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    Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey (5) runs past Southern California defensive back Marvell Tell III (7) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Pac-12 picks: Utah over USC, Stanford over UCLA
    With five conference games this weekend, the 2016 Pac-12 football schedule begins in earnest. Each of the next 10 weeks, several league games will be ...
    Updated Sep 23 2016 11:41 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: Utes over USC, Stanford over UCLA
    Updated Sep 23 2016 08:28 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: Oregon over Nebraska; UCLA over BYU
    Everybody ready for conference play in the Pac-12? USC and Stanford will meet Saturday in what has become a traditional league opener. Most of the oth...
    Updated Sep 16 2016 08:24 am   |     |   Share
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    (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Shown as a junior at Brighton High, local product and USC linebacker Osa Masina was arrested on Sept. 16 on forcible sodomy and rape charges by Cottonwood Heights police. Pac-12 football notes: Washington State, USC, Arizona players facing legal trouble
    On the field, the Pac-12 has underwhelmed with a mediocre start to the season. Off the field, the league is fraught with far more grim problems. It’s ...
    Updated Sep 15 2016 04:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: USC over Utah State; Utah over BYU
    Utah State, BYU and Bronco Mendenhall are all facing Pac-12 football teams Saturday. The schedule is skewed toward the 8 p.m. MDT (or later) televisio...
    Updated Sep 09 2016 06:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: UCLA over Texas A&M, BYU over Arizona
    Pac-12 teams are 4-1, with seven more teams making their first appearances Saturday. My picks are 5-0, which is another way of saying there haven't be...
    Updated Sep 03 2016 07:51 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: Colorado over CSU; Stanford over Kansas State
    Thursday's games went pretty much as I expected for Pac-12 teams, with Utah beating Southern Utah by 24 points (I said 31) and Oregon State losing at ...
    Updated Sep 02 2016 07:21 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: Utes over SUU; Minnesota over Oregon State
    California is off, having opened the season in Australia last week, but otherwise this is the opening weekend for Pac-12 football teams with two games...
    Updated Sep 01 2016 09:31 am   |     |   Share
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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
Links from around the Pac-12
Arizona (Arizona Republic)
» UA falls to Washington in overtime loss
» Bordow: 3 thoughts from Arizona's OT loss
» Wildcats not intimidated by underdog role
» Safety Flannigan-Fowles announces his presence

Arizona St. (Arizona Republic)
» Rewind: Looking back at ASU's win over Cal
» ASU football Pick Six podcast: Episode 10
» Pac-12 South appears to be wide-open race
» Sun Devils QB Wilkins shines in second half

California (East Bay Tribune)
» Cal is 0-4 under coach Sonny Dykes coming off bye weeks
» McDonald: Pages torn from Jared Goff's storybook NFL debut
» Former Cal player files lawsuit against NCAA, Pac-12
» Cal football report card: Grading the win over Hawaii

Colorado (Denver Post)
» CU Buffs football, basketball and other sports news | The Denver Post
» Colorado Buffaloes' landmark victory at Oregon has created surging energy
» Colorado Buffaloes upset Oregon on late interception from Ahkello Witherspoon
» 5 keys for the Colorado Buffaloes against the Oregon Ducks

Oregon (The Oregonian)
» Oregon Ducks returning to San Antonio to play TCU in Alamo Bowl on Jan. 2
» Ducks secondary focuses on Luke Falk a year after allowing 505 yards to WSU's Air Raid
» In players-only meeting, Oregon Ducks say 'it's time to grow up' after Colorado loss
» Rumor mill: How solid is the commitment of Deommodore Lenoir, the Oregon Ducks' highest-rated pledge?

Oregon State (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
» OSU athletics director lands job at Georgia Tech
» OSU roundup: Volleyball swept at Nebraska; cross-country splits home duals
» OSU's Hass, Strobel to be enshrined in Oregon Sports Hall of Fame
» Karz, teammate 10th in Olympic rowing

Stanford (San Jose Mercury-News)
» Stanford beats Kansas State: What we learned
» McCaffrey helps Stanford beat Kansas State in opener
» Matchup: Stanford vs. Kansas State
» Heisman Trophy candidate Christian McCaffrey has tough act to follow -- himself

UCLA (Los Angeles Daily News)
» UCLA's Mora will limit number RBs, WRs in games
» UCLA keeps eyes on goal of Pac-12 Championship Game
» UCLA football vs. Arizona: First look at matchup
» Jeff Miller: UCLA did everything to beat Stanford except beat Stanford

USC (Los Angeles Daily News)
» USC football coach 'fired up' by Darnold's performance
» What's Next for USC football? Arizona State
» USC football coach Clay Helton focuses on the positive
» USC QB Sam Darnold overcomes everything but poor coaching decisions

Washington (Seattle Times)
» Huskies nearing first sellout of the season for Friday's game vs. No. 7 Stanford
» Huskies release depth chart for Stanford; kickoff time for Oregon game announced
» By the numbers: Huskies, Stanford a matchup of the Pac-12's top defenses
» No. 7 Stanford steamrolls into Husky Stadium for top-10 matchup against No. 10 Washington

Washington State (Spokane Spokesman-Review)
» Colton Teglovic says Cougars will be extra prepared for Oregon
» Marcellus Pippins doesn't care who plays running back for Oregon
» Luke Falk talks about Oregon's new defense
» Mike Leach previews the Oregon game