Pac-12 links: O’Bannon trial continues with testimony from economics professor

» O’Bannon v. NCAA rolled on through Tuesday with testimony from Roger Noll, a Stanford professor emeritus of economics. Noll, who calls the NCAA a ‘cartel’, has testified for seven-and-a-half hours through the first two days and will take the stand again Wednesday.

Former UCLA star Ed O’Bannon took the stand on Monday.

» Jeremy Bloom, a two-time Olympic skier and former Colorado All-American receiver, shared his thoughts on the NCAA. Bloom was declared ineligible for football in 2004 due to endorsements he received as a pro skier, but was still taken in the fifth round of the NFL draft.

» Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez said eliminating National Signing Day could make sense.

» Stanford has already clinched its 20th straight Director’s Cup, although final standings won’t be released until the college baseball season concludes later this month. UCLA is sixth, but only eight points separate the Bruins from Virginia — which advanced to the College World Series.

» Cal basketball will likely only have 10 scholarship players in its first season under Cuonzo Martin.

» Former four-star recruit Tyrell Robinson will transfer out of Oregon; his twin brother Tyree is staying.

» Oregon State coach Mike Riley ran through some of his summer plans, including figuring out his “mess” of an offensive line.

» Washington State recently unveiled its $61 million football complex.

» South Carolina cornerback Ahmad Christian is transferring to Utah.

» Former Washington running back Bishop Sankey can do this:

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