STANFORD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STANFORD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pac-12 football: No. 3 Oregon routs No. 7 Michigan State, 46-27 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58383494-77/state-stanford-touchdowns-usc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58383494-77/state-stanford-touchdowns-usc.html.csp">Pac-12 football: No. 3 Oregon routs No. 7 Michigan State, 46-27</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:57.459-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Marcus Mariota threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns, including a pair to speedy redshirt freshman Devon Allen, and the No. 3 Oregon Ducks’ blur offense prevailed over No. 7 Michigan State’s stout defense 46-27 on Saturday night. Mariota’s three touchdown passes in what was considered a premier nonconference matchup gave him 69 for his career, an Oregon record. After falling behind 27-18 early in the third quarter in Eugene, Oregon scored four unanswered touchdowns, including on a pair of ru...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583834942014-09-07T00:11:57.459-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T00:11:57.459-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58383494@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:57 MDT Pac-12 picks: Stanford over USC, Oregon over MSU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58381394-89/state-pac-mdt-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58381394-89/state-pac-mdt-washington.html.csp">Pac-12 picks: Stanford over USC, Oregon over MSU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T09:07:03.469-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 09:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Too much faith in Washington State keeps spoiling my Pac-12 picks, but I'll press on with Saturday's forecasts: Fresno State at Utah, 1 p.m. MDT, Pac-12 NetworksUSC established a lofty standard for Utah by ripping the Bulldogs last week. The Utes won't quite match USC's points and yardage totals, but should win convincingly. Utah 42, Fresno State 21. Sacramento State at California, 1 p.m. MDT, Pac-12 NetworksComing into the season, this shaped up as the Bears' best opportunity for a victory - an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58381394@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 09:07:03 MDT Top 25 football preview: No. 3 Oregon ready for No. 7 Michigan State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58379923-77/michigan-espn-stanford-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58379923-77/michigan-espn-stanford-games.html.csp">Top 25 football preview: No. 3 Oregon ready for No. 7 Michigan State</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T23:22:34.351-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No. 7 Michigan State at No. 3 Oregon (4:30 p.m., Ch. 13) • Oregon is known for its nimble spread offense, while Michigan State is known for its stout 4-3 defense. But it’s not as simple as offense versus defense between the Ducks and the Spartans, who meet Saturday afternoon in Eugene. Both teams have become known as innovators on opposite sides of the ball. For Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, there’s truth in the old cliche: Defense wins championships. It certainly worked last season when t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379923@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:22:34 MDT Pac-12: No lingering drama between Sarkisian, Shaw http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58365284-89/shaw-sarkisian-game-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58365284-89/shaw-sarkisian-game-washington.html.csp">Pac-12: No lingering drama between Sarkisian, Shaw</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:31:07.954-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you’re looking for a juicy coaching subplot to Stanford-USC, look elsewhere. Last year after Stanford beat Washington 31-28, then-Huskies coach Steve Sarkisian accused the Cardinal of faking injuries to slow down his offense. David Shaw fired back saying, “If we didn’t do it against Oregon, why would we do it against Washington?” The salvo stirred up the Pac-12 this season. But is there still beef? “We never talked about it again,” Shaw said Tuesday. “It was over, it was in the past. … Actual...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365284@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:31:07 MDT Kragthorpe: Oregon faces defining game vs. Michigan State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58365586-89/oregon-state-michigan-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58365586-89/oregon-state-michigan-game.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Oregon faces defining game vs. Michigan State</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:31:07.787-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The college football world is waiting for another opportunity to dismiss Oregon as a novelty act. Whenever the No. 3 Ducks play a tough, traditional opponent such as No. 7 Michigan State, the game becomes a referendum on Oregon’s style of play and the entire culture of the program. So Oregon will have something to prove again Saturday, when the Spartans visit Autzen Stadium for the biggest nonconference game of the season involving a Pac-12 school. This is a classic matchup of style and substan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365586@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:31:07 MDT Pac-12 football preview: Stanford faces a tough road http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58314500-89/pac-stanford-teams-shaw.