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Roses!

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 12.08.2013 | Sports

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford's players stood on the makeshift stage in the end zone, waving red roses as coach David Shaw accepted the Pac-12 champi...

Oregon, Stanford Set For Pac-12's Game Of The Year

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 11.07.2013 | Sports

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — The matchup between Oregon and Stanford the past three seasons has been billed as the biggest game of the year on the West C...

Week 8 Game of the Week Pick: UCLA @ Oregon

Paul Bessire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

In the featured matchup of two quarterbacks who could each go in the top five overall in the 2014 NFL Draft, Marcus Mariota wins with the better defense, healthier offense, more innovative offense and a tremendous home field advantage.

Utah Stuffs, Then Stuns Stanford

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 10.13.2013 | Sports

SALT LAKE CITY -- SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Travis Wilson weaved his way through the sea of red, torn between retreating to the locker room and celebrat...

No. 2 Oregon Beats Down On Rival

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports

SEATTLE -- SEATTLE (AP) — Marcus Mariota was finally forced to take a fourth-quarter snap for Oregon. He was just as good as he was in the first thr...

Stanford Coach Fires Back At Pac-12 Rival

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 10.09.2013 | Sports

STANFORD, Calif. -- STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford's David Shaw is one of the most mild-mannered coaches in college football. He rarely shows emot...

Is The Pac-12 The Best Conference In College Football?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.04.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The SEC has ruled the landscape of college football for seven years by producing seven straight national champions. And yet, while the Alabama's, LSU's and Georgia's of the world continue their impressive runs, it is the Pac-12 that may just be the best conference in college football today.

Officials Reprimanded After This Bizarre Ending

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 09.16.2013 | Sports

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded the officials in Saturday night's game between Wisconsin and Arizona State for their actions in ...

WATCH: Former NFL Star Falls Off Chair During TV Broadcast

Posted 09.01.2013 | Sports

Ronnie Lott might need to consider donning a helmet for his broadcast career. The former NFL star took a tumble off his chair on Saturday night during...

Sport and Society for Arete -- Profits Aren't Us

Richard Crepeau | Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The notion that the profit motive is not a major engine driving intercollegiate athletics is laughable. It is the primary engine, and perhaps the sole engine, moving the juggernaut forward.

Ref Coordinator Resigns After 'Inappropriate Joke' About Coach

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Joking or not, perception proved to be too much for Ed Rush to remain the Pac-12's Conference's coordinator of officials. Rush ...

Did Officials Target Arizona Basketball Coach?

CBS Sports | Jeff Goodman | Posted 04.01.2013 | Sports

Pac-12 coordinator of basketball officials and former NBA referee Ed Rush has been investigated by the Pac-12 for comments made about Arizona coach Se...

'He Touched The Ball'

Posted 03.16.2013 | Sports

By Brian Josephs, Complex Sports Losing a huge game by two points is one thing, but to Arizona Head Coach Sean Miller, bad calls and technical foul...

NCAA: Who Are You?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Sports
Gregg S. Lipman

There's clearly a lot of room to improve upon the mess that's been created over the years with the various realignments. I would strongly urge the NCAA to start thinking about how these haphazard groupings of schools will affect their brands -- and its own organization -- in the long run.

Bill Walton and the Illusion of Importance in Sports

Lewis Krell | Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports
Lewis Krell

There is no broadcaster in the world who destroys a game you care about more than Bill Walton.

Colorado Avenges Controversial Loss

AP | ARNIE MELENDREZ STAPLETON | Posted 02.15.2013 | Sports

BOULDER, Colo. -- This time, there was no collapse or controversy that would sting Colorado with a bitterness that was hard to shake. This time, there...

College Basketball: Arizona the Class of the Pac-12

Carl Berman | Posted 02.09.2013 | Sports
Carl Berman

Although the Pac-12′s future may be bright, the conference is not fairing too well in many of its marquee non-conference match-ups.

Cardinal Coming Up Roses

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

STANFORD, Calif. -- After the final whistle blew, Stanford coach David Shaw lifted his arms in triumph. His players paraded around the field, and stud...

Cal Fires Football Coach

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 01.20.2013 | Sports

BERKELEY, Calif. — Jeff Tedford made a downtrodden program relevant as coach at California, putting out competitive teams for a decade, developi...

USC Fined For Deflating Footballs

AP | Posted 11.08.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Southern California says it has fired a student manager who intentionally deflated game footballs below NCAA-mandated pressure levels f...

USC Upset By Arizona

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports

TUCSON, Ariz. — Matt Scott had 469 total yards and accounted for four touchdowns, helping Arizona overcome a huge day by Southern California's M...

A Simple Request For College Football + Top-5 & Human Highlight Reels

Peter Brown Hoffmeister | Posted 11.04.2012 | Sports
Peter Brown Hoffmeister

I have one simple request as we move forward with the season, and it is this: Please, please don't let teams play rematches in bowl games, and most importantly, do not let that happen in the BCS National Championship Game.

No March Madness For Pac-12 Regular Champs

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 05.11.2012 | Sports

SEATTLE (AP) — Lorenzo Romar knew what the outcome was probably going to be to the point of being bluntly realistic with those around him following ...

Colorado Wins Pac-12 Title

AP | Posted 05.10.2012 | Sports

BY BETH HARRIS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES (AP) — Snubbed by the NCAA selection committee last year, then picked to finish next-to-last as ...

Which Conference Is Stronger? The Atlantic 10 or the Pac-12?

Carl Berman | Posted 02.21.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

Last year I wrote an article that supported the view that the Atlantic-10 conference was stronger than the Pac-12. This year the case is stronger.