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    Pac-12: Cal QB makes great first impression
    California quarterback Davis Webb got a head start, opening the 2016 season Friday in Australia. It may take a while until any Pac-12 quarterback tops...
    Updated Aug 27 2016 08:15 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 pick: Cal over Hawaii
    The Pac-12 football season begins Friday night – in America, anyway. California gets an early start, playing Hawaii in Sydney, Australia, where it wil...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 07:15 am   |     |   Share
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    In this Sept. 25, 2014 photo, former Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb (7) is pictured during an NCAA college football game between Texas Tech and Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla. Webb, a graduate transfer, has been named the starting quarterback for California. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Pac-12 football preview: Cal gets early start vs. Hawaii in Australia
    California’s 2015 football season was never the same after a “GameDay” buildup in Salt Lake City. The biggest question for 2016 is how Cal will perfor...
    Updated Aug 22 2016 09:19 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2015, file photo, Arizona offensive lineman Zach Hemmila (65) blocks a UCLA player during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tucson, Ariz.  Hemmila, a senior offensive lineman, has died in his sleep, Arizona athletic director Greg Byrne said Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. Byrne and Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez told the team of Hemmila’s death after practice on Monday morning. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File) Pac-12 notes: Arizona football in mourning after offensive lineman dies in sleep
    The Arizona football program is in mourning after learning that offensive lineman Zach Hemmila died in his sleep on Sunday night. Coach Rich Rodriguez...
    Updated Aug 09 2016 11:09 am   |     |   Share
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    Arizona State head coach Todd Graham speaks at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media day in Los Angeles Friday, July 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) Pac-12 Media Days: Graham not shying away from high expectations for ASU (with video)
    Arizona State head coach Todd Graham rode into last year’s media day brimming with confidence. The Sun Devils were coming off back-to-back 10-win seas...
    Updated Jul 15 2016 11:21 am   |     |   Share
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    Southern California defensive back Adoree Jackson speaks at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media day in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Jackson is back from a seven-month break from football while he tried to qualify for the U.S. Olympic track team, and the multi-talented athlete plans to focus primarily on playing defense this fall. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) Pac-12 Media Days: Jack-of-all-trades Jackson to specialize on defense for USC
    There aren’t many guys in the Pac-12 faster than USC’s Adoree’ Jackson, who was at the conference’s media day Thursday after finishing 10th in Olympic...
    Updated Jul 15 2016 10:53 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott speaks at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media day in Los Angeles Thursday, July 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) Live blog: Pac-12 Media Days (Day 2)
    The Pac-12 Media Days continue at 10 a.m. MT Friday with an address from Pac-12 Vice President of Officiating, followed by appearances from Arizona St...
    Updated Jul 15 2016 03:08 pm   |     |   Share
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    Oregon running back Royce Freeman (21) runs with the ball during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Georgia State, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang) Pac-12 Media Days: Oregon’s Freeman avoiding Heisman hopeful hype
    Oregon’s Royce Freeman was the best running back in the conference not named Christian McCaffrey, but he says he’s not making the Heisman trophy a goa...
    Updated Jul 14 2016 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham speaks to reporters during NCAA college Pac-12 Football Media Days, Friday, July 31, 2015, in Burbank, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Pac-12 Media Days: Whittingham sets sights on Pac-12 title for Utah
    For the first time since he’s been coming to Pac-12 media day, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham can look every other coach eye-to-eye and tell himself he’s...
    Updated Jul 14 2016 12:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    California quarterback Jared Goff passes against Arizona State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Berkeley, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Pac-12 Media Days: Cal moving past the Jared Goff era
    Cal offensive tackle Steven Moore’s old roommate used to wake him up in the middle of the night. “He’d be watching film and he’d be like, “Hey, look a...
    Updated Jul 14 2016 11:48 am   |     |   Share
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    Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez speaks to reporters during NCAA college Pac-12 Football Media Days, Friday, July 31, 2015, in Burbank, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Pac-12 Media Days: Revamped Arizona defense preparing for BYU
    Arizona had a tough time stopping opposing offenses last season — finishing 10th in overall defense in conference play — a problem that led to head co...
    Updated Jul 14 2016 11:39 am   |     |   Share
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    Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey (5) runs past UCLA defensive back Ishmael Adams (1) for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) Pac-12 football: Big questions for each team ahead of football media days
    Football season is close at hand. The Pac-12’s administrators, football coaches and several players will meet with the media Thursday and Friday in Ho...
