Pac-12 alignment

Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News has another update on the Pac-12 television negotiations. He's reporting that Fox turned down a $300 million proposal from commissioner Larry Scott just before the network's exclusive negotiating window closed. The rights are now on the open market.

Who are the top returning tacklers in the Pac-12?'s Ted Miller breaks it down. Utah's top returnee is senior linebacker Chaz Walker.

Milwaukee Bucks star Andrew Bogut is already on the mend after elbow surgery. He expects to start playing again next month.

Jason Quick, who covers the Portland Trail Blazers for the Oregonian, explains why ex-Ute Andre Miller is one of his favorite players on the team.

The Packer Report caught up with Utah's Shaky Smithson during his recent pre-draft visit to Green Bay.

And finally, Utah's C.J. Cron is included in a list of 25 prospects who are considered closest to being MLB ready.