» No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken and fifth-rounder Jacob Nix, both of whom signed with UCLA, have yet to come to terms with the Houston Astros. The deadline to sign draft picks is Friday at 2 p.m. PT.
» Most fans aren’t happy with Utah’s newest mountain-sleeved Under Armour jerseys.
» Hall of Famer and former USC star Ronnie Lott calls Oregon “the greatest,” but admitted that UCLA is “the team that everybody’s talking about right now.”
» Oregon State’s new basketball assistants will earn a combined $535,008 annually.
» Former Oregon basketball player Brandon Austin — dismissed from the school in June following a sexual assault investigation — was not charged in an earlier sexual assault case in Rhode island.
» Former Washington football coach Jim Lambright, 72, has been charged with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence for an incident involving his 23-year-old granddaughter.
» Entering Season 3, Washington State is on the verge of becoming “Fully Leachian.”
» Arizona State cornerback Rashad Wadood is transferring to Eastern Washington, where he will join former UCLA safety Tevin McDonald. His cousin, Jaleel Wadood, is a Bruin freshman.
» Arizona’s Sean Miller has arguably recruited better than anyone in college basketball besides Kentucky’s John Calipari.
» Stanford paid David Shaw over $2 million in 2012, nearly $950,000 more than his predecessor Jim Harbaugh was paid in 2010.
» Cal interim athletic director Michael Williams officially started his new job on Wednesday, and could be around for close to a year.