    Updated Jul 13 2016 01:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Joe Ingles' Aussies top Lorenzo Bonam's All-Stars
    The Jazz's Joe Ingles and the University of Utah's Lorenzo Bonam each produced some nice numbers Tuesday, when the Australian national team defeated t...
    Updated Jul 12 2016 09:48 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Utes' Bonam stars in Australia
    Devoted fans of the University of Utah and Pac-12 basketball can watch Ute guard Lorenzo Bonam and a conference all-star team play against Australia's...
    Updated Jul 11 2016 02:58 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Seven schools in Directors' Cup top 25
    Stanford claimed the Learfield Directors' Cup for a 22nd consecutive year, reflecting the Cardinals' broad-based athletic success.  With points awarde...
    Updated Jul 06 2016 11:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Utes' Hughes and Taylor, Jazz's Wallace earn senior awards
     University of Utah basketball player Brandon Taylor and gymnast Breanna Hughes join Utah Jazz draft pick Tyrone Wallace of California among the Pac-1...
    Updated Jun 28 2016 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Arizona playing for baseball's national title
    It was one thing for the members of the 2014-15 Utah basketball team to say they lost to eventual national champion Duke in the NCAA Tournament's Swee...
    Updated Jun 27 2016 12:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Arizona advances to College World Series
    Arizona finished only in a three-way tie for third place in the Pac-12 baseball standings, but the Wildcats are headed to the College World Series for...
    Updated Jun 13 2016 06:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Oregon State head coach Wayne Tinkle shouts to his team in the first half of a first-round men’s college basketball game against Virginia Commonwealth in the NCAA Tournament, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Pac-12 digest: New contracts for Cal, Oregon State basketball coaches
    This week has been lucrative for several of the conference’s college basketball coaches.  Both Cal’s Cuonzo Martin and Oregon State’s Wayne Tinkle hav...
    Updated Jun 07 2016 05:46 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Oregon, Washington sweep NCAA golf titles
    Oregon finished a disappointing sixth in the Pac-12 men's golf tournament in Salt Lake City in early May, and then the Ducks won the NCAA championship...
    Updated Jun 02 2016 08:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Chuckie Keeton joins Oregon State football staff
    Five years after Gary Andersen sent freshman Chuckie Keeton onto the field as Utah State's starting quarterback in the season opener at Auburn, they a...
    Updated May 26 2016 09:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 baseball: Utes need two more wins for NCAA bid
    The Utah Utes hope one of their most inspiring wins of the baseball season becomes irrelevant, when they look back.  The weird thing about Utah's 6-5 ...
    Updated May 24 2016 08:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Utes-Huskies series will decide baseball title, NCAA bid
    No matter what happens Monday night at California, Utah's hopes for a Pac-12 baseball championship – and its only shot at an NCAA bid – will hinge on ...
    Updated May 23 2016 11:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Utes among five conference members in softball super regionals
    The growth of Utah's softball program looks like a classic case of rising to a level mandated by the Pac-12's standards.  The Utes are one of five con...
    Updated May 23 2016 09:15 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Texas Tech QB transferring to Cal
    If he had transferred to Colorado, as expected, former Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb may have faced Utah in the final game of the 2016 regular-sea...
    Updated May 18 2016 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott delivers the opening remarks of the 2014 Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo) Pac-12 digest: Larry Scott's salary, Pac-12's revenue on the rise
    Call him the Four Million Dollar Man. According to the Pac-12’s most recent federal tax return obtained by USA Today, conference commissioner Larry Sc...
    Updated May 18 2016 01:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Utes take outright baseball lead
    The Utah Utes did their part to remain in first place in the Pac-12 baseball standings this past weekend, and they also got some help.  The Utes took ...
    Updated May 16 2016 08:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Utes, Washington tied atop baseball standings
    Utah has succeeded in staying in the Pac-12 baseball race, going into the final nine games of the season. The competition may even come down to the fi...
    Updated May 10 2016 06:03 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 2016 football picks: USC in South, Washington in North
    With spring football practice having concluded in the Pac-12, I'm posting my 2016 picks for the league.  South 1 – USC: Trojans will be tested Sept. 2...
    Updated May 09 2016 08:36 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2015, file photo, Colorado head coach  Mike MacIntyre, center, looks on against the Colorado State Rams in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday in Denver, Colo.   Colorado and Oregon State play Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015,  in Corvallis, Ore., with each team hoping to avoid the Pac-12’s basement. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file) Pac-12: Colorado hopes experience will make a difference
    Colorado has won five conference football games in five years of Pac-12 membership. Entering his fourth season, coach Mike MacIntyre is convinced that...
    Updated May 05 2016 12:56 pm   |     |   Share
Links from around the Pac-12
Arizona (Arizona Republic)
» UA with new defense; new quarterback, too?
» UA football: Strengths, concerns, key players
» Corona del Sol PG Alex Barcello commits to UA
» Wildcats' J.J. Taylor has sharp mind, sharp cuts

