» Former Oregon quarterback and No. 2 overall NFL draft pick Marcus Mariota has not yet signed his contract with the Tennessee Titans, making him the last first-rounder to hold out. A report suggested that Mariota was upset that the contract barred him from surfing — but, disappointingly, others have debunked that reason.
» Utah cornerback Dominique Hatfield has been charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony. A former receiver, he was expected to start as a junior.
» Colorado defensive tackle Josh Tupou has been ruled out for the Buffaloes this season after being arrested in spring, but school officials aren’t commenting further.
» Washington added nine scholarship players this offseason, the biggest roster makeover of Lorenzo Romar’s 14-year tenure.
» When Oregon State guard Gary Payton II visited the Nike Basketball Academy this week, he got some encouragement from LeBron James.
» Cal hasn’t advanced to the second weekend of March Madness since 1997. How did the Bears manage to secure the nation’s No. 2 recruiting class?
» The Pac-12 could soon do more to defray medical costs for its former athletes.