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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
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    FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2014, file photo, Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown, left, catches a touchdown pass next to California cornerback Darius White during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Santa Clara, Calif.  A fluky fall, a near amputation and three surgeries later,  Brown is defying the odds and back with the Oregon Ducks. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) Pac-12: Pharaoh Brown returns for Oregon after injury vs. Utes
    Oregon became the final Pac-12 school to stage a spring football game, drawing 35,116 fans to Autzen Stadium last Saturday and generating some news.  ...
    Updated May 04 2016 12:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this April 18, 2015, file photo, Oregon State football coach Gary Andersen watches during the first half of the NCAA college football team’s spring game in Corvallis, Ore.  Andersen says that playing against Weber State  coach Jay Hill Friday for their season home opener makes him feel old.  (AP Photo/Don Ryan, file) Pac-12: Beavers are being 'honest with ourselves,' Gary Andersen says
    Gary Andersen labels it “a long story,” how his Oregon State football team has dealt with a 2-10 record in his first season. The Beavers' response is...
    Updated May 03 2016 11:24 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: USC coach worried about defensive line
    After losing defensive tackle Kenny Bigelow to a knee injury in March, USC coach Clay Helton cites depth on the defensive line as his biggest concern ...
    Updated May 02 2016 09:24 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Cal will have more dynamic receivers
    California must regroup without the NFL's No. 1 draft pick.  Quarterback Jared Goff will be playing for the Los Angeles Rams, after leading the Bears'...
    Updated May 01 2016 09:09 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Arizona State's new coordinator picking new QB
    Arizona State offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey might be the most interesting new assistant coach in the Pac-12. The Sun Devils almost lost him just ...
    Updated Apr 30 2016 09:03 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 men's golf: Cal is first-round leader over Stanford
    California is the first-round leader in the Pac-12 men's golf tournament at The Country Club of Salt Lake City, two strokes ahead of two-time defendin...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Stanford football coach likes Pleasant Grove's Brandon Fanaika
    Stanford's search for quarterback Kevin Hogan's replacement may continue in September. Kellen Chryst and Ryan Burns “have done well, but at the same t...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 09:57 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Troy Williams was Utah's 'most impressive' QB, prior to injury
    Utah coach Kyle Whittingham raved about freshman quarterback Tyler Huntley during this week's Pac-12 spring media teleconference, but he also said jun...
    Updated Apr 28 2016 10:52 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Utes hosting conference golf tournament
    The University of Utah athletic department is enjoying by far its best school year of Pac-12 competition since joining the conference in 2011. The Ute...
    Updated Apr 25 2016 09:27 am   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott welcomes the University of Utah and its fans into the Pac-12 Conference, Friday, July 1, 2011. A ceremony was held on the south steps of the Utah Capitol in Salt Lake City. Pac-12 digest: Drama over satellite camp vote unsettling for Pac-12
    Highlighting Pac-12 news this week is a story of bizarre disfunction for the conference that wound up clinching the NCAA's satellite camp ban. A numbe...
    Updated Apr 21 2016 05:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 baseball: Utes maintain league lead
    During a bye week in the team's Pac-12 baseball schedule, Utah maintained a slim lead in the conference standings. The Utes (8-4) are only one game ah...
    Updated Apr 18 2016 10:24 am   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes running back Marcel Manalo (27) runs past Utah Utes Mackay Dunn (46) during the spring scrimmage at Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday April 9, 2016. Pac-12 digest: Satellite camps, Booker Pro Day and more
    Of all the coaches with soundbites about the NCAA banning satellite camps, Stanford's David Shaw might've been the most provocative.  “It doesn't make...
    Updated Apr 12 2016 04:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Women's basketball teams carry conference's banner
    Disregard what you've heard – some of it, anyway – about the Pac-12 having a horrible NCAA basketball tournament.  The men's event, yes. But not the w...
    Updated Apr 01 2016 11:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: League needs Oregon, Utes to salvage its NCAA showing
    The headline of my Selection Sunday analysis of the Pac-12's seven bids to the NCAA Tournament included the phrase “well deserved.” That's one I'd lik...
    Updated Mar 18 2016 03:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12:No. 2 seed Utes will meet USC-UCLA winner
    Utah will take its highest seed in five years of Pac-12 men's basketball into the conference tournament, beginning Thursday night with a quarterfinal ...
    Updated Mar 05 2016 10:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Tournament seeds will be determined today
    Welcome to an interesting day, concluding the Pac-12 men's basketball regular season, as the first two games tip off in a couple of hours. The schedul...
    Updated Mar 05 2016 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Colorado fans storm the court after Colorado defeated Arizona 75-72 in an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/Cliff Grassmick) Pac-12 digest: Court-storming, clock issues and Jakob Poeltl's dominance
    Some relevant issues in the Pac-12 and around the country today … • From the Tucson Daily Star, Bruce Pascoe did a thorough transcription and some ana...
    Updated Feb 25 2016 03:15 pm   |     |   Share
Links from around the Pac-12
Arizona (Arizona Republic)
» Arizona advances to College World Series finals
» Reaction: UA makes College World Series finals
» Arizona stays alive in College World Series
» Arizona's Nathan Bannister exits CWS game with injury

