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Pac-12 says conference is better, but the football season will tell

Pac-12 says conference is better, but the football season will tell

It seemed so familiar. Another late-July day, another movie studio, another visionary speech narrated by Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott. Chips, energy bars, sodas set out on tables lined with black tablecloths; a tour tram passing through the back lot. Jet-lagged coaches dishing out hoarse-voiced responses after coughing up all their good stuff to ESPN's "car wash" media blitz in Bristol, Conn. Oregon State brought in, from Corvallis, a senior cornerback named Larry Scott. The Pac-12 commissioner, in opening remarks, mentioned that Scott was his favorite player. "He's my favorite commissioner," Larry Scott the player later joked. The...

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