through the 2018 season, and raises his annual salary to $2.7 million.
» Arizona has also agreed to contract extensions to May 31, 2019 for basketball coach Sean Miller, football coach Rich Rodriguez and athletic director Greg Byrne.
» Utah running back Lucky Radley once knew Isla Vista shooter Elliot Rodger when they were both fourth graders in Woodland Hills.
» Oregon lost out on four-star 2015 quarterback Kyler Murray, who committed instead to Texas A&M. Former Ducks quarterback Damion Hobbs is also transferring to Utah State after redshirting in Eugene last season.
» Former Oregon State center Angus Brandt will participate in the Sino-Australia Challenge this weekend and next weekend.
» NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks named Cal’s Jared Goff as one of his quarterbacks to watch in 2014. Jameis Winston topped the list, while Brett Hundley was ranked third.
» ESPN gave Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins a 12-to-1 shot at succeeding Mike Krzyzewski at Duke, a generous estimate even if Stanford did make a Sweet Sixteen this spring.
» Washington basketball legend Bob Houbregs died Wednesday morning at age 82. The forward helped lead the Huskies to their lone Final Four in 1953.