Arizona St. (Arizona Republic)
» ASU practice report: QB Wilkins in line to start
» Boivin: Former Devils offer advice for ASU QB
» ASU football: Strengths, concerns, key players
» The development of ASU freshman WR Harry

California (East Bay Tribune)
» Cal Bears' football opener vs. Hawaii: What we learned
» Why Cal football fans can put faith in Davis Webb
» Cal football wins opener in Australia
» Matchup: Cal vs. Hawaii

Colorado (Denver Post)
» CU Buffs football, basketball and other sports news | The Denver Post
» Can the Colorado Buffaloes finally turn near misses into satisfying victories?
» Colorado Buffaloes offensive line starting to jell
» Colorado's Mike MacIntyre and five other college football coaches on the hot seat

Oregon (The Oregonian)
» Oregon Ducks returning to San Antonio to play TCU in Alamo Bowl on Jan. 2
» Behind Dakota Prukop, Oregon Ducks' QB rotation goes Herbert, Wilson and Jonsen
» Helfrich: Oregon Ducks 'beyond cooperative' in Torrodney Prevot investigation
» Canzano: Where are the women? Oregon sports entities have some explaining to do

Oregon State (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
» OSU's Hass, Strobel to be enshrined in Oregon Sports Hall of Fame
» Karz, teammate 10th in Olympic rowing
» OSU football: Beavers to host Family Fun Day
» More renovations to Gill Coliseum to begin soon

Stanford (San Jose Mercury-News)
» Brock Turner judge Aaron Persky gives up criminal cases after Stanford sex trial uproar
» Stanford football: Ryan Burns earns starting nod at quarterback for No. 8 Cardinal
» Ryan Burns is Stanford's starting quarterback
» Stanford grad Julia Landauer rising up NASCAR ranks

UCLA (Los Angeles Daily News)
» Hoffarth: Safe travels for Josh Lewin as he adds UCLA to his play-by-play schedule
» UCLA football focused on cutting down penalties -- still
» Weary UCLA football team looks forward to starting game-week prep
» UCLA running back battle still tight as season opener nears

USC (Los Angeles Daily News)
» USC Trojans run dress rehearsal for Alabama
» For USC's Max Browne, the waiting is the hardest part
» Justin Davis, Ronald Jones give USC 1-2 punch at running back
» USC football team still working on picking a punter

Washington (Seattle Times)
» Welcome to Contention Town: All Seattle sports teams rife with possibilities
» Hedlyne two lynes for Stone column
» Podcast: Previewing UW football in the debut episode of Husky Headlines
» Bond-Flasza's goal enough as Huskies stop Tennessee

Washington State (Spokane Spokesman-Review)
» If sports was asked to write a "what I did in the summer" essay, what would it come up with?
» Indians notebook: After 1-7 road trip, Spokane returns home
» Seahawks sharpen up at just the right time while M's take another dull defeat
» C.J. Dimry dominates first Thursday Night Football of 2016