A couple of quick notes to pass along. …
— First, another reminder that a Memorial Service for former Husky Johnie Kirton, who died suddenly last week in Santa Clara, Calif., will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Christian Faith Center North, 13000 21st Drive SE in Everett.
A pre-service viewing will be held from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
More details are available on this web page on which fans/friends can also leave their memories of Kirton.
— Some interesting stuff here from ESPN.com on how the Red Sox’ draft strategy and how Shaq Thompson fits into it.
— SportsByBrooks is reporting that Mark Emmert is considering leaving the NCAA to return to LSU. Hard to overstate the possible implications of that. Emmert left as UW’s president in 2010 to take over as head of the NCAA (officially taking over on Nov. 1, 2010).