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    Pac-12 pick: Utah over Colorado State
    It will be very tempting to pick all eight Pac-12 teams to win their bowl games, including the College Football Playoff semifinals. Conference members...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 09:21 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Gary Andersen will visit Utah on Halloween
    Halloween Night 2015 just became more interesting for the University of Utah, among other effects of Gary Andersen's becoming Oregon State's head foot...
    Updated Dec 10 2014 04:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scores a touchdown against Oregon State during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Or., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Troy Wayrynen) Pac-12: Bowl lineup set for conference schools
    The Pac-12 got its champion to the bowl. Mission accomplished. And really, was it ever not the Ducks? Sure, they had their letdowns, against Arizona. ...
    Updated Dec 08 2014 01:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scores a touchdown against Oregon State during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Or., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Troy Wayrynen) Pac-12 pick: Oregon over Arizona
    My most vivid memory of the Pac-12 football season is how I shocked I was when Arizona beat Oregon on the road in early October.  At this point, it wo...
    Updated Dec 05 2014 04:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Mike Riley moves to Nebraska, will face BYU
    At various points during his Oregon State football coaching tenure, Mike Riley was attractive to other programs.  This, seemingly, was not one of thos...
    Updated Dec 04 2014 10:48 am   |     |   Share
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    Arizona running back Nick Wilson (28) scores a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arizona State, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)                    Pac-12: Arizona, Oregon set for grudge match in title game
    Welcome to the Pac-12 Championship, Arizona. The Wildcats needed everything to break their way, and they got it. UCLA lost to Stanford minutes before,...
    Updated Nov 28 2014 05:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: UCLA over Stanford, ASU over Arizona
    The Pac-12 South race that technically began Sept. 6 will be decided Friday. USC is out of the picture, even after seemingly getting a head start with...
    Updated Nov 28 2014 07:09 am   |     |   Share
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    UCLA wide receiver Thomas Duarte, left, runs the ball for a touchdown as Southern California safety Leon McQuay gives chase during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif. UCLA won 38-20. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Pac-12 round-up: UCLA finally looks like a challenger
    A Bill Plaschke column in the LA Times Sunday printed this line: “The Bruins own this town.” That may not be giving UCLA enough credit. The Bruins own...
    Updated Nov 24 2014 11:09 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: USC over UCLA, Utah over Arizona
     Washington State at Arizona State, 11 a.m. MST, Pac-12 Networks The Sun Devils have to win their remaining two games and get some help to earn the Pa...
    Updated Nov 21 2014 08:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Oregon State defender D.J. Alexander (4) sacks Arizona State quarterback Taylor Kelly (10) during an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Or., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. The Beavers beat the Sun Devils 35-27. (AP Photo/Troy Wayrynen) Pac-12 round-up: Scrambled South could create bowl back-up for Utes
    “Thin line between heaven and here.” — Bubbles, The Wire Even if you don't appreciate the reference, Arizona State certainly does this week. All it ha...
    Updated Nov 17 2014 12:51 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: Stanford over Utah, Arizona over Washington
    Updated Nov 14 2014 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 pick: USC over Cal
    USC is not among the four Pac-12 South teams listed in the College Football Playoff rankings, but the Trojans are not out of the division race.  The T...
    Updated Nov 13 2014 08:21 am   |     |   Share
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    Arizona State quarterback Taylor Kelly, left,  and Jamil Douglas celebrate a touchdown pass against Notre Dame during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic,Rob Schumacher )  MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES  Pac-12 round-up: Conference could get a bump from high-scoring weekend
    In case you didn't remember, this is an offense-driven league. Several defense-first squads this week got that reminder, maybe none more than Utah whi...
    Updated Nov 10 2014 08:15 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: ASU over Notre Dame; Oregon over Utah
    Call it brilliant or inevitable, but I got it right last week in saying Utah was due to lose a close game. On to Saturday's picks: Notre Dame at Arizo...
    Updated Nov 07 2014 08:51 am   |     |   Share
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    UCLA linebacker Deon Hollins (58) celebrates after sacking Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif. UCLA won 17-7. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas) Pac-12 round-up: Oregon, Arizona State on championship collision course?
    The Pac-12's website wants you to know tickets are now on sale for the Pac-12 football championship game on Dec. 5 at Levi's Stadium. You can bet a fe...
    Updated Nov 03 2014 06:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: Arizona over UCLA; Arizona State over Utah
    This is a rare six-game Saturday in Pac-12 football, with nearly 14 hours of continuously televised action. The crazy thing about this schedule is the...
    Updated Oct 31 2014 08:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Oregon coach Mark Helfrich claps on the sideline after his team scored a touchdown against California during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Pac-12 round-up: Start worrying about Pac-12's place in College Football Playoff
    Utah is at No. 18 this week in the AP poll, and it matters not at all. There's only one poll that is of any importance this week, and we'll see it Tue...
    Updated Oct 26 2014 08:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    California head coach Cuonzo Martin, right, speaks next to forward David Kravish during NCAA college basketball Pac-12 media day in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Pac-12 basketball notes: Cuonzo Martin glad to find new home at Cal
    Sometimes, you have some time to pound out pages of notes. And sometimes, you have to catch a plane. Men's basketball media was Thursday, but here's a...
    Updated Oct 26 2014 12:24 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: Utah over USC, Oregon big over Cal
    A weekend’s full menu of six conference games is somewhat unusual this season in the Pac-12, and this is a intriguing schedule. The big question is wh...
    Updated Oct 26 2014 12:23 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 women's basketball notes: Stanford picked first, but not afraid to reinvent
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Being picked to win the conference is old hat for Stanford coach Tara Vanderveer, not because it's the 15th straight time the Cardina...
    Updated Oct 26 2014 12:20 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 round-up: Oregon back in the driver's seat after Week 8 win
Links from around the Pac-12
Arizona (Tucson Citizen)
» UA sports Throwback Thursday: 1994 Fiesta Bowl
» Greg Hansen's Top 100 sports figures of 2014: Nos. 51-100
» Holidays 'the big thank you' for UA's Candrea
» Wildcats' big change leads to Fiesta Bowl

Arizona St. (Arizona Republic)
» Bercovici's attitude, experience should pay off
» ASU rebounds from 3OT loss to rout Detroit
» Top JUCO LB signs with Arizona State
» ASU baseball faces tough top-5 team stretch

California (East Bay Tribune)
» Cal hoop star Jabari Bird has stress fracture, return date uncertain
» Cal basketball's hot start halted by No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers
» Cal women's basketball loses third straight
» Fifth-ranked Wisconsin Badgers visit Cal Bears on Monday; Stanford Cardinal travels to Texas to face 9th-ranked Longhorns

Colorado (Denver Post)
» Speedy freshman Donovan Lee gives CU Buffs another playmaker
» Colorado coached to avoid coin-toss glitches, MacIntyre says
» Colorado's MacIntyre gratified Buffs practiced hard Monday
» CU Buffs tackle Jeromy Irwin might play vs. Hawaii after concussion

Oregon (The Oregonian)
» Oregon Ducks football: Marcus Mariota on Colorado, Heisman noise, Coos Bay dance moves (video)
» Inside the Rose Bowl Matchups: Oregon Ducks' receivers against Florida State's secondary
» Connor Letourneau and Tyson Alger preview the Pac-12 basketball season (video)
» What if you played a bowl game and nobody came? Snap Judgments & Cheap Shots

Oregon State (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
» Baker happy to have Heisman company
» OSU men's basketball: Payton strives for consistency
» OSU roundup
» OSU giving away football tickets as part of ‘BeaversSalute' effort

Stanford (San Jose Mercury-News)
» Foster Farms Bowl: Stanford's Wayne Lyons inspires off field
» Foster Farms Bowl steps up, thanks to Levi's Stadium
» Stanford men's basketball upsets No. 9 Texas
» Stanford women defeat UC Davis 71-59

UCLA (Los Angeles Daily News)

USC (Los Angeles Daily News)

Washington (Seattle Times)
» Western Kentucky beats Central Michigan, 49-48, in wild Bahamas Bowl
» Sam's legacy: How Make-A-Wish changed the lives of 5 kids and their families
» Huskies hoops links: UW one of eight unbeatens after Arizona falls
» Former UW golfer Paige Mackenzie plans LPGA comeback

Washington State (Spokane Spokesman-Review)
» It's been a wonderful season for the Seahawks
» Morning links: Sitake moves within Pac-12
» WHL notes: Former billet inspires Red Deer player
» Linebacker Tana Pritchard leaves WSU