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58314500-89/pac-stanford-teams-shaw.html.csp">Pac-12 football preview: Stanford faces a tough road</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T09:44:28.685-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 09:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In some ways, 2013 was a strange year for Stanford. During the regular season they were 6-0 against Top-25 teams, and they were beaten twice by unranked teams. One of those, of course, was Utah. Stanford head coach David Shaw recently said that very little separates the top nine teams in the conference — and if that’s true, Stanford has its work cut out. Of those six games last year against ranked opponents, five came at home. This year they again face six ranked teams, and they’ll travel for fi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314500@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:44:28 MDT College Football Notes: Stanford searching for its next great running back http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273325-77/lutzenkirchen-season-auburn-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273325-77/lutzenkirchen-season-auburn-coach.html.csp">College Football Notes: Stanford searching for its next great running back</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:50.901-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stanford coach David Shaw is beginning this season the same way he has his first three: preaching a running back-by-committee approach in training camp. That never seems to last long on The Farm. From Toby Gerhart to Stepfan Taylor to Tyler Gaffney, Stanford has seamlessly replaced one NFL draft pick in the backfield with another in recent years. The Cardinal’s commitment to the run game has been relentless, and so has the competition to be the next guy anchoring it each fall. Kelsey Young and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582733252014-08-07T23:40:50.901-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T23:40:50.901-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273325@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:40:50 MDT Stanford not slighted by 2nd-place Pac-12 pick http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58228211-77/pac-stanford-oregon-doesn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58228211-77/pac-stanford-oregon-doesn.html.csp">Stanford not slighted by 2nd-place Pac-12 pick</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:28:58.882-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place. The Cardinal’s reward for all that consistency this week? They were picked to finish second behind Oregon in the Pac-12 North Division yet again. Yet Stanford coach David Shaw doesn’t perceive any slight in the preseason conference media poll. He believes it’s a testament to the overall power of the Pac-12, which appears to be stacked with d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582282112014-07-26T23:28:58.882-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-26T23:28:58.882-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58228211@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:28:58 MDT Utah football analysis: Utes have earned respect, but not much interest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224329-77/utah-pac-utes-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224329-77/utah-pac-utes-state.html.csp">Utah football analysis: Utes have earned respect, but not much interest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:28:24.845-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seven of 11 Pac-12 opponents would tell you, from experience, that Utah shouldn’t be taken lightly. If you deigned to ask, that is. Only USC, Oregon, Arizona State and Washington have not lost to the Utes since their inaugural Pac-12 season, when they won four of their final five conference games and were a three-point Colorado upset away from competing for the Pac-12 championship against BCS runner-up Oregon. All they needed was a stronger grip on those slippery leads. All they needed was some ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224329@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:28:24 MDT Pac-12 football: Mariota taking it easy, but getting degree http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225053-77/pac-mariota-scott-stanford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225053-77/pac-mariota-scott-stanford.html.csp">Pac-12 football: Mariota taking it easy, but getting degree</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T22:04:20.449-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">At the very start of Pac-12 media day, commissioner Larry Scott wanted to tell a story he felt would show just how important scholarships are. College athletics are working “exceedingly well,” Scott said. As an example, he showed a Pac-12 Network-produced profile of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota on passing up a chance to go to the NFL to return to school and get his degree in general science. “We believe that encouraging our student-athletes to tackle challenging majors such as Marcus is in,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58225053@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:04:20 MDT Pac-12 football: Stanford, ASU players compliment Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221574-77/pac-stanford-media-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221574-77/pac-stanford-media-players.html.csp">Pac-12 football: Stanford, ASU players compliment Utes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T11:10:09.044-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • His 34 wins in three seasons are evidence that he knows football, but@CoachDavidShaw also has some sage thoughts on social media. Shaw said he and his staff not only monitor their players’ Twitter feeds, but that he stresses the importance of keeping some aspects of their life out of the digital realm. For their sanity’s sake. Social media has been “the best and worst thing for a lot of young people,” he said Thursday in the lobby of Paramount Theater, as reporters tweeted his thou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221574@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:10:09 MDT Pac-12 Media Days Live: Day Two http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58219861-77/pac-matthew-piper-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58219861-77/pac-matthew-piper-state.html.csp">Pac-12 Media Days Live: Day Two</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper and kyle goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.87-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Stay right here for updates Wednesday and Thursday from Tribune Utah beat writers Kyle Goon and Matthew Piper. MacIntyre, Riley weigh in on what Whittingham calls the “moving target” in the Pac-12 Colorado’s Mike MacIntyre and Oregon State’s Mike Riley agreed with Utah’s Kyle Whittingham that the Pac-12 isn’t getting any easier. MacIntyre said it’s a matter of solid quarterback play. Riley mused that it was because many of the conference’s coaches — Mike Leach, Todd Graham, Ric...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58219861@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT