Pac-12 links: USC baseball players named in sex tape lawsuit

» Three USC baseball players, including starting pitcher Marc Huberman, have been named in a lawsuit alleging that they distributed a sex tape of an unnamed woman. The other two defendants, Vahn Bozoian and Sean Adler, are no longer on the team.

» Grantland has a feature on former UCLA soccer star Sydney Leroux, and how a gamble to leave home paid off for her career.

» Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium only seats 46,000. Should a future renovation include an expansion?

» Arizona baseball coach Andy Lopez, who a won national championship with the Wildcats in 2012, retired this week at 61.

» New ASU men’s basketball coach Bobby Hurley’s five-year contract — worth $1.2 million annually — is set to be approved next week.

» Marcus Mariota’s speed has impressed at least one new teammate. Titans linebacker Zach Brown: “One time he took off — I was guarding Delanie (Walker) — and I turned around and I was like, “Where is he?”

» Washington State fired baseball coach Donnie Marbut on Tuesday, news that was delivered right after he gave an interview to Cougfan. His final words in his old job: “When it comes to slumps in baseball, I don’t know how you stop those. If I did, I would be a multi-millionaire!”

» ESPN’s Dana O’Neill describes Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins’ seat as “already steaming.” The Cardinal have reached just one NCAA Tournament in seven years.

» Askia Booker’s college career ended when he opted out of participating in the CBI with Colorado, but he insists that his relationship with coach Tad Boyle is still good: “There’s no bad blood there. I see why people think there would be. But there’s no bad blood at all. We’ve all talked it out.”