Arizona St. (Arizona Republic)
» How an ESPN special is helping ASU in recruiting
» ASU women's basketball lands early 2018 commit
» Texas safety Ty Thomas commits to ASU
» Tennis coach changes mind, returns to Michigan

California (East Bay Tribune)
» Cal's Ivan Rabb projected Lottery Pick in 2017 NBA Draft
» NBA draft: 76ers take Ben Simmons at No. 1; Cal's Jaylen Brown goes No. 3 to Celtics
» NBA: LeBron James withdraws as Carmelo Anthony steps up
» Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott addresses the revenue gap with Big Ten, SEC

Colorado (Denver Post)
» CU Buffs football, basketball and other sports news | The Denver Post
» CU moves up Air Force rivalry to 2019, one week after Nebraska, adds future football games
» How Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn, two of America's best runners, co-exist as training partners
» CU football: Florida LB Carson Wells among best at Buffs camp

Oregon (The Oregonian)
» Oregon Ducks returning to San Antonio to play TCU in Alamo Bowl on Jan. 2
» Oregon's Caroline Inglis looks to play way into Portland Classic in Monday qualifier
» Four teams begin to take shape for the TrackTown Summer Series: Oregon track & field rundown
» Top performers at the 2016 Les Schwab Bowl

Oregon State (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
» OSU signee Rutschman named MVP of all-star series
» Hamblin, Thomas selected as Tom Hanson Conference Medal winners
» OSU roundup: Volleyball team heading to Europe
» West Albany, OSU alum Nick Sherwood living a dream in Asia

Stanford (San Jose Mercury-News)
» Beach volleyball: Stanford assistant coaches team up at AVP San Francisco Open
» For parents, Brock Turner case a teachable moment about sexual assault, consent
» Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott addresses the revenue gap with Big Ten, SEC
» Brock Turner case: Opposition to recall of judge in Stanford swimmer case grows

UCLA (Los Angeles Daily News)
» UCLA softball season ends in Women's College World Series
» UCLA softball drops Women's College World Series opener to Auburn
» UCLA softball eyes College World Series title
» UCLA bound for Women's College World Series after Sunday sweep

USC (Los Angeles Daily News)
» Point guard Derryck Thornton transferring to USC from Duke
» New Orleans Pelicans guard, former Taft High star and USC player Bryce Dejean-Jones shot to death
» Top 50 Most Powerful in Southern California Sports: No. 44 Clay Helton, USC footbal coach
» Top 50 in SoCal Sports

Washington (Seattle Times)
» Lorenzo Romar's recruiting skills top-notch, but UW coach hasn't yielded recent results
» Listen: Reporter Adam Jude joins KJR's Dave ‘Softy' Mahler to talk about rising expectations for UW football in 2016
» Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss will learn pro fate at NBA draft Thursday
» Former Huskies QB Keith Price settling in with the BC Lions

Washington State (Spokane Spokesman-Review)
» To reach the pinnacle you have to be able to change with the times
» Smile. There are rarely better days than this
» From Sabonis to Hoopfest, the week has been pretty spicy
» WSU adds Kansas State to